Louisiana Museum of Modern Art Tours
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Dramatically set on the shores of Øresund (the Sound), the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art is Denmark’s leading modern and contemporary art institution. Behind its glass-fronted facade are more than 3,000 pieces, including works by Picasso, Warhol, and Bourgeois. Visitors also enjoy the museum’s idyllic seafront sculpture park.
The Louisiana Museum makes for a perfect day trip from Copenhagen. Peruse the institution’s permanent collection as well as its temporary exhibitions, stroll through the oceanfront sculpture garden, and enjoy panoramic views of Sweden across the Øresund. The Louisiana’s regular evening program features lectures and classical music concerts, while the Children’s Wing offers free daily workshops where kids can paint, draw, and sculpt. Admission to the Louisiana Museum is free with a Copenhagen Card, which provides entry to 73 top landmarks as well as unlimited access to the city’s metro, bus, and train networks.
Things to Know Before You Go
- The Louisiana Museum is a must-do for art enthusiasts.
- The Louisiana Café serves fresh seasonal produce year-round.
- Backpacks, large bags, and umbrellas are not allowed in exhibition areas.
- You can use the coin-operated lockers on the lower level to store personal belongings.
- The museum is accessible to strollers and wheelchairs; wheelchairs and walkers are available free of charge.
How to Get There
Roughly 16 miles (25 kilometers) north of Copenhagen, the Louisiana Museum is easily accessed by car, the 388 bus, and the Danish State Railway. Take bus and train routes to Humlebæk Station, a 10-minute walk from the museum.
When to Get There
The Louisiana Museum is open year-round. Summer is the busiest season, when it’s best to opt for an early-morning or evening visit to avoid crowds. In winter, you can cozy up by indoor fireplaces in the café and enjoy holiday-themed events, while in spring and fall you benefit from mild temperatures and fewer crowds.
An Architectural Icon
The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art is a milestone of modern Danish architecture, noted for its seamless integration of art, architecture, and landscape. Founded in 1958 by Knud W. Jensen and designed by architects Vilhelm Wohlert and Jørgen Bo, the museum consists of understated glass corridors and horizontal buildings that fit gracefully into the surrounding terrain.
Address: Gl Strandvej 13, Humlebaek 3050, Denmark
Hours: Tues-Fri 11am-10pm; Sat-Sun 11am-6pm
Admission: Adults: DKK 125
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One of Denmark’s most feted museums, the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art is located outside of Copenhagen—and this private tour takes the hassle out of visiting. Famed for its impressive collection, striking architecture, and lovely setting, the museum is a must for art lovers. Meet your guide directly at your hotel and travel in a comfortable vehicle. Upon arrival (entry own expense), explore the museum in their company.
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What are Louisiana Museum of Modern Art hours of operation?
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art hours of operation: Tues-Fri 11am-10pm; Sat-Sun 11am-6pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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