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Arken Museum of Modern Art

Skovvej 100 | Ishoj, Copenhagen 2635, Denmark
+45 43 54 02 22
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Skovvej 100 | Ishoj, Copenhagen 2635, Denmark
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I went to Arken for the second time last weekend and realised I had forgotton how good it was. When you enter Arken you are faced with a large hall which has permanent exhibition of Damian Hurst, Then you can go on down to the...More

Thank TheSmegHeadDuck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am not a fan of modern art, but I enjoyed the interesting exhibition anyway. The building is very special. The landscape is magnificent.

Thank EijaMaija
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I was quite estonished, how great this modern museum was and so many different modern styles inside. Very interesting. They have a nice restaurant with waterview and an interesting artshop at the entrance. Take at least 2-3 hours to stay here.

Thank Henry-Tuur
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

experience modern/contemporary art and we went to see the exhibition on Kvium called Circus Europa. The exhibition is clearly a five star experience but Arken as such could use a better and more structured setup. It can be a bit difficult to find “the red...More

Thank Morten O
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The museum is located 30 minutes from the city center. That means you have to invest certain effort to get there. if you have Copenhagen card that is not difficult. The problem is that you do not have much to see. Architecture is not so...More

Thank Damir S
Reviewed 12 August 2017

You can see the famous works of Hirst, which definitely made this visit worth it. However, the other works weren't that amazing - there were a few good ones, but they weren't anything special.

Thank Margret R
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

This was really worth the trip. The Arken museum is located 45 minutes from city center. However if you're a contemporary art lover THIS IS THE PLACE TO GO. The collection is amazing; quality and quantity of art work make this place an absolute must...More

Thank Hamé L
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Total disappointment. And too pricy on top of that. If you go, just stay in the bookshop. BUt easy to get there: train fromCph Central and then a bus which departs frequently. Cool archicture.

Thank BKKsoon
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Even though this museum is a bit out of the centre of Copenhagen it is really worth visiting. Very nice surroundings so you can combine with a day on the beach. The current exhibition GYS - is it alive is really something! There is also...More

Thank Larstrondheim
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I do not know, whats the story, Danes like their Museums in places, not too easy to reach. This is surely the case for this one, but it should not wave you off to visit. it lies on the seashore in Ishoj and looks like...More

Thank Viktor H
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2 July 2017|
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Response from wearytearymum | Reviewed this property |
Also there is a free shuttle all the way from Arken to city centre (via the airport).