At the Museum you can loan an audio guide in Danish, English, German, French, Spanish, Japanese, Italian, Chinese or Russian. Groups can loan a maximum of 10 audio guides.
The audio guide directs the visitor around the Castle, conveying the story of the many splendid rooms and halls, and highlighting aspects of the tour with a chronological account of 500 years of Danish history. Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes.
You can also download the audio guide as a podcast on iTunes or on Podbean: search word ‘Det Nationalhistoriske Museum’. Mobile coverage at the Museum may vary. Accordingly we advise you to download the audio guide prior to your visit or in the entrance area, where there is free Wi-Fi.
App: The 20th and 21st Centuries
The app for the 20th and 21st Century collection is a visual guide to the paintings exhibited on the 3rd floor, which recount the history of Denmark from around 1900 to the present day.
The app has built-in ‘face recognition’. By holding the telephone’s camera up in front of a painting in the exhibition you can obtain more detailed information in the form of text, and video or audio clips.
You can download the app free of charge in the App Store or Google Play Store.
The museum brochure provides an introduction to the Museum of National History and its special attractions.
Download the museum brochure.
You can use the Floor Plan as a mini-guide and map for your tour of the Museum. In the Floor Plan the room numbers refer to the numbers located above the doors to each room. The number refers to the room you are standing in. You will always be handed a copy of the Floor Plan when you purchase a ticket.
Download the Floor Plan.
Descriptions of the rooms
In the Museum’s rooms you will find descriptions in Danish and English of the room in question and selected artefacts.