The Danish Music Museum - experience the Magic of Music
We are not open for ordinary visitors at the moment but guided tours can be booked and the library can be contacted.
Book guided tours here
Contact the library.
Here everyone can become one with the Magic of Music
Travel back in the history of music and experience the ancient bronze lurs and the beautiful Violina Arpa. Of explore the musical universe of the future, become DJ for a day and try out the fascinating future instrument the Omni.
Read more about activities at the museum here.
Musical Instruments throughout 3000 Years
The Danish Music Museum was founded in 1898, and the exhibition includes musical instruments from Europe, Asia, and Africa from the Bronze Age, up through history and through to the 21st century.
Some of the beautiful instruments can also be seen at Historical Knowledge - Themes - Musik.
Library, Archives and Photo Collection
The collections include an extensive library, archives and a picture collection. Please, Clic for hours.
The library comprises works of and material about many of the great personalities of Danish music history - e.g. Angul Hammerich, Johan Svendsen, Aksel Schiøtz and Niels W. Gade - besides material about important Danish music institutions and organisations. Specialist literature about musical instruments, periods and sectors are found as well.
Publications and postcards
Catalogues from previous special exhibitions, the museum's annual as well as a collection of postcards are for sale in the museum Clic for titles, photos and prices.
Opening hours and admission
The museum is currently closed for visitors.
Day Ticket Adult DKK 70
Family Ticket DKK 55
Child under 18 is free
Season Pass + 1 Companion DKK 175