Tag Archives: Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

{Denmark} Café Glyptoteket

March 14, 2014


Back in January, I wrote about the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, and mentioned its impressive Winter Garden. I thought it was about time to follow up on my promise of sharing some photos of the winter garden. As you can see for yourselves, I’m not exaggerating when I say it’s stunning! Surrounded by sub-tropical palms, it was easy to forget that we were in the rather cold and at times gloomy (if only in relation to the weather!) Denmark. The goldfish pond in particular was very […]

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{Denmark} Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

January 10, 2014


Another post from Copenhagen today. The Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek had been on my radar ever since several people had recommended it, and the impressive building in the centre of town is hard to miss. If you visit their website, it takes a moment to get a handle on what the museum is actually about. On the home page you find out they have an “outstanding collection” of French Masterpieces, and the “largest collection of ancient art in Scandinavia”. They also had a modern art exhibition […]

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Museum City Guide: Mel’s Top 5 for Families in Copenhagen

July 22, 2013


Today I’m really happy to welcome back Melanie Haynes, in the first of the ‘Museum City Guide’ guest editions that I had promised you. Mel and I originally became friends through an English speaking playgroup in Berlin, and she has previously contributed a guest post on toddler testing Berlin’s Museum für Naturkunde with her son, who is a year older than #MuseumBaby. We were really sad when Mel and her family moved back to Copenhagen, and also a little bit jealous because it’s a place […]

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