Explore the Collections
A wealth of surprising and obscure stories about Copenhagen is gathered within the collections of the Museum of Copenhagen. In the following, you can read more about how to come behind the scenes and see the numerous pictures and objects that are not on display at the museum.
The Picture Archive
Missing trams, demolished buildings and ancient strongholds. The Museum of Copenhagen's Picture Archive contains a huge collection of photographs, paintings and drawings that tell the history of Copenhagen. The Prints and Drawings archive is open to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Click here for further information regarding the opening hours of the Museum of Copenhagens Picture Archive.
Museum Database Collaborative
Objects, photographs and drawings from the collections of the Museum of Copenhagen are accessible through two of The Heritage Agency of Denmark's central culture and art databases: Museernes Samlinger and Kunstindeks Danmark.
You can explore the museum's cultural history- and archaeological collections via the Museernes Samlinger website. Information regarding more than 19.000 artefacts and photographs from the City Museum of Copenhagen can be accessed here.
Explore Museernes Samlinger.
You can explore the art museums' collections in Kunstindeks Danmark. Information regarding almost 1.300 pieces from the Museum of Copenhagen may be accessed here.
Explore Kunstindeks Danmark.
Thousands of pictures from the collections of the Museum of Copenhagen may be viewed on the Wall, i.e. the museum's new digital project. The images can either be viewed here on our website, or outdoors when the museum erects an enormous 10 meter+ interactive digital multi-touch screen in the streets of Copenhagen.
Click here for further information regarding the WALL.
Explore the pictures by going directly to the WALL.
Donate an object to the museum
The Museum of Copenhagen is very interested in hearing about new artefacts for the collections. Read more about how to donate an object or image to the museum.
A number of the Museum of Copenhagen's registration systems such as the archaeological artefact records, are closed for direct access. However, you are more than welcome to contact curator Jan Möllerström by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone no. +45 26 77 26 59, if you require information on these areas of the collections.