Visit Thorvaldsens Museum

Explore Denmark’s first museum building and experience the world famous, Danish sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen’s (1770-1844) lifework of sculptures in plaster and marble.


Thorvaldsen was also a collector. So apart from his own works the Museum also houses his extensive collections of paintings and antique objects, books, coins and much more.

Finally, the Museum also contains several of his private belongings such as clothes, decorations, spectacles, snuff boxes and a selection of his tools.
All of this is exhibited in the setting of Michael Gottlieb Bindesbøll’s unique architecture right in the heart of Copenhagen.

Antiksamlingen Thorvaldsen’s Collection of Antiques is on the Museum’s first floor.

Antiksamlingen Thorvaldsen built up a large international collection of contemporary art of his time. The Collection is situated on the first floor.

Antiksamlingen In Thorvaldsens Museum art, architecture and decoration are brought together in a unique way.

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