New Carlsberg glyptotheca (Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek) is a museum of fine art, located in Copenhagen near Tivoli amusement park. It was established in the 19th century by the son of the Carlsberg brewery founder — Carl Jacobsen.
Address: Dantes Plads 7, Copenhagen
Web: New Carlsberg glyptotheca
Open hours: every day, except monday from 11 am till 5 pm. On Mondays museum is closed. Free admission on Thuesdays.
Admission: adults - 75 DKK, children up to 18 years - free of charge.
The glyptotheca exhibits the works of art from Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, and Ancient Rome. The Etruscan collection is considered one of the richest outside Italy. On the lowest floor there is also an extensive collection of sculptures, including around thirty works of Rodin. This is the most significant collection of his sculptures outside France. The museum includes bronze sculptures by Degas, e.g. a series of dancers, and a wide variety of works by Danish and Norwegian sculptors. On the upper floors there are Impressionist paintings — Manet, Pissarro, Renoir, Degas, Cezanne, postimpressionists — Van Gogh, Toulouse-Lautrec, Bonnard and Gauguin. The glyptotheca keeps around 50 works of Gauguin. The museum includes a wide range of works of the Golden Age of the Danish painting. In 2006 glyptotheca Carlsberg was restored.