Museums and gardens – University of Copenhagen

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Museums and Gardens

The University is home to some of the city's most exciting museums and gardens, which offer many days worth of exploration and learning for children as well as adults.

Museums in the city (Copenhagen):

  • Botanical Garden

    Botanical Garden is situated in the heart of Copenhagen. The garden is a living museum and room for the largest collection of living plants in Denmark.

  • Frederiksberg Campus Gardens

    (only in Danish)

    The garden at Frederiksberg Campus is also known as the romantic garden.

  • Geological Museum

    Come and explore and discover more about the Solar system and the Earth, and the fantastic forces of nature which have shaped our own planet and life upon it.

  • Medical Museion

    The Medical Museion is a museum of medical history and culture. Explore exhibitions of diseases and health through the ages from Hippocrates to modern biomedicine.

  • Museum of Herbal Medicine

    Guests of all ages can explore materials from plants and animals that pharmacists, doctors and botanists have collected over the years.

  • Museum of Veterinary History

    (only in Danish)

    A collection of instruments and items from Danish veterinary history founded in 1908.

  • Zoological Museum

    Our research, teaching and exhibitions are dedicated to the documentation of animal life on Earth, its origin and diversification. More than 10 million specimens in our collections.

Museums outside the city:

  • Arboretum

    The Arboretum was established in 1936 as an extension to the Botanical Garden with the purpose of supporting education in forestry and botanic gardening.

  • Pometum

    The Pometum is a collection of fruit trees and bushes with more than 750 different kinds of apples.

  • Øresund Aquarium

    The Øresund Aquarium is a small sea water aquarium with focus on life in Øresund. The aquarium offers a unique insigth into the lives of creatures from shrimps to sharks.