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E-mail: booking@designmuseum.dk

Tel: + 45 40 99 88 33

Telephone is open Monday and Wednesday 10 AM – 12 PM.

Booking department is closed week 29

 

We offer several different tours of the museum’s exhibitions. Read about the different tours and book the one you want below. If you want help booking, or if you have any questions, you can contact us on tel. +45 40 99 88 33, Monday and Wednesday at 10-12. You can also send us an email, which will be answered throughout the week: booking@designmuseum.dk

Free guided tour
Every Sunday at 4 pm you can join a free guided tour that focuses on Danish and international design and crafts. Through selected objects and stories, the tour provides a general introduction to the museum’s eight exhibitions. The tour lasts one hour and starts in the entrance hall.The capacity is 20 people and registration is distributed on a first come, first served basis. Please note, that it is not possible to prebook in advance. Likewise a guided tour in Danish starts at 2 pm every Sunday in the entrance hall.

GUIDED TOUR: DANISH MODERN

Danish design is known and loved – both at home and abroad, but what led to its success, which designs are central and who are the great Danish designers of the 20th century? The exhibition ‘Danish Modern’ unfolds the story of Danish design from the 1920s to the year 2000, focusing on some of the most iconic Danish designs. Through selected stops and objects, the tour offers a glimpse into this golden era of Danish design.

Duration: 1 hour

There can be max. 25 people on a guided tour.

Price:

DKK 1000 when the entrance ticket is redeemed.

Special price for annual ticket holders: DKK 850.

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Nakamura Shūkō (aktiv ca. 1894-1904), Japanese Navy Ships’ Big Victory at Haiyang, 1894. Designmuseum Danmark. Photo: Pernille Klemp

GUIDED TOUR: IN LOVE AND WAR

Join us for a guided tour of the new exhibition, “In Love and War”, showcasing carefully selected Japanese woodcuts from the museum’s extensive collection of Japanese craftsmanship. Together, we will get up close to brave warriors and beautiful women who populate the evocative images. The tour begins in “In Love and War” and continues into the museum’s other exhibitions, which also hold unique Japanese craftsmanship and design.

Duration: 1 hour

There can be max. 25 people on a guided tour.

Price:

DKK 1000 when the entrance ticket is redeemed.

Special price for annual ticket holders: DKK 850.

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GUIDED TOUR: IRMA - A DESIGN HISTORY AND MORE

Join a guided tour that starts in the special exhibition: IRMA – A DESIGN HISTORY and ends in the museum’s other exhibitions. The tour is based on the story of the world’s second oldest supermarket chain and builds connections to Danish and international design history.

Duration: 1 hour

There can be max. 25 people on a guided tour.

Price:

DKK 1000 when the entrance ticket is redeemed.

Special price for annual ticket holders: DKK 850.

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GUIDED TOUR: Introduction to the museum and its exhibitions

Through 12 selected stops, the museum guide will guide you through seven of the museum’s eight exhibitions. The introduction will give a look into the exhibitions: In Love and War, IRMA – A DESIGN HISTORY, THE FUTURE IS PRESENT, AKUT, Powerful Patterns, Wonder, Danish silver, LITTLE TABLE, COVER THYSELF! and IN THE MAKING. The tour is intended as a preview of the museum’s large and diverse collections.

Duration: 1 hour

There can be max. 25 people on a guided tour.

Price:

DKK 1000 when the entrance ticket is redeemed

Special price for annual ticket holders: DKK 850.

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GUIDED TOUR: The FUTURE IS PRESENT

What kind of future do we want? Through the three themes HUMAN, SOCIETY and PLANET+, the tour presents different scenarios, installations, and design ideas for the future from designers, architects, craftsmen and other creatives and professionals. Some are speculative, others are questioning but all invite reflection. Which values are the most important for the future of design, where not only designers – but everyone’s choices and actions help to shape the future.

Duration: 1 hour

There can be max. 25 people on a guided tour.

Price:

DKK 1000 when the entrance ticket is redeemed

Special price for annual ticket holders: DKK 850.

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GUIDED TOUR: Powerful Patterns

The main story of the exhibition “Powerful Patterns” is patterns as they unfold on textiles, both fabrics for clothing and accessories, as well as the flat textiles, fabric panels and smaller samples. All textile patterns are chosen across time, place, and cultures – and all are from the Design Museum’s collections. The exhibition’s universe has been created in collaboration with artist, fashion designer and musician Henrik Vibskov. The tour offers the opportunity to delve into the art forms and compositions of the patterns.

Duration: 1 hour

There can be max. 25 people on a guided tour.

Price:

DKK 1000 when the entrance ticket is redeemed

Special price for annual ticket holders: DKK 850.

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GUIDED TOUR: Wonder

The exhibition Wonder focuses on collectors and collections. That collections can be both wonderful and a source of wonder. And the fact that we have, or have had, a collector hidden inside us. Through five exhibition rooms, five different stories are told about collections and the collectors who can still be glimpsed behind the collections. The tour focuses on the founding of the museum in 1890 and offers an opportunity to get close to the history of collecting and the very oldest objects in the museum.

Duration: 1 hour

There can be max. 25 people on a guided tour.

Price:

DKK 1000 when the entrance ticket is redeemed

Special price for annual ticket holders: DKK 850.

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GUIDED TOUR: LITTLE TABLE, COVER THYSELF!

Little Table, Cover Thyself! shows objects from the history of table setting from the Renaissance to the present day, displayed on 7 original tables. We delve into the details and stories of craftsmanship, design processes, customs, and usage as we look at over 200 objects in silver, gold, glass, porcelain, and wood.

Duration: 1 hour

There can be max. 25 people on a guided tour.

Price:

DKK 1000 when the entrance ticket is redeemed

Special price for annual ticket holders: DKK 850.

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WANT TO KNOW EVEN MORE?

Arrange a guided tour with one of the museum’s curators. Each of the museum’s exhibitions has been created by a curator who, in collaboration with the exhibition designers, has set the scene for the objects and their stories. A guided tour with a curator allows you to delve even deeper into the subject matter of the exhibition, while getting even closer to the choices and exclusions that an exhibition represents.

Duration: 1 hour

There can be max. 25 people on a guided tour.

This tour requires booking through: bookning@designmuseum.dk