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The museum

The Danish Jewish Museum is a state-subsidized cultural history museum, inaugurated on June 8, 2004. 

The museum is the only one of its kind in Denmark and participates in international cooperation through, i.a. the Association of European Jewish Museums (AEJM). Furthermore, the museum cooperates with other Danish museums and is a member of The Organisation of Danish Museums [Organisationen Danske Museer (ODM)]. The museum director Janne Laursen is a member of Danish Delegation to International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance ( 

The museum has roughly 30 staff members, both project staff, permanent staff, volunteers and student employees. The city of Copenhagen provides an annual grant for running expenses and the museum receives a state grant according to § 15 of the museum law. In addition, a series of foundations support the museum and its projects.

The Danish Jewish Museum
Tel + 45 33 11 22 18

Space and spaciousness

- an exhibition about Jews in Denmark

The exhibition is a broad story of Jewish life in Denmark and focuses on co-exixstence and indentity through 400 years. Read more...

Openings hours

September - May:
Tuesday - Friday: 13 - 16
Saturday - Sunday: 12 - 17
Monday closed

June - August
Tuesday - Sunday: 10-17
Monday closed