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The Danish Jewish Museum is housed on the island of Slotsholmen, which has been the seat of Danish government for some 800 years.

The Danish Jewish Museum is located in king Christian IV's Royal Boat House in the old part of the Royal Library and has its entrance in the Library gardens. It is situated close to the many other cultural institutions and tourist sights on Slotsholmen.

A number of the museums and cultural institutions on Slotsholmen cooperate to provide general access to the many cultural treats and recreational joys in the area. This cooperation involves the Danish Jewish Museum, the Royal Library, the Ruins under Christiansborg Palace, the Theatre Museum at the Court Theatre, Thorvaldsen's Museum and the Royal Danish Arsenal Museum.

For more information see visitcopenhagen.



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

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

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