Copenhagen · Scandinavia

Geological Museum: University of Copenhagen

Tucked inside the Royal Botanic Gardens in Copenhagen is the Geological Museum. Our motivation for visiting was to see the exhibition Flora Danica - a display of hand-drawn and coloured botanical prints. These were showcased alongside contemporary interpretations by Danish artists. It was a very small exhibition, which isn't a criticism. In fact, it was… Continue reading Geological Museum: University of Copenhagen

Copenhagen · Scandinavia

Design Museum Denmark

The following is part 2 of yesterday's museum adventures. I'll start by saying we didn't really plan on visiting the Design Museum. I stumbled across it whilst googling what to see around the Medical Museion. What's pretty cool is that the Design Museum is housed in part of the former Frederiks Hospital. Its collection includes… Continue reading Design Museum Denmark

Copenhagen · Scandinavia

Det Kongelige Bibliotek – Royal Danish Library

After arriving in Copenhagen at 6.00 am this morning we thought it was absolutely necessary to start our trip with a danish and a visit to Det Kongelige Bibliotek (The Royal Library). Nicknamed "The Black Diamond", this library is a beautifully designed space seamlessly combining the old and the new. The old section of the… Continue reading Det Kongelige Bibliotek – Royal Danish Library