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Address: Broendumsvej 4, Skagen 9990, Denmark
Phone Number:
+45 98 44 64 44
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Art museum in Skagen founded in 1908, and exhibiting an extensive...

Art museum in Skagen founded in 1908, and exhibiting an extensive collection of works by famous members of the colony of Skagen Painters who lived and worked in the area in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Names include P. S. Krøyer, Anna Ancher, Michael Ancher, Laurits Tuxen, Viggo Johansen, Marie Krøyer and Holger Drachmann.

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A place to see the famous paintings made in this area

We found that choosing the ticket for 3 galleries was smart, and got then a discount totally. In the cellar you find lockers where you can put clothes bags and so in. The... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
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Reviewed 3 days ago
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If I can give zero stars I would. There was no obvious signage for purchase of tickets nor was there any English translation that tickets need to be purchased for admission. We were not stopped at the door either. We got stared at rudely in the museum throughout, likely because we are Asians. When staff knew we had no tickets,... More 

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Niels J, Communication officer at Skagens Museum, responded to this review

We are deeply saddened and alarmed to learn about your recent experience. On behalf of the museum I would like to extend my sincerest apology. The incident reported is a serious departure from our professional standards. We are conduction a thorough internal investigation into the incident itself. As a result of your experience, we are also conduction a review of... More 

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Reviewed 17 April 2017

We found that choosing the ticket for 3 galleries was smart, and got then a discount totally. In the cellar you find lockers where you can put clothes bags and so in. The gallery and the paintings where really Nice. If you like art - og there!

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

This is the main attraction in Skagen. Alle the beautiful paintings from the great skagenspainter. You must see this

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Frederiksvaerk, Denmark
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

If you only have one reason to go to the museum, it should be "Flowers in the garden" painted by P.S. Krøyer. The rest is plusses.

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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Heard about this place from others who had visited and was glad I made the effort. Art galleries and museums are plentiful but this one has it's own unique appeal. A gallery of works from artists who travelled to this (then) isolated place for inspiration and especially the light. The paintings give an insight into life at the time and... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

To me this museum is the core of Skagen, exhibiting the most famous paintings made of the artists that probably were the people responsible for making Skagen so well known. The old part of the museum is packed with paintings, making the exhibition overwhelming, but you never get tired of watching these masterpieces. The excellent guide also added a lot... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

This museum is in a lovely setting and is very simple but beautiful. The art work is absolutely breathtaking and very striking. There are huge panels of beach scenes. The awesome coast---easily accessible just a short walk behind the museum---provided an amazing vista for the artists. The sunlight was perfect and the scenes depicted in the artwork provide a realistic... More 

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Reviewed 19 September 2016

We just LOVE these paintings! So we brought a son + wife there. And believe it or not - they also fell in love with this art. And that is despite the mess of all these paintings. The paintings are compacted together, maybe there were 20 - 30 paintings on one wall! It is difficult to enjoy when it is... More 

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Jakob S, PR-chef at Skagens Museum, responded to this review

Dear ATW000. Thank you for the visit and the nice comments. Experiencing Anchers Hus is a completely different experience, even if the paintings there hangs close as well. In 2017 we will be back with three new exhibitions that will be a lot more in the vein that you are used to: i.e. less paintings - more space :) More 

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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Exhibition area is very small - beautiful collection but entry price is way too expensive for what you see.... like most things in this area.

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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Their brochure state that they have more than 9,000 objects of art in the collection. While there is not that number on display, this is a very important tributr to the Scandinavian School from the late 19th century. Beautiful portraits and scenes of life on the coast around a wonderful Skagen with its translucent light. My wife and I loved... More 

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