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The Workers Museum

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Get up close and personal with the everyday life of Danish working class families in the historical assembly hall from 1879 in the centre of Copenhagen. Learn about struggles which ordinary workers have faces in unity through more than 150 years...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Roemersgade 22, Copenhagen 1362, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
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All reviews assembly hall english translation copenhagen card lenin statue several floors great for kids the heart of the city worth a visit all ages movement century exhibits display information history denmark socialist
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

Loved it. Tons of information (would be nice if everything had english as an alternative) We were really moved to see the big hall as well as videos, photos and the everyday life of people at the time. Great for kids! We were pleasantly surprised...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank electraki
Marie B, Administrativ Museumsvært at The Workers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Hello and thank you for such an amazing review and description of the museum. We are happy to hear that we were able to surprise you and also that you enjoyed the Rich's coffee :). We appreciate your review and hope that you would visit...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

We enjoyed the museum but did feel they were promoting Socialism (more than just a historic perspective).

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Well laid out museum, great displays and information and large enough to entertain kids. Children’s section is fantastic... interactive, great displays and all of our kids said it was a fun museum. Many thanks

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FiFiHa
Marie B, Administrativ Museumsvært at The Workers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hello, thank you for your great review. We are so happy that you and the children enjoyed the visit here. We are so happy that children can enjoy visiting museums. We hope you come and visit us another time. Best wishes The Workers Museum

Reviewed 8 August 2018

We almost missed this wonderful museum. It located near the heart of the city but without any significant signage. Once you got into, you would realise that this was a good place, especially for children, a small playing area for children to wash clothes and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank GaryL0505
Marie B, Administrativ Museumsvært at The Workers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hello Gary, Thank you for this great review and description of the museum. We are happy that you enjoyed our children's summer activities and the café. Best wishes Marie, The Workers Museum.

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Workers Museum with exhibitions about the working man’s life. Lots of exhibits about all aspects of the working everyday. Demonstrations, life in the 50ies, shop fronts from that times, changing special exhibits like today paintings by Peitersen. A long forgotten painter of posters and such....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TaraG
Marie B, Administrativ Museumsvært at The Workers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Dear Tara, Thank you for a great review. You are right about our lift, we hope you were able to find your way around just fine. It is nice to hear that the sweets in the shop made you nostalgic, we are happy to be...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018

This small museum was empty when we visited. It certainly deserves a visit as it provides a different prospective on life in this area in times past. There is something for both children and adults and admission is included if you have the Copenhagen Card...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank tweedybird26
Marie B, Administrativ Museumsvært at The Workers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Hello and thank you for your review. Yes, we are so happy to be part of the Copenhagen Card. We are happy to hear you had a nice time here and that we could show a different aspect of life for workers in the past...More

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

i went to the museum just to see the lenin statue in the courtyard. the staff were very helpful and the building was really nice! really good experience, but don’t give up if you’re looking for it specifically.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lcally12
Marie B, Administrativ Museumsvært at The Workers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Hello and thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you were able to find the assistance you needed and that you found Lenin. Hope you will visit again another time.

Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Quite an interesting concept for a museum, quite a bit of it is based on family and working life, and how it evolved through the 20th century. Exhibits are well laid out, with a recreated flat on one floor. However, information could be a bit...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Marie B, Administrativ Museumsvært at The Workers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Hi Stephen, Thank you for your review. We are definately aware that more English interpretation is needed and we are working on this so that we can cater for our many tourists. We are happy that you chose to visit us :)

Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Perfect museum to understand danish progress and development in past decade. Nice and interactive. Worth going there...

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mechiko
Marie B, Administrativ Museumsvært at The Workers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Hi Mechiko. Thank you for such a great review. We are happy to know that you had a good time at the museum

Reviewed 10 April 2018

I think the museum should be renamed to "Family life in Copenhagen". There were more displays of what a typical home might have looked like, than there were of any historical workplaces. What made it even more bemusing, was that very little of it was...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Rowan D
Marie B, Administrativ Museumsvært at The Workers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Hi Rowan and thank you for your review. We are definately aware that more English interpretation would aid the experience and understanding of our displays and we regret that you because of this weren't able to experience as much or learn as much about Danish...More

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