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The Victorian Home

Ny Vestergade 10, Copenhagen 1471, Denmark
+45 33 13 44 11
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Experience an atmosphere of cosiness, as well as fine materials and craftsmanship from the late 19th century. The Victorian Home is located close to the National Museum. In a private property is a large luxurious apartment, fully furnished in the late 19th century Danish style called "klunkestil". "Klunker" were bobbles of wool used extensively, for example, on the curtains and furniture of the period. It was furnished in 1890 by the merchant Rudolph Christensen. His daughters Gerda and Ellen Christensen later left the contents of their unique home to the National Museum. With the kind permission of the owners of the property, limited numbers of visitors are able to see the apartment largely in its original state. With the exception of two rooms, it appears almost exactly as it did between 1890 and 1914. The curtains are kept drawn in the sitting rooms, as daylight would damage the almost 100-year-old textiles. A visit to the apartment is only possible by joining a guided tour. Guided tours in English take place on Saturdays at 14.00, between June and September. The meeting place for the guided tours is in the main hall of the National Museum.
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May 3, 2017
“Interesting Guided Tour”
Oct 10, 2016
“Klunkehjemmet- a19th century apartment preserved”
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Ny Vestergade 10, Copenhagen 1471, Denmark
Indre By (Inner City)
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Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

We took the Danish language tour because it was the only one available. An English language booklet was given to us to follow along, and the tour guide paused in each room to give us some information in English. Even some of the other people...More

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Reviewed October 10, 2016

This apartment has been preserved with its 1890's furnishing and decor. An excellent opportunity to understand how a wealthy family lived in late 19thcentury Copenhagen. Nothing major has changed since the apartment was first inhabited.Original furniture ,soft furnishings etc. One of the first homes to...More

Thank Stephen R
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Reviewed September 20, 2016

An apartment lived in by a family who moved in in 1890 - the decor never changed. Two daughters lived on there as maiden ladies until the early 1960s. When the parents died their room was locked, never to be opened again. The rooms give...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

Immaculate apartment with original furnishings from a wealthy Danish family dating back to 1890. Two sisters lived there until their deaths and donated their apartment to the National museum. As they were unmarried, nothing in the apartment was updated after their father passed away in...More

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