In the museum shop at Amalienborg you can take a piece of royal history home with you. The specially selected items, which have connections to the Royal Family and The Royal Life Guards, make it a pleasant experience for our visitors to finish their visit in the shop.
Whether it’s a question of souvenirs, presents, or something new for the home, there is a large selection to explore. It ranges from books to jewellery, postcards and sweets to classic souvenirs such as key rings and magnets. We have many books about royal topics in stock which are difficult to find in Denmark’s ordinary bookshops. The t-shirt featuring the royal crown and the specially produced Christmas decorations are also popular. The Order of the Elephant in the form of a glass decoration can for example only be bought in the museum shops at Rosenborg and Amalienborg.
Book a Guided tour
The Amalienborg Museum offers guided tours for groups to the regular exhibitions and to some special exhibitions. We offer guided tours inside the museum and Christian VII’s Palace as well as small guided city walks in the royal quarter. A guided tour takes approximately 1 hr. Guided tours must be booked at least two weeks ahead. Please call +45 3318 6055. The line is open Tuesday – Friday between 10.00 and 12.00. For booking via email: email@example.com (Your booking is only valid when you have received confirmation) Prices: Guided tours in Danish · Monday – Friday: 600 kr. + admission fee · Saturday – Sunday: 700 kr. + admission fee Guided tours in English, German or French · Monday – Friday: 800 kr. + admission fee · Saturday – Sunday: 900 kr. + admission fee Guided tours outside normal opening hours can be arranged for an additional charge. GUIDED TOUR OF THE SPECIAL EXHIBITION The Fairy-Tale Queen Ladies and Gentlemen! Welcome to an experience which wrestles with the creative idea, the thought which inspires hands to create something out of nothing! Come with us on a guided tour of the Queen’s creative universe. The guided tour will take place on the palace’s piano nobile, where curator Elisabeth von Buchwald and exhibition designer Shane Brox have created the special exhibition The Fairy-Tale Queen in collaboration with The Danish Royal Collection. Set your imagination free and step into the exhibition’s magical universe with a guide at the helm, who will accompany you on a journey through the exhibition. While wandering through the halls of the palace, we will work our way to the source and sphere of activity of the creative idea, through a stream of sources of inspiration and orgies of dressing up, fairy-tale universes and imaginative characters. The guided tour addresses the theme of being a creative person, and along the way we will be accompanied by the princess who becomes a playful adult. We move from the magic forest, where anything can happen, to a ball at the palace with the King and Queen, and on to the bleak underworld where the dark beings of the Queen’s universe dance in a ring, and continue the fairy-tale journey into the creative workshop, culminating in a frosty winter tableau from the production The Little Snowgirl. Fairy-tales, costumes, props, and scenography are connected in new ways, and we get up close to the Queen’s creative process when making the visual universes for productions such as The Swineherd, The Steadfast Tin Soldier, Thumbelina, and Cinderella. The guided tour is a homage to the creative act. We look forward to being inspired together with you! Period 27 September 2018 to 19 May 2019 Meeting Point Landing in front of the Reference Library (Håndbiblioteket) piano nobile, Christian VIII’s Palace Regular guided tours every Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday during the entire period Guided tours in Danish Every Tuesday and Sunday, 13.30-14.30 Saturdays 10.30-11.30 (27 Sept – 31 Oct 2018 and 1 – 19 May 2019) Saturdays 11.30-12.30 (1 Nov 2018 – 30 April 2019) Book a time for the Danish tours here Guided tours in English Every Saturday 13.30-14.30 Book a time for the English tours here Number of participants per tour Max. 25 people Prices A ticket for the regular public tours costs 45 DKK + entry. A private tour costs 600 DKK + entry. Do you have any questions? More information can be obtained from the booking office. The booking office can be contacted by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on: +45 22186055. The lines are open Tuesday to Friday 10.00-12.00 GUIDED TOUR OF CHRISTIAN VII’S PALACE Visit the Royal Family’s representative and guest palace, Christian VII’s Palace. For 250 years, Christian VII’s Palace has welcomed distinguished guests from Denmark and the rest of the world, and the building emanates exclusivity. The guided tour allows you to follow in the footsteps of the royal guests in previous eras, and to experience some of the most spectacular interiors in Denmark. The history of the palace A.G. Moltke, Frederik V’s Lord High Steward and close friend, designed and fitted out the place in the 1750s so that he could impress his guests. In 1794, it was taken over by Christian VII. Today, the palace is used for representation, and history repeats itself in the way it is now used, to show oneself to best advantage. The guided tour is of Christian VII’s Palace, which has functioned as the representative palace of the Royal Family since 1885. The Royal Danish Collection has the honour of inviting the public behind its normally closed doors on a tour that reveals the palace’s varied history from when it was in the hands of the powerful Count and Lord High Steward Adam Gottlob Moltke via Christian VII’s period of residence to today, when the palace functions as the Royal Family’s representative and guest palace. The guided tour shows how the palace has been used over time to display power and prestige with its interior, for magnificent celebrations, the appointment of kings and the exhibition of valuable collections. The architect Nikolai Eigtved was responsible for this cultural and historical jewel. With its outstanding works of art and crafts, it represents a universal artwork of the highest international standard. It is a collage of the idioms and methods of different eras, with the ingenious, light-fingered curves of Rococo the dominant style. The palace is part of the Amalienborg complex, which is at the heart of the Frederiksstaden Quarter, and was built in honour of the absolutist King Frederik V in the mid-18th century. Frederiksstaden was named after Frederik V and was founded to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the reign of the House of Oldenburg in 1749. The district was intended to symbolise the power and wealth of the absolutist king and was also built according to modern principles. Space was also made for prominent, loyal aristocratic families, which moved into the four Amalienborg palaces. Book a place on a guided tour of Christian VII’s Palace May – August Thursday-Sunday, 13:10-14:40 in English (book a place here) Wednesday, 13:10-14:40 in Danish (book a place here) Saturday-Sunday, 10:10-11:40 in Danish (book a place here) Duration of the guided tour: 60-75 min. Price: DKK 95 per ticket Number of tickets per tour: 26 Meeting place: Gate of Christian VIII’s Palace Do you want to see more? You can visit the museum in Christian VIII’s palace in connection with the guided tour at a special price. If you present your ticket from Christian VII’s Palace, you can buy admission to Christian VIII’s Palace for DKK 60. Just visit the ticket office in Christian VIII’s palace on the day and please bring your ticket. Guided tours are sometimes cancelled As Christian VII’s Palace is still used by the Royal Family for representation, guided tours may be cancelled on special occasions. In such cases, you will be notified immediately and we will refund your ticket.