We dive into our collections and share our knowledge.


Disguised man with mask and hat tells eerie stories to two children smiling and listening

Creepy costumes, pumpkin lanterns and Halloween decorations have become a permanent tradition in many Danish families on 31 October. We shed some light on the long history of Halloween.

Copenhagen 2021

Bang on rainbow flag background

While Copenhagen hosted the world's largest LGBTI+ event, Copenhagen 2021, we took a look at our cultural heritage, where a number of LGBTI+ people have left their mark.

The roots of racism

Drawing of the harbor at St. Thomas

May 2021 marks a year since the murder of the 46-year-old black American George Floyd. On that occasion, we have taken a look at our collections to examine the roots of racism.

Karen Blixen

Karen Blixen is sitting on a step with a large bouquet of lilies

Karen Blixen is one of the most important Danish authors of the 20th century. We take a little look behind the façade of both the private person and the artist.


Dybbøl Mill with Dannebrog hoisted

100 years ago Southern Jutland and Denmark were reunited. Learn more about what happened and take a look at our collections.

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Map Collection

Older maps of parts of Europe

Our collection of maps is one of Northern Europe's largest. The oldest maps in the collection date from the 16th century, and the newest may have just come from the printing house.