Ordrupgaard offers a wide range of guided tours given by our talented specialists. The tours can serve as inspiring features in connection with e.g. birthdays, dates, family outings, workplace events or professional and social clubs.
Combine your tour with a meal in the museum’s café, where you can enjoy a tasty meal overlooking Ordrupgaard’s beautiful park with site-specific works of art.
At Ordrupgaard you can book your own private tour for a group of guests and get a special introduction to the museum, the collection and the temporary exhibition.
We offer guided tours in a number of specific themes, but you are welcome to contact us if you have specific wishes for your tour.
Introduction to the temporary exhibition: Jesper Christiansen at Ordrupgaard
Explore Ordrupgaard’s major retrospective exhibition of unique and impressive works of art by the Danish artist Jesper Christiansen. On the tour, you will follow Jesper Christiansen’s development over the past forty years: from the minimalistic beginnings to the epic paintings of interiors and landscapes of recent years.
The French Collection
Take a guided tour of The French collection. The collection is exhibited in the brand new building designed by the award-winning Norwegian architectural firm, Snøhetta. You will see exquisite artwork from some of the greatest French artists of the 19th century such as Edgar Degas, Claude Monet and Paul Gauguin.
Vilhelm Hammershøi and his time
Join us on a tour of the Danish collection, where you will see works of art by Vilhelm Hammershøi and his Danish contemporaries. Ordrupgaard’s founders Wilhelm and Henny Hansen collected works of art by many Danish artists such as Hammershøi, L.A., the Fynbo painters and the ‘Danish impressionist’ Theodor Philipsen. On the tour, we take a closer look at the mentioned artists and talk about the major breakthroughs that took place around1900.
Highlights of Ordrupgaard
On this tour, you will go on a journey through Ordrupgaard’s most important art works. One of the museum’s skilled guides will guide you through the collection’s main artists. The tour can accommodate everything from French Impressionism and Hammershøi to ceramics and artwork in the old Mansion. Let yourself be surprised!
Architecture of Ordrupgaard
Take a tour of the spectacular architecture of Ordrupgaard. Ordrupgaard consists of four spectacular buildings, each designed by a distinguished architect. On this tour, you will hear about the old mansion, designed by Gotfred Tvede. You will also hear about the later groundbreaking additions by British-Iraqi Zaha Hadid and Norwegian Snøhetta.
Art in the park
In the park, you can explore art by an array of high-profile contemporary artists. The artwork are site-specific and invite to play and interaction. On this tour you get to explore a number of selected works in the park. Among other things, we pass a giant fir cone created by the Danish artist duo Randi & Kathrine, and up among the tree crowns in the large bamboo tower created by the American twin artist couple Mike and Doug Starn.
Each tour lasts 45-60 minutes. There is no minimum number of participants. We gladly do guided tours for individuals as well as groups of up to 25 people.
Price for guided tours:
In Danish: DKK 1.100 + admission for each number of guests.
In English and French: DKK 1.300 + admission for each number of guests.
The tours can be booked in the museum’s opening hours and outside the normal opening hours.
You are also welcome to contact us if you have specific wishes for your tour.
Please note that tours must be booked at least 10 days in advance.
Of course, it is also possible for groups to visit the museum on their own. Ordrupgaard often has many visitors, and we want to create a good experience for all our guests. Therefore, we kindly ask that you contact our booking prior to your group visit.
Group visits must be booked no later than 7 days in advance.