This year, more than 50 new venues are taking part in Copenhagen‘s Night of Culture. On 12 October, a total of nearly 300 museums, churches, exhibition halls, galleries, political institutions, and other venues all over the city will open their doors, reflecting the broad cultural landscape of Copenhagen. Special attention is paid to light, sound, and cross-cultural themes.

Visit the impressive building that houses Copenhagen Stock Exchange, walk around the city’s pentagon-shaped citadel in the dark, and discover Copenhagen in a magnificent one night only light setting. Those are some of the many new events offered this year during Copenhagen’s Night of Culture.

Reflection of Copenhagen’s Cultural Life
On one particular night – 12 October – from 6-12 pm, museums, churches, exhibition halls, galleries, political institutions, and other venues all over the Danish capital will welcome visitors to discover the hidden sides of the city’s cultural landscape. The broad selection of nearly 300 venues and more than 700 events is a reflection of Copenhagen’s cultural life.

– The whole city is an integral part of the Night of Culture, and the range of major and minor cultural institutions and venues – some are only open to the public on this particular night – mirrors how versatile Copenhagen culture is. We encourage all the cultural institutions and venues to show themselves in a new light. And it is a unique opportunity for Copenhageners as well as tourists to explore new and unknown sides of Copenhagen culture, says Project Manager Marie Myschetzky, Wonderful Copenhagen.

Light and Sound
This year, a lot of events have to do with light and sound, and many public places and spaces will be transformed into the artist’s stage on this night. Many venues will have bands lined up and choirs, many of whom will sing acapella.

Night of Culture Pass
The Night of Culture attracts more than 75,000 visitors every year. With a Night of Culture Pass you get free admission and free access to public transportation. You can buy a Night of Culture Pass badge for 75 DKK (about 10 EUR) at the city’s museums, train stations, the Tourist Information or online on: For some events tickets must be obtained beforehand.

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