The paths in the Botanical Garden will be renovated over the next few years. The first stage starts now, and until medio December 2023, the main entrance at Nørreport will therefore be the only entrance and exit to the garden.
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The Botanical Garden is a part of the Natural History Museum at the University of Copenhagen.
The Garden holds the largest collections of living plants in Denmark. The Herbarium houses the largest collection of preserved plants in Denmark. In addition it has a spirit collection, a wood collection, an economic botany collection and a seed bank.
The Botanical Garden attracts both visitors interested in botany and gardening as well as visitors, who are looking for an idyllic escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Year round it is home to a variety of exhibitions and activities, for example the Palm House, the Butterfly House and guided tours.
Natural History Museum of Denmark
1123 Copenhagen K
Tlf: 22 83 65 97
Please assist us in guarding our unique plants and trees by following the regulations for garden visits.
As a private person, you are welcome to take photographs in the Botanical Garden and the greenhouses.
However, wedding photographs in the greenhouses are not allowed. This is because the paths inside the greenhouses are so narrow that other guests cannot pass while wedding photos are being taken. Wedding photography takes up a lot of space and affects the experience of other guests.
In the Botanical Garden itself, wedding photographs are allowed, provided that:
For commercial photo and video recordings (e.g. fashion shoots, fashion blogs, product images, music videos and promotional films), written permission must be obtained from the museum prior to recording. In addition, an amount must be paid which covers the time we spend preparing and being present during the actual recording. Please send your inquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The purpose of the Botanical Garden is to add to our knowledge and understanding of the diversity of the vegetable and fungi kingdom, and through that advance the knowledge of plants and fungi and their conservation. Another purpose of the garden is to strengthen the interest in national and global nature values.
The Botanical Garden fulfil its purposes by:
Maintaining and developing the scientific collections of living and preserved plants and fungi in line with good, international practice and international conventions.
Making the collections and the information they contain available for research, teaching and public information.
Managing the central library for botanical literature, Botanisk Centralbibliotek.
Carrying out research, mainly in relation to the collections
Participating in the university training within the research fields of the Botanical Garden.
Contributing to conservation of plants and fungi, both nationally and globally
Communicating the knowledge of plants/fungi and encouraging the interest in national and global nature values through exhibitions, activities and events.