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Geologisk Museum

Address: Kobenhavns Universitet, Oster Voldgade 5-7, DK-1350 Copenhagen K
Telephone: +45-35-322345
Fax: +45-35-322325
Year of foundation: 1772
Collections: Large collections of minerals, fossils and rock specimens from Greenland. Exhibit on Greenland's geology.

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Handels- og Soefartsmuseet [Danish Maritime Museum]

[Danish Maritime Museum]
Address: Kronborg Castle, DK-3000 Elsinore
Telephone: +45-49-210685
Fax: +45-49-213440
Year of foundation: 1914
Collections: Various artefacts pertaining to Danish Arctic shipping activities, particularly in Greenland waters, and some related ethnographic material including an umiak and a kayak. The sizeable maritime library includes a special collection of logbooks
Publications: Maritema (1987-); Sohistoriske Skrifter (1947-)

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Knud Rasmussens Hus [The House of Knud Rasmussen]

[The House of Knud Rasmussen]
Contact name: Curator: Søren la Cour Jensen
Address: Museum address: Knud Rasmussensvej 9, DK-3390 Hundested. Denmark. Office address: Torvet 1, DK-3300 Frederiksværk. Denmark.
Telephone: +45-4772-0605
Open to the public? / Opening hours: The 2015 season in The House of Knud Rasmussen begins on March 28th and ends on October 18th.
Year of foundation: 1939
Collections: Commemorative museum to noted Danish explorer, including memorabilia, Greenlandic costumes, hunting gear and substantial archives.

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Nationalmuseet [National Museum of Denmark]

[National Museum of Denmark]
Address: Ny Vestergade 10, DK-1471 Copenhagen
Telephone: +45-33-134411
Fax: +45-33-144421
Year of foundation: 1807
Collections: Possesses possibly the world's largest collection of Eskimo artefacts, with sizeable collections also for the Saami and Siberian peoples, and for the Norse settlement in Greenland during the Middle Ages. Ethnographic and archaeological research has been carried out in Greenland since 1929. Frequent exhibitions. Library
Publications: Arbedjdsmark (annual); exhibition catalogues

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Orlogsmuseet [Royal Danish Naval Museum]

[Royal Danish Naval Museum]
Address: Overgaden oven Vandet 58, DK-1415 Copenhagen K
Telephone: +45-31-546363
Fax: +45-31-54-29-80
Year of foundation: 1957
Collections: Collection contains historical construction ship models from the 17th century onwards as well as paintings, drawings, written material and official documents with much of potential interest from a polar viewpoint
Publications: Marinehistorisk Tidsskrift (1967-, 6pa); Maritim Kontakt (1980-)

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Ringkjobing Museum

Address: Osterport 1, DK-6950 Ringkjobing
Telephone: +45-97-321615
Year of foundation: 1908
Collections: Includes one room devoted to the memory of the Danmark Expedition to N.E. Greenland (1906-08) and its leader L. Mylius Erichsen, who grew up in Ringkjobing: hunting weapons and clothing, photographs, diaries and papers.

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Zoologisk Museum

Address: Kobenhavns Universitet, Universitetsparken 15, Copenhagen 0, DK-2100
Year of foundation: 1770
Collections: Collections for the Arctic and Greenland
Publications: Steenstrupia (1970-)

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