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Copenhagen in Københavns Kommune, Region Hovedstaden, Denmark
 

Museumshuset / Museum Building

 
 
Museumshuset / Museum Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 20, 2018
1. Museumshuset / Museum Building Marker
Inscription.  
Bygningen blev opfort i 1871 med Christian Hansen (1803-83) som arkitekt. Formålet var helt frem til 1965 at huse universitetets zoologiske museum. Derefter blev den i nogle år anvendt til undervisning. Bygningen blev restaureret i 1982-83 ved kgl. bygningsinspektor Nils Koppel (f. 1914) og er siden blevet anvendt af universitetets fællesadministration.

Den massive bygningskrop og store centralhal skyides hehovet for at opnå så meget udstillingsplads som muligt. Museumshallens primære opgave var at fungere som lysskakt, der skulle skaffe dagslys til udstillingerne.

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Built in 1871 by the architect Christian Hansen (1803-83). Until 1965, the function of the building was to house the University's zoological museum. Then it was used for some time for teaching purposes. The building was restored in 1982-83 by the Royal Inspector of Listed State Buildings, Nils Koppel (b. 1914), and has been used since then by the University's central administration.

The massive body of the building and the large central hall were the result of the need for as much exhibition space as possible. The museum hall primarily functioned

Museumshuset / Museum Building Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 20, 2018
2. Museumshuset / Museum Building Marker - wide view
The marker is visible here just to the left of the building entrance.
as a light well to capture daylight to illuminate the exhibitions.
 
Erected by Københavns Universitet.
 
Location. 55° 40.834′ N, 12° 34.33′ E. Marker is in Copenhagen, Region Hovedstaden, in Københavns Kommune. Marker is on Krystalgade. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Krystalgade 25-27, Copenhagen, Region Hovedstaden 1171, Denmark.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hans Christian Ørsted (within shouting distance of this marker); Ludvig Holberg (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Hovedbygningen / Main Building (about 90 meters away); Universitetsbiblioteket / University Library (about 90 meters away); Inge Lehmann (about 90 meters away); In Memory of Dan Uzan (about 120 meters away); Georg Brandes (about 150 meters away); a different marker also named Hans Christian Ørsted (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Copenhagen.
 
Also see . . .  Museumshuset - universitetets gamle zoologiske museum (Københavens Universitetet, in Danish). (Submitted on October 21, 2018.)
 
Categories. Education
 
Museumshuset / Museum Building image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 20, 2018
3. Museumshuset / Museum Building
The museum is the building on the right side of the street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 34 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 21, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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