Botanical Garden, Natural History Museum of Denmark

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Denmark - Copenhagen K

Institution Code: C

International Agenda Registration: Yes

BGCI Member: Yes

The Palmhouse-Complex from 1874
The Palmhouse-Complex from 1874

About the Botanical Garden, Natural History Museum of Denmark

Seed bank

Main Address:
Botanical Garden, Natural History Museum of Denmark
Øster Farimagsgade 2B
Copenhagen K
DK - 1353 Denmark

Telephone: 45 3532 2195
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Prof. Ole Seberg
    Curator's Name:
    Plant Records Officer's Name:
  • Total Staff:
    Horticultural Staff Number: 14
    Educational Staff Number:
    Research Staff Number: 1
    Administration Staff Number:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Private: No
    Status: State: Yes
    Status: Educational: Yes
  • Date founded: 1600
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: No
  • Landscaped Area: Yes
  • Total Area: 10 Hectares
    Latitude: 55.6833
    Longitude: 12.5666
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: No
    Arboretum: Yes
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Shop: Yes
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: Yes
    Disabled access: Yes
  • Number of Visitors: 1000000

Plant Collections

  • Accession Number: 20000
    Cultivation Taxa Num: 10000
  • Special Collections:Thai orchids, succulents, historic collection of cycads, Danish plants, annuals, conservation plants (e.g. oceanic islands).
  • Invasive Species Monitoring: No
    Invasive Species Policy: Yes
    ABS Policy: Yes
    Plant Collection Policy: Yes

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: Yes

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: Yes
    Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Ecology: Yes
    Ecosystem Conservation: Yes
    Ethnobotany: Yes
    Floristics: Yes
    Molecular Genetics: Yes
    Systematics and Taxonomy: Yes

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: Yes
    Guided Tours: Yes
    Special Exhibitions: Yes
    Courses for School Children: Yes
    Education Programme: Yes