The Women’s Museum is a nationally accredited museum that specializes in researching, building collections, and presenting knowledge of women's lives and work from historical time until the present day.
Over the years the Women's Museum has produced a long line of special exhibitions dealing with both historical and topical themes, cultural-historical exhibitions, and art exhibitions. The main permanent exhibitions of character are “Women’s Lives from Ancient Time to Now” and “Histories of Girls and Boys”.
As a national museum, the Women's Museum cooperates widely with other museums in Denmark, Europe, and the whole world. The Women's Museum started as a grassroots movement under the new women's movement in the 1980s. The museum has an annual budget of approximately 10 million DKK. Each year app. 40,000 guests from Denmark and other countries visit the museum.