Danish Architecture Center

Visit us

Opening hours

Mon-Sun: 10–18
Thursdays: 10–21
Culture Night: 10-24


Adults: 110 DKK
Students: 85 DKK
Under 26: Free admission

Buy your ticket online or at the reception.

Welcome to Danish Architecture Center (DAC) – the meeting place for architecture, design and urban culture in Denmark.

Experience our exhibitions, guided tours, explore DAC Design Shop and relax at DAC Café with magnificent views of Copenhagen.


December 24–25
December 31
January 1

Periods with special rates


The exhibitions change, and in some of the periods we are rebuilding.
Here is and overview of the opening periods and prices for the upcoming exhibitions.

October 21 - November 7 2019

Ticket price: 75 kr
incl. a voucher for a cup of coffee/tea in the Café

You can only buy an entry ticket in DAC in this period.

Current exhibition: BIG presents FORMGIVING

June 12, 2019 – January 12, 2020

Join the world-renowned Danish architects BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group on an architectural journey across time, from Big Bang to Singularity.

Vester Voldgade 131, 1552 København, Danmark

Find us

We live at BLOX

BLOX is Denmark’s world of architecture, design and new ideas. The building is designed by the world-famous Dutch firm OMA under the leadership of Partner/Director Ellen van Loon.

On foot

It’s easy to get to DAC on foot from anywhere in Copenhagen. For instance, we are just 10 minutes from Copenhagen City Hall Square and 15-20 minutes from both Copenhagen Central Station and the Metro.

From the airport

The trip from Copenhagen Airport takes about 20 minutes by car and 30 minutes with public transportation.


Take M3 Metro line either to Gammel Strand or to Rådhuspladsen Station. 10 min. walk from both stations. 
From Gammel Strand station go west at Gammel Strand, continue down Nybrogade and take a left turn at Frederiksholms Kanal (along the water).
From Rådhuspladsen station go south at Vester Voldgade.

By harbor bus

With the harbor bus or harbor tour boat, get off at the Royal Danish Library.

By harbour bus, get off at the Royal Danish Library.

By sightseeingboat, get off at DAC / BLOX.

By bus

Take bus lines 37, 31, 23 and 2A to Stormgade (5 min. walk), line 5C and 68 to Otto Mønsteds Plads (2 min. walk) or line 26 to the Royal Danish Library (2 min. walk). By sightseeing bus, get off at the Royal Danish Library.


If you’re coming by car, you can park in BLOX’s fully automatic paid parking garage with 350 parking spaces. The entrance is on Vester Voldgade. See more here

Bicycle parking

If you’re coming by bike, you can use BLOX’s underground bicycle parking. You can access the bicycle parking from Bryghuspladsen via both an elevator and stairs.

Practical information

Access to and inside the building

From Bryghuspladsen there are stairs and an elevator down to the main entrance at the DAC Passage. You will enter into the building’s welcome area via a revolving door. At the cloakroom in the far left-hand corner, you can access every DAC level, by elevator or via the Main Stairs.


  • People with difficulty walking should access the building from Bryghuspladsen.
  • Guiding lines in the surrounding area will guide you to BLOX.
  • Elevators ensure level access to and inside the building.
  • The speed of the revolving door can be slowed as needed by pressing a visible button.
  • There are accessible restrooms in DAC Design Shop on Level -2, Educatorium on Level 1, The Hall on Level 2 and DAC Café on Level 3.
  • Family-friendly café with changing tables in the restrooms.

Access to DAC Café

You get access to DAC Café with a ticket or DAC Årskort

Access to DAC Design Shop

You are always welcome to visit DAC Design Shop without a ticket during our opening hours.


You will find lockable wardrobes in DAC Welcome where you can also buy your tickets. We kindly ask you not to bring backpacks and suitcases larger than 28 x 38 x 13 cm into the exhibition. Also note that the wardrobes unfortunately cannot handle larger pieces of luggage. All larger bags and umbrellas must be checked in at DAC Welcome.

Food and drinks

You are not allowed to bring your own food and drinks into DAC in BLOX – but you are always welcome to buy food and drinks in DAC Café. See the kitchen’s opening hours here


BLOX is a non-smoking building, and so are most of the outer areas. You can find a designated smoking area towards Frederiksholms Kanal next to BLOX EATS.


You are not allowed to bring pets into the building. Guide dogs are permitted.

Buying your tickets

You can buy entry tickets here on our website and physically in DAC Welcome. Be aware that we stop selling tickets in DAC Welcome 30 minutes before closing-time.

Copenhagen Card

You can visit DAC with a Copenhagen Card. This card makes it easy for you to visit attractions and use public transport without having to worry about tickets and prices. 

Read more about Copenhagen Card here


In DAC Welcome, DAC Café and DAC Design Shop, we accept standard credit cards and Danish cash.


You are welcome to take photos of the exhibition and around the building. We please ask you to be considerate and not take photos of DAC employees without their permission.


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