Plan your

Opening hours

Mon-Sun: 10–18
Thursdays: 10–21

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.


Need more information? Find answers to the most common questions under Practical information.


Adults: 115 DKK
Children (u. 18): Free
Youth (u. 26): 60 DKK
Students: 60 DKK
Groups (10+) 85 DKK

Closing days

December 24–25
December 31
January 1

Ask us

Are you curious to know why there are apartments on top of the BLOX building? Or did the exhibition post some new questions in your mind? Then have a talk with our exhibition hosts. They are dedicated to architecture and ready to share their knowledge and passion with you in our exhibitions.

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.

Find us

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.

By harbor bus

By harbor bus, jump off at the Royal Danish Library. By sightseeing boat, jump off at DAC / BLOX.

By bus

Take bus lines 37, 31 or 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


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.
  • People with companion card have free admission
  • 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.
  • During your visit in DAC, it is possible to borrow a wheelchair. To reserve a wheelchair, please contact Welcome before 12:00 pm on the weekday preceding your visit. You can reach Welcome via email at Please note that the reservation needs to be confirmed by Welcome in order to ensure the availability of a wheelchair.
  • NB! Currently the lift in the  exhibition Living Better Lives is out of order. We are working to resolve the issue. Sorry for the inconvenience.

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.

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.


Children below the age of 16, must be accompanied by adults during the visit.

If you are bringing a stroller, elevators allow you free access to all floors of the building.

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

Food and drinks

DAC does not have a room for groups to picnic in. Nor is picnicking allowed in the Welcome area or cloak room. School groups who have booked a learning session in Educatoriet, may eat their packed lunches there by prior arrangement.

You can purchase food at affordable prices at DAC Café.


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


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


As a guest, you are welcome to take photos in our exhibition. However, if you need the images for professional use, you need to make an agreement with us. Contact our press officer to get your permission. We ask you to always show consideration. Do not take pictures of other guests, or DAC staff without permission.

Private tour guide

DAC tour guides welcome groups on private tours of the BLOX building, of the DAC exhibitions and in the city. Book a guided tour on: or +45 2096 9342 (Monday to Friday, 10-14). Read more about DAC group tours here.
Privately organized tours by external tour guides are not allowed in Danish Architecture Center.


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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 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.