Monday 11. May. 2020

The Danish National Archives’ Coronavirus Precautions

The Danish National Archives is closely following the outbreak of COVID-19 and shall act in accordance with official recommendations. All reading rooms are closed and events cancelled.

The Danish National Archives will be closed as of 12 March

All user-facing activities at the Danish National Archives are cancelled and the reading rooms are closed.

The situation is liable to change from day to day, so please keep a close eye on the official recommendations at

Reading rooms closed and events cancelled

All four reading rooms are closed until further notice. This means that:

  • There will be no access to the reading rooms, neither for archive users nor for volunteers.
  • All events and user-facing activities due to take place in the period are cancelled.
    See more details in the events calendar

You can use the archive online

All of our digital services shall continue to operate as normal. This means that it is still possible to use services such as Arkivalieronline, the transcription portal and digital teaching services from home. You can still contact The Danish National Archives.

In the unlikely event that we experience any operational disruptions or other technical difficulties, we will do everything in our power to fix and restore our digital services as quickly as possible. We hope we can count on your understanding and patience.

Continuous updates

This page will be updated continuously as and when further information becomes available.

Læs nyhed om corona på dansk.