Opening hours and addresses

Find opening hours and addresses for the National Archives reading rooms in Copenhagen, Odense, Viborg and Aabenraa. Find information about reading room services. Check if there are changes in the regular opening hours.

Remember to bring personal ID with picture when you visit the reading rooms

To be registered as a user of the readings rooms you will have to show personal ID with picture. Before entering the reading room, you have to scan either your Danish health insurance card or a guest card.

Opening hours

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  • The reading room in Copenhagen

    Ordinary opening hours

    September – June
    Tuesday to Thursday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    July and August
    Tuesday to Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., it is only possible to use documents already delivered.

    Changes to the opening hours

    September
    No changes in the opening hours at the moment

    October
    No changes in the opening hours at the moment

    Services

    Assistance
    Please note that after the corona there is limited guidance in the reading rooms.
    Questions can be asked here.

    Document ordering
    Ordering may take 2-3 days.

  • The reading room in Odense

    Ordinary opening hours

    August – June
    Wednesday and Thursday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    July
    The reading room is closed

    Changes to the opening hours

    September
    No changes in the opening hours at the moment

    October
    No changes in the opening hours at the moment

    Services

    Assistance
    Wednesday and Thursday: 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

    Special assistance for first time users: by appointment only

    Document ordering
    Wednesday and Thursday: 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    Remote storage
    Ordering may take up to 4 days.

  • The reading room in Viborg

    Ordinary opening hours

    Tuesday to Thursday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    Changes to the opening hours

    September
    No changes in the opening hours at the moment

    October
    No changes in the opening hours at the moment

    Services

    Assistance
    Tuesday to Thursday: 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

    Document ordering
    Tuesday to Thursday: 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    Remote storage
    Ordering may take 7 days.

  • The reading room in Aabenraa

    Ordinary opening hours

    August – June
    Tuesday and Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    July
    The reading room is closed

    Changes to the opening hours

    September
    No changes in the opening hours at the moment

    October
    No changes in the opening hours at the moment

    Services, Aabenraa

    Assistance
    Tuesday and Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

    Document ordering
    Tuesday and Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    Remote storage
    Ordering may take up to 1 week.

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