Opening hours and adresses

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.

January 28, 2020 – new address and opening hours in Copenhagen

20th-24th of January 2020 (Both days included):
The reading room in Copenhagen is closed due to relocation.

Opening hours

Latest update: 3rd of January 2020

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  • The reading room in Copenhagen

    Ordinary opening hours

    Tuesday to Thursday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Friday: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    From January 28, 2020:
    Tuesday to Thursday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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

    Changes to the opening hours

    January
    20th-24th of January 2020 (Both days included):
    The reading room is closed due to relocation.

    The National Archives reading room in Copenhagen will be merged with the reading room at The Royal Library early 2020.

    Services

    Assistance
    Tuesday to Thursday: 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
    Friday: 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

    From January 28, 2020:
    Tuesday to Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Document ordering
    Ordering may take 2-3 days.

  • The reading room in Odense

    Ordinary opening hours

    Wednesday and Thursday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Changes to the opening hours

    January
    No changes in the opening hours at the moment

    February
    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

    January
    No changes in the opening hours at the moment

    February
    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

    Tuesday and Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Changes to the opening hours

    January
    No changes in the opening hours at the moment

    February
    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.

Addresses

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