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.

Reopening of the reading rooms

  • Viborg and Aabenraa: 2nd of June
  • Odense: 3th of June
  • Copenhagen: 9th of June

 

Opening hours

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  • The reading room in Copenhagen

    Ordinary opening hours

    Tuesday to Thursday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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

    Changes to the opening hours

    June
    –  1st of June
    : Pentecost – The National Archive is closed
    –  5th of June
    : Danish Constitution Day – The National Archive is closed

    Services

    Assistance
    From January 27, 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

    June
    –  1st of June
    : Pentecost – The National Archive is closed
    –  5th of June
    : Danish Constitution Day – The National Archive is closed

    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

    June
    –  1st of June
    : Pentecost – The National Archive is closed
    –  5th of June
    : Danish Constitution Day – The National Archive is closed

    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

    June
    –  1st of June
    : Pentecost – The National Archive is closed
    –  5th of June
    : Danish Constitution Day – The National Archive is closed

    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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