Danish Architecture Center

Start your exploration of Copenhagen at Danish Architecture Center (DAC). From the spectacular modern home in BLOX on Copenhagen’s waterfront, the international cultural attraction presents exhibitions, guided tours and events on historic icons and new highlights in Danish architecture and design for both children and adults. You can also shop new designs, art and books in the DAC Design Shop or enjoy coffee in the DAC Café with a view of Copenhagen harbor.

Architecture exhibitions with leading Danish and international profiles

Get inspired by the biggest stars in architecture and design. DAC showcase changing exhibitions on the most creative and talked-about Danish studios, including BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) and Olafur Eliasson; works from historic masterminds such as Arne Jacobsen; and new trends in housing and daily life.

Current exhibitions (dac.dk):

So Danish!

Explore the new permanent exhibition - So Danish! - that covers the history and development of Danish Architecture all the way from the Vikings up until modern days. See how architecture ahas shaped the development of the Danish society and learn about how architecture can help create a sustainable future.


Chaning Our Footprint, 17.11.23 - 26.5.24

How do we succeed in creating a sustainable transition of architecture? Explore materials and methods of the future which can help pave the way for building on the planet’s terms.

Guided tours

Get the close-up experience of Copenhagen’s architecture with their expert guides. Discover the masterpieces and the city’s hidden gems – from Nyhavn to the 8 House and bicycle bridges to harbor baths. DAC offer tours every week. Tour ticket gives free access to DAC exhibitions within 24 hours of the tour.

Kids and families

Architecture is for kids too! On weekends and holidays, they invite you and your kids to family workshops. You can build, draw and design with help from our DAC learning team. Try the thrilling DAC Slide, enjoy the outdoor playground and end the day with family-friendly food in the DAC Café.

DAC Café

In DAC Café, you experience Copenhagen anew – high above Copenhagen’s vibrant city life and harbour. Have a break on one of our rooftop terraces and enjoy tasteful Nordic dishes, refreshments or a good cup of coffee.

DAC Design Shop

DAC Design Shop is your destination for design and architecture in Copenhagen. Explore a hand-picked selection of new Danish design. DAC offer everything from jewelry, watches and fashion to books, prints and designs for children. All objects in the store are carefully selected with a focus on sustainability and innovation. The range and decor are a holistic experience that constantly changes every time you visit us. The DAC Design Shop is the perfect place to find great gifts for your loved ones or for yourself.

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Bryghuspladsen 10

1473 København K