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Address: Strandgade 27B, Copenhagen 1401, Denmark
Phone Number: +45 32 57 19 30
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Located in an old charming warehouse by Copenhagen's waterfront, The Danish...

Located in an old charming warehouse by Copenhagen's waterfront, The Danish Architecture Centre (DAC) is the perfect starting point to discover why Copenhagen enjoys worldwide praise as one of the most liveable cities. DAC develops and communicates knowledge about architecture and urban- and landscape development. We offer a wide range of professional and cultural activities, including exhibitions, guided tours in the city and many more. Enjoy our famous Bookshop with a wide range of books about danish architecture and buildings. You can also get your own city guide, poster or small danish design souvenir home with you.

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This place was a bit of a bust. The exhibits they had were well done, but there was so little there. I was surprised they charged to get in for what it was. The cafe overlooking... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 July 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely evening here, with a fantastic exhibition on Danish Urban Design. The staff were incredibly pleasant, with a lovely (although pricey) giftstore. Well worth the price of admission, for 40kr student rate it's a bargain!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Please don't waste your money here. In fact, you could wander through and see what we saw without paying any money, as there is a café on an upper floor. I asked for a refund, but it was refused.

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dac-dk, Chef  at Dansk Arkitektur Center, responded to this review

Hi SingaporeChris2014 We are sorry to hear that you found our exhibition space too small. We really want it to be bigger as well! So we are happy about finally moving location in May 2018 to the building BLOX in Copenhagen, which will provide us with a much bigger exhibition space. We hope to have you as a guest again... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

This place was a bit of a bust. The exhibits they had were well done, but there was so little there. I was surprised they charged to get in for what it was. The cafe overlooking the canal is lovely.

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Thank Marie400nl
dac-dk, Chef  at Dansk Arkitektur Center, responded to this review

Hi Marie We are sorry to hear that you found our exhibition space too small, however we can gladly inform you that we are moving location in 2018 to BLOX, which will provide us with a bigger exhibition space. We hope to have you as a guest again then! :-) Also it's free to see our exhibitions on wednesdays after... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

This was one of the highlights of a recent trip to Copenhagen. What a place. Loved the exhibitions at the time (pictures of the world and smart cities). It is just the kind of experience that leaves you bursting with ideas and excitement. And it fits perfectly into a day cycling on that side of the water.' Even the gift... More 

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dac-dk, Digital Project Manager at Dansk Arkitektur Center, responded to this review

Hi NovDoh Thank you so much for your review! We are especially happy about, that the exhibition gave you inspiration for new ideas. Then we can't ask for more! We hope that we will see you again someday. Best regards Maria H. Mouritzen Digital Project Manager, DAC More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Very interesting exhibitions, but perhaps not for everybody. We were here during a school trip with architecture as primary subject.

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dac-dk, Chef  at Dansk Arkitektur Center, responded to this review

Hi Lovisa We are glad to hear that you found our exhibition interesting. We hope you had a good school trip and saw some interesting Danish architecture :-) Best regards Elisabeth Topsøe Head of Exhibition More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

A caveat to begin with: I write this as someone who works in the built environment so this sort of museum would naturally have a lot of appeal. For its size, it manages to pack a lot in. There's a small, one-room exhibition space upstairs and a larger exhibition space downstairs. During my visit, upstairs had a photography exhibition about... More 

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dac-dk, Chef  at Dansk Arkitektur Center, responded to this review

Hi ammycr We really appreciate you exhaustive review of your visit, including your excellent advice for other visitors. We are happy you found both our exhibitions interesting and that you learned something new even though you have expertise within the professional field of the exhibitions. We hope to have you as a guest again someday :-) Best regards Elisabeth Topsøe... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Thís relatively compact centre is focused on various aspects of architecture - perfect for buffs and OK for the rest of us. It host a permanent and changing exhibitions. Current themes (spring 2016) are smart cities and urban development in Chinees megacities. The centre hold a bookshop and a brilliant cafe with a great view. Adults 8 Euro, children <15... More 

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dac-dk, Digital Project Manager at Dansk Arkitektur Center, responded to this review

Hi Bregenholt Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear you had a good experience while visiting us and that you found our cafe brillant :-) We hope to have you as a guest again! Best regards Maria H. Mouritzen Digital Project Manager, DAC More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

We cycled around the island and stopped here. There is a big bookshop, and a small paid for exhibition, which we didn't bother with. The café looked nice, but was unstaffed so not able to purchase anything. There was a noisy school party in attendance. Overall there are much better attractions in this city if your time is limited.

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Thank Pikeman1963
dac-dk, Digital Project Manager at Dansk Arkitektur Center, responded to this review

Hi Pikeman We are sorry to hear you found our centre dull and apologise for the unstaffed café you experienced. We can inform you that we are moving to a bigger location in 2018 called BLOX, and will therefore also be able to offer a bigger exhibition space! Also both exhibitions are free to see on Wednesdays after 5 pm... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

This is a small architecture museum but fantastic You have to go, even if it's just for a coffee and cake in the cafe with a glass section overlooking the water Great atmosphere and a brilliant book shop I love this place

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dac-dk, Digital Project Manager at Dansk Arkitektur Center, responded to this review

Hi NewcastleRobin Thank you very much for your kind review! We are happy to hear you would recommend DAC to others, and that you find our café and bookshop worth a visit as well :-) We hope to see you again. Best regards Maria H. Mouritzen Digital Project Manager, DAC More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Came here with an hour to spare on a freezing day. The bookshop on entry is nirvana for anyone with an interest in architecture and design. Love thee Mumbai exhibition and the videos and the display of winter space with photos of projects to open up winter spaces worldwide. Excellent.

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dac-dk, Chef  at Dansk Arkitektur Center, responded to this review

Hi carolyn j We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your visit at DAC, and that you found both the bookshop and the Mumbai exhibition interesting :-) We hope to see you again! Best regards Elisabeth Topsøe Head of exhibition More 

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