Guided tours

We offer guided tours in The Black Diamond, Copenhagen and on Victor Albecks Vej, Aarhus (the Book Tower). Experience the buildings, environment and hear stories about architecture and collections.

Reading room with classic green reading room lamps. The Royal library
Laura Stamer

The Black Diamond

Public tours

Every Monday at 3 pm.

A tour of the beautiful old library building from 1906 and the impressive Black Diamond extension from 1999. The guide will tell about the architecture, history and activities in the Royal Library.

Language: Danish and/or English

Duration: 1 hour

Limit: Up to 25 persons

Price: Adults DKK 75. Students DKK 30 DKK. Children under 18 are free accompanied by an adult. Copenhagen Card free.

The price includes free access to temporary exhibitions in the Rotunda.

Tickets can be purchased online or at the store in The Black Diamond.

Private tours

The Library Tour
The tour takes place in our more recent building, The Black Diamond, and in the old part of the library, the Holm and Hansen buildings. You can learn about the architecture, history, cultural activities and work of the library.
Duration: One hour

The Diamond Tour
The tour takes place in The Black Diamond, the library’s spectacular extension from 1999. 
Duration: 30 minutes

Language: Danish or English
Maximum: 25 persons per group and no more than three groups at a time
Price:
Monday-Friday until 5 p.m.: 975 DKK
Monday-Friday after 5 p.m. and Saturdays: 1,325 DKK

Book your private tour

Send inquiry
Please contact us four to six weeks in advance

Victor Albecks Vej, Aarhus

Public tours

Open Book Tower takes place annually in June.

During the tour, you can hear about the history of the library as well as the collections, architecture and study facilities, and enjoy the view from the tower.

Language: Danish or English
Duration: 45 minutes
Price: Free

Private tours

During the tour, you can hear about the history of the library as well as the collections, architecture and study facilities, and enjoy the view from the tower.

You can also combine your visit with lunch or coffee/tea and cake from the cafeteria.

Language: Danish or English
Duration: 1,5 hours
Price: 1,000 DKK
Number of participants: Maximum 30 persons per group

Book your private tour

Send inquiry
Please contact us four to six weeks in advance