Documentation and dissemination of the history of Denmark in Greenland and the Arctic

Here we present new collections, exhibitions, publications etc.

05/07 2019

The exhibition shows highlights in Danish Arctic Institutes collection of maps, instruments, photos and documents. The focus is on mapping during the...

05/06 2019

Danish Arctic Institute’s Map Archive consists of several thousand maps of many different sorts – from triangulation sketches, hand drawn maps and the...

28/05 2019

Are you interested in expedition history? East Greenland? Place name etymology? Or Geography? Then this book is for you!

The 28th of May 2019 the...

11/04 2019

N.B: Danish Arctic Institute is closed for Easter from Saturday the 13th of April to Monday the 22nd of April. Happy Easter!

26/02 2019

A new exhibition about the artist Kâle Rosing based on his archive here in Danish Arctic Institute can be seen in the reception of The Arctic House....

26/02 2019

 The museum has opened a beautiful exhibition, which takes a more personal look at this famous expedition. Danish Arctic Institute has provided photos...

26/02 2019

We would like to say pilluarit / congratulation to Greenland National Museum and Archive, who has launched their digital archive ‘Qangagooq’ with...

25/02 2019

As a part of the preparations for the 100 year anniversary of the 5th Thule Expedition, Danish Arctic Institute has compiled a broad and incomplete...

04/07 2018

Exhibition about the artist Eigil Knuth with a broad selection of his works.

Summer 2018.

Eigil Knuth was a renowned polar scientist,...

22/02 2018

New photos on our photo database Arktiske Billeder (Arctic Photos). All the photos from the first five Danish Chukotka Expeditions are now available....

Foto: Jette Bang (gjb03858), Qullissat 1939

For further information please contact Danish Arktisk Institut

+45 3231 5055