The Danish American Center (DAC) - a center for Danish cultural exchange & Danish hygge is located in Minneapolis. The DAC is dedicated to the forwarding of anything Danish, offering a wide variety of activities & events which focus on aspects of Danish living & culture.

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As an American and a Dane, I am excited to have the privilege of leading the Danish American Center since September 26, 2021, nearly 50 years after my father, Gunther Dierssen, led as President of the Danish American Fellowship Institute (a former part of our organization). I have grown up within this organization in its many iterations, and am optimistic about our future. We are open, events are happening, longstanding members and new are coming together to share in and learn about Danish culture, language, food and, of course, hygge. ...More

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Directions to the Danish American Center

We are located in Minneapolis, off West River Parkway and East Lake Street. 

From I-94:

  • Take Exit 237 (Cretin / Vandalia) and turn south on Cretin.
  • At Marshall Avenue, turn right & travel west across the Lake Street/Marshall Ave. bridge.
  • At the West River Parkway stoplight, turn left (south) toward the River Parkway, then right onto 48th Avenue South to arrive.
  • Follow signs for parking in the upper and lower lots.

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November 2021