Visit Experimentarium in Copenhagen
What Copenhagen Experimentarium is
Experimentarium is often being named the very best place in Copenhagen to visit with children and many people would add something like: with children from 3 to 99 years. It offers an extremely entertaining and playful way to explore natural sciences and the world of technical miracles. People of various ages and backgrounds will find here places they would like to try again and again.
A museum for all your senses
One of the goals of Experimentarium is to educate people and it is known that rather than just passively listening or watching people learn much better in an active way by trying things themselves and employing all senses at the same time. This is exactly what will happen to you in Experimentarium. It will guide you to discover things yourself in a funny and sometimes surprising way.
Examples of permanent exhibitions in Experimentarium
The wide range of permanent exhibitions at Experimentarium stimulates curiosity in people of all ages, men and women. In total permanent exhibitions offer more than 300 objects and attractions ready to be touched and explored by the visitors.
You can play with sound waves in Now Hear This, test your personality in the EGO-TRAP, test and improve your numerical skills in Mathematics section, explore our planet in Our Dynamic Earth, or take the You & Me tour through the human body from bones and muscles through brain to DNA. Children (3-6 years) should definitely not miss the Kid’s Pavilion, where they can explore the natural laws like magnetism, light, or sound, or play with a big crane. Older children and adults will enjoy Cirkus Fysikus where they can play with gravity in various forms.
Experimentarium tickets and prices
Once you pay the admission fee, all activities inside the Experimentarium are free. The price is DKK 145 (or EUR 20) for people over 12 years. There are discounts for children, students (need to show a valid student card), and disabled. True fans can buy a Year Pass that offers many advantages.
Accommodation near Experimentarium
Accommodation options are very limited near Experimentarium. For more details and tips on hotels (including best locations in Copenhagen city centre with good access to Experimentarium), see Hotels near Experimentarium in Copenhagen.
How to get to Experimentarium
Experimentarium is located in Tuborg Havnevej in Hellerup. The quickest way from most places is to take the S-train to Hellerup station (S-train lines B, C, E, F). From this station you can walk (10 minutes) or take a bus (1A or 21). Bus 1A also goes directly from the city centre, though it takes longer than the S-train.
Experimentarium is open daily (with the exception of 24, 25, and 31 December, and 1 January). On Monday through Friday it opens at 9:30 am and closes at 5 pm (9 pm on Tuesdays). During the weekend and on national holidays opening hours are 11 am to 5 pm.
Contact and more information
Tuborg Havnevej 7
Tel.: +45 3927 3333
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