Four Fun Educational Destinations for Kids in Denmark

Want to take your children to a place where they can not only have fun but also learn something interesting? Then go beyond the Tivoli and Bakken amusement parks and have a look look at our lesser known top choices.

Experimentarium – This is a unique science museum located in the capital city of Copenhagen. Officially known as the Centre for Information about Natural Science and Modern Technology, it is an activity center focusing on the environment, health, nature and technology. Established in 1986, the museum aims to show to people how man, nature and technology are interrelated.

Tycho Brahe Planetarium – This is a center focusing specifically on astronomy and space research and natural science in general. Right here, kids can view the famous IMAX films featuring all of nature – land, sea and space. As the films are shown on a dome-shaped screen, young people watching them are given the experience like they are part of the action.

Fregatten Jylland – This is a ship museum where children can learn about the history of ships which are an important part of Denmark. The complex features the Prince Henrik’s Hall where exhibitions are held, a boutique and café. This year, two exciting and educational activities have been launched for children – The Discharge Book and The Treasure Map.

Museum of Danish Farm – Called Hjerl Hede, this open-air farm museum shows how a Danish village developed from the 1500s to the 1900s and how people lived and worked back then. Here, you’ll see a forge, a school, an inn, mills, a dairy, grocer’s shop and farms. More than 50 buildings are in place but the major attractions are the Old Village, the Jutlandic Forestry Museum and the Museum for Peat production.

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