Post and Tele Museum

At the House of Communication, Post & Tele Museum, in Copenhagen city centre, you can explore how people communicated in the olden, pre-computer days and how modern communication technology has evolved. The museum also contains a huge collection of Danish stamps issued between 1851 and 1998.

How dit we communicate before the mobile phone and the Internet made ​​their entry in our daily lives?

Go on a 400 years historic tour and listen to HC Andersen telling about letters or send a message by telegraph.

You can also try the old phones and experience a mobile phone of 11.5 kg. Throughout the exhibition there are plenty of opportunities to listen, see, touch, try, speak, feel and quiz. The whole family will be entertained.

Playing and learning for the 3-10 years old

Visit the playland where the stamps are almost alive: At the playland, there are high trees and buildings, birds and fish, and you can play with it all: climbing trees, bathing in the sphere sea and playing postman.

Computer chips and circuit boards

Step into the mobile phone world in this recently opened exhibition.

Between computer chips and circuit boards you will get at a microscopic momentum in its electronic circuits. The exhibition is designed as a big game where you can play your way to new knowledge on your mobile phone.

Entrance is free.

Café with a view

At the roof, you can visit Café Hovedtelegrafen serving Danish lunch and with a spectacular view. And yes, the lift works!

The café has the same opening hours as the museum.

Opening hours
30/03/2015 - 31/12/2020 Monday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00

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Købmagergade 37
1150 København K


+45 3341 0900


+45 3341 0900


  • City / Area

    • København (indre by)
  • Classification

    • Accessibility – Easy access
    • Saint Hannes Cross
  • Disabled persons

    • handicap friendly
  • Discounts

    • Copenhagen Card - Free

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  • Coordinates

    Longitude : 12.577590500
    Latitude : 55.6806267