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Copenhagen has a treasure trove of experiences for children! We'll guide you to the best of them to make sure you'll be awarded 'parent of the year' by your kids. And the best part of it all is that you might actually have time to relax in the meantime (here's hoping anyways...).
Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen has been one of the most popular attractions in Denmark for a very long time. Second oldest amusement park in the world but still a fan favorite.
In Copenhagen ZOO, you can meet more than 4,000 fascinating animals and travel between continents in just one day.
National Aquarium Denmark, Den Blå Planet is Northern Europe's largest aquarium and offers a unique experience for children and adults.
The 17th century tower and observatory Rundetaarn, or the Round Tower, is the oldest functioning observatory in Europe and this old landmark is favourite among visitors and locals alike.
At beautiful Rosenborg Castle in the middle of Copenhagen there are some of Denmark's largest cultural treasures, including the crown jewels. Take the children and go exploring the castle in the king's footsteps.
The National Gallery of Denmark is Denmark’s largest art museum, featuring outstanding collections of Danish and international art from the past seven centuries.
Denmark's National Museum in Copenhagen has exhibitions from the Stone Age, the Viking Age, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and Modern Danish History. One section, dedicated especially to the very young museum visitor, is The Children’s Museum where you'll be able to try a trip on a Viking ship and much more.
Christiansborg Palace, located on the small island Slotsholmen, is divided into two parts. One is used by the queen for gala dinners and is open to visitors, the other accommodates the Danish parliament, the Supreme Court and the government.
If you head to Fælledparken, a large park in central Copenhagen, you can mix a bit of (alternative) sightseeing with a lot of fun. Let your kids climb five of the most notable towers of Copenhagen, or take part in some of the towers' interactive plays. In the meantime you can enjoy a cup of coffee (aka. the liquid gold of parenthood) from one of the small coffee carts.
The Experimentarium is a world-class science center in Hellerup, just 6 km north of Central Copenhagen. The science center truly is a celebration of curiosity, dedicated to playful science and offering hours of fun for the entire familiy.
Seek+See puts the fun back into exploring a city, especially for little kids. Help Skyla, the very friendly alien, rebuild her spaceship and get back home. Hunt for spare parts and see Copenhagen's best sites along the way – perfect for the whole family.
Here's how we recommend getting to Copenhagen and around the city once you're here.
You won't have a problem finding family-friendly accommodation in Copenhagen, but we've listed a few below to help you on your way.