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Odysseum, Cologne

(2.9/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
For a chance to spend an entertaining and educational day at a site designed to be enjoyed by the whole family, visit Odysseum, a science center and adventure museum opened in 2009. The site's elaborately designed theme areas cover about 5,500 sq m (59,000 sq ft), allowing visitors to become adventurers and discoverers of great scientific ideas. Don't miss the center's new interactive science game, opened in 2013, designed to let visitors of all ages combine fun and learning on a journey through science and history. The game starts at the beginning of life on our planet and, in a playful way, takes participants into the future, presenting them with exciting possibilities in science and technology. Check the official website to explore current exhibits, special events, and all ticket options. Put Odysseum on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Cologne travel itinerary maker.
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  • What to do in the pouring rain with children in Cologne? For example, in the Odysseum - is the "interactive museum". If one has overcome the price at checkout (€44 for two adults and two children are really steep) go in the mouse Museum, or after an introduction movie with dinosaurs. Compared to "typical" museums, children can discover here very much myself and run like small explorers to different areas. This looks pretty great from the perspective of an adult. Son six years but only partly confirmed the impression, because some "exhibits" just not or not properly worked and he had discovered whenever a service area in thematically specialized museums in Berlin, his opinion was better and more attractive design. In the restaurant, it smelled like a Frittenbude and the prices were so that we have just gone original around the corner to the McD. The "Museum Shop" is a nerve - here comes the ätzendste garage at outrageous prices. For the first time ever in a Museum, my children have gone blank. As a whole it is not enough then unfortunately for more than three points. Can be made, if the weather is bad, must be but not necessarily.
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  • much practical suggestions, many experiments with easy-to-understand explanations. The rooms are themed.
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  • To kill time until our reservations, we have found a us on a rainy Wednesday in the Odysseum in March. The built-in garages had still enough free places and doesn't cost much with 1.50 per hour. Comparatively much admission in the Odysseum is however. Adults pay €16 (as of March 2017), children €8 and families (2 adults, 2 children) €44. Yes, the Museum wants to be entertained and with 5000 square meters, there are also some but that is already excessive, museums in Frankfurt or the join Mathematikum in Gießen cost less. The exhibits are well chosen and be fun for big and small children. The mouse Museum is worth a visit (for children) and there is also a climbing wall. A built-in restaurant, similarly there is an IKEA restaurant, and also a small Souvnir shop.
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  • Very nice place to explain kids about science and instill interest in how things work....
  • Excellent kid's science museum with loads of interactive activities. Highly recommended. Parking available (underground) at 1€/hour (2016).
  • Große Ausstellungen, faszinierende Themen. Teils zu starke Ausrichtung auf Jüngere. Sehr gute Sonderausstellungen.
  • My son and I really enjoyed the star wars experience, will need to come back again soon!
  • Thats correct 👍