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Universeum, Gothenburg

Categories: Children’s Museums, Educational Sites, Museums, Tourist Spots
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4/5 based on 1,300+ reviews on the web
Scandinavia’s largest center for science, Universeum presents six major interactive exhibits specifically geared toward children and young adults. Since this public center opened in 2001, it has offered a number of opportunities to foreign visitors and Swedish students, including the chance to debate with Nobel Prize winners and professors. Its seven floors boast various sections focused on different aspects of science, from crime investigation to rainforest ecosystems and Swedish marine life. The site is known for its massive aquariums and the hand-on experiments throughout the museum. Make Universeum a part of your Gothenburg vacation plans using our Gothenburg tour planner.
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  • A little aquarium with shark tunnel. A little rain forest with monkeys, birds, fish and butterflies. For small children so special. For adults or young people not so. Included in the card Gothenburg
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  • In a large building, Swedes in universeum amazon made a small copy of the Ojo. Tropical plants, birds, fish, snakes if you call Everyone's bringing his love of nature and animals, your child.
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  • The highlight of this place was the huge indoor rainforest, which really was impressive. Ibis roamed the building freely, along with Monkeys and butterfly’s. There was smoke, rain, and thunder in the ...  read more »
  • The jungle walk through the rainforest is very real and you get close to trees, birds, small monkeys and fish, and both kids and parents will learn how important the rain forest is. The Ocean department is also worth spending time at. Practical stuff: Food in the restaurant is so and so, very basic Ikea quality, recommend eating somewhere else. Easy access with public transport, 10 mins ride from city centre. Most suitable for children 4-12 years.
  • Almost a magical place with great things to do for all ages. The restaurant however isn't that good. It's not bad but take a walk towards downtown and you'll find something better.
  • I like this place BUT it's far to noisy. Even worse than preschool. I can leave but the animals can't and I think a lot of them! Mummy says that neither can the staff and that they probably prefer cats than children.
  • Pretty awesome science center for the entire family. I visit this place dozens of times each season. Here's something for all family members and ages. Only downside is that it's too crowded at holidays and school breaks.
  • The new rainforest was nice. Decent overall. The sloths were totally slothy.
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