Universeum, Gothenburg

4.1
#1 of 14 in Childrens Museums in Sweden
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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  • August 20, 2017
    Very good fun here with so much to see and do. A jungle with a variety of birds, fish, lizards and even sloths! The aquarium was great and the staff knew so much and could give a tour very well. The r...  more »
  • August 20, 2017
    Really too expensive for what it is (€25). the aquarium and the tropical greenhouse are not bad see animals in captivity is never too fun! the interactive parts are rather successful book to children or adolescents.
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  • August 18, 2017
    The largest part of the exhibition comprises a rain forest - wet, humid and muddy as to be expected but sadly lacking in livestock. A few beautiful birds and butterflies was all we saw. The marine sec...  more »
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  • Been coming here for many years with my children and have enjoyed every visit. Good food, really interesting and most of all the children love it 👍
  • During cold seasons, this is a lovely place to visit. Spend some time a warm humid tropical environment, walk with not so many layers and enjoy watching live nature around you. Very much recommended for families with small children.
  • Very cool experience, but in my visit many of the animals were not in their exhibits. Definitely a great trip with a family. Very accessable yet the first time may take a moment to locate the optimal path through the rainforest.
  • Great for adults too! Universeum is a fantastic way to spend your day. There's a wide array of wildlife, and scientific exhibits. It didn't feel too crowded also.
  • The perfect place to bring your kids! You can walk around in a rain forest with butterflies and birds flying all over. There is also a pretty big aquarium with some big fish, sharks, etc. If you like it, you can have a look at some snakes and spiders. The downside is that it can be a bit crowded durings weekends. Tickets are expensive, even though family discounts are available.

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