Universeum, Gothenburg

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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. With our world travel planner, Gothenburg attractions like Universeum can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Went here with my family. Rain forest, aquariums and some exhibitions. My 7 year old loved the place and we grown-ups enjoyed it as well. Plan for eating somewhere else though...  more »
  • We've been here various rounds with our grandchildren. They love to be here. Pat cockroaches, look at sharks, experiment and explore space. There is much to see and do, A day here is never boring.
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  • We were there with two children at the 9 and 6 years. We experienced the place as very good for especially the kids, but we adults cost us too. Variety in activities that satisfy the most I would think. Especially nice was the Aquarium and the tropical garden. Superb place to spend hours on the 3-4 in Gothenburg. Both educational and exciting.
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  • Sweden's National Science Centre is a compact but full on experience. Walk through three distinctly different areas and then into two floors of hands-on practical experience. With skilled, friendly and professional staff it is a place well worth a visit. But your ticket online...it won't give you a discounted price but it will let you pass the queue. Have fun...
  • A great place to spend time. Lots of interactive experiences! The place is multi floored with bridges, stairways and caves and diverse exhibits from woolly mammoths, rain forests, aquatic/ marine life, technology space etc. has something for everyone. A fun place for children where they can learn about the nature around us. One of the floors has creative and interactive activities which makes a great breather between the different exhibits. The dolphins, small monkeys and the birds were a cool sight. The aquarium and science center will keep the curious minds enthralled.
  • Of all the places in the world, I never thought I'd see a sloth for the first time in Sweden! Sloths aside, though, the space is amazing and very interesting. The animals are kept in a safe environment that keeps the right temperature for their needs and that allows for them to run around quite freely within the area of the rainforest. Overall visitors are very respectful of the signs asking them not to feed, pet or disturb the animals, which allows for a great and unique experience as a visitor. I dearly recommend it. Had a great time there!
  • Me and my boyfriend had such a great time here during our visit to Gothenburg! It's suited for couples as well as families. You can walk through a jungle style area while looking at fish and various other animals. Of course it's not the same as a zoo but it definitely has atmosphere. We wanted to grab a bite at the rooftop restaurant but unfortunately it was closing. We also really liked the 'space' area. Worth paying a visit!
  • One of the beautiful Live museums I have seen. It is amazing how a Rainforest has been built inside and animals are living. I was very much hooked on to it for hours and did even realize that I had spent 4 hrs on it. Must visit for the Kids and parents shall be happy to know and update their knowledge. The price is on the upper end but its worth it since the maintenance cost looks very high. you shall never regret that you went in. Don't go in, if you don't appreciate nature and animals. You shall feel a waste of time and money. PS: parents do invest some time in explaining to your kids.
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