The 9 best things to do in Copenhagen for kids

Discover Copenhagen a safe and trusted town. From world-class attractions like museums and amusement parks to beautiful beaches in the summer.

Just visit one of Copenhagen`s national museums. Most of them have particular areas for kids where they can get stuck in with drawing, painting, and exploring exhibitions.

What about visiting fascinating Science Centres where children and adults can get hands-on science experiences.


1. Tivoli Gardens

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2. Bakken

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3. National Aquarium

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4. Copenhagen Zoo

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5. The National Gallery

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6. The Viking Ship Museum nearby Copenhagen

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7. The Louisiana Museum

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8. The Open Air Museum 

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9. The National Museum

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Small distances in Copenhagen

Because of the relatively small distances, the Copenhagen area is easy to move around with kids. The offers are also plenty, easy to get public transport, organise car hire and access sites.

This means if you visit Copenhagen, it’s possible to “terrify”  your children with a tour of the dungeons of Kronborg Castle in the morning, sail in a Viking ship on Roskilde Fjord in the afternoon,  and finish with an exhilarating evening in Tivoli Gardens in the evening.


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 See also: Top 9 attractions for kids in Denmark


Excellent playgrounds

Copenhagen is covered with well-equipped public playgrounds. These are great places to take your children to play with and get to know local Danish children.