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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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Really great experience. I have visited multiple times with friends and family in the past and always have a great time. There is some construction. However, after they are done, I really look...
Really great experience. I have visited multiple times with friends and family in the past and always have a great time. There is some construction. However, after they are done, I really look... more »
Cool rainforest and aquarium area. Well done. Adult food was good and nicely presented. Kids food, extremly slow and unhygenic served. Meatballs picked by hand, the same hand handeling receipts etc..... more
Cool rainforest and aquarium area. Well done. Adult food was good and nicely presented. Kids food, extremly slow and unhygenic served. Meatballs picked by hand, the same hand handeling receipts etc..... more »
Rain forest that spans over 5 stories, good interaction media for preteen kid, explanations are in both Swedish and English, lots of young families, shark tank, fish tank (but no touching), good...
Rain forest that spans over 5 stories, good interaction media for preteen kid, explanations are in both Swedish and English, lots of young families, shark tank, fish tank (but no touching), good... more »
Very good museum. Several attractions for children. Lots of educational activities. Well served of clean toilets. Available space for those who have children and need space to eat a fast lunch. There are plenty of tables to eat. There is a restaurant in the second floor.
I'd give this place fours stars just because when I visited the area focused on the scandinavian ecosystem was under renovation. This is a great science museum mostly for kids, although adults also can have a fun time here. The main part is probably the rain forest and my favorite animal was the sloth, so cute. In the aquarium you can fin lost of sharks. A great option to visit during winter.
You will not regret visiting this science center. The way all the different zones(Ocean, Reptile, Amazon reinforest, etc.;) they have arranged everything very beautifully. Educational zones like anatomy of human body, space zone are also the highlight of this science center. Also there are food stalls installed at different floors so don't have to worry about food and there is game area and sitting arrangements at different floors. The public transport to the place is also easily accessible and can be commuted by tram or bus
Amazing, I loved this place. Although it is a bit expensive the aquarium, reptile zone and natural habitat were amazing but the science and space zones were very underwhelming. As aquariums go, this aquarium was good with different fish and a "aquarium tunnel", the reptile zone was good but small. The habitat was the best part of the universeum once you enter it you will be in this tropical environment with birds roaming around freely, and fish swimming in a pond like environment, from small piranhas to crocodiles and giant cat fish etc. As for the space and health/chemistry they were underwhelming at best, the space one was just facts on a wall and i think the space part is only for kids, as for the health part also mostly for kids but more interactive, adults can enjoy some aspects of this as for the different mental exercises and fun challenges. Overall I think it was an interesting place to spend 2-3 hours.
Be aware of time when arriving by car. Part of the area is in construction and you may find traffic or would need to find a parking spot. Try to book in advance. The museum is really worth it. Kids and adults enjoy it likewise. There is a restaurant with great food. A couple of picnic areas. The health exhibition seems not as updated as the rest of the museum.
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