kid’s copenhagen: a year-round guide

sunshine, snow or rain – doesn’t matter when you are in Wonderful Copenhagen

 

we have made the ultimate guide for you and your family, giving you the best outdoor and indoor activities that are fun all year-round. Just take a look below.

 

when traveling with infants and young children, preparing for a smooth trip is a top priority. Baby golightly helps make things as simple as possible by providing the best baby equipment rentals for your stay away from home – just book online. Whether on a week-long holiday or just stopping over for a shorter getaway, we offer stroller, prams and travel cots that you can pick up at Copenhagen Airport. Without the burden of odd size luggage and long queues at baggage claim, you can focus on what matters – experiencing Wonderful Copenhagen with your family. Denmark is baby-friendly to a degree that you likely won’t find anywhere else. To both natives and tourists alike, the Copenhagen goes out of its way to accommodate and engage toddlers and young children, and we have gathered all the best that Copenhagen has to offer families with young children for you here.

 

 

the best guide to playgrounds in Copenhagen

 

copenhagen is home to perhaps the most creative playgrounds and parks you will ever find. Take a break from the sightseeing, buy yourselves a cup of coffee, sit back and relax on a bench while your kids have fun.

 

traffic playground. fælledparken, gunnar nu hansens plads 10, copenhagen ø

nature playground. valbyparken, hammelstrupvej 41, copenhagen sv

indoor playground. blegdamsremisen, blegdamsvej 132A, copenhagen ø

fælledpark tower playground. frederik v’s vej 4, copenhagen ø

skydebanehaven. absalonsgade 12, copenhagen v

ørstedspark Playgrounds. nørre farimagsgade 2, copenhagen k

 

 

the ultimate guide to copenhagen parks with room for play, fun and walks

 

fælledparken. edel sauntes allé, copenhagen ø

frederiksberg have. frederiksberg

superkilen park. stefansgade 30, copenhagen n

the king’s garden. surrounding rosenborg castle, øster voldgade 4A, copenhagen k

ørstedsparken. nørre farimagsgade 2, copenhagen k

amager beach park. amager strandvej 110, copenhagen s

kalvebod fælled. granatvej, kastrup

the deer park. dyrehaven, klampenborg

 

 

our guide to the best year-round activities for families

 

tycho brahe planetarium. You can experience the starry sky, galaxies and planets up close through exhibitions, go on 3D space trips, or learn through lectures on astronomy and space. Address: Gammel Kongevej 10, Copenhagen V

 

copenhagen zoo. The Copenhagen Zoo opened its gates in 1859 and has since grown to house over 3,000 animals. It has everything you’d expect from a zoo plus an array of special children’s events at any given time. Address: Roskildevej 32, Frederiksberg

 

the blue planet. Visit Denmark’s national aquarium, Den Blå Planet for a day full of fun. It is only one stop away from the airport on the metro, so it is also a good option if you have some time to fill before your flight home. The staff is friendly and always ready to help, and the exhibitions will teach the little ones all about life under water. Address: Jacob Fortlingsvej 1, Kastrup

 

tivoli. The Tivoli Gardens is a Copenhagen icon and one of the world’s oldest amusement parks. They are open all summer long from March to September, for Halloween from mid-October to start-November, for Christmas from mid-November to the 31st of December and for Winter at Tivoli in February. Even the little ones who are too small for the rides will love Tivoli. There are lawns for relaxing, a variety of restaurants and candy shops, playground areas, and if you’re lucky you might even come across a free-roaming peacock. Address: Vesterbrogade 3, Copenhagen V

 

louisiana museum. The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art is worth the train ride outside of Copenhagen to the beautiful area of Humlebæk. The architecture, grounds, and exhibitions themselves are each uniquely spectacular, and there is an entire 3-story wing devoted to children offering daily workshops, where children ages 4-16 can paint, draw and sculpt with art educators. Address: Gammel Strandvej 13, Humlebæk

 

eksperimentarium. The Experimentarium is an interactive science and technology center for kids and families, and is located only 10 minutes outside the center of Copenhagen. The museum boasts 16 exhibitions for the ultimate hands-on learning experience. Some highlights include a “bubbelarium,” an interactive film theater, the labyrinth of light, and the tunnel of senses. Address: Tuborg Havnevej 7, Hellerup

 

the open-air museum. Frilandsmuseet north of Copenhagen is one of the oldest and biggest open-air museums in the world. Covering 86 acres of land, the museum houses more than 50 farms, mills and houses from the period 1650-1940. The buildings were re-errected with gardens and surrounding landscapes that give the visitors a unique look into Danish life in the country through time. Address: Kongevejen 100, Kongens Lyngby