Summer activities

The museums and attractions in Copenhagen and surroundings boast with great summer activities. You don't have to go inside to get at bite of the cultural life.
Monday, June 15, 2015

Temporary, contemporary architecture
Gl Holtegaard / until 18 October 2015
Over the course of three years, a total of three temporary pavilions will be created in the Baroque gardens at art museum Gl Holtegaard. The Orangery, which is the first of the new pavilions to enter the garden, links the Baroque era to our current day in the form of a strong, artistic work that presents itself as a unified whole. You can enjoy summertime walking through the beautiful baroque garden and exploring this new reinterpreted orangery.

Become recruits
Mosede Fort / during summer + 12 July, 26 July, 9 August and 23 August 2015
Every day during summer children can buy their own soldiers books and soldiers caps and become soldiers at Mosede Fort. As a new recruit you can walk around the fort's green space and solve tasks and puzzles in order to prove that you can become a real soldier ready for battle. 12 July, 26 July, 9 August and 23 August children as well as adults can join the soldiers’ athletics exercises, and find out how the Danish soldiers kept themselves fit to fight during the Great War. Try out your strength against the activities when the coast gunners from the fort guide the visitors through e.g. hand grenade exercises and tug-of-war.

New Friday bar
Visit Carlsberg / Every Friday in July at 4-9 pm
When the afternoon sun is high Visit Carlsberg transform their cozy courtyard into a Friday bar with DJ, barbeque, lots of cold beer in an international setting. If you want to learn more about Carlsberg the exhibition is exclusively open and free of charge. You can take the free shuttle bus from inner Copenhagen – Vesterbrogade 6 by Royal Hotel.

Experimentarium City smells fishy
Experimentarium City / 27 June – 30 August 2015
Clap a crab, meet a cod and play with water all summer long at Experimentarium City. Outside in front of Experimentarium you can build sand castles, experiment with water tubes and look inside a cod or a squid when the expert dissects the slippery animals. If you go inside Experimentarium, you can explore the special exhibition THE BRAIN which offers visitors a wide range of activities that will pull your brain out of familiar routines, shake it up, surprise it and challenge it to a vigorous mental workout.

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Anne-Sofie Stampe