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“Expected more” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Universeum

Universeum
Ranked #8 of 116 things to do in Gothenburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Hands-on children's science museum
Prague, Czech Republic
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80 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Expected more”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2014

The big jungle is nice, i loved the monkeys running near to the people, however, we needed to wait quite long to even see them. Fishes are good but I kind of expected more from the place. I enjoyed two hours there, but i would not pay for the ticket to go there again.

Visited November 2013
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Parma, Italy
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“Great for kids...”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2014

The museum is a mix of a planetarium, botanical habitat and science museum. If you have children, they will love it. If you don't, it is probably not worth your time as the museum is position towards children.
The entrance fee is quiet pricey, but it is free if you have the Gothenburg Card.

Visited August 2014
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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“Hours of fun to be had”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

You could easily spend 5-6 hours in Universeum and not get bored. It's a bit expensive (23 SEK, around £20) but free with the Gothenburg Card and actually totally worth the entry fee.

The aquarium and rainforest zoo are excellent, and there is even a sloth - we were lucky enough to see it move around and be fed.

The Explorer's Zone is perfect for kids (or big kids....) with lots of interactive and hands-on puzzles and experiments. I particularly enjoyed the virtual goalkeeper.

All in all a brilliant attraction, perfect for families and couples alike.

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Israel
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“Good science museum”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014

Interesting science museum with a nice number of interactive exhibits. Was a little crowded when we were there but the kids had fun anyway. Good rainy day location.

Visited August 2014
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Toronto
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“Like other habitat exhibits”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

This attraction is much like other exhibits in other large cities. I would like to have seen more of a focus on Swedish habitat, flora, fauna and wildlife.
The interactive area was well done.

Visited August 2014
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