Family Fun in Aalborg

Aalborg is the perfect place for bringing the family together. While having fun together, you can discover the various possibilities of entertainment, challenges and learning. Aalborg is a city of opportunities, so whether you like speed and action, tranquility, ancient history or modern art, you will find inspiration for exciting activities in Aalborg on this page...

 

Family fun in Aalborg

When you and your family come to visit Aalborg, a trip to Aalborg Zoo is a must. Here, you will find animals from all parts of the world in beautiful green surroundings. At Springeren – Maritime Experience Center you can experience a submarine, and at Aalborg defence and Garrison Museum you will find exciting experiences for children of all ages. Kunsten – Museum of Modern Art offers KunstLab (ArtLab) for children, and at the Viking museum at Lindholm Høje, you can find out how the Vikings lived. If you feel like seeing things from a different view, Aalborgtårnet is the place to go.

Aalborg Zoo

Aalborg Zoo

Aalborg Zoo is the most popular attraction of Aalborg. Here you'll get the chance to meet around 1,600 animals in lovely green surroundings. Here you can see happy animals from all over the world in the wonderful gardens.

Kunsten - Water Pavilion

Kunsten - Museum of Modern Art for everyone

Kunsten - Museum of Modern Art is for everyone - including children and teens. Kunsten offers children Art Suitcases, Art Expeditions, and Art Hunts, making a trip to Kunsten a fun activity for the entire family.

Aalborg Zoo

Top ten attractions in Aalborg

Check out the list of the most popular attractions in Aalborg...

Activities for the Children

Whether you like action and fun or you prefer a quiet place, you will find the activities in Aalborg that match with your wishes. On this page, we have gathered a variety of experiences to choose from, so you are guaranteed to find the perfect excperience for you and your family. 

Aalborg Defence and Garrison Museum

When Granddad was a Soldier

A visit at 'Springeren -Maritime Experience Centre' and the Aalborg Defence and Garrison Museum is perfect for an exciting day for all children who like submarines, tanks, aircraft and ships.

The museum is named ‘Springeren’ after the main attraction, ‘Springeren’ the submarine.

The submarine is docked so that you can climb on board, be the submarine commander and feel the narrow space and how it is sail under the water.

Aalborg tower

Aalborg Tower - the Perfect Overview

If you are hungry you should try to have your lunch served in a round restaurant in the top of a tower – the Aalborg Tower – which is on the highest spot in Aalborg.

The tower bistro is raised 105 meters above the sea, and the tower itself is 55 meters high. This gives an incredible panorama view in clear weather, where you can see the west coast and Kattegat.

Aalborg Harbor Bath

Aalborg Harbor Bath - Go for a swim!

During the summer, you can take a swim at Aalborg Harbor Bath.

Activities in Aalborg

Activities in Aalborg

Aalborg is filled with so many experiences. Whether you like action related activities or prefer tranquility and quiet strolls, Aalborg offers you exactly the experience you wish for.

Vestre Fjordpark

Vestre Fjordpark - a summer paradise

Vestre Fjordpark has undergone a massive transformation, and today, the 165,000 square meter area is a summer paradise for everybody who likes water, nature and aquatics. 

Aalborg for people who is crazy about water

For children and adults that love water

Aalborg is heaven to all daredevils and people who loves water – or adults who just want to enjoy the hot water and wellness facilities. In Svømmeland, Gigantium Svømmhal and Haraldslund Swimming and Cultural Centre you can slide down the big slides, dive from the springboard, bring your children to the family area and spoil yourself with a visit in the wellness area with spa, sauna and baby lounge. See the list of swimming centres and waterworld...

The Past Lives in the Present

Do you like ancient history? Do you think it is exciting to learn about the Vikings and their lifestyle 1,000 years ago, when they named the city ‘Alabu’? Then you should visit Lindholm Høje – the biggest museum in the North with an original Viking burial site.

Perhaps you think it is more exciting to go underground watching skeletons peeking out of the ground in the ruins. As an alternative, you could take a walk in a beautiful park or go for a walk in a dungeon. In Aalborg, there are plenty of options…

Lindholm Høje - viking burial grounds

The Vikings at Lindholm Høje

How did they live in the Iron and Viking age in Aalborg? What did they eat and drink? How was the everyday life and the celebrations, and what was the religion? All this is presented at the original burial site at Lindholm Høje and the Lindholm Høje Museum.

The Franciscan Museum

The Franciscan Museum

The Franciscan museum is situated under one of the busy shopping streets in Aalborg, Algade. Go underground with an elevator to see the well-preserved medieval ruins of the Franciscans in Aalborg, established around 1250.

Aalborghus Castle

Good Old Aalborg

Are you curious to know how people lived hundreds of years ago? You will here find some ideas of interesting museums and ancient buildings to visit when strolling along the streets of Aalborg... 

Into the Wild

When nature calls out for you and your family you should go for a drive at the East Coast. The beach is soft and child-friendly, and it attracts many people all year round. Or how about a trip into the Danish wilderness? Lille Vildmose offers outstanding nature and wildlife surroundings, and at the centre you can get an introduction to the area and animal life.  You can try the eagle simulator or have a train ride in the bog. A trip along the Limfjord and a visit to Nibe, the charming, old market town and its marina is also worth a visit.

Lion cubs in Aalborg Zoo

Animals & Nature

If you love animals and nature, Aalborg is the city for you! In Aalborg you will find tons of activities for children families, where you can enjoy the fresh air together while you visit some of the animals or take a walk in one of the forests or city parks.  

Lille Vildmose visitor's centre

Lille Vildmose Visitor's Centre

In the middle of the Danish wilderness - Lille Vildmose - you will find the Lille Vildmose Visitor Center, that offers a variety of exciting indoor exhibitions, and outdoor, in the bog, you will sense the tranquility, the scent, the sounds of nature, the shift of seasons, the open spaces, and the flora and fauna of the bog.

Flowers in the parks of Aalborg

Parks and Green Areas

In Aalborg you find lots of green areas who invite you to take a run, bike ride or just enjoy a breath of fresh air...

 

Faarup Sommerland near Aalborg

Faarup Sommerland

There is lots of fun for the whole family when visiting Faarup Sommerland, one of Denmarks best amusement parks. 

EagleWorld

EagleWorld in Tuen

Experience eagles being fed & feel the whirr of wings at the EagleWorld in Tuen

Råbjerg Mile by Skagen in North Jutland

Råbjerg Mile

North Jutland has its own desert - Råbjerg Mile. Råbjerg Mile covers a 2km2 area and is Denmark’s largest drifting dune.

Nordsøen Oceanarium

Nordsøen Oceanarium

At the Northern Europe's biggest aquarium you can join an expedition with Skipper and his crew to the depth of the North Sea.