Trolls, thieves and Tinker Bell

Children’s Half-Term A week off school might seem like a long time, but if you don’t have plans to go skiing, you might as well use the opportunity to see some of the city and spend a playful or cultural moment with your children.

Various locations in Greater Copenhagen; starts Friday, ends Feb 19


Lego World 2012 Lego opens its doors to what it calls ‘the world’s most fun playground’. The annual event is usually popular, so get your tickets quick.
Bella Center, Center Boulevard 5, Cph S

Starts Thu (16 Feb), ends 19 Feb, open 10:00-17:00

Tickets 140kr, under-3s free adm


Disney on Ice Meet Tinker Bell, the Little Mermaid, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, Cinderella and more. The skaters come from all over the world to create the enchanting feeling we know from the fairytales in their beautiful costumes.
Forum Copenhagen, Julius Thomsens Plads 1, Frederiksberg

Wed & Thu, 11:00, 15:00, & 19:00

Tickets 185-345kr,


Superhero action show If your kids are fascinated by superhero cartoons, this might be the event to attend. A wide range of the biggest and most notorious superheroes and villains meet in a tremendous action-packed show to fight between good and evil.

Tøjhusmuseet (Ammunitions Museum), Tøjhusgade 3, Cph K

Starts Mon, ends 18 Feb, shows at 11:00 and 13:00

Tickets 75kr, under-3s free adm,, ages 4-18


Egyptian workshop Children can play pharaohs and queens at this workshop with the possibility to make crowns, sceptres, necklaces and magical amulets. You can also bring your teddy bear or doll and get it transformed into a mummy – but don’t worry it won’t break – or write your name in hieroglyphs. Afterwards you can participate in a contest if you go to the exhibition ‘I pyramidernes skygge’ where you have to solve a number of riddles. Find more info at the work shop where the assignment sheets are handed out.

Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Dantes Plads 7, Cph V

Starts Sat, ends 19 Feb (closed Mon), open 11:00-16:00

Tickets: over-18s 75kr, under-18s free adm, free on Sun


Catch a thief or become a criminal child Become a police investigator or a criminal child and get a better insight into the world of policing. A thief has broken into the museum so you need to keep your eyes and ears open and help to catch him. Learn different investigation methods to catch the right thief. Or you can become a criminal child. Get your own mug shot, arrest chart and fingerprints taken – all of which you can bring home with you to make your parents proud.

Politimuseet, Fælledvej 20, Cph N

Daily shows from Mon, ends 17 Feb, see for details 

Adults 35kr, kids 10kr, ages 5-18


Bloody holiday Do you look like a pig or another animal on the inside? This is a question Experimentarium asks when they examine the human body whilst cutting up dead animals. So if you’re thick-skinned enough you’ll learn about the body and the inner organs.

Experimentarium, Tuborg Havnevej 7, Hellerup

Starts 13 feb, ends 26 Feb, open Mon-Fri 09:30-17:00 (Tue until 21:00), Sat-Sun 11:00-17:00

Tickets: over-12s 160kr, under-12s 105kr, under-2s free adm

3927 3333;


Go on a troll-tour Encounter beautiful elfine  girls, cranky wizards and helpful characters from all over Danish folklore. Did you know that Danish werewolves ate cattle and horses and that the mermaids weren’t half fish but half seal? On this special walk through the park you will get to learn more about trolls, and other tales from Danish folklore. The walk lasts for about an hour and 15 minutes – meet in front of the entrance to Østre Anlag at the corner of Oslo Plads and Stockholmsgade.

Østre Anlæg, Stockholmsgade 24, Cph Ø

Starts Sun, ends 18 Feb, 14:00; tickets 60kr

Talk in Danish; ages 8-18

Bicycle-artist show Experience the amazing bicycle artist from Cirkus Dannebrog, Jimmy Enoch, in this tremendous performance. He is known for his abilities on bikes with two or only one wheel. Afterwards children aged eight to 18 also get the chance to try their hands on the one-wheeled bike, but you have to sign up beforehand.

Cirkusmuseet i Hvidovre, Hovedporten 6, Hvidovre

Starts Mon, ends 17 Feb, daily at 11:00; tickets: over-18s 50kr

cirkusbyen@hvidovre.dk3649 0030

Ages 4-18

Learn to ride a unicycle One of the world’s best bike-artists, Jimmy Enoch, will teach you how to ride a unicycle. It doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner or already know a bit of one-wheeling because this workshop will both provide cool tricks for the trained ones as well as inspiration to get started. The workshop takes place after Jimmy Enoch’s Show and is included in the ticket price, but you need to reserve a spot quickly as there’s limited space.

Cirkusmuseet i Hvidovre

Starts Mon, ends 17 Feb, daily at 11:30

Tickets: sign up at; 3649 0030

Ages 8-18

Make your own music Are your kids always drumming with their fingers or making sounds? Then take them to Kulturstationen for a day of fun for the kids. Make sure they attend in full voice as they will be able to make their very own music with Überlyd Duo. After you have made it, you can download your track online and post it on to Facebook for all your friends to see and listen to.

Kulturstationen Vanløse, Frode Jakobsens Plads 4, 1, Vanløse

Tue 14:00-16:00

Free adm; sign up at or 3877 3300

Ages 9-14