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Post & Tele Museum

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Indre By (Inner City)
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Address: Koebmagergade 37, Copenhagen 1150, Denmark
Phone Number:
+45 33 41 09 00
10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No

Post & Tele Museum is Denmark's national museum of post and...

Post & Tele Museum is Denmark's national museum of post and telecommunications. Situated in the centre of Copenhagen the museum presents permanent and temporary exhibitions in 3,000 m2 of galleries. The permanent exhibition shows the enthralling history of communications since the establishment of the royal Danish postal service by King Christian the Fourth in 1624. During the summer months and weekends the museum offers a range of special family focused activities.

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Lovely museum to visit. Great fun for children and adult. Highly recommend to send you postcards there with their pretty stamps! (my friends just love them all)

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 August 2016
violet c
Hong Kong, China
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Here is what the web site tells you: On 6 January 2017 we struck for the first time opened the doors to our new Museum of Østerallé 1 Østerbro - right at the Triangle and Fælledparken. For we are still a museum. Are not we? Exhibitions and playground open until 2018. Until then we fill the house with interviews, hands-on... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Lovely museum to visit. Great fun for children and adult. Highly recommend to send you postcards there with their pretty stamps! (my friends just love them all)

Thank violet c
Patras, Greece
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

Closed...this museum i visite from outside via Stroget (famous walking street) 3 different days...All is closed...Under construction the area....

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Odense, Danmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Here you can expirience how it was to communicate before the internet and the smartphone. Losts of artifacts from the past. It is possible to try older equipment.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

The museum is ok but the cafe on the roof is amazing. They offer very nice dishes at reasonable prices. The view from the roof was really nice.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

there's not a lot to this museum, but it has a free play area upstairs where the kids can climb, slide and deliver mail. How fun is that? Plenty if you're a kid and it's raining cats and dogs outside!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

I visited in December. The museum is okay, but I think it is more kid orientated since they have a play area on the top floor and various activities for children. Overall, it was an okay visit for a solo traveler.

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California, United States
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

Every time we visit Copenhagen, this is our kids' no. 1 stop; the indoor playground and making stamps. The playground is still free and good fun for the younger ones (thus the two star rating). However, while making stamps used to be free, it now not only costs DKK50 per person to walk through a mandatory exhibition to get to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

The museum is very interesting, particularly if you are in to the history of post. However, three things make it really special: 1) Great location (Tired of shopping? Pop in for a break and a bit of culture), 2) A very good free play&learn -area for kids, 3) Their restaurant on top floor with an amazing view over the city.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015

Having worked for the same business in New Zealand in the 1960's, this museum was not to be missed! The exhibits range from the core early business; letter delivery, then to telegraph - morse code initially - and ending in the computer age with a display of printed circuit boards. There is a photo display showing activities ranging over quite... More 

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