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Address: Kystveien 2, Arendal 4841, Norway
Phone Number: +47 37 00 67 67
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11:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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A fun and educational experience for the whole family!In addition to our...

A fun and educational experience for the whole family!In addition to our exhibition area, we also have varying activities. In the weekends an holydays you can join us to a spectacular trip to the space in 3D, and much more. Se our website for the daily program.You find the Science Center at the quay in the center of Arendal. As well as a scienceshop, parking and a cafe with the possibility to sit outside and enjoy the beautiful oceanwiew.Welcome!

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Fun for everyone

This is fun for children of all ages. Active learning in inspiring surroundings. Explore science in a fun and safe way. I believe I would love to come here with the children in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 September 2016
Sanukmak555
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Tonsberg, Norway
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Tonsberg, Norway
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135 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

This is fun for children of all ages. Active learning in inspiring surroundings. Explore science in a fun and safe way. I believe I would love to come here with the children in my family. Walking distance from the harbour area Pollen or parking in the mountain halls across the road. Cost is no more than a movie ticket.

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EllenMyhre, Kundeansvarlig at Vitensenteret Sorlandet, responded to this review

Thank you for a wery nice rewiev. Take the children with you next time you visit us, i`m sure they will have a great time! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to spend half a day with family especially if you want to learn your self or the children about science. A lot of on hands experiments in a lot of varying subjects. Really fun for the whole family. Pay close attention to schedules for the live demos they do. This is something you don't want to miss.

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EllenMyhre, Kundeansvarlig at Vitensenteret Sorlandet, responded to this review

Hi! We are glad you had a good time at Vitensenteret Sørlandet. Welcome back! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

So much to see and do. Learning by doing. Take a 3D-tour to the outer space. Fun to see all the happy kids. Highly recommended.

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EllenMyhre, Kundeansvarlig at Vitensenteret Sorlandet, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for a very positive review! We are so glad both grandparents and grandchildren had a good time at Vitensenteret Sørlandet. Welcome back! More 

Stanghelle
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

A place packed with interesting and fun stuff - all attractions inside were interesting. We actually did not have time to explore everything. We had kids from 6 to 11, and all of them enjoyed themselves. The adults also ran from thing to thing, wanting to try everything. Great place, easy and instructive - friendly staff. Autumn 2016 there is... More 

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EllenMyhre, Resepsjonssjef at Vitensenteret Sorlandet, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you for a very positive review! We are so glad you had a good time at Vitensenteret Sørlandet. Welcome back! More 

Oslo, Norway
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

Perfect destination for kids when weather calls for indoor activities. All kinds of self-experiments, things to touch, to try, to climb or ride and to learn! Own lab-classes, where kids make their own slime! My boys had their slime for weeks after.... Suitable for all kids between 5 and 100!

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Vitensenteret, Kundeansvarlig at Vitensenteret Sorlandet, responded to this review

Hi! We are glad you had a nice day at Vitensenteret! We hope you visit us at another occasion! More 

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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48 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

A great place for big and small. Multiple themes and fascinating layout and exhibitions. Place might be rented for birthday parties i.e.

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Vitensenteret, Kundeansvarlig at Vitensenteret Sorlandet, responded to this review

We are very happy that you had an interesting time at Vitensenteret! And you are welcome to visit us again! More 

Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

We (2 families with children at the age of 3, 7 and 8) visited the center on a rainy day. It was instructive, educational and very entertaining. Loads of fun for all ages! Thank you for a perfect day in Arendal. It's a must see if you are visiting Arendal. 100 % recommendation!

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Vitensenteret, Kundeansvarlig at Vitensenteret Sorlandet, responded to this review

We appreciate your recommendation! Thank you and welcome back! More 

Arendal, Aust-Agder, Norway
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2014

Vitensenteret is my main recommendation for people who visit Arendal. This is an interactive science museum where you get to interact with all sorts of scientific experiments. I visited with my boyfriend and we both had a lot of fun, the kids who were there seemed to enjoy it too, so it's fun for both kids and adults. The different... More 

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Macclesfield
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2014

I am glad we took a colleague's recommendation to visit the Vitensenteret seriously. The boys had a great time and we ended up staying until nearly closing time. The displays were interactive and it was true to learning through fun. The enjoyment was unaffected by our lack of Norwegian; because the staff were welcoming and good with the kids. If... More 

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Vsor, Informasjonssjef at Vitensenteret Sorlandet, responded to this review

We are glad you had a great time! Welcome again! More 

Oslo, Norway
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126 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2013

We visited with our grandchild who is 4. He thoroughly enjoyed all the activities offered. Interesting for adults also. Exceptionally friendly staff.

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