Norway for kids

Text: Anne Bloksgaard Nielsen Published 16.02.2022

We’ve listed a number of highlights below – remember that you’ll find lots of fantastic family activities at all of our destinations in Norway, so you can find more inspiration on each individual destination page here in our travel universe.

Activities with animals

  • The Aquarium – Go exploring below the surface of the sea (Bergen)
  • The Bear Park – Experience Norway’s largest animals up close (Norefjell)
  • Kristiansand Zoo - Adventures in the world of animals and books
  • The Reptile Park – Come face to face with the creepy crawlies – if you dare (Oslo)
  • Elgtun in Setesdal – Get up close to the moose, the king of the forest (Kristiansand)
  • Haugaland Zoo – See exotic animals from all over the world (Stavanger)
  • Risør Aquarium – Southern Norway’s only saltwater aquarium (Risør between Kristiansand and Oslo)
  • The Little Zoo – Norway’s largest rainforest (Gjerstad between Kristiansand and Oslo)

Adventure parks

Water parks

  • Western Norway Badeland – Water fun for all ages (Bergen)
  • Bø Sommerland – Visit Scandinavia’s largest water park (Bø)
  • Rjukanbadet – Enjoyable water park for the whole family (Rjukan)
  • Hovden Water Park & Spa – A mecca for water lovers of all ages


  • VILVITE – Fun activities in the name of science (Bergen)
  • Norwegian Oil Museum – Fun place to learn about the history and future of oil (Stavanger)
  • Vitenfabrikken – Test out science on your own body (Stavanger)
  • Norwegian Museum of Technology – Explore, play and learn in the museum of science and technology (Oslo)

Historical experiences

  • The Viking Planet – Experience the time of the Vikings with Virtual Reality (Oslo)
  • Njadarheimr – Travel back in time to a living Viking village (Voss + Flåm)
  • Telemarkstunet – Visit Telemark’s charming historical farmstead (Rauland)
  • Blåfarveværket and Cobalt mines – Explore art and history above and below ground (Norefjell)
  • Bryggen – Take an enchanting trip back in time in Bergen’s historic quarter (Bergen)
  • Jernaldergården (Iron Age Farm) – Go on an exciting journey into the past at this living museum (Stavanger)
  • Kristiansand Canon Museum – See the world’s second largest canons on land

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