A Kids Guide to Copenhagen

Our 5 favourite destinations for exploring Copenhagen with kids.

With its captivating blend of historic architecture, green spaces and child-friendly experiences, Copenhagen offers endless adventures for little explorers. In this curated guide to our beloved hometown, we handpicked 5 quintessential destinations for families.

Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a long-standing resident, we hope this guide will ignite new adventures and forge lasting memories for both children and parents.

Bette Café — Carlsberg Byen

At Bette Café in Carlsberg Byen, parents can enjoy a glass of natural wine or a cup of coffee as their little ones play in a calm, beautiful environment. Thoughtfully designed to cater to the needs of both kids and parents, the inclusive concept presents a community where visitors can enjoy beautiful aesthetics and organic, homemade food, along with all the comforts of kids' amenities. Bette Café offers events and workshops for expecting mothers and families, meaning that everyone is welcome within its walls.


Marionet Teatret

The Marionette Theatre is a free, children's open-air theatre located in Kongens Have, a statuesque green space in the heart of Copenhagen. During the months of June and July, the theatre hosts charming and immersive performances designed to stretch the imaginations of little ones. Following the show, families can relax on the lush lawns, visit Rosenborg Castle or explore the park's playgrounds. When planning a visit, please bear in mind that performances are only offered in Danish.



Founded in 1843, Tivoli is an enchanting amusement park situated in the city's centre. Overflowing with old-world charm and history, the park is renowned for having inspired Walt Disney to create his own theme park, Disneyworld. Catering to young and old souls alike, the park is home to an assortment of rides, restaurants, open-air attractions, gardens and pavilions. Over the years, Tivoli has continued to captivate and enchant guests of all ages, making it a beloved destination for both locals and tourists.


Frederiksberg Gardens

Situated in the idyllic Frederiksberg neighbourhood, the gardens are home to the historic, baroque Frederiksberg Castle and border the Copenhagen Zoo and Søndermarken. Lush and green, the park's vast landscape is dotted by a series of charming bridges, lakes, manicured lawns and romantic woodlands. On sunny days, park visitors drift lazily through the canals in rowboats, admiring the scenery. Gather your little ones and pack a picnic to enjoy an afternoon at this picturesque park.


A green oasis within city boundaries, BaneGaarden has emerged as a pioneering cultural and ecological destination. The concept is home to more than 1.5 hectares of nature and various eateries, including a bakery and pizza restaurant, a street food market, and a restaurant located inside a greenhouse. Kids will love exploring the property's renovated barn buildings, visiting its playground and participating in programs to learn more about sustainable living.