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Post & Tele Museum

Address: Kobmagergade 37, Copenhagen 1150, Denmark (Indre By)
Phone Number: +45-33410900
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Ranked #17 of 211 Attractions in Copenhagen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Museums
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Post & Tele Museum is Denmark's national museum of post and telecommunications. Situated in the...
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Attraction details
Type: History Museums, Museums
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Owner description: 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The Round Tower had queues and only half open, so when we stumbled across this attraction, we went in to get warm, have a hot drink and go the loo, but we stayed over an hour and could've spent longer, learning about the Danish post, telephone,radio and communications from inception to present day. The shop was particularly well done and... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This is a really nice place to take a coffee and relax while watching the main street of the city. The crowd is mainly elderly people ( alot of groups of grandmas drinking their tea) and families. But I think it is worth visiting!

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Lugano, Switzerland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

... then you can visit this museum. Anyway it may be a bit boring and lots of things are not in English. With CPH card you have free entry.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

been there during culture night and we have so much fun in the museum. there a lot of things to see especially all those old telephones, stamps and much more.

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Niva, Denmark
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Interesting displays of postal artifacts, don't miss the cafe on the top floor, owerlooking the roofs of Copenhagen, accessible without paying admission.

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Hove, UK
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We spent a great couple of hours around this attraction. It was free to get in and the exhibitions were really interesting. We thought it would only occupy us for half an hour but there is loads to see and it was great! It was very busy with families but there is plenty of room for everyone to explore at... More 

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Budapest
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23 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

It is located in downtown, easy to access from Kongens Nytorv station. It is great fun for any age, but also for kids. You can try old phones, as well as a phone center, there are instructions how to do it. It is interactive, you can try many thing. You should calculate to spend at least one hour, however the... More 

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cardiff
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I am interested in snail mail, being an avid letter writer and postcard collector, so really wanted to see this museum although hubby wasn't as interested. There is lots of info here, lots of history on postal service and the history of radio and telephones. Very informative! When we were there it was full of families though, with lots of... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We went here since DH is always interested in communication places. the museum was bright, very informative, lots of explanations in English. It was a very enjoyable afternoon. We also came here to visit the restaurant on top.

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Rehovot, Israel
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Very nice and informative museum. Free entry and good collection. Located in the city center and easy to find. Very recommended.

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