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Address: Ostergade 16, Copenhagen 1100, Denmark
Phone Number: 45 3332 3131
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overpriced distraction

I'd been to Guinness World Record museums before so knew what to expect. Copenhagen's version is a little dated. Some of the information displayed is out of date (the tallest... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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Banbury, United Kingdom
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Banbury, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
67 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I'd been to Guinness World Record museums before so knew what to expect. Copenhagen's version is a little dated. Some of the information displayed is out of date (the tallest roller coaster listed inside is now only the 4th tallest, and was in fact overtaken within months of opening in 1997!) The displays are reasonably interesting, but you could find... More 

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Benalmadena, Spain
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23 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This museum is not spectacular but I have to say it appeared at the right moment and we did enjoy it. More for the younger kids as far as the interactive displays, but it was an hour well spent. The haunted part was fun too. We went as a family of four with two older children. Our 12-year-old enjoyed it... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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13 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

For a long time I wanted to visit this place. I had read many negative comments here about it, but still I wanted to create my own experience and opinion about it; and I have to say it didn't disappointed me as I was expecting after reading the other posts. The tour takes ca. 1 hour, and most of it... More 

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Oxford
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This museum needs some TLC, but is still worth visiting if your children are Guiness World Record fans. There is a separate exhibition area with some gruesome hands-on exhibits such as a lightning conductor chair and an electric chair that visitors can operate. A little odd, but will fill a good hour and a half with both exhibitions.

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Trondheim
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

Went here because we thought it would be fun. It turned out to be dingy, dated and depressing. Had the entrance fee been much, much cheaper I wouldn't have been so disappointed. But this museum is expensive! Visit the fantastic Glyptotek and the Designmuseum, just don't waste your time here.

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Winterthur, Switzerland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Back in the days, this small museum was maybe okay. Neither the presentation nor yet the records are up to date. The price even with the copenagen card is too high. If you think of adding the "mysterical something addition to your list, don't do it. It is even more worse and out dated then the museum itself. - No... More 

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Manama, Bahrain
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

It's a long walk of about twenty minutes from the City Hall. There is entry ticket for the museum however you can buy combination ticket with Ripley's believe it or not and H C Andersen museums. There are interesting things to know inside and you will need at least an hour to see all the items inside.

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Kristiansand, Norway
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Although some of the attractions/ activities were actually quite fun to particitie in, togheter with our children, the all over experience was dissapointing. The interior, exhibitions/ activities are for the most part old/ worn, and the museum much smaller than expected in terms of activities and size. You can easily walk through in an hour, without feeling you have misses... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

It isn't as good as the one I saw in Florida, but still, for a family it might be quite entertaining. A bit of a facelift to the signs next to every object, they are now faily hard to read even if your eyesight is good.

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Singapore
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We went with our toddler and 4 year old. What a waste of money! The exhibits looks old and information was not engaging. Rather than visiting this crap, I suggest to use the money to go to a cafe with free wi-if and do an online search while enjoying a coffee. That would be so much better.

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