3000 Copenhagen, Denmark
tel: 4922 2611
Located in what was once an iron foundry from the '60s, Denmark's Technical Museum charts developments in industry, science and technology over the past 200 years - with large-scale displays of aircrafts, motor vehicles, bicycles and steam trains that should fascinate young and old alike. The more than 30 airplanes on exhibit include one made by Danish inventor J.C. Ellehammer, who made what many believe to be the first European flight in 1906 - though this was never officially recorded as such.
The museum offers more than just old vehicles, however, and includes displays on other interesting inventions and appliances, including the "telegraphone", a predecessor to the tape recorder. The museum has disabled access as well as a cafe offering drinks and light snacks and souvenir shop. It is open from 10am until 5pm every day except Mondays all year round (excepting Christmas and New Year) and entry costs DKK65 for adults (DKK50 out of season), free for children. Please note: Visitors are advised to dress warmly out of summer months, as some of the halls are not heated.