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Activities in Grenland for children

DuVerden Maritime Museum + Science Centre, PORSGRUNN

A vibrant venue with activities for young and old. The centre has created a link between the area´s rich maritime history and future-oriented education as well as industrial development.  

Badeland water park - Skien fritidspark

In Badeland water park in Skien fritidspark it's fun in the water for all the family, open 363 days a year! Thousands of square metres in which to splash around, and six different pools! 106 m slide, big waves, diving platform and climbing wall with water to land in! 

Outdoor climbing park - Skien leisure park

High up in the trees in the outdoor climbing park in Skien leisure park. The climbing park is one of Norway´s largest outdoor facilities with 84 different climbing routes spread over seven circuits, plus a dedicated kids´ circuit for the littles ones.

Henrik Ibsen Museum, Skien 

At the museum is a fun dress-up-as room and you can play puppet show with puppets. In the garden you can play with the skittle alley. Entrance fee. 

Eventyrfabrikken, Skien 

 Scandinavia´s largest indoor play land. With thousands of square meters filled with mazes, tunnels, trampolines and slides. These are just some of all jests they offer. Designed for children aged 1 -13. 

Water Park, Quality Hotel Skjærgården, Langesund 

The waterpark is very popular for families with little children. Outdoor pool with underwater currents and a view straight out to sea. Inside you will find three whirlpools, a waterfall, a giant mushroom with its own waterfall, several jets and a large water slide. Private shoreline, and there is even a wave ball.

Telemark Canal mini-cruise, Skien

Take a 45 min trip on one of the canal boats between Skien and Løveid Lock or vise verca, and experience the 10 m rise in the lock chambers at Løveid Lock in Skien.

Herkules 5D cinema, Skien
5D Cinema is a simulator. You watch 3D movies, while seats move and real effects like water splashes, air, etc. take you into the movie and make you feel completely different from a movie theater. The films have a duration of three to eight minutes. 

Drop-in and the price is 50 NOK. 5D Cinema is suitable for everyone, regardless of age, so fun for the whole family.

Ice cream in Brevik
In 1971 Diplom-Is opened they factory in Brevik and produced ice-cream until 2014. It´s therefore not so strange that you find all these ice-cream shops here. Enjoy an ice-cream in Brevik you too






The late summer is full of activity for young and old. You can safely leave the autumn holiday here to Skien, Porsgrunn or Langesund? Stay at one of our hotels and take advantage of our attractions and activities.

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Here is an overview of the bathing places in Bamble municipality.
To find all of the places, please ...

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Here is an overview of the bathing places in Porsgrunn municipality

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Here is an overview of the bathing places in Siljan municipality

Here is an overview of the bathing places in Skien municipality

" Blidebarn" - 4 family activities in a row!
"Blidebarn" is a collaboration between four family act...

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Nice situated bathing place with a big sandbeach and rare rock-face by the Eidangerfiord 9 km from P...

The climbing park is an large outdoor climbing park for people of all ages. It is located in Skien f...

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In the north of Sandøya. Large grassed areas, fine sandy beaches and smooth sloping rocks.
WC, kios...

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The water here comes from the river, but get a good temperature in the summer. This is also a tennis...

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The childrens favorite place to visit, lots of activities.

Beautiful sandy beach at the south end of Norsjø lake by Gåsodden camp site.

Child-friendly sandy ...

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Lovely sandy beach close to the centre of Heistad. WC.
Shop and kiosk approx. 500 m away.

Herkules 5D Cinema is an incredible and exciting experience.

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Løveid Gjestgiveri and visit farm is located in the old lock master dwelling at Løveid in Skien. Caf...

This is a very nice island to visit in summer. Ferries from Brevik to the island. Nice bathing place...

Small, pleasant, child-friendly bathing place with sandy bottom and smooth sloping rocks. WCs.

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Excellent child-friendly sandy beach with very gradual sloping bottom.
Large grassed area. Diving p...

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Child-friendly bathing place by the Eidanger fjord with sandy beach, smooth sloping rocks and grasse...

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Skien leisure park is a fantastic facility park with activities for children and adults of all ages!

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Bathing place with sandy beach and grassed area.
WC and barbecues. Car park approx. 300 m away.


Great adventures for children!

Fun in the water , © Quality Hotel& Resort Skjærgården

The waterpark in Langesund is directly connected to the Quality Hotel Skjærgården and provides a swi...

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Little bathing place situated at Øya in Brevik.
Prepared for functionally disabled.

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