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Christmas Fun at Curiosum

Spend your Christmas break with us. We are open between December 27-30 and January 2-7 at 10-17 . Experiment, program Christmas robots, craft, build and join us on breathtaking and sometimes interactive adventures in our dome theater! For all ages!

Autumn Break Films and Planetarium Shows in the Dome Theater

Join us on breathtaking cinematic adventures into space and other worlds in our dome theater.

See current program and pre-book your tickets here:
Program and booking page


Lab and Create

  • Program our Christmas robots to deliver Christmas presents
  • Become a detective and solve the powder mystery
  • Do Christmas crafts in different materials
  • Help us decorate Curiosum for Christmas break. Create snowflakes in paper or with 4DFrame. Hang them on our display wall or in our Christmas tree. Fold and an origami Christmas tree and bring it home with you!

Activities in Our Open Environments

  • Build and construct
    with your imagination and building blocks in different shapes ! How high can you build? What happens when you put a big block on top of a small? 

  • Stop motion
    Create movies using our theme boxes: The crazy experiment?, What's going on in Space? and Talk with the forest animals.

  • Explore planet Earth, our amazing home in the Universe!
    Sense earth's mountain ranges! What rocks and minerals glow in the dark? How do humans affect our planet and its climate? Who is dependent on whom in the forest?

  • Program a Beebot
    Easy programming of a cute robot. Get Bibot to visit different places on a large Umeå map. For all ages.

  • Play games and solve brain teasers
    Take your time to figure out a brain teaser, or challenge someone in a game. We have old classics as well as new challenges.

We are open 10-17 daily at the Christmas break (except 31/12-1/1)

Curiosum is for curious people of all ages. Children who want to come to Curiosum on their own, without an accompanying adult, should be at least 10 years old.

NOTE: 30% discount on admission applies after 3.30pm.
Information about opening hours and prices


Opening hours and prices

Christmas Break Films - read more

Planetarium Show

Join us on an exciting and interactive space adventure and Influence where we go (from 5 years).

VAST - A Cosmic Journey through Space and Time

Join us on a space journey from to the beginning of Big Bang to our solar system today (from 7 years).

The Hot and Energetic Universe

Join an energetic journey in the Universe among stars, supernovae, galaxies and black holes (from 13 years).

From Earth to the Universe

Travel through time and space. Experience the starry sky and distant galaxies (from 10 years).

Making Magic

In the magical world of visual effects, anything can happen, Experience how effects are created (from 7 years)

Phantom of the Universe

Join physicists and astronomers in the search for dark matter (from 13 years).

We are Stars

Experience a fantastic journey through the Universe from the Big Bang to today's Universe. (from 5 years).

The Sun - Our Living Star

Discover the secrets of our star and experience the Sun’s violent surface (from 10 years).

Lucia, the secret of shooting stars

Join a polar bear, penguin and hummingbird to explore the secret of shooting stars (from 5 years).

Expedition Reef

Dive into the ocean, among breathtakingly beautiful coral reefs in the movie Expedition Reef (from 10 years).

Latest update: 2023-10-31