ARKEN for families

ARKEN for families


At ARKEN there are lots of opportunities for children and their parents.


The Children’s Room

In the Children’s Room children and accompanying adults can play with the themes of the exhibition.




Exploring the Collection

With ARKEN’s new detail postcards, children and accompanying adults can explore the Collection. Find the work that the detail came from and learn new things about the art. The postcards are free and can be obtained from the ticket sales desk.


Sundays for children

On the first Sunday of every month there are special activities for children between the hours of 11 and 16. An Education Officer will talk with the children about works in the exhibition. These activities are free for visitors to the museum.


Albert and the architecture

In collaboration with the children’s author Tea Bendix and the publishing house CARLSEN, ARKEN put out an activity book about ARKEN’s architecture for children aged 4-7 years.


Holiday workshops

During school holidays ARKEN arranges workshops, concerts etc. for children and young people.


The beach

In the summertime you may conclude your visit with going to the beach. The rest of the year offers amany opportunities to explore the varied animal life of the beach park in the area around the museum.




Dressing table

There are dressing tables in the basement.

Prams and Strollers

The entire museum is accessible to prams and strollers.

The museum also has a number of strollers and baby slings on hand for the convenience of visitors.

Prams and pushchairs are not allowed in the exhibitions area.

Food and Drinks

You are not allowed to enjoy your own food and drinks at the museum.

ARKEN café offers delicious menus, also for children.

DK-2635 Ishøj
Tel: (+45) 43 54 02 22
Skovvej 100
Opening hours
Tuesday-Sunday: 10-17
Wednesday: 10-21
Monday: Closed
Admission fees
Adults: 95 kr.
Groups (min. 10): 80 kr.
Pensioniers: 95 kr.
Students: 75 kr.
Children under 18: Free