Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

Here you will find the answers to frequently asked questions. Do you miss any question? Send a mail to info@tomtit.se

Opening hours

We are open

Weekdays: 10.00-17.00 Weekends 10.00-18.00

We are open

Weekdays: 10.00-17.00 Weekends 10.00-18.00

Weekdays: 10:00 - 17:00
Weekends: 10:00 - 18:00

How long should a visit last?

Tom Tits Experiment is a large facility with many experiments. You can explore and try the experiments in any order. This gives flexibility: you can choose to make a short visit of an hour or so, or spend the whole day with us. It’s completely up to you.

Prices

What does it cost?

Low season: Adults 190 SEK, Children 3-15 150 SEK, Children 0-2 Free

What does it cost?

Low season: Adults 190 SEK, Children 3-15 150 SEK, Children 0-2 Free

Adults          

SEK 190 in low season, 1 Sep-31 May
SEK 225 in high season, 1 Jun-31 Aug 

Children aged 3-15 years

SEK 150 in low season, 1 Sep-31 May
SEK 175 in high season, 1 Jun-31 Aug 
Only children older than 12 years may visit without an accompanying adult (older than 18 years).

Children under the age of 2 years

Free of charge

Students (with valid student ID)     

SEK 170 in low season, 1 Sep-31 May
SEK 200 in high season, 1 Jun-31 Aug

Seniors    

SEK 170 in low season, 1 Sep-31 May
SEK 200 in high season, 1 Jun-31 Aug

Prepurchased tickets

Simplify your visit by prepurchasing tickets.

Group visits

Groups of 15 people or more receive a 10% discount on the price.

Find us

Our adress is:

Storgatan 33, Sodertalje

Our adress is:

Storgatan 33, Sodertalje

Commuter trains

Commuter trains from Stockholm Central to Södertälje Centrum run approximately every 15 minutes.
It is then approximately 10 minutes’ walk from the station, on pedestrian-only streets through Södertälje centre. Two buses run from the train station and stop very close to Tom Tits Experiment. Bus 754 is a very convenient line: the “Centrifugen” bus stop is right beside our building. See sl.se for timetables.

Intercity trains

Intercity trains stop at Södertälje Syd station. Buses run from the train station to the “Centrifugen” bus stop, right beside our building. The journey takes about 25 minutes. See sl.se for information about buses. 

By bus from Stockholm

It is easy to reach Södertälje centre by bus. Several lines leave from the Liljeholmen metro station. More information about bus times is available from  the SL website or telephone (in Sweden) 08-600 1000. 

By car

Our address is Storgatan 33, Södertälje.

Brown information signs guide cars from all motorway exits to Tom Tits Experiment. Follow these signs to find us easily.

Parking

Parking is available on Nedre Villagatan close to Tom Tits Experiment. Parking on Forskargatan is open for our visitors on Saturday and Sunday. 

GPS coordinates

Latitude: 59.1998
Longitude: 17.6244

Eat

Time for food?

We have a café and a big lunch buffet in the restaurant

Time for food?

We have a café and a big lunch buffet in the restaurant

Café

Monday - friday 10:00-16:00
Weekends 10:00-17:00

Restaurant

Monday – Friday: 10:45-14:30
Weekends: 10:45-15:30

Adult SEK 125
Children (2-12 years) SEK 75
Soup of the day SEK 75
Pancakes SEK 70  
Picknickbox SEK 110

Can I just come in and eat lunch or visit the café?

Indeed - we serve a lunch buffet in the restaurant, and soup and salads, etc., in the café every day. You are welcome to visit the café or restaurant without paying the entry fee. Tell the personnel at the entry desk that you are just visiting the restaurant or café. 

Is it possible to eat food you bring with you?

Yes, we have a special room for eating known as “Pelarsalen” on the first floor. In the summer, you are welcome to eat on the park lawns.

Schools

School trip?

Explore Tom Tits Experiment

School trip?

Explore Tom Tits Experiment

Pupils: 

SEK 65 in low season 1/9-30/4
SEK 120 in high season 1/5-31/8

Teachers: 

Free of charge 

These prices apply only to visits booked in advance.

Can preschool children enjoy Tom Tits Experiment?

Yes, indeed! Small children will find much to investigate and discover. Groups must be booked in advance, and we have a special offer for school groups booked in advance. You should, however, read the information under the heading “Child safety”.

Child friendly

Can i bring my pram?

You can bring your pram or leave it on the pram parking

Can i bring my pram?

You can bring your pram or leave it on the pram parking

Child safety

Our park has not been designed to be a licensed play park. Children run around both indoors and outdoors and have fun. Make sure that you do not leave them unattended. Be careful in staircases and other places where there is a risk of stumbling. There are several ponds full of water in the park - please hold young children by the hand.

For what ages is Tom Tits Experiment suitable?

There is lots to see and do here for all ages, from 2 to 102. Really young children can try many experiments that have been built at a suitable height. Most activities can be enjoyed by both children and adults. You should, however, read the information under the heading “Child safety”.

Is it possible to take a pram around Tom Tits Experiment?

It’s possible to navigate our premises with a pram. All the floors are serviced by lifts, and the park has several ramps. Special parking for prams has been set up on the first and third floors.

Saftey

Can I ride this?

Check the saftey limits for the attractions

Can I ride this?

Check the saftey limits for the attractions

You must be older than 12 years to visit without an accompanying adult (older than 18 years).
Nearly all of our experiments work for everyone, regardless of age. However, safety considerations mean that we have set age and height limits for some of them.

Slide

Age limit: 6 years is recommended.

Comments: pregnant women, and people with heart problems or other physical disabilities should not take the ride.

Space Ball

Height restrictions: 155-190 cm. 
Comments: pregnant women, and people with heart problems or other physical disabilities should not take the ride.

Freefall

Minimum height: 110 cm
Comments: pregnant women, and people with heart problems or other physical disabilities should not take the ride.

The Centrifuge

Minimum age: 8 years. 
Comments: pregnant women, and people with heart problems or other physical disabilities should not take the ride.

Robocoaster

Minimum age: 8 years. Minimum height: 120 cm for levels 1 & 2. Minimum height: 140 cm for levels 3, 4 & 5. Maximum weight: 90 kg.<
Comments: pregnant women, and people with heart problems or other physical disabilities should not take the ride.

Disabilities

Parking?

Two parking places for cars with a permit for disabled parking are located next to the main entrance

Parking?

Two parking places for cars with a permit for disabled parking are located next to the main entrance

People with disabilities

Two parking places for cars with a permit for disabled parking are located next to the main entrance at Storgatan 33. They are not wide enough to allow a side ramp to be used. All floors of the building are serviced by lifts.
Toilets accessible for people with disabilities are also present on all four floors.
Tom Tits Experiment intends that everyone is to have the opportunity to investigate, discover and have fun with everything here. We work unceasingly to make Tom Tits Experiment as accessible as possible for people with disabilities. Visitors with certain physical disabilities cannot participate fully in all activities, but we hope that visitors experience accessibility here as high. Most experiments can be performed by people with short reach, and there is much to experience with all of the senses, such as touch, smell and hearing.
The park has several ramps.
Certified accompanying person will be given free entry when accompanying a person with disability.

Good to know

Can i put my bag in a locker?

We have storage lockers and toilets on every floor

Can i put my bag in a locker?

We have storage lockers and toilets on every floor

Can I just come in and visit the shop?

Indeed - entry is free of charge for those who only visit the shop. Tell the personnel at the entry desk that you are just visiting the shop. 

Do you have storage lockers?

Yes - these are located on the first floor. Buy your token for the lockers in the entrance hall, it costs 5 sek.

Lifts and toilets

Lifts service all floors of the building, and toilets accessible for people with disabilities are also located on all four floors.

Smoking

Tom Tits is a smoking free area. 

Parking

The closest parking places are located here.
There are two parking spots for cars with a permit for disabled parking. These are located next to the main entrance by the red plank fence at Storgatan 33. They are not wide enough to allow a side ramp to be used.

Tom Tits Experiment

Where does the name come from?

The story begins in France...

Where does the name come from?

The story begins in France...

What does the name mean - Tom Tits Experiment?

Tom Tit is an imaginary figure who carried out scientific experiments in the French magazine “l'Illustration” and several books published at the end of the 19th century.