Frequently asked questions
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Age limits and safety
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.
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. This does not apply to those accompanied by children.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
Lifts and toilets
Lifts service all floors of the building, and toilets accessible for people with disabilities are also located on all four floors.
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.
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.
One certified accompanying person will be given free entry when accompanying a person with disability.
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.