Paris offers a range of activities for children, both indoors and outdoors. Amusement parks, museums, gardens. You just have to find them! Here is our top 8 activities to do in Paris with children.
1.The Menagerie, the zoo of the Jardin des Plantes
In the heart of the capital, this zoo is one of the oldest in the world. It was created in a former royal garden. Take the time to admire some endangered or no longer existing animals in the wild. An unforgettable walk for young and old alike.
Address: Place Valhubert, 75005 Paris
2. Asterix Park
Everybody knows the famous comic book characters Asterix and Obelix. In Paris, there is even an amusement park dedicated to them. A real discovery of the universe of the Gauls awaits you there. The park is divided into 6 worlds from the comic book: The Roman Empire, Greece, the Vikings with their swing boat, Gaul and Egypt. A place not to be missed, children will love it!
Address: 60128 Plailly
3. The acclimatization garden
An acclimatization garden is an open-air place, with thrill rides, fairground stands, games stands, animal meetings and much more. Throughout the year, various shows are organized. A park not to forget to note in your diary!
Address: Carrefour des Sablons, Bois de Boulogne, Paris
4. Permanent exhibition: The Children’s City
An exhibition designed exclusively for children! Exciting discoveries, plenty of games and activities spread over 6 areas: The Body, Communicating, The TV Studio, The Water Games, The Garden and The Factory. Children will be able to test their balance, play TV presenter, or make an energy to turn on a television. They will discover scientific and technical phenomena while having fun!
Address: 30 Avenue Corentin Cariou, Paris
5. La Ferme de Paris
La Ferme de Paris is a 5-hectare farm, managed with respect for the environment. Its aim is to raise people’s awareness. On weekends, visitors can attend the works on the Farm. From 6 July to 31 August, it is open from Tuesday to Sunday. The children will love it!
Address: 1 Route du Pesage, 75012 Paris
6. Go to the Planetarium
Do your children wonder about the names of the constellations, how long the journey to Mars will take? Where better answers than at the planetarium! Here, there are no clouds, no light pollution like in our big cities, the contemplation of the starry sky is much easier.
Address: Palace of Discovery, Avenue Franklin Delano Roosevelt Roosevelt Avenue
7. The Tuileries Garden
What’s better than having a good time in the Tuileries Gardens? While the parents rest in the famous steel armchairs, the children will run around playing ball, playing hide-and-seek. On hot days, you can even have a picnic.
Address: Place de la Concorde, 75001 Paris
8. The Museum of Magic
This magical museum will tell you the incredible story of magic through a collection unique in the world. Optical illusions, magic objects, automatons and many more… An experience not to be missed!
Address: 11 rue Saint-Paul, Paris