Children in Munich. What to do and see with children & family. Best places

Children in Munich

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Munich is a truly beautiful city, ideal for friends, couples and families. It takes just a very short time to realize what a “family friendly” place can be.

The immense parks and green spaces. The game areas are scattered all over the place. Museums and attractions that invite children to explore. And, of course, the proximity to one of the country’s most popular theme parks: Legoland.

Here, below, some places not to be missed, in case you were on holiday with children in Munich.


Know. To discover. To explore. The Deutsche Museum is ideal for the family. You will have to spend at least half a day to visit the 6 floors of the complex, for a total of about 25000 square meters.

Adults and children can explore one of the most interesting science museums on the European scene. The museum is really vast and is well organized. The sections are really numerous. And there are so many collections and reproductions. Real masterpieces of science and technology. Boats, submarines, war planes. The replica of a well. There is even the reproduction of an old nineteenth-century mine. On the top floor you will find the planetarium with the show of the stars, and a nice view of the city.

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The museum is open daily from 09:00 to 17:00. Entry is allowed up to 30 minutes before closing.
The adult ticket costs 12,00€. For the whole family the convenient FAMILY TICKET is available; costs 25,00€ and is valid for two adults and all children up to 17 years.
For info and updates is available the official website from this link.


Children in Munich

For a perfect holiday with children in Munich, the zoo is an essential event.
The place is easily accessible by public transport. Numerous trams arrive in the area. With the U-Bahn, take the 3 line and get off at Thalkirchen (Tierpark).
Hellabrunn Zoo is really beautiful, well cared for is well organized. Animals roam freely for immense areas within the park. For the joy of the little ones.
Founded in the distant 1911, the Zoo was created with the aim of creating a sort of real nature reserve. Thanks to a vast series of natural ditches, the visit is very similar to what you could enjoy with a safari.

At the Zoo you can admire elephants, tigers, polar bears. The little ones can play with the goats and admire the many birds in the immense green area.
Show, and fun, make sure for young and old.

Hellabrun Zoo is open daily from 09:00 to 18:00.
The admission fee for adults (from 14 upwards) is €15.00. Children from 4 to 14 not completed, pay 6.00€.
There are also special tickets for families. The SMALL FAMILY ticket costs 19.00€, and is valid for one adult and one child up to 14 years.
The LARGE FAMILY ticket costs 33.00€ and is valid for the two parents and children up to 14 years.
Please note that in order to take advantage of the FAMILY tariffs it is mandatory to show a document stating that the components are located in the same residential area. Info and updates on the official website.


For a short or long break, the Englischer Garten is ideal. It is the green lung of the city. A huge natural expanse that extends from the center to the suburbs. With a width of 373 hectares, it is one of the largest city parks in the world. You can stroll in the wide green spaces that alternate with streams and ponds. Although it may seem strange, you can also surf here!

The English garden is one of the most loved and popular in the Bavarian city. Especially in the summer.

Naturally, there are other activities suitable for the whole family during the holidays with children in Monaco. A visit to the splendid gastronomic market of Viktualienmarkt – Munich’s famous food market –; or, alternatively, that of Elisabethmarkt. Maximiliansanlagen, for a walk or relax in the sun in the summer. This, and other info, available at this link.

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