In Paris, many museums schedule special sessions for kids on reservation in advance. So while your blond heads grow well supervised by a speaker you can, you too, discover these cultural institutions with them or go stroll on your side if you prefer
Here is our selection:
National Museum of Natural History
It is impossible not to remain stuck in front of the 7000 represented species and the magnificent big gallery of the evolution!
Source: Flickr (by Jean-Pierre Dalbéra)
+ : you can then walk in the Garden of plants right in front.
Address: 36 rue Geoffroy-Saint-Hilaire 75005 Paris
Subway: Censier – Daubenton
Museum in grass
This private museum, very playful, offers your children to discover contemporary art through a course and games. We are sure that your little ones will learn a lot … and you too 🙂
Source: Flickr (by vx_lentz)
The +: Wednesdays a storyteller is here to tell stories to your little ones!
Address: 21 rue Hérold, 75 001 Paris
Well it’s true you get a little out of Paris, but this museum where your children have the right to touch everything should delight!
The +: Go a few more meters and discover the Mac Val, a superb museum of contemporary art with works accessible to all!
Address: 18 Avenue Henri Barbusse, 94400 Vitry-sur-Seine
Metro: RER C: Vitry sur Seine
It may sound crazy said like that but “YES” it is possible to go to the restaurant with your children (and we do not talk about the one with the bad clown). Here are our top addresses for kids friendly restaurants in Paris:
This restaurant has been specially designed for families. A beautiful space, menus (and cutlery) especially for children, you will even find a playground where they can play safely while you finish eating.
Source: Flickr (by Yann Le Mounier)
+: discover the Jourdain district, unknown to tourists you will find very nice deco shops!
12 Bis Rue de la Villette, 75019 Paris Metro: Jourdain
The Birds Pavilion
The perfect place for a family brunch in a green and spacious dream setting!
+ : you can then enjoy with the family of the Garden of acclimatization!
Jardin d’Acclimatation, 75116 Paris
If there is one place that kids love with all their heart, these are the parks! This is good because those of Paris are simply beautiful.
The park of Villette
This park is at the same time a place of life, culture and entertainment. Museum, games, cinema you can find everything at Parc de la Villette 😉
Source: Flickr (by Carla Block)
+: Take your toddlers to the city of children, these specially designed spaces welcome your children from 2 to 12 years old.
Address: 211 Avenue Jean Jaurès, 75019 Paris
: Porte de la villette or puppet door
The Luxembourg Garden
1612 at the request of Marie de Medici to accompany the Palais du Luxembourg , this garden is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful in Paris. Inside you will find a playground for your children but also a place to go horseback riding, a puppet theater and even tennis lessons!
Source: Flickr (by Dana Voss)
The +: rent a small boat on the pond in the middle of the park, for € 2 half an hour you will spend a moment at once an accomplice and nostalgic with your little ones.
In this place of life you can do everything with your children: expo, eat at the “big tables”, enjoy workshops, go shopping! In short, it’s the place dreamed!
Source: Flickr (by Sam OULMOU)
The +: One Saturday a month the 104 organizes a popular ball and the good news is that your children are welcome!
If you are in Paris in July and August take your kids to Paris beach. Many aquatic activities but mostly free will be offered
– The Georges Pompidou way
– The basin of Villette
– The forecourt of the Town Hall
Source: Flickr (by philippe leroyer)
Jazz concerts in the floral park
In June and July, enjoy the joys of the floral park where outdoor jazz concerts will be proposed for the modest sum of 5 €.
Source: Flickr (by Sébastien Bertrand)
The + : remember to bring your picnic 😉
Floral Park Route de la Pyramide, 75012 Paris
Underground: Chateau de Vincennes