Tips for Kids
1. The Prague ZOO
The Prague zoo is rated among the top 5 most popular zoos in the world. Hosting approximately 670 different animal species and close to 5.000 individuals, you can easily spend the whole day here, visiting all of the 10 pavilions. It is open daily from 9:00, and is very accessible by public transportation with the closest metro station being Nádraží Holešovice on the C line. More information can be found on the official website of the zoo: https://www.zoopraha.cz/en.
2. Petřín Lookout Tower and Petřín Hill
Petřín Lookout Tower, one of the most prominent landmarks of Prague, was built as part of the Jubilee Exhibition in 1891 as a loose copy inspired by the Eiffel Tower (at a ratio of 1:5). It is 58.70 metres high, and 299 steps lead to its peak, which is at the same altitude as the real Eiffel Tower. The view from its top overlooks not only the whole city, but on a clear day you can see nearly all of Bohemia. If you decide to visit the Tower do not forget to take your children to the nearby Mirror Maze as well. More information about the Petřín Lookout Tower can be found here: https://www.prague.eu/en/object/places/116/petrin-lookout-tower-petrinska-rozhledna.
3. Children‘s island (Dětský ostrov)
Children’s island is an island located in between Jiráskův most and most Legií. It offers many different outdoor playgrounds for children of all ages. Entrance is free of charge.
- The address is:
- Dětské hřiště
- Dětský ostrov
- 150 00 Praha 5
4. National Museum of Agriculture
The main building of the National Museum of Agriculture in Letná offers a unique perspective on agriculture and the phenomena associated with it. A range of interactive elements and activities in our exhibits designed especially for children, from quizzes and game simulators to pedal tractors. The Museum is open every day from 9:00 throughout the year except for Mondays. More information can be found on the official website of the National Museum of Agriculture: https://www.nzm.cz/en.
5. National Technical Museum
The NTM is the country’s largest Czech technical museum founded in 1908. Within the NTM’s 26 permanent exhibitions you will find valuable treasures from the country’s technical and industrial history and present, which have been selected out of the over 177,000 registered items in its collections. In the Main Building located in the Prague’s Letná neighbourhood, there are exhibits on a number of fields that can be seen on its 7 floors. The Museum is open every day from 9:00 throughout the year except for Mondays. More information can be found on the official website of the National Technical Museum: https://www.ntm.cz/en.
6. DinoPark Harfa Prague
The DinoPark Harfa Prague is unusually positioned on the roof of the Gallery Harfa Shopping Centre next to the Českomoravská metro station on the B line. Embark on an epic adventure into the Mesozoic Era. There are many different childres’s attractions such as the paleontological playground, 4D cinema, VR zone etc. It opens daily at 9:00. More information can be found on the official website of the DinoPark: https://www.dinopark.eu/en/praha.
7. Museum of Fantastic Illusions
The Museum of Fantastic Illusions is located in the centre of Prague, 5 minutes away from the Wenceslas Square. Be part of a stunning exposure to fantastic optical illusions and large-format trick paintings. Set out for a unique experience at the most entertaining Czech museum. Before you visit, make sure your camera is fully charged and has enough memory to take unprecedented and funny photos and videos. It opens every day at 9:00. More information can be found on the official website of the Museum of Fantastic Illusions: https://muzeumfantastickychiluzi.cz/en/.