Berlin With Kids

Berlin has many attractions for visitors and plenty of options for families with kids to enjoy. 

If you travel to foreign cities with your kids, it’s no surprise that you need to visit sites that enthrall your child’s mind.

After all, children need some wonder to attract their attention and make their trip memorable. 

And Berlin has many attractions you can visit with kids; Here are some of them.

Berlin Zoo

Located in the city’s heart, the Berlin Zoo is home to over 19,000 animals worldwide.

Kids will love seeing the variety of animals, including lions, gorillas, elephants, and penguins.

It is home to Germany’s giant Pandas and houses exotic birds, such as Hyacinth Macaws, Bali Mynas and the Vietnamese Pheasant. 

The zoo also has several interactive exhibits and activities, such as feeding the animals and guided tours.

Opening hours: 

January 1 – February 26: 9 am – 4.30 pm

Last admission: 3.30 pm

February 27 – March 26: 9 am – 6 pm

Last admission: 5 pm

March 27 – September 24: 9 am – 6.30 pm

Last admission: 5 pm

September 25 – October 29: 9 am – 6 pm

Last admission: 5 pm

October 30 – December 31: 9 am – 4.30 pm

Last admission: 3.30 pm

Legoland Discovery Centre

This interactive attraction is a must-visit for kids who love Lego. 

It is at the Potsdamer Platz Arkaden shopping center.

The Legoland Discovery Centre offers a range of Lego-themed attractions, including rides, interactive exhibits, and a Lego factory tour.

Your kid can become a real ninja in the Lego Ninjago adventure; it even has a three-storied play area to enhance fun and joy. 

You can also learn how to make Lego bricks with a Lego Factory Tour.

Whatever your child’s age, Legoland will be a memorable experience for you both.

Opening hours: 

Wednesday to Saturday: 10.30 am – 2.30 pm 

Last admission: 12.30 pm

Sunday to Tuesday: Closed 

Berlin Wall Memorial

While the Berlin Wall Memorial usually appeals to older tourists and history lovers, it also has activities for kids.

The Berlin Wall Memorial is an essential and educational destination that can teach children about the city’s history. 

The memorial has one section of the original wall, an exhibition on its history and the events leading to its fall.

It organizes school excursions to the site, and your child can learn its history with German children. 

A Berlin Wall Memorial trip can help your kid appreciate German history and culture up close.

Your child can even interact with German schoolchildren and make international friends! 

And what’s more, both of you can even appreciate post-war graffiti on the east-side gallery.  

So waste no time and book a tour now. 

Opening hours 

Monday to Sunday: 8 am – 10 pm 

Labyrinth Children’s Museum Berlin

Located in the Mitte neighborhood, the Labyrinth Children’s Museum Berlin is a hands-on museum designed specifically for kids. 

The museum offers a range of interactive exhibits and activities, including a giant sandbox and a play area with a climbing wall.

Opening hours: 

Winter opening times

1. October 2022 – 31. March 2023

Monday to Wednesday: closed

Thursday to Friday: 1 pm – 7 pm 

Saturday to Sunday: 11 am – 7 pm 

Summer opening times

1. April 2023 – 30. September 2023

Monday to Thursday: closed

Friday: 1 pm – 7 pm 

Saturday to Sunday: 11 am – 7 pm 

School holidays

24. October 2023 – 4. November 2023

Monday to Friday: 10 am – 7 pm 

Saturday to Sunday: 11 am – 7 pm 

Tierpark Berlin 

If your kids love animals, consider visiting Tierpark Berlin in former East Berlin.

In northeast Berlin, Tierpark has over 8,600 animals worldwide, including lions, bears, giraffes, and monkeys. 

It is also the largest animal park in Berlin and in Europe.

The park also offers a range of interactive exhibits, including a petting zoo and a chance to feed the animals.

Overall, Berlin is a great city for families with kids, with many attractions and activities. 

Whether you’re interested in history, animals, or interactive exhibits, there’s something for everyone in this vibrant and dynamic city.

Opening hours: 

Monday to Sunday: 9 am – 4.30 pm

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