Planning a vacation to Madrid and coming with the kids?
We have prepared a number of recommendations for you so that you do not miss the attractions that will make your child go on a trip they will not forget!
Madrid is a huge city, known as a city rich in museums, palaces, gardens and reservoirs of culture and of course how not .. beers and tapas! And that the word culture will not deter the young among you, on the contrary, there are lots of cool and fun attractions for different ages, alongside delicious food, equal ice cream parlors, amazing parks in the middle of the city and really really we can not imagine such a child not enjoying here! So every child is a little different, and every family walks a little differently, there are those who will enjoy the amusement parks in the city and there are those who a day trip with a cool guide who will teach them about the place will become an unforgettable experience. So here is a bit of everything, parks, attractions, museums that are suitable for children and other ideas that we liked and hope you will love too.
* Although the article and the various attractions mentioned here are aimed at children, they will definitely be suitable for adults who like to have fun.
Wax Museum – Museo de Cera de Madrid
Those who have not yet visited a wax museum in the world will be thrilled to see beloved characters that look really real (big and small alike). All the big stars like Ronaldo and Messi and even heroes like Spider-Man and others will excite your kids and leave you with funny pictures with all the heroes!
Spider-man – Museo de Cera de Madrid.
Photography by tunguska
Museum of Science and Nature – Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales
The coolest museum in Madrid, natural science and everything is presented in a fascinating and inviting way. Although the explanations are in Spanish, but simple to understand and explain to the little ones all the wonder you will meet there. The kids will surely be happy to learn about different animals, and even meet a life-size dinosaur skeleton! warmly recommended!
Price: 4-7 euros per person
Address: Calle José Gutiérrez Abascal, 2, 28006 Madrid
Opening hours: 10:00 – 17:00, every day except Monday.
How to get? Nearby metro stations – Ríos Rosas, Nuevos Ministerios, Gregorio Marañón
Tour of the Real Madrid Field Museum – Santiago Bernabéu
Every boy or girl who loves football will enjoy and be excited to enter the field of the biggest stars, to feel for a moment like in the guys of Ronaldo. The visit includes entry to a section of the field itself, to the locker rooms, the trophy hall and the communication room. The route of the museum passes through all parts of the lot. Wamus Real. www.realmadrid.com
Price: 25-30 euros per person
Address: Paseo de la Castellana, 142, 28036 Madrid
Opening hours: 10:00 – 19:00
Warner Park – Parque Warner
An amusement park with all the characters you also love from childhood. Special facilities, roller coasters, shows, amazing design of Warner Bros. throughout the park, in short perfect for kids and adults alike, an unforgettable experience for the whole family! The park is located about 30 km from the city.
Price: 30 – 40 euros per person.
Address: M-506, 28330 San Martín de la Vega, Madrid
Opening hours: 11:00 – 20:00 In some seasons only active on weekends, it is recommended to check inquiries before traveling.
Madrid Amusement Park – Parque de Atracciones de Madrid
Maybe even the big ones will not want to leave this park at the end of the day .. Fast roller coasters, a variety of facilities for all ages and especially for the little ones, wet, dry, dizzying and also funny facilities! There you will meet cartoon characters from Nickelodeon, equal and special shows for children and in short a great park! The park is located in the west of the city within the “Casa de Campo” park.
Price: 20 – 40 euros per person
Address: Casa de Campo, s/n, 28011 Madrid
Opening hours: 12:00 – 20:00 – Certain seasons active only on weekends It is recommended to check inquiries before arrival.
Water Park – Aquopolis
This water park is without a doubt the star of the summer! With complexes for toddlers and babies, huge slides, a wave pool and the famous tubes. A glorious water park that will get everyone out of their little boy.
Price: 20-30 euros per person
Address: Av. de la Dehesa, s/n, 28691 Villanueva de la Cañada, Madrid
Opening hours: 12:00 – 19:00 starting in June
A magic show – La Escalera de Jacob
Is there a child who does not like magic? A very famous magic show in Madrid for children of all ages, (and there are also shows for adults) is in the Lava Pace neighborhood. Although in Spanish but Magic remains Magic J a recommended experience for the whole family. There are lots of other shows, even for adults, worth a peek. https://www.laescaleradejacob.es
Price: 9 – 15 euros per person.
Address Calle de Lavapiés, 9, 28012 Madrid
Opening hours: Usually the shows for children are on weekends at 17:00. It is recommended to check their website for more surprises and surprises.
La Escalera de Jacob
Search for the treasure on the Tahoe River in Aranhuiz! – La Búsqueda del tesoro – El Curiosity: El Barco de Madrid
A special trip for children and families of treasure hunt activities including a cruise on the Tahoe River in the amazing palace gardens – a recommended experience for families and toddlers. The activity is delivered in Spanish. http://www.elcuriosity.com/tienda/1145-busqueda-del-tesoro/
Price: 15 euros.
Address: Nº2, Carr ‘de Madrid, 28300 Aranjuez, Madrid
Opening hours: Sundays at 11:00
La Búsqueda del tesoro – El Curiosity: El Barco de Madrid
Casa de Campo Park – Casa de Campo
These are the royal gardens established by King Felipe II after he decided to move his palace to Madrid, so it was decided to establish the royal garden that today residents and tourists are invited to enjoy the green and rich area in nature right in the middle of the city. In the park you will find a zoo, a children’s amusement park (we wrote about it above), you can have a picnic in the park, walk, rent a bike and ride around the park and even take a boat and sail on the lake. The animals in the park, by the way, also contain the aquarium of Madrid, a reptile park, a large wing of winged animals, a dolphinarium and more.
Price: Free. But there are activities within the park for a fee.
Address: Paseo Puerta del Ángel, 1, 28011 Madrid
Opening hours: 7:00 – 24:00
Safari de Madrid – Safari de Madrid
Although you have arrived in the big and vibrant city, this does not mean that you can not disconnect the family from the city for a moment and jump on a safari visit, not in Africa but in Madrid itself. Within driving distance of the city is the Madrid Safari where you can meet animals of all types and species, watch daily shows and experience other activities. Free animal lovers will probably really enjoy the place. www.safarimadrid.com
Price: 14 – 18 euros per person
Address: Carretera Navalcarnero-Cadalso de los Vidrios, km 22, 28620 Aldea del Fresno, Madrid
Opening hours: 10:30 – 19:30
The Favorite Forest – Botanical Garden – El Bosque Encantado
Special gardens combined with the peanut gardens of Madrid, you will find there trees and shrubs pruned in a variety of shapes of figures and animals. Very nice for kids.
Price: 9-12 euros per person
Address: Camino de Marañones, 217, 28680 San Martín de Valdeiglesias, Madrid
Opening hours: 10:30 – 20:30, certain seasons open only on weekends.
IMAX Madrid Cinema
3D cinema experience, a variety of films for young and old.
Price: 5-10 euros per person
Address: Av. De Gran Bretaña, 28916 Leganés, Madrid
Opening hours: All day, according to the hours of showing the films – it is recommended to check what is shown to choose an hour to arrive.
Retiro Park – Parque del Buen Retiro
Retiro Park, the largest park in Madrid that until the 19th century belonged exclusively to the Spanish royal family. Until they decided to open it to the general public and today every resident of Madrid and tourists of course can and do enjoy the huge park areas and the options offered in its territory. In the park you will find beautiful green areas decorated with special buildings and sculptures where you can walk, ride a bike, stop to rest for a siesta like a good Spaniard and also an artificial lake where you can go boating.
Price: Free. There are paid activities within the park.
Address: Plaza de la Independencia, 7, 28001 Madrid
Opening hours: all day
Faunia Park A combination of a botanical nature park and a zoo – Faunia
Super special place !! The park simulates different ecosystems from different regions with different climates in the world, jungle, African forests, the South Pole, the world of underwater animals, the world of nocturnal animals, a lake of flamengo and lots of other animals, you can also swim with dolphins. A highly recommended experience for children.
Price: 15-30 euros per person
Address: Av. Comunidades, 28, 28032 Madrid
Opening hours: 10:30 – 18:00
The cable car of Madrid – Teleférico de Madrid
The cable car is 2,457 meters long and a one-way journey takes about 11 minutes.
Address: One ascent leaves from: Paseo Pintor Rosales 1 and also: Casa de Campo, en Camino Robledal nº 2
Price: 4.5 one way 6 round trip
Opening hours: 8:00 – 01:00
The “Ice Palace” mall – Palacio de Hielo
True children do not always connect to shopping, but in this mall you will find a number of attractions for the whole family alongside the many shops in the complex. Such as: ice rink, bowling alley, play area and cinema.
Address: Calle de Silvano, 77, Madrid, España
Price: Varies according to activity.
Opening hours: 8:00 – 24:00
Karting and Extreme Sports Track – Carlos Sainz Center
A karting track not far from Barcelona that offers a unique driving experience for children as well as adults. In addition, you will find a play area for children in the complex.
Address: Calle Sepúlveda, 3, 28011 Madrid
Price: 17 – 40 euros per person varies according to the activity.
Opening hours: 18:00 – 24:00
Following this list you can be sure that your children will not be bored on holiday in Madrid. Beyond of course all the attractions we have listed here, of course you will find many more experiences that you can go through with the children, we recommend taking a day trip to Toledo, which will take you on a time travel and acquaintance with a beautiful area surrounded by nature and full of fascinating history. Of course we also recommend getting to know the city center of Madrid, there are walking tours and city tours that will make your experience full of meaning and a real acquaintance with the local culture and secrets of the city. You will be amazed to see how your children see the city differently after discovering many interesting stories from both history and the present.
Now there are no excuses, take the kids and plan your next vacation in Madrid!