For families looking for original and cultural ideas for their children, many Parisian museums offer the opportunity to discover art, science and history in a fun way through adapted virtual content. There's something for everyone, from youngsters to teens!
With Muséosphère, kids and grown-ups can explore the city of Paris’s 13 museums all in virtual reality and in 360°! Small winged creatures guide the visitor providing them with fun information throughout their tour. The Catacombes de Paris, the Archaeological Crypt, Maison de Balzac, Maison de Victor Hugo, Musée d’Art Moderne, Musée du Général Leclerc – de la Libération de Paris – Jean Moulin, musée Bourdelle, Carnavalet, Cernuschi, Cognacq Jay, Musée de la Vie Romantique, the Petit Palais and the Musée Zadkine just as though you were really there!
There is plenty to keep little ones entertained too with the Grand Palais and the Musée du Luxembourg, which share several puzzles with different levels of difficulty. An opportunity to have fun while discovering the works of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec or even Rubens, play a memory game (3 levels of difficulty) based on the works of Vigée Lebrun or a game based on 7 differences with Niki de Saint Phalle. And to learn to recognize fruits, flowers and leaves, a domino game on the theme of the garden is online for one or two players.
More games from le Musée du Luxembourg
Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle
To become an expert on animal life, youngster can have fun guessing what animals of the savannah eat or classify those that are feathered, furry or have shells.
Finally, for those with curious minds, nearly 7,000 languages are spoken in the world. Listen to some of them and find out about their history with the interactive language wall at the Musée de l'Homme.
Games from the BNF
Calling all storytellers! On the website of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, discover the application ‘La Fabrique à BD’ downloadable on tablet, laptop or computer to make your own comics; choose your characters, dialogues, speech bubbles and create a whole world ... This interactive app is suitable for both children and adults and comes in several formats. Something to keep everyone busy for hours!
Philharmonie de Paris
For all apprentice sorcerers and even Muggles, the Philharmonie de Paris unveils its special ‘witches and wizards’ and ‘Alice in Wonderland’ concerts for children, every week. The programme includes the theme of Hedwig from the Harry Potter films, the Danse Macabre by Saint-Saëns or the scene of Wagner's ghost ship ... Plenty of stories to get into!
Cité de l’Architecture et du Patrimoine
Archikid is a game from the Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine for kids aged 7-12 year with a thirst for knowledge. It features quizzes, online games, stories to listen to and even manual activities to do at home. With the help of little on-screen coloured men, budding architects will create wonders.