10 fabulous family outings in Paris

Museums, theme parks, gardens, cruises … 10 fabulous family outings in Paris

Paris has so many cultural venues to visit, neighbourhoods to explore and gardens to relax in that it can be hard to decide where to go. But some places are guaranteed to provide a fantastic day out for kids.

In Paris, theme parks are a great way to keep the kids entertained. The rides at Disneyland Paris are a dream come true for little ones, while the convivial atmosphere at Parc Astérix makes it a fun outing for all the family.


Des enfants au Parc Zoologique de Paris © OTCP - Daniel Thierry

The French capital also has its fair share of iconic kid-friendly museums. The whole family will enjoy the fascinating exhibitions at the Palais de la Découverte, the Cité des Enfants at La Villette and the Galerie des Enfants at the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle. The Musée Grévin makes for an entertaining afternoon outing. Budding artists will be in their element at the Musée en Herbe, where exhibitions are designed to appeal to children, even tiny tots. The Musée de l’Homme retraces the history of human evolution in ways that are both instructing and entertaining.

And, in fine weather, there are some lovely places to go for a walk with the family. There’s the Parc Zoologique de Paris, with its lush expanses of green, while the Jardin d’Acclimatation in the heart of the Bois de Boulogne has a number of activities for children. Another very pleasant way to explore Paris is to go on a cruises on the Seine.

Cité des sciences et de l'industrie Member

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30 avenue Corentin Cariou, Paris, 75019
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At the heart of the largest landscaped park in Paris, there is an original and spectacular place. You just have to step foot......

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Disneyland® Paris, Marne-la-Vallée, 77777
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Too old? Are you sure? Even big kids can have great fun and thrills in a day at Disneyland®. With 2 Disney parks®, more than......

Grévin Paris Member

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10 boulevard Montmartre, Paris, 75009
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Like to have a one-to-one with Louis XIV, Mozart or Jean Reno? Are you a Ronaldo fan? Have you fallen for Ryan Gosling or are......

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Autoroute A1 - Entre les sorties 7 et 8, Plailly, 60128

Welcome to the craziest of theme parks! Embark on an adventure to the heart of the famous Village and get a taste of what it's......

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Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt, Paris, 75008

The Palais de la découverte, part of Universcience, presents fundamental and contemporary science in a dynamic way in the form of......

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Bois de Boulogne, Paris, 75016
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Situated at the edge of the Bois de Boulogne, the 18 hectares of the Jardin d'Acclimatation welcome you all year long. Discover......

Musée en herbe

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23 rue de L'Arbre-Sec, Paris, 75001

Since 1975, the Musée en Herbe has been presenting art exhibitions available to everyone. Prestigious art exhibitions and......