Ideas for family outings in Paris

There is plenty of entertainment for kids in Paris!

Atelier enfant à la Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie, Paris © DR

Exhibitions, shows, festivals, festive events, concerts, circuses ... there is plenty of entertainment for kids in Paris. Check out this list of things to do with the family.

 See our selection of top family entertainment in Paris

Cirque Bormann Moreno

Show - circus
from 01 January 2015 to 31 December 2016
Cirque Bormann Moreno - 5 rue Lucien Bossoutrot, Paris

Every year this traditional and family circus, the Cirque Bormann Moreno, is popular with the public


from 13 May 2017 to 13 May 2019
Fondation GoodPlanet - Domaine de Longchamp - 1 carrefour de Longchamp, Paris

Humankind seen through the lens of photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand.

Théâtre du pouvoir

from 27 September 2017 to 02 July 2018
Musée du Louvre - Pyramide du Louvre, Paris

The relationship between art and political power

Once upon a Time… Science in Fairy Tales

from 03 October 2017 to 18 November 2018
Cité des sciences et de l'industrie - 30 avenue Corentin Cariou, Paris

The science of fairy tales at the Cité des Sciences

Jungle Book

Show - miscellaneous
from 08 October 2017 to 28 April 2018
Théâtre des Variétés - 7 boulevard Montmartre, Paris

Mowgli and Baloo dance and sing at the Théâtre des Variétés

Cirque Bouglione

Show - circus
from 14 October 2017 to 11 March 2018
Cirque d'Hiver Bouglione - 110 rue Amelot, Paris

The Cirque Bouglione is back at the Cirque d’Hiver with its new show 'Exploit'

Romanès Cirque tzigane

Show - circus
from 14 October 2017 to 27 May 2018
Cirque Romanès - Square Parodi - Boulevard de l'Amiral Bruix, Paris

Authentic tzigane circus, Romanès invites us into a festive and colourful world

Special effects steal the show!

from 17 October 2017 to 19 October 2018
Cité des sciences et de l'industrie - 30 avenue Corentin Cariou, Paris

The Cité des sciences et de l'industrie devotes a temporary exhibition to cinematic special effects

Meteorites: Between Sky and Earth

from 18 October 2017 to 10 June 2018
Le Jardin des Plantes - Muséum national d 'Histoire naturelle - Place Valhubert, Paris

The natural history museum looks skyward

The Big Wheel at Place de la Concorde

from 17 November 2017 to 05 May 2018
Place de la Concorde - Place de la Concorde, Paris

Each year, as Christmas approaches, the Big Wheel is set up on the Place de la Concorde.