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

Human

Exhibition
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

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

The relationship between art and political power

Once upon a Time… Science in Fairy Tales

Exhibition
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

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!

Exhibition
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

Froid (cold)

Exhibition
from 05 December 2017 to 26 August 2018
Cité des sciences et de l'industrie - 30 avenue Corentin Cariou, Paris

The Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie focuses on the theme of the cold in this temporary exhibition

Patate! (Potato!)

Exhibition
from 05 December 2017 to 06 January 2019
Cité des sciences et de l'industrie - 30 avenue Corentin Cariou, Paris

A potato-themed exhibition, from culture to consumption, at the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie

Pasteur, l’expérimentateur

Exhibition
from 14 December 2017 to 19 August 2018
Palais de la découverte - Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt, Paris

The Palais de la Découverte is placing the spotlight on the work of Louis Pasteur, one of France’s most illustrious scientists.

Secrets of the Studio, from Monet to Ai WeiWei

Exhibition
from 25 January 2018 to 09 September 2018
Musée en herbe - 23 rue de L'Arbre-Sec, Paris

An exhibition and investigation in the workshops into some of the greatest artists at the Musée en Herbe