Updated Jun 04 2021

When visiting new cities for holidays, the main thing that most parents want to know is “what is there to do with the children?”. This won’t be a problem in Barcelona, as it’s a city that’s completely geared up for families, with plenty of places to visit and things to entertain kids of all ages. As well as telling you about the places that are open year-round and suitable for children and having a family day out, there are also many bespoke events and activities that are organised in the city. You’ll find a particularly good choice of events around the Christmas and summer holidays, but these aren’t the only options – there are plenty of activities to choose from.

Combined tickets to the best children’s attractions in Barcelona


Barcelona Card Family

Barcelona Card Family

WHAT INCLUDES?
FREE TRAVEL ON PUBLIC TRANSPORT
BARCELONA ZOO
BARCELONA AQUARIUM
TIBIDABO THEMEPARK
LAS GOLONDRINAS SIGHTSEEING CRUISE
POBLE ESPANYOL
SANT PAU RECINTE MODERNISTA
COLÒNIA GÜELL – GAUDÍ CRYPT
COSMOCAIXA
BARCELONA CHOCOLATE MUSEUM

Barcelona family fun Pass

Barcelona Family Fun Pass

WHAT INCLUDES?
BARCELONA ZOO
LAS GOLONDRINAS SIGHTSEEING CRUISE
WAX MUSEUM
AUDIO GUIDE APP
10% DISCOUNT on other attractions

Aquarium + Zoo + Barcelona Cable Car

Zoo + Aquarium + Cable Car

WHAT INCLUDES?
BARCELONA ZOO
BARCELONA AQUARIUM
AERI DEL PORT CABLE CAR
AUDIO GUIDE APP
10% DISCOUNT on other attractions

The best places and activities for children in Barcelona

From kid’s play areas to theme parks and museums, below we have given you some more information about the different places you can go to for a great family day out with your children.

1. Theme parks and themed attractions in Barcelona and surroundings

Without doubt, one of the best ways to entertain the smallest of children without fail is to take them to a theme park or amusement park.

Atalaya and Giridabo (Tibidabo amusement Park)<

Tibidabo Amusement Park

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-5% online

The Barcelona amusement park

Barcelona Turisme

PortAventura World

PortAventura World

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Avoid long lines

PortAventura Park | Ferrari Land | Caribe Aquatic Park

Barcelona Turisme

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Aeri del Port Cable Car

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Priority access

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Barcelona Olympic and Sports Museum

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-5% online

The ideal setting for children to experience sport and learn about the Barcelona Olympic Games

Barcelona Turisme

Illa Fantasia Water Park

Illa Fantasia Water Park

Tickets

Family packs

Magnificent water park to spend a day with the family

Barcelona Turisme

Catalunya en Miniatura

Catalunya en Miniatura and Bosc Animat

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To spend a family day surrounded by nature

Barcelona Turisme

movie screen Gaudí Experiència

Gaudí Experiència 4D

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-10% online and skip the line

4-dimensional experience about Gaudí

Barcelona Turisme

Crypt Gaudí

Colònia Güell and Crypt Gaudí

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Walk among the historic buildings of Colonia Güell with a visit to Gaudí’s Crypt

To spend half a day with family outside of Barcelona

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Barcelona Music Museum

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Collection of all kinds of instruments and music area for the little ones

Barcelona Turisme

2. Where to see animals in Barcelona with the children?

It’s no secret that kids love being around animals, and another sure way to keep them entertained is to take them to one of the many places with animals that we’ve listed below.

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Barcelona Zoo

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Online discount and avoid the queue at the ticket office

To discover the animal kingdom with children

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Aquàrium de Barcelona

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Online discount and avoid the queue at the ticket office

Barcelona Aquarium with a large number of aquatic animal species

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3. The best parks and gardens in Barcelona to visit with children

Barcelona’s many parks are ideal places to take a walk with the family, as well as offering play areas dedicated to children. Nearly all of the city’s parks are suitable for children, but we’ve given you a list of those that we think are the best for one reason or another.

4. The most interesting museums in Barcelona to visit with the family

In Barcelona there are a few museums which, by their nature, are already oriented towards children, and you will also find child-friendly areas of many of the best-known museums in the city.

Cosmocaixa Barcelona

Cosmocaixa Barcelona

Tickets

-5% online

Science and fun in an ideal space to learn and have fun at the same time

Barcelona Turisme

Mark Antony and cleopatra

Barcelona Wax Museum

Tickets

Online discount

Play to guess the historical figures of the museum

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Barcelona Maritime Museum

Barcelona Maritime Museum

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Discover the museum’s children’s activities

Explore the maritime world as a family

Barcelona Turisme

Camp Nou F.C. Barcelona

Camp Nou F.C. Barcelona Experience

Tickets

Skip the long lines at the ticket office

Visit to the F.C. Barcelona museum and football stadium tour

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Barcelona Chocolate Museum figures

Barcelona Chocolate Museum

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Includes a small chocolate bar as a gift

Wonderful and delicious chocolate figures

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Joan Miró Foundation

Joan Miró Foundation

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Avoid the queue by buying online

Various children’s activities are carried out

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5. Children’s activities and experiences in Barcelona

As well as the more typical places to take kids that we’ve mentioned above, there are a few more which are more difficult to categorize, which we’ve listed below.

Poble Espanyol Barcelona

Poble Espanyol Barcelona

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Various activities and recreational proposals in this unique and open-air space on the Montjuïc mountain

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Big Fun Museum Barcelona

Big Fun Museum Barcelona

Tickets

Ideal to have a good time of family fun

Barcelona Turisme

Golondrina boat Barcelona

Las Golondrinas boats

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A boat trip along the coast of Barcelona

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Trencadís and mosaic workshop

Trencadís and mosaic workshop

Tickets

Online discount

Barcelona Turisme

Other places in Barcelona to take your children