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Children friendly places in Athens

Greece is an amazing destination for the whole family. If you find yourself in Athens with your children, you are lucky because they will love it. Before, in between or after your island hopping, you will probably pass by from Athens. Except for archaeological sites, like the Acropolis, the city has to offer a variety of experiences for our young friends!

  • Hellenic Children’s Museum

The Hellenic Children’s Museum based in the Auditorium of Athens is a paradise for children! Educational games and programs, installations, hands on art crafts are few of the variety the museum will offer. Professionals will show you around and make sure you feel comfortable!

  • National Garden

The National Garden next to Syntagma Square with a great variety of plants is an excellent choice for both adults and kids. Kids can run and play safely, observe birds, ducks and turtles while adults have their coffee under the sun!

  • Goulandris Natural History Museum

Based in Kifissia, the Natural History Museum is one of a kind. Its classical building, surrounded by a beautiful yard offers the visitors knowledge through educational programs concerning the sustainability and protection of the environment.

  • Eugenides Foundation

What can be more fascinating than a short trip to our galaxy? Okay we may not promise a spaceship, but in the Eugenides Foundation our friends can learn everything about the planets of our galaxy and also watch documentaries in one of the biggest digital planetariums of the world!

  • Stavros Niarchos Foundation

The SNF in Palaio Faliro is a gem of which Athenians are very proud of. Kids will enjoy its huge park, full of olive trees and lavender. The Foundation also hosts the National Opera and Library and often many events and concerts take place. A restaurant and coffee shop are available, don’t miss the amazing view from the top of the main building!

  • Greek Children’s Art Museum

The Children’s Art Museum in Plaka is where magic happens! Art from kids addressed to kids! Of course there will be the opportunity to co-create with your children through art workshops!

  • Museum of School Life and Education

Also based in Plaka, this unique museum travels back in time. Once you enter the classroom you will see how Greek school used to be in the past. What did they use as materials? Which were the topics? What did they like to draw? Is it the same today, what about your country?

  • Hellenic Motor Museum

If your youngsters are into vehicles, the Hellenic Motor Museum is the best destination. Antique, veteran, classic and modern cars are all exhibited and ready to be admired! Educational programs for driving behavior are also available.

  • Attica Zoo 

The biggest zoo of Attica, based a bit outside of Athens is the perfect day trip for the whole family! You will have the opportunity to observe many different species, mammals, birds, reptiles and more.

  • Allou Fun Park

Ready for some adrenaline? No matter if you have toddlers or teenagers, they will all love it! With a big variety of games and services, Allou Fun Park will be an unforgettable experience, taking your trip to Greece to the next level!

Whatever you choose to do while in Athens, be sure that Greeks adore kids and always give them priority!


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