The children's museum in Schönbrunn Palace truly offers an imperial children's program. Dressed up as a princess or prince the little ones experience history in an entertaining and child-friendly way. If reserved in advance, there are also privately guided children's tours for the Palace possible (Suitable for children from 7 years). The maze and the labyrinth with a playground are also highly recommended.
The Hofburg is located in the city center and also offers guided tours for children through Empress Sissy's living quarters.
More information about the above-mentioned children's attractions you will find at: https://www.kaiserkinder.at
At ZOOM children's museum it is strictly allowed to ask, to research, to work and to play according to your mood. In exhibition- and studio rooms specially designed for children topics starting from art, to science and to everyday culture can be explored in a playful way. Child friendly play stations, objects, artistic installations and workshops arouse curiosity and stimulate children's creativity. This gives children an exciting and sensual introduction to the world of museums.
For more info about the children's museum and the current program click at: https://www.kindermuseum.at
One of the oldest museums of technology and natural science in the world is located in Vienna - an exciting and varied place for young and old. The “Mini” Museum is special designed for children of younger age, where they can explore the world of technic in special way by trying out, by touching and moving.
Experience the exciting world of the seas - in the middle of Vienna! The Aqua Terra Zoo at the “Haus des Meeres” (Home of the Sea) is Austria's largest aquarium and houses a wonderfully colourful variety in a 50m high tower. There are sharks, rays and many other fish, alongside turtles, crocodiles, snakes and lizards of all kinds. Bats, various monkeys and insects are also waiting to welcome curious visitors.
You can find more information about the Haus des Meeres and the current program at https://www.haus-des-meeres.at
Visit the Vienna Zoo on the site of famous Schönbrunn Palace. The oldest zoo in the world is very committed to the protection of species and general nature conservation and consequently has a lot of exciting and educational things to offer younger and older visitors. In addition to feeding and riding horses, there are numerous opportunities for children to get close to the animals.
More information about the zoo Schönbrunn at https://www.zoovienna.at
The Vienna Prater is beautifully situated on the Danube floodplains and is home to the famous Wurstelprater amusement park. There you will find 250 attractions - experience adventure, tradition and the famous Viennese charm. The famous Ferris wheel is one of Vienna's landmarks - a ride on it is fun for the little ones and offers a wonderful view for the grown-ups. With the Liliputbahn you can enjoy nature effortlessly on a 3.9 km long circuit through the Prater. The vast natural area also invites families for nice and relaxing walks.
located at the Prater the world-famous wax museum offers over 80 wax figures and an interactive Sisi world of experience.
Time Travel Vienna
In downtown Vienna you can take a virtual journey through the history of Vienna and explore its development.
From Austria's tallest building you have an impressive view of Vienna.
For star gazers
We also recommend a visit to the "Kuffner Sternwarte", the "Urania Sternwarte" or the "Planetarium Wien". In these observatories you may explore the world above and beyond Vienna.