Children in tow
This museum is the largest museum of technology and natural sciences in the world. There are a vast number of machines, equipment, models and reconstructions on display ranging from telecommunications to space travel and covering everything else in between. There are a number of interactive exhibits as well and children would love to explore this museum.
Daily 9.00 – 17.00
Free for children 6 and under
Bavarian Film Studio
This is Europe's largest filmmaking center. Children enjoy the film presentations and walking through the interactive film sets for movies such as Das Boot and the Never Ending Story. The Action Show is also a big hit with children. This show features a stunt team demonstrating fist fights and fire stunts, tumbling down staircases, and even taking a high drop.
Mar-early Nov daily 9.00 – 16.00
Early Nov-Feb daily 10.00 - 15.00
€ 10 adults
€9 students and seniors
€7 children 4-14
This zoo has a large children's zoo where children can pet the animals. It is one of the largest zoos in the world, with hundreds of animals in a natural environment.
Daily 8.00 – 16.00
€9 for adults
€6 for students and seniors
€4.50 for children ages 4 to 14
Free for children 3 and under
This historical toy museum is located in the Altes Rathaus and is another enjoyable experience for children.
Daily 10.00 to 17.30
€3 for adults
€6 for a family
On the third floor of the Municipal Museum is a collection of puppets from all over the world. The puppets here include marionettes and hand puppets. Also included in the assemblage are detailed puppet theaters and miniature scenery. A special section is dedicated to fairground art, including carousel animals, shooting galleries, roller-coaster models, and wax and museum figures. The oldest-known carousel horses from 1820 can also be seen here.
St. Jakobsplatz 1
Tues-Sun 10.00 – 18.00
€1.50 students and children 6-15
Free for children 5 and under
€4 family ticket
Free for all on Sun
At this theatre you can attend puppet shows. Matinees are more lively and crowded than the evening performances. These are also particularly appealing to children age 4 and up.
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday 15.00
€6 for adults
€3.50 for children
Performances on Saturday evening at 20.00 cost €8.50