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Deutsches Museum

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.

Museumsinsel 1
Tel: 089-21791

Daily 9.00 – 17.00

€7.50 adults
€5 seniors
€3 students
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.

Bavariafilmplatz 7
Tel: 089-64992304
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

Hellabrunn Zoo

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.

Tierparkstrasse 30
Tel: 089-625080

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.

Marienplatz 15

Tel: 089-294001


Daily 10.00 to 17.30


€3 for adults

€1for children

€6 for a family

Münchner Stadtmuseum

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

Tel: 089-23322370


Tues-Sun 10.00 – 18.00


€2.50 adults

€1.50 students and children 6-15

Free for children 5 and under

€4 family ticket

Free for all on Sun

Münchner Marionettentheater

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.

Blumenstrasse 32

Tel: 089-265712


Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday 15.00


€6 for adults

€3.50 for children

Performances on Saturday evening at 20.00 cost €8.50

More Places-To-Visit in Munich
Alte Pinakotheken
Altes Rathaus (Old City Hall) with Spielzeugmuseum
Artist District
Bavaria Film Studio
BMW Museum/BMW World/BMW World Headquarters
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