Prague for Families

Top 10 must-see attractions

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Prague is a great destination for families. Sometimes traveling as a family with small children can be more challenging. Trying to find activities that please adults and children in a city you don’t know is a daunting task. Here are the top 10 must-sees that will please the entire family. They are split up into indoor and outdoor activities because the weather is not always optimal.

A Prague day outdoors

Start your day with a visit the Prague Zoo. It is known as one of the most beautiful zoos and rated as the 4th Best zoo in the world. A visit to the African House, the Giant Salamander House, the Indonesian Jungle, or Elephant Valley is an amazing experience for children. While you are there you can check out performances with trained animals. If you don’t want to drive there you can always take a steamboat from the city center to the zoo in Troja.

If you need to stop for something to eat now, a great place is Kavárna Creperie. They have four locations throughout the city, including one in the city center.

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After the zoo or eating, you can spend a few hours on the Vltava River. You can get rent a rowboat or a pedal boat. If the kids are too small for that you can go on a small cruise ship with them or take the steamboat to and from the zoo from the city center. Either way, you’ll get a wonderful view of the city.

If water sports are not something you don’t want to do, and you drove to the zoo, then you can head over to Gutovka Sports Park. It has a skate park, a climbing wall, mini golf, and a one-of-a-kind water world. Children and adults of all ages love this unique 15 water-play components.

You can then discover the most beautiful views of the city after dinner. The Petřín Outlook Tower on Petřín Hill is a miniature copy of the Eiffel Tower. It has 299 steps – try to get the kids to count them.

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A Prague day indoors

Start the day at The Museum of the City of Prague. It is for all children who love stories about knights and princesses, it’s the best place to glimpse into the history of Prague, see how the original inhabitants lived, how minor fortifications became stately homes, and how the city gradually grew into today’s metropolis.

Continue on to the Lego Museum where the Lego lover will be in heaven looking at and playing with thousands of pieces of lego.

After lunch ride the Nostalgic Tram Line No. 91, with its own unique charm. It bumps its way through the center and then up the hill to Prague Castle. At the final stop, you can visit the Public Transport Museum. Here you’ll learn how trains came to into existence and why horses pulled them.

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When you finish at the Public Transport Museum go to see how our parents and grandparents used to play at the Toy Museum at Prague Castle on Jirská Street. The collections feature cars, dolls, teddy bears, and toys from ancient times to present. The museum also has a unique collection of Barbie dolls that trails her historical progress.

After dinner, you can enjoy the National Theatre and the Estates Theatre have beautiful performances in their repertoires, even for their littlest audiences. During the winter months, it’s Cinderella or the Christmas Nutcracker. The rest of the season, you can take in a family opera such as Carokraj or the ballet Peter Pan. Puppet theatre is a traditional form of entertainment in the Czech lands. In Umelecká scéna Riše loutek, a small puppet theatre on Žatecká Street, weekend afternoon performances are devoted primarily to children and the evening performances to adults.

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See the largest model railway in the country at the Kingdom of Railways. They are constantly adding new things and soon it will cover an area of over 1008 meters².

The National Technical Museum features a collection of technical inventions, exhibits machines, and gadgets, and acquaints children with the conveniences of our time. Fun for children aged 4 – 100. Where else can you see a steam train, the very first car, and a fighter jet all in one place?

The Old Town Hall Tower has some of the most beautiful views of the city.

Here is a complete list of Tours, Tickets, Activities & Things To Do in Prague.

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