Museums for the Little Ones

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Did you know that we have the Ratoncito Pérez Museum in Madrid? We also have other museums that are suitable for children like the Wax Museum, the Natural Science Museum and the Railway Museum. And we mustn’t forget the Real Madrid Museum, Atlético de Madrid Museum and the Spanish National Team Museum. If you are looking for options where the children can learn... and have fun. And if you are looking for museum activities designed especially for children, check this other article.

 

 

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Discover in this recently opened museum the world of optical illusions, where nothing is what it seems. Very close to the Puerta del Sol.

A museum which promotes the perception of science and the richness of our natural heritage.

A museum located in the Madrid Río area, which has the honour of being the first large monumental station in Madrid.

Museum standing on the spot where, according to tradition, the lovable mouse Ratoncito Pérez lived with his family.

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First experiential art gallery in Spain, located in Atocha, in front of the Reina Sofía Museum.

Exhibitions, workshops, projections and activities like star-gazing invite us on a journey to unravel the mysteries of the cosmos.

At Madrid’s Wax Museum you can see people of all types from every historical period.

In La Latina, one of the most authentic neighbourhoods of Madrid, you can immerse yourself in the city’s history.

A museum in the ABC shopping centre, in Barrio de Salamanca district, showing the largest collection of robots in Europe.

This museum houses an interesting collection which aims to bring science to the public.

Discover the “ghost station” at Chamberí, which maintains all of the original elements of the era. Open Thursday to Sunday. 

Discover this refurbished former metro station, opened in 1923 in the Retiro district. CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

A museum dedicated to urban buses and the history of public overground transport in Madrid. Every Saturday from April to October. OPEN EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY FROM 15 MAY TO 27 JUNE.

A wonderful collection that reflects Spain’s rich naval history, from the Middle Ages to the present day.

In addition to the important and diverse geological, paleontological and mineralogical heritage, the museum is located in an interesting 1927 building

This 19th Century Neo-Classical building houses one of the world's most important antique collections.

Get behind the scenes of Real Madrid, explore the club's fascinating museum and step into the players' changing rooms!

Discover Atleti Territory and find out all of the secrets of Atlético de Madrid’s stadium, which hosted the 2019 final of the Champions League!

Over 25,000 artifacts comprise a wonderful collection of Pre-Columbian art - including the Madrid Codex - archeological gems and colonial-era objects.

The Garment Museum, a walk through history through the clothing of each era. (The museum will remain closed for renovation work til spring 2021).  

 

Standing across Atocha Station, this museum offers a journey through the civilisations of the world.

In the Ciudad del Fútbol in Las Rozas the Spanish national team has a section commemorating its sporting successes.

Past, present and future come together in one of the most outstanding buildings in the Sol / Gran Vía area.

This museum, which houses one of the finest collections in the world on the history of money, is hidden in Barrio de Salamanca area.

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Madrid boasts a fantastic assortment of museums matched by few other places in the world.

A fascinating introduction to the city’s main museums and their top masterpieces.

Especially for kids
  • The puppet theatre offers fantastic shows for children almost every Saturday and Sunday. 

    Puppet Theatre in El Retiro Park
  • Past, present and future come together in one of the most outstanding buildings in the Sol / Gran Vía area.

    Espacio Telefónica Foundation
  • Teatro de Títeres de El Retiro otoño 2020
  • Historia del las Telecomunicaciones. Espacio Fundación Telefónica
AMUSEMENT PARKS AND ZOOS
  • The Casa de Campo welcomes you to the most complete recreation centre in Spain, with 48 attractions to suit all tastes and ages.

    Amusement Park
  • The fauna of the five continents at the reach of the visitor in the Casa de Campo.

    Zoo Aquarium
  • Much more than a zoo, the park has four different ecosystems and around 4,000 animals.

    Faunia
  • In San Martín de la Vega, just 20 km from Madrid city centre, you'll find this fabulous theme park.

    Warner Theme Park Madrid
  • Exhibitions, workshops, projections and activities like star-gazing invite us on a journey to unravel the mysteries of the cosmos.

    Planetarium
  • The puppet theatre offers fantastic shows for children almost every Saturday and Sunday. 

    Puppet Theatre in El Retiro Park
  • Spend an unforgettable day in the treetops in Guadarrama, only a 20-minute drive from Madrid.

    Tirolinas GO! Madrid
  • An adventure park set high in Navacerrada's trees with lots of different circuits and levels.

    De Pino a Pino
  • Ski all year round on Spain's only indoor snow slope, located in Arroyomolinos, in the Intu Xanadú shopping centre, just twenty-three kilometres from the centre of the capital.

    Madrid Snowzone
  • Parque de Atracciones de Madrid
  • Los pandas Hua Zui Ba y su hija Chulina / Zoo Aquarium de Madrid
  • Conoce en Faunia a Filomeno, el bebé cordero de Valaquia
  • Parque Warner Navidad
  • Teatro de Títeres de El Retiro otoño 2020
  • Madrid Snowzone
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  • Discover the city's most popular sights and attractions, from one of Europe's largest royal palaces to the magnificent Prado Museum and Real Madrid's stadium. 

    Madrid Top 10
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  • Visit the city’s most important museums as a family, the most entertaining way of bringing art to children.  

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An observation deck at 92 metres.

Our online store (in Spanish) sells artisan souvenirs.

Guided tours for all ages (in Spanish).