Museums for the Little Ones

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Discover the Natural Science Museum and the Railway Museum or feel like a real footballer at Real Madrid, Atlético de Madrid or the Spanish Team’s very own museums.

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

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

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

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

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

A Museum designed to learn about and enjoy the history of Spain through its maritime dimension. (Permanent exhibition temporarily closed for maintenance. Only temporary exhibitions can be visited).

The former home of the Marquis of Cerralbo, this noble old mansion next to Plaza de España is a wonderful display of 19th-century opulence. 

Museum dedicated to Joaquin Sorolla, the painter of Mediterranean light, set in his former family home.

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

An example of industrial architecture from the start of the 20th century, the Nave de Motores (Engine Room) provided energy for all of Madrid.

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

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

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

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

Cultural centre located in the heart of Madrid dedicated to graphic arts and the history of the book.

The Garment Museum, a walk through history through the clothing of each era. 

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

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.

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

A museum in the Malasaña district showing the largest collection of robots in Europe.

Travel through the starts in the Enrique Tierno Galván park, a stone's throw away from the Madrid Río tourist area.

  • Madrid has lots of activities for children. Check out our suggestions to make the most of your great family holiday.

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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.

A short guide to the exhibitions showing in Madrid from January to April 2019.

Especially for kids
  • An exquisite program dedicated to puppets and marionettes (Teatro Valle-Inclán. Check dates. 6 Oct-9 Jun).

    Titerescena
  • A fascinating exhibition featuring figures and constructions made with LEGO blocks (Gaviria Palace. Extended to 26 May).

    I LOVE LEGO
  • In the Espacio Fundación Telefónica you can find this unique collection that traces the history of telecommunications.

    The History of Telecommunications
  • The puppet theatre offers fantastic shows for children almost every Saturday and Sunday.

    Puppet Theatre in El Retiro Park
  • The largest musical production ever seen in Spain. Over 95 million people around the world (Teatro Lope de Vega. Tuesdays to Sundays).

    The Lion King (El Rey León)
  • Titerescena
  • I LOVE LEGO
  • Historia de las telecomunicaciones
  • Teatro de Títeres de El Retiro
  • El Rey León
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
  • Travel through the starts in the Enrique Tierno Galván park, a stone's throw away from the Madrid Río tourist area.

    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.

    Forestal Park
  • An adventure park set high in Navacerrada's trees with lots of different circuits and levels.

    De Pino a Pino
  • This indoor ski slope is located in Arroyomolinos, just 23 km from the centre of the capital.

    Madrid Snowzone
  • Los pandas Hua Zui Ba y su hija Chulina / Zoo Aquarium de Madrid
  • Faunia
  • Teatro de Títeres de El Retiro
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And continue enjoying the city's top activities each time you come back.

  • 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
  • Palacio de Cristal
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