Children: Days Out For Kids

Battleship G. Averof
Battle ship from the early 1900s. Museum about the Greek navy history. Visiting hours listed on the website. Moored at Flisvos Marina, Trokadero, 175 61 Palaio Faliro.
Hi-tech amusement park. Games based on robotics, informatics, telecommunications and virtual reality. Open Friday from 17:30-20:30, Saturday from 11:00-21:00, Sundays and holidays from 11:00-20:00. At Badminton Theater, Alsos Stratou in Goudi.
National Gardens
Zoo, playground with swings, lake with ducks, activities for children. Next to the Parliament. Amalia avenue 1, 105 57 Athens.
Sniper Club
Paintball. Also corporate events and childrens parties. Open daily from 08:00-00:00. At Korinthou and Idomeneos in Pallini.
Allou Fun Park
Amusement park. Open Monday to Thursday from 17:00-00:00, Friday from 17:00-01:00, Saturday from 10:00-01:00 and Sunday from 10:00-00:00. At Kifissou and Petrou Ralli, 182 33 Agios Ioannis Rentis.
Emotions Museum of Childhood
Interactive exhibitions, plays, fairytales and workshops for children ages 4-14. School visits Monday to Friday from 09:00-15:00, open to other visitors Saturday and Sunday from 10:00-14:00. At Karatza 7 and Tsami Karatasou, 117 41 Filopappou.
Hellenic Cosmos
Cultural centre. Museum of Hellenism. Interactive exhibitions, educational activities, virtual reality tours and documentaries. At Pireos street 254, 177 78 Tavros.
Attica Zoological Park
Zoo with monkeys, apes, alligators, lamas, jaguars, snow leopards and white lions. Dolphin park. Open every day from 09:00-sunset. At Yalou, 190 04 Spata
Balloons Playlands
Colored indoor playground with inflated toys, multi-storey games and a wide range of activities for children from 2 to 8 years old. Open daily. Locations all around Athens, including Kifissia, Piraeus, Voula and several others.
Eugenides Planetarium
Digital planetarium. 280-person capacity. Specially designed inclined seating. 3-D virtual reality. Shows every hour. From 09:30-20:30 depending on the program. Website only in Greek. At Syngrou avenue 387, 175 64 Palaio Faliron.
Theatre and storytelling for children ages 3 to 18 years old. Also in English. Birthday parties organised at the theatre. At the Topos Allou Theatre, Keffalinias 17 and Kycladon in Kypseli.
Hellenic Childrens Museum
Educational and recreational activities for children from 4 to 12 years old. Toy and material shop. Open Tuesday to Friday from 10:00-14:00, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00-15:00. Free entrance. At Kydathinaion 14, 105 58 Plaka.
Koutouki Cave
Visitors can enter the cave through a tunnel to admire the impressive stalagmites and stalactites. Open daily 09:00-16:30. Guided tour every 30 minutes. Caves situated near Mount Ymittos, at 190 02 Peania.
Museum of Greek Childrens Art
Museum featuring art works by Greek children between the ages of 5 and 14 years old. Workshops for children also organised. Open Tuesday to Saturday 10:00-14:00 and Sunday 11:00-14:00. At Kodrou 9, 105 58 Athens.
Adventure Park
Leisure park for kids and adults. Fly from tree to tree in the forest. Paintball. Parties. Picnic area. Open Thursday to Sunday and public holidays from 10:00-19:00. Located north of Athens in Malakasa. Exit Markopoulo from the National Road Athens-Lamia
Luna Park Aidonakia
Amusement park for kids in the northern suburbs. Ferris wheel. Bumper cars. Many rides for small and big kids. At Kifissias avenue 89, 151 24 Maroussi.
The Wall
Indoor climbing complex with a wall of over 1000m² and with a height of 14m. Climbing lessons. Open Monday to Friday from 13:30-22:30, Saturday and Sunday from 12:30-20:30. At Aghiou Athanasiou 12 in Pallini.
Spathario Museum of Shadow Theatre
Traditional Greek Karagiozis or shadow theatre. Open Monday and Wednesday 10:00-13:00 and 17:30-19:00 and Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday 10:00-13:30. At Kastalia Square, 151 24 Athens.
Athanasiou Shadow Theater
Shadow puppet exhibition and shadow theater workshops. At Platonos 7, 183 44 Moschato.
Odeon Cinema Park
Interactive movie theatre for kids. 3-D glasses. Moving seats. Educational. Screenings every Saturday and Sunday at 11:00, 13:00 and 15:00. At Starcity Multiplex, Syngrou avenue 111, Neos Kosmos.
Ice and Roller Skating center of Athens
Indoor skating rink. Open Monday to Friday from 11:00-21:30, Saturday and Sunday from 11:00-23:00. At Pireos 180 in Tavros, next to the Athens Heart shopping center.