Children: Days Out For Kids

Museu do Brinquedo
Toy museum featuring the collections of Joao Arbues Moreira. Multimedia room, thematic videos and regular temporary exhibitions. Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00-18:00 at Rua Visconde Monserrate, 2710-591 Sintra.
Aquario Vasco da Gama
The Vasco da Gama Aquarium features many live exhibits including fish and sea creatures from all over the world. Open daily from 10:00-18:00 at Rua Direita do Dafundo, 1495 Dafundo.
A theme park where children can choose from 60 professions, run establishments, services and more; all built on a childs scale for their enjoyment and learning. Dolce Vita Tejo, Loja 1054, Av. Cruzeiro Seixas, nº7, Amadora.
Lisbon Zoo
2,000 animals of 400 species. Attractions include a dolphins bay, reptile house, cable car and childrens park. Open every day from 10:00-20:00 in the summer, until 18:00 in the winter. At Praca Marechal Humberto Delgado, Sete Rios, 1549-004 Lisbon.
Parque Florestal de Monsanto
Park and woodland covering 1,000 acres to the north west of Lisbon that features many activities including guided walks, skateboard park and a childrens theatre. The vsitors centre is an exhibition space and cultural centre.
Parque Marechal Carmona
Dating from the 1940s the former residence of the exiled King Umberto of Italy is home to an ornamental lake with turtles, swans, ducks, geese and a mini-zoo for children. Open 08:30-17:45 (19:45 summer). Av. Rei Umberto II de Italia, 2750-327 Cascais.
River tourism on the Tagus River in traditional boat for 30 passengers. Offers organised, school and bird watching tours, and also team building events. At Quinta da Chamines, Azambuja.
Oceanario de Lisboa
Giant public aquarium dedicated to the oceans and their conservation. Open every day from 10:00-18:00, 20:00 in the summer. At Esplanada Dom Carlos 1, Doca dos Olivais, 1990-005 Lisbon.