Children: Activities for Kids
Discover Paris from the indoor observation deck (56th floor) and the open-air observatory (59th floor). Many interactive facilites to help you discover and understand Paris, as well as a bar. Rue de lArrivee (Arr 15) Metro: Montparnasse-Bienvenue
Tropical Aquarium at Palace of Porte Doree
Live pirahnas and alligators make this a popular spot. Near the Bois de Vincennes the aquarium shares the building with the Museum of African and Pacific Art. Open every day except Tuesday 10:00-17:15 At: 293 ave Daumesnil (Arr 12) Metro: Porte Doree.
Musee national de la Marine
For the sailor in each of us, this museum displays model ships, navigation instruments, paintings, sculptures and other artefacts. Open from 10:00 to 18:00, closed Tuesdays. At Palais de Chaillot, 17 Place Trocadero (Arr 16) Metro: Trocadero.
Palais de la Decouverte
A fun and educational museum full of interactive experiments in various areas of science. Open Tuesday to Saturday from 9:30 to 18:00, Sunday from 10:00 to 19:00, closed Mondays. At Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt (Arr 8) Metro: Champs Elysee Clemenceau
The English Activites Club
Group offering lots of exciting activities in English for children and families in and around Paris.
The Kapla centre provides children with the opportunity to build using Kapla one-size planks, ideal for building without gluing or fixing. Open everyday during holidays, Wed and Sat during term-time. 27 rue de Montreuil (Arr 11) Metro: Faidherbe Chaligny
La Grange aux Moines
Learn about life on a farm on this working farm where goats, sheep, poultry and rabbits are raised. Open Wednesdays, Saturdays and during school holidays. Entrance is free and picnic facilities provided. RD 83, Plateau de Tertre (91) La Ferte-Alais
Louise Denyer Acting Workshops for Kids
Native trilingual British actress offers intensive acting workshops for theatre and film in English for kids and teenagers [ages 3 to 18], during all school vacations, certain weekends, special events and birthday parties, privately and within schools.
Cite des Enfants - Cite des Sciences et de lIndustrie.
Childrens discovery zones in a Science Museum. Under 5s and for 5 to 12 year olds. All activites are hands-on. Reservations essential, opening times vary. At 30 ave Corentin-Cariou (Arr 19). Metro: Porte de la Villette.
Centre Pompidou - Galerie des Enfants.
Interactive exhibitions by designers and artists introduce children to modern art, design and architecture. Workshops ages 6 - 12. Centre Pompidou, place Georges Pompidou (Arr 4) 11:00 - 22:00, closed Tuesdays. Metro: Hotel de Ville RER Chatelet Les Hall
Le Stade Francais - La Faisanderie
Fitness programmes, classes, gyms, tennis, squash, judo, swimming pools and golf courses and many more indoor and outdoor activities. Special programmes for expats and families in this fantastic country club located in the Domaine National de Saint Cloud.