Zurich for Families
Tips for Families With Children
Zurich has an increasing number of offers for families with children. You can find activities for families with children in Zurich and the region here.

Zurich for Families – Excursion Tips for Families With Children


Zurich has a large range of cultural events for families with children. Numerous museums organize special workshops, and there are performances for children in the Tanzhaus (dance theater) and Tonhalle Zurich (concert hall). A circus comes to Zurich every year – with its animals in the spring and clowns and acrobats at Christmas.


There's fantastic animal fun at the Zurich Zoo – with Masoala rain forest and elephant park – as well as at the Wildnispark Zurich or the kids' zoo in Rapperswil.


The parks and nature reserves in Zurich and the region provide lots of excursion options: on foot, by bike or by boat. Parks with barbecue spots and many playgrounds in the city entice you to linger. There are special offers for families in a few restaurants and hotels too.

Nature, Zoos & Animals
The zoo, which is surrounded by nature yet close to the city, is home to a wide range of fauna.
Nature, Zoos & Animals
Knie’s Children's Zoo belongs to Switzerland’s tradition-steeped Knie Circus, and is a popular meeting...
Nature, Parks & Gardens, Zoos & Animals
Not only fruit and vegetables grow on the Jucker Farm – it's a place of adventure for families to enjoy...
Nature, Zoos & Animals
Langnau am Albis
Wolfs etc. – Explore the wild animals of Switzerland at the Langenberg wildlife park, west of Lake Zurich
Sport, Bike Tours
BMX fans and freestyle bikers can let off steam on 5 courses at the Bike Park Allmend in Zurich
Sport, Climbing, Parks & Gardens
The first high ropes park in the canton of Zurich offers forest fun and thrills for visitors aged 4 and over.
Clock up some fast laps on the Rümlang go-kart track, right by Zurich Airport
Culture, Museums, Cultural History
At the Technorama, over 500 experiments and interactive exhibits to touch, play with and understand explain...
Culture, Museums, Science & Technology
Play and discover science in an exciting indoor space covering more than 7000 yd2.
Culture, Museums
Experience childhood culture from the last three centuries with a trip to the Children's Museum...
Culture, Museums, Science & Technology
There is quacking, shrieking, grunting and chirping at the University of Zurich’s Zoological Museum
Culture, Museums, Science & Technology
The exciting experiments at the Technorama Winterthur are not just aimed at children
Culture, Museums, Cultural History, Attractions, Architecture, Vantage Points
The most important feudal castle in eastern Switzerland is a living museum of life in the Middle Ages.
Culture, Museums, Science & Technology
The Aathal Dinosaur Museum features a spectacular dinosaur exhibition with original skeletons from the...
Sport, Swimming
Pfäffikon, SZ
Eleven adrenaline-charging water slides ensure ultimate fun in the largest water park
Culture, Museums, Cultural History, Science & Technology
The Mühle Tiefenbrunnen (mill) is unique in Switzerland – over a century old and still active today
Culture, Museums, Cultural History
A journey of discovery through Zug Castle offers a variety of insights into the cultural history of Zug. ...
Attractions, Vantage Points, Sport, Walks, Hikes, Bike Tours, Mountain Biking, Running, Nature, Mountains
Uetliberg is Zurich's very own "mountain", from where you have beautiful views of the city and...
Attractions, Nature, Parks & Gardens, Zoos & Animals
Young explorers can experience wild animals at close quarters.
Sport, Walks, Nature, Mountains
At 409 yards, the Raiffeisen Skywalk is one of the longest pedestrian suspension bridges in Europe
Sport, Walks, Hikes, Bike Tours, Mountain Biking, Summer Tobogganing, Nature, Mountains
The Atzmännig is a leisure paradise and popular excursion for families with children
Sport, Hikes, Mountain Biking, Nature, Mountains
The Zugerberg mountain is an ideal excursion destination for nature lovers and sports enthusiasts all year...
Culture, Museums, Science & Technology
The tunnel train takes visitors through the disused mine with an 80km (49.7 miles) long tunnel ...
Culture, Art, Nature, Parks & Gardens
Immerse yourself in Bruno Weber's artistic dream world and a garden full of mythical creatures...
Culture, Museums, Attractions
The FIFA World Football Museum is an interactive experience world for people of all ages.
Attractions, Vantage Points
Experience the fascination of flying up close and personal from observation deck B.

Multifaceted Zurich

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