Family activites in Paris : must-do and great deal for a day in Paris with children

Paris offers a multitude of experiences for families in search of adventure.

From exploring nature to immersing yourself in French culture, follow our guide to discover the best inexpensive activities in Paris with your children. 

Family activites in Paris : must-do and great deal for a day in Paris with children ©Family activites in Paris : must-do and great deal for a day in Paris with children

Exploring nature in Paris : 

Galerie de l'Évolution & Jardin des Plantes : 

Start your day full of discoveries with your family at the Galerie de l'Évolution in the Jardin des Plantes. Immerse yourself in History of the species evolution with fascinating stuffed animals. Then, take a stroll among the different varieties of plants and discover rare species in the large greenhouse.  
Galerie de l’Evolution : 9€/adult  
Jardin des plantes : free access  
Access to the greenhouse : 5€/person 

River Seine cruise: 

Embark on a peaceful travel on the Seine, offering a unique view of Paris's iconic monuments. Affordable family cruises are available.
Price : usually around €15-20 per adult, with reduced or free fares for children. 

Discover the different cruises on the Paris Tourist Office website

Paris Parc Zoologique & Jardin d'Acclimatation : 

Treat your kids to a day outdoors at Parc Zoologique de Paris, with workshops and shows. The Jardin d'Acclimatation offers a variety of activities, including rides and play areas.
Price : depending on the attraction. 


Culture & Science :

Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie :

Take your children to the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie for an interactive and educational experience. There are captivating exhibitions that will stimulate their curiosity.
Price : generally around €13 per adult, with discounts available for children.  

Fun activities around the monuments :

Make your visit to Paris's monuments an adventure for your children. There are special activities, such as "Arsène Lupin's secrets at the Opéra Garnier," that offers a fun and educational visit of the opera.
Price : €10-15/child.

Climbing to the top of the Eiffel Tower is also a great activity for all ages. Price : €30/adult and €7/child.  


End your day in style with a visit to the majestic Château de Versailles. The vast gardens offer plenty of space for children to relax.
Price castle and gallery : €20/adult for a visit and free for under-26s.
Access to the gardens : free.

Remember to book in advance to avoid the wait!  

The Philharmonie de Paris : 

The Philharmonie de Paris offers nursery rhyme concerts for children on Sunday afternoons. Check their website for details


Entertainment and Leisure :  

La Tête dans les Nuages :

Take your kids to "La Tête dans les Nuages," an arcade games and entertainment center, for a fun-filled day.
Price : €15-20/child.  

Night Bus Tour :

Experience the magic of Paris at night by taking an illuminated tour on a tourist bus.
Price : around €30/adult and €20/child.  

Board games bar :  

For a unique and enjoyable experience, visit "Le Ludique," a board game bar near Maison Mère. This friendly venue offers a wide range of games suitable for all ages. Children can play interactive games while adults sip on refreshing drinks. The relaxed and fun atmosphere makes it a perfect way to end your day in Paris with your family.  

Maison Mère ©Maison Mère

Accommodation :

After a busy day, you can find refuge at Maison Mère in the 9th arrondissement of Paris. It's a haven of comfort in the heart of the city. Our establishment offers a unique blend of Parisian elegance and modernity, ensuring a relaxing stay for everyone in the family.

Maison Mère has spacious rooms making it the ideal place to recharge your batteries before exploring this magical city. You will enjoy a warm atmosphere, attentive service, and the authenticity of the neighborhood.

Your stay at Maison Mère will be as memorable as your adventures in the City of Lights.




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