What to do in Paris with toddlers?

Activities and outings ideas with children from 0 to 6 years old
Outdoor activities for sunny days or indoor activities for rainy days or extreme cold. Recommendations from shows designed for children (sometimes as early as 1 year), or fromexhibitions and of concerts that will also appeal to toddlers. Discover all our suggestions to enjoy Paris with little ones.

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ALL THE NEWS IN SEPTEMBER WITH SMALL

<noscript><img src=La Grande Echelle Festival (outdoor)">

La Grande Echelle Festival (outdoor)

  • A festival dedicated to dance, music, circus...
  • For the whole family
  • In the open air, at La Villette


<noscript><img src=Kids Tour by panoramic bus with Open Tour">

Kids Tour by panoramic bus with Open Tour

  • Panoramic bus tour of Paris with animations for children
  • Ideal even with young children
  • It's all new!


<noscript><img src=The Hippodrome with the family">

The Hippodrome with the family


  • Discover the world of horse racing
  • Ideal with children from 3 years old
  • Free for children under 18


<noscript><img src=From the Canal Saint-Martin to the Parc de la Villette">

From the Canal Saint-Martin to the Parc de la Villette


  • A park, water, animations, exhibitions...
  • Family (with children and teenagers)


<noscript><img src=Sleepless Night... with family">

Sleepless Night... with family


  • Une déambulation nocturne et artistique dans Paris
  • For everyone
  • Dans tout Paris
  • Evenèment gratuit


<noscript><img src=Cine Kids at the Forum des Images">

Cine Kids at the Forum des Images


  • a movie, a snack and animations
  • From 18 months to 8 years
  • At the Forum des Images (1st)
  • 4 € (the film + animation + taste)


<noscript><img src=The visit of the Musée des Arts Forains">

The visit of the Musée des Arts Forains


  • A magical and enchanting place
  • Free for children under 3 years old
  • In the 12th


<noscript><img src=The fair in Neu-Neu, the fairground of the Bois de Boulogne">

The fair in Neu-Neu, the fairground of the Bois de Boulogne


  • One of the oldest fairgrounds in Paris
  • In the Bois de Boulogne
  • Free admission (paid attractions)


<noscript><img src=The snacks concerts at the Pochette Musicale">

The snacks concerts at the Pochette Musicale

  • A concert and a snack
  • Ideal from 3 years old
  • At the Henner Museum (Paris 17th)


ALL YEAR ROUND IN PARIS AND ILE-DE-FRANCE WITH LITTLE ONES

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<noscript><img src=Thoiry Safari Zoo">

Thoiry Safari Zoo

  • An exceptional outing in a unique place
  • In the 78, an hour's drive from the centre of Paris.


<noscript><img src=The Aquarium of Paris Cinéaqua">

The Aquarium of Paris Cinéaqua

  • More than 13,000 specimens in 70 ponds
  • For everyone, also ideal with toddlers.
  • Discounted rates all year round


<noscript><img src=The Zoological Park of Paris (or Vincennes Zoo)">

The Zoological Park of Paris (or Vincennes Zoo)

  • A very nice family outing
  • For everyone, even the little ones...
  • A wide range of activities for children


<noscript><img src=The menagerie of the Jardin des Plantes">

The menagerie of the Jardin des Plantes

  • A beautiful zoo in the heart of Paris
  • Ideal with children
  • Free for children under 3 years


<noscript><img src=The SEA LIFE aquarium in Val d'Europe (Serris)">

The SEA LIFE aquarium in Val d'Europe (Serris)

  • A super educational aquarium
  • Next to the Vallée Village (Val d'Europe)
  • Free for children under 3 years old


<noscript><img src=Visit of a donkey farm (l'Asinerie Franciliane)">

Visit of a donkey farm (l'Asinerie Franciliane)


  • One of our favorites
  • Small budget: 3,50€ (child) and 5€ (adult) for a guided tour.
  • In Chennevières-sur-Marne (94)
  • Free uncommented visit for all


<noscript><img src=La ferme de Paris (free)">

La ferme de Paris (free)


  • An educational farm
  • In the Bois de Vincennes
  • Free for all


<noscript><img src=The Zoo du Bois d'Attilly, a nice family outing!">

The Zoo du Bois d'Attilly, a nice family outing!


  • A small zoo concerned about the welfare of animals
  • In the 77, about 40 km from Paris
  • Free for children under 3 years


<noscript><img src=Spiders, Fireflies and Butterflies">

Spiders, Fireflies and Butterflies

  • Artistic-scientific exhibition on very small animals
  • For all, from 3 years old
  • At the Musée en Herbe (1st)


<noscript><img src=Opposite, the toddler expo">

Opposite, the toddler expo

  • A sensory and playful wandering
  • For 2 / 7 year olds
  • At the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie (19th)


<noscript><img src=Monet, Chagall, Renoir... from impressionism to modernity...">

Monet, Chagall, Renoir... from impressionism to modernity...

  • Total sensory experience and bluffing
  • For all, from 4 years old
  • At the Atelier des Lumières (11th)


<noscript><img src=France Miniature">

France Miniature

  • The largest miniature park in Europe to discover the French heritage
  • In Elancourt (78)
  • Free for children under 4


<noscript><img src=Boating in or near Paris">

Boating in or near Paris


  • 3 lakes in Paris to go boating
  • Rental at less than 15€ for 1 hour


<noscript><img src=The André Citroën Park">

The André Citroën Park


  • In the 15th
  • Free access


<noscript><img src=GoodPlanet Foundation">

GoodPlanet Foundation


  • In the Bois-de-Boulogne
  • Free access


<noscript><img src=The Buttes-Chaumont">

The Buttes-Chaumont


  • In the 19th century, 25 ha in the heart of Paris
  • Free access


<noscript><img src=The garden of acclimatization">

The garden of acclimatization


  • In the Bois de Boulogne
  • Paid access


<noscript><img src=Monceau Park as a family">

Monceau Park as a family


  • In the 8th and 17th
  • Free access


<noscript><img src=Pony rides for the little ones">

Pony rides for the little ones


  • 8 addresses in Paris (outdoor or newsstand)
  • Low-budget outing


<noscript><img src=Parks with water games to cool off">

Parks with water games to cool off


  • 4 addresses in Paris and Ile de France
  • Free access


<noscript><img src=Garden plants">

Garden plants


  • In the 5th
  • Free access


<noscript><img src=Puppet and puppet shows">

Puppet and puppet shows


  • A classic for little ones
  • From 2 years
  • Low-budget outing


<noscript><img src=The Luxembourg Garden">

The Luxembourg Garden


  • In the 6th
  • Free access, paying activities


<noscript><img src=The Floral Park of Paris">

The Floral Park of Paris


  • In the 12th (on the edge of the Bois de Vincennes)
  • Paid access (except in low season)


<noscript><img src=Kids Tour by panoramic bus with Open Tour">

Kids Tour by panoramic bus with Open Tour

  • Panoramic bus tour of Paris with animations for children
  • Ideal even with young children
  • It's all new!


<noscript><img src=From the Canal Saint-Martin to the Parc de la Villette">

From the Canal Saint-Martin to the Parc de la Villette


  • A park, water, animations, exhibitions...
  • Family (with children and teenagers)


<noscript><img src=Sherwood Park and its 41 treetop adventure courses">

Sherwood Park and its 41 treetop adventure courses

  • 41 tree climbing courses
  • Between 5€ and 95€, depending on the activities
  • A Viarmes (in 95)


<noscript><img src=L'Aquaboulevard, with family or teenagers">

L'Aquaboulevard, with family or teenagers

  • 7,000 m² of pools, giant slides, jacuzzis, series of waves...
  • Ideal for all - from 3 years old
  • At the Porte de Versailles (Paris 15th)


<noscript><img src=Boating in or near Paris">

Boating in or near Paris


  • 3 lakes in Paris to go boating
  • Rental at less than 15€ for 1 hour


<noscript><img src=Pony rides for the little ones">

Pony rides for the little ones


  • 8 addresses in Paris (outdoor or newsstand)
  • Low-budget outing


<noscript><img src=Parks with water games to cool off">

Parks with water games to cool off


  • 4 addresses in Paris and Ile de France
  • Free access


<noscript><img src=The fair in Neu-Neu, the fairground of the Bois de Boulogne">

The fair in Neu-Neu, the fairground of the Bois de Boulogne


  • One of the oldest fairgrounds in Paris
  • In the Bois de Boulogne
  • Free admission (paid attractions)


<noscript><img src=Electric boat rental in Paris">

Electric boat rental in Paris


  • Ideal with family or friends
  • On the basin of La Villette (19th)


<noscript><img src=The private (and costumed) visit "Paris at the time knights"">

The private (and costumed) visit "Paris at the time knights"

  • Visit of medieval Paris disguised as a knight or storyteller
  • Duration 1h30
  • -20% until 31 August


<noscript><img src=The private guided tour "Paris in cartoons"">

The private guided tour "Paris in cartoons"

  • Cartoons, a nice pretext to discover Paris in a different way
  • Duration 1h30
  • -20% until 31 August


<noscript><img src=The guided tour "Paris in cartoons"">

The guided tour "Paris in cartoons"

  • An original and regressive theme
  • Duration 1h30 - Course 2 km
  • FAMILY OFFER: 10% DISCOUNT


<noscript><img src=Guided tour in the footsteps of "Dilili in Paris"">

Guided tour in the footsteps of "Dilili in Paris"

  • A visit with the animated film "Dilili" in the background
  • Duration 1h30 - Course 2 km
  • FAMILY OFFER: 10% DISCOUNT


<noscript><img src=The guided tour (and costume) "Paris at the time of the knights"">

The guided tour (and costume) "Paris at the time of the knights"

  • Costumed visit of medieval Paris
  • Attention: private visit only at the moment
  • Duration 1h30
  • -20% until 31 August


<noscript><img src=The visit of the castle of Breteuil">

The visit of the castle of Breteuil


  • The castle of Charles Perrault's tales
  • In Choisel (in the Yvelines - 78)
  • Free for children under 5


<noscript><img src=The castle of Champs-sur-Marne">

The castle of Champs-sur-Marne

  • A jewel of classical architecture in the Paris Region
  • A Champs sur Marne (77)
  • Free for under 18s (under 26s if EU citizen)


<noscript><img src=The visit of the Palace of Versailles">

The visit of the Palace of Versailles

  • The immoderation of the castle, the splendour of the park
  • In Versailles (78)
  • Free for under 18s (under 26s if EU citizen)


<noscript><img src=The Domaine de Chantilly">

The Domaine de Chantilly

  • Chantilly, the castle, the gardens, the horse museum...
  • In Chantilly (60500)
  • Free for children under 7 years


<noscript><img src=The castle of Vaux-le-Vicomte">

The castle of Vaux-le-Vicomte

  • One of our favorites
  • Costumed visits, fun activities
  • In Maincy (77950)
  • Free for children 6 and under


<noscript><img src=Baby concerts at the Salle Gaveau">

Baby concerts at the Salle Gaveau

  • To awaken toddlers to classical music
  • From 0 to 5 years
  • By the Lamoureux Orchestra


<noscript><img src=Circus Bormann: "Time Travel"">

Circus Bormann: "Time Travel"

  • A traditional family circus
  • At the Bormann marquee (Paris 15th)
  • From 3 years


<noscript><img src=Mishka">

Mishka

  • Joyful staging of the famous Santa Beaver Christmas story
  • From 3 years
  • At the Lucernaire theatre (in the 6th)


<noscript><img src=Goldilocks and the three bears">

Goldilocks and the three bears

  • Musical version of the famous tale
  • From 1 year
  • At the Aktéon Theatre (in the 11th)


<noscript><img src=Peter Pan">

Peter Pan

  • A magical staging
  • From 3 years
  • In Bobino (75014)


<noscript><img src=Help, Prince Aubert has disappeared">

Help, Prince Aubert has disappeared

  • A hilarious police investigation
  • From 4 years
  • At the theatre le Bout (in the 9th)


<noscript><img src=The Poor Wicked Wolf">

The Poor Wicked Wolf

  • From 3 years
  • At the Essaion Theatre (in the 4th)


<noscript><img src=The Princess at the Pea in the Head">

The Princess at the Pea in the Head

  • A hilarious and participatory play
  • From 3 to 6 years
  • At the theatre le Bout (in the 9th)


<noscript><img src=The jungle Book">

The jungle Book

  • A nice room with an ecological message
  • At the Variety Theatre
  • From 5 years old


<noscript><img src=Aladin">

Aladin

  • Un spectale gai et plein d'humour
  • For 4/10 years
  • Au théâtre du Palais Royal (Paris 1er)


<noscript><img src=The Philharmonie de Paris with your family">

The Philharmonie de Paris with your family

  • Family concerts and shows
  • Attention: the tickets are leaving very quickly
  • At the Philharmonie de Paris


<noscript><img src=The Magic Hat">

The Magic Hat

  • Magic at child's height
  • At the Magic Cave
  • For ages 3 to 10


<noscript><img src=Puppet and puppet shows">

Puppet and puppet shows


  • A classic for little ones
  • From 2 years
  • Low-budget outing


<noscript><img src=The snacks concerts at the Pochette Musicale">

The snacks concerts at the Pochette Musicale

  • A concert and a snack
  • Ideal from 3 years old
  • At the Henner Museum (Paris 17th)


<noscript><img src=L'Aquaboulevard, with family or teenagers">

L'Aquaboulevard, with family or teenagers

  • 7,000 m² of pools, giant slides, jacuzzis, series of waves...
  • Ideal for all - from 3 years old
  • At the Porte de Versailles (Paris 15th)


<noscript><img src=The pool Pailleron">

The pool Pailleron


  • A swimming pool classified as a historical monument
  • Fun pools and a sports pool
  • In the 19th
  • Less than 5€ per entry (adult and child)


<noscript><img src=My mini-session, the RV cinema for 3/6 year olds">

My mini-session, the RV cinema for 3/6 year olds


  • Cinema for toddlers, at very low prices
  • in 8 cinemas in Paris and 8 cinemas in the Paris region
  • 5€ per session


<noscript><img src=Pools with a small pool or paddling pool">

Pools with a small pool or paddling pool


  • 14 swimming pools with small pool for children in Paris
  • Ideal with toddlers


<noscript><img src=The Lab of the City of Babies">

The Lab of the City of Babies


  • The new and original space for babies
  • Reserved for 0 - 2 years
  • At the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie (19th)
  • Free on reservation


<noscript><img src=Vertical'Art : indoor climbing">

Vertical'Art : indoor climbing


  • The 100% experience climbs, 100% chill!
  • For all, from 4 years old
  • In the 18th


<noscript><img src=Cine Kids at the Forum des Images">

Cine Kids at the Forum des Images


  • a movie, a snack and animations
  • From 18 months to 8 years
  • At the Forum des Images (1st)
  • 4 € (the film + animation + taste)


<noscript><img src=PLAYMOBIL FunPark (in the 94)">

PLAYMOBIL FunPark (in the 94)


  • A great place with children
  • Tariff : less than 7€ / adult or child
  • In Fresnes (94260)
  • Free for under 18 months


<noscript><img src=La Salle Momes, a cinema room for 2/14 year olds">

La Salle Momes, a cinema room for 2/14 year olds


  • A colourful and playful cinema
  • Programming for 2 - 14 year olds
  • A la Villette (Paris 19th)