An extraordinary place for children
A space for 2-7 year olds and for 5-12 year olds
At the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie
la cité des enfants la Villette

If we want to test everything, plan to return several times The experiments are varied and interesting: listening to the noise produced by two snails eating, calculating the speed of sound from one's own voice, thwarting optical illusions, etc. The duration of a session at the Cité des Enfants is 1h30.

  • Sessions every 1h30 during and outside school vacations - Online booking strongly recommended (especially during school vacations)
  • The session lasts 1h30 (1h15 during the All Saints' and Christmas vacations)
  • The ticket for the Children's City gives access to the Argonaute submarine (subject to availability). The Louis Lumière cinema is currently closed.
  • Children must be accompanied by at least one adult
  • Free for children under 2 years oldaccompanying their brother(s) or sister(s)

Discovery and manipulation areas for children

For children from 2 to 7 years old

  • Five thematic areas I discover myself", "I know how to do", "I find my bearings", "I experiment", "all together".
  • 1h30 of manipulations and exciting experiences
  • The 2 - 7 year olds have their own area and its flagship activities:
    • the dam where we "play with water
    • the garage and its car to be repaired
    • the site with foam bricks.

For children from 5 to 12 years old

  • 6 spaces : "the body", "communicating", "the TV studio", "water games", "the garden" and "the factory".
  • Ages 5 - 12 explore
    • the giant anthill,
    • discover the recording studio,
    • the factory
    • or the virtual hair salon.

What to do in the Villette district?

Practical information

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