Travel guide to Vienna with children

Ghost of the Children’s Museum at Schönbrunn Palace

Schönbrunn Palace for children

The 16 children of Empress Maria Theresia wandered the rooms and corridors of the 300 year-old Schönbrunn Palace. Nowadays, the children's museum "Experience Schönbrunn Palace" whisks visitors young and old away to the everyday life of those times.

Orangutan, Schönbrunn Zoo

Schönbrunn Zoo

The oldest zoo in the world has in recent decades turned itself into one of the most modern and - by general consensus - one of the most beautiful zoos in the world.

Two children climbing on playground equipment that looks like an eagle

Schönbrunn Maze, Labyrinth & Labyrinthikon

Once only the imperial family was permitted to walk here, now the Schönbrunn Maze is fun for everyone.

Lilarum Puppet Theater

Theater and Cinema for children and young people

Take the stage! Dive into the world of spoken and dance theater, puppet and marionette play and cinema. Be enchanted by the very best in acting.

Yellow tram in front of the State Opera at the Ringstrasse in Vienna

Sightseeing in Vienna with the whole family

In a horse-drawn carriage or on two wheels, on the water or in a vintage bus: That's how a sightseeing tour guarantees children and adults a fun time.

Vienna Technical Museum

Free Offers for Children in Vienna

A visit to Vienna with children need not break the bank. Here you will find tips for adventures in Vienna with your kids that are easy on your wallet.

Blacktip reef shark

House of the Sea

The House of the Sea displays tropical freshwater and saltwater fish, as well as fish from the Mediterranean and domestic waters, and sharks, all at a lofty height.

Children in ZOOM Atelier

ZOOM Children's Museum

The ZOOM Children's Museum is all about questioning, touching, exploring, feeling and playing to one's heart's content – on an area of 1,600 square meters.

Dinosaur

Museum of Natural History

Whether a visit to see the Venus of Willendorf, a tour of the powerful gallery rooms, exciting children's tours, or a rooftop view of Vienna's first district, the Museum of Natural History offers surprises for visitors large and small.

Three girls in the tree-house

Playgrounds in Vienna

Space to climb, run and romp around: Whether as a short or longer stop during a sightseeing tour or as an excursion destination in its own right: adventure, forest and water playgrounds delight children.

House of Music

House of Music

In the musical adventure world in the heart of the city, music can be experienced with all of the senses. Giant instruments, computers and state-of-the-art electronics are great for playing, experimenting and discovering.

Imperial Palace with the Michaelertor

Imperial Palace (Hofburg)

Children’s guided tours through the private apartments of the monarchs: exciting insights into the daily imperial life....

Vienna Prater with Giant Ferris Wheel

Get ready for fun in the Prater

Dive into the colorful adventure world of the Prater where 250 different stands and attractions wait for you: from a traditional merry-go-round to the ghost train to ultra-modern highlights such as the "Ejection Seat" with which you can reach heights of over 90 meters.

Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds

The world-famous waxworks museum Madame Tussauds is a highlight in the Vienna Prater.

Mother and son, who is enjoying his ice cream

Child-friendly restaurants

A tour of discovery through the city can make you hungry! Child-size portions, highchairs, changing table or a beautiful guest garden - here you can take your pick of child-friendly establishments.

Herzilein Wien, portal

Shopping with/for children

From shoes to jeans, from dresses to hats - Vienna's great shops for children remind us that up-to-date fashions for children don't always have to be "cute" and "adorable."

Vienna Technical Museum

Museum of Technology

The Museum of Technology is a world unto itself. By means of many interactive objects, created by the "cause and effect" principle, technology will be made possible to grasp - in every sense of the term.