Popular Dublin attractions for kids
Did you know that some of Dublin’s attractions have been specially designed for your little one? With interactive tours and museums, numerous parks and a renowned zoo, the capital of Ireland is definitely a kid-friendly destination. Whether you want to get them into science and history or you prefer fun outdoor activities we guarantee you that Dublin has something for everyone.
Imaginosity is Dublin’s only interactive museum specially designed for kids. Kids can learn through interactive experience such as the rocket ship to Rapunzel’s castle and climb into the Wizard’s Lair.
For a focus on Dublin’s history Dublinia is the best option to entertain your family. You will discover Dublin’s Viking and medieval past with interactive exhibition specially designed for the young public.
The most popular attraction for a family is probably going to the Zoo. Dublin Zoo is a highly-loved Zoo, with all its well-treaded animals and amazing habitats it is easy to spend all day there. There are special facilities for children with a playground and picnic area. You can also take the zoo train for a little tour of this large zoo.
For an unusual visit of the city, you can hop on the amphibious vehicle of the Viking Splash Tour. Kids of all ages will love the tour, you’ll put on Viking hat as you’ll be told interesting stories about the Vikings. The best part of the tour is when you will dive into the Grand Canal basin for a unique view of Dublin!
For an outdoor afternoon, Dublin also offers amazing parks, starting with Phoenix park. Located on the north side of the Liffey River this park is the biggest city-park of Europe. It features a playground, woodland, 300 wild deer and many walking paths. Near our hotel, you will find St Stephen’s Green park and Merrion Square. Both beautiful with playground, your kids will enjoy running wild in.
For a more authentic experience than Walt Disney store in Grafton Street, why not pop into the only Dolls hospital of Ireland? The Dollstore is providing emergency treatment to our little one’s teddy bears! You will also find many dolls and adorable accessories. A cute shop not to be missed on the 2nd floor is the Powerscourt Centre.