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What to Do in Barcelona With Kids?

Stroll Around Park Guell, Enjoy At Tibidabo Amusement Park, Witness Sea Life At Barcelona Aquarium, Explore Chocolate Museum, Check Out Wildlife At Barcelona Zoo and many more.

Barcelona is a wonderful vacation spot for families. Families are welcome everywhere in this city, from galleries to tiny tapas cafés, because the locals like children. While there are many activities to do in Barcelona with kids, kids will also enjoy many of the city's more well-known tourist attractions, including the city's numerous beaches and the fanciful architecture of Gaudi.

Barcelona is a fairly simple city to manage; you can get around on foot for the most part, and the metro, bus, and train systems are great and simple to use. Barcelona is highly family-friendly, and even late at night, you'll be welcomed with open arms at most restaurants and cafes. There are a lot of things to do in Barcelona with kids which you can explore with, check the places you would want to visit and plan your trip accordingly.

Here is the list of best things to do in Barcelona with kids:

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Enjoy at Tibidabo Amusement Park

  • The oldest ride here dates back to 1905 and is a staple of Barcelona's family amusement park culture. Just the views of Barcelona from the summit of Tibidabo Hill are breathtaking.
  • Before visiting the main attraction, it is worthwhile to take a look at the Art Nouveau church next to the funfair. Despite not being Disneyland, the park is a great thing to do in Barcelona with kids  and is only 30 minutes by bus from the city center. 
  • All rides, which are age-appropriately color-coded, are accessible for free with your admission ticket. Since the park is on a slope, there are many levels to climb and descend, however elevators are accessible for parents who still have children in strollers.

Pl. del Tibidabo, 3, 4, 08035 Barcelona, Spain

Timings: Saturday - Sunday from 11 am to 7 pm

Entry Fee: From 14€ to 35€

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Checkout Wildlife at Barcelona Zoo

  • While visiting Barcelona, how about a little animal adventure? On the outskirts of the ancient quarter, right in the middle, is where this zoo is situated. After a morning of historical sightseeing, the youngsters can be easily bought off with it.
  • A pleasant stroll around the enclosures is made possible by the zoo's simple layout. Each animal's information is skillfully written for children and focuses on topics like extinction and conservation.
  • Children adore the more participatory areas, such as the farm, pony rides, elephant training area, and expansive playgrounds, in addition to the enclosures.
  • If you are fortunate enough, then you might get a chance to schedule a feeding session with the adorable penguins which is one of the best activities to do in Barcelona with kids.

Location:  Parc de la, 08003 Barcelona, Spain

Timings: Monday- Friday from 10 am to 4:30 pm

Saturday - Sunday from 10 am to 5:30 pm

Entry Fee: Around 12€ to 22€

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Explore Chocolate Museum

  • This visit can be one of the best things to do in Barcelona with kids if they enjoy sweets. This is a cute little diversion at a museum that gives information about the chocolate industry.
  •  It's not a huge building, so 45 to 60 minutes should be enough to walk through it. You will see some very impressive chocolate sculptures throughout that time, as well as learn about chocolate's history and how Europe adapted this novel flavor from the Americas.

Location: Museu de la Xocolata, C/ del Comerç, 36, 08003 Barcelona, Spain

Timings: Tuesday- Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm

Entry Fee: From 8€ to 35€

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Get Thrilled At Museums Of Illusions

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  • The children will love this museum, which is right in the middle of El Raval. The sceneries are authentically painted on the floors and walls, and all you need to do to take a picture of yourself in the mural is to just place yourself there. 

  • It is now included in the Big Fun Museum, and if you purchase a ticket that includes both attractions, you can save money. The Big Fun Museum is not at the same place, so keep that in mind (only a 5-minute walk away).

Location: Carrer del Pintor Fortuny, 17, 08001 Barcelona, Spain

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Visit Casa Batllo

  • Who doesn't enjoy the fantastic Saint George and the Dragon legend?If your group finds it appealing, you should surely stop by this magnificent structure.

  •  A notable architectural feature that appeals to both children and adults is Casa Batlló. Recently, the Gaud dome and Gaud cube, two immersive spaces, were created from the basement. 

  • You walk into a room full of high-tech screens and gadgets that are in a completely different dimension. Kids AGREE! Colorful tiles, curved walls, a fireplace in the shape of a mushroom, windows designed to look like turtles, an attic spiral staircase that looks like a rib cage, and more can be seen in the original Gaud house.

Location: Passeig de Gracia, 43, 08007 Barcelona, Spain

Timings: 9 am to 8 pm Everyday

Entry Fee:  Around 45€

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Stroll Around Park Guell

  • On this design by Antoni Gaud, the architect truly let his creativity run wild. There are gingerbread-like houses at the entryway, mosaics made of brightly coloured broken tile adorning the walls and the seats, amusing curves, and cool paths to go under and over. 
  • Great vistas gazing down into Barcelona are made possible by its elevated location which makes this walk the best things to do in Barcelona with Kids. A cultural outing that won't bore the kids can easily be squeezed into your day by visiting this park. 
  • Around this amazing construction, they can run and leap. The Monumental Zone and the Forest Zone are the current zones that make up the park.
  • The highlights are located in the pay-for-entry monumental section, and are highly recommended to visit especially for history enthusiasts. It is strongly suggested purchasing your tickets at least a few days in advance to avoid lines and disappointment.

08024 Barcelona, Spain

Timings: From 9:30am to 7:30pm everyday

Entry Fee: From 7€ to 10€

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Go On a Walking Tour Around Gothic Quarter

  • There are several family-friendly tours available in Barcelona, such as this walking tour for families that takes you around the Gothic Quarter while introducing you to some of the city's history and culture in an engaging manner. 
  • Expect a lot of singing and a trip to the candy store. It's the ideal choice for a family tour to Barcelona where you can tick all the checkboxes of things to do in Barcelona with kids.
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Watch A Football Match at Camp Nou

  • Camp Nou, which translates to "new field" and is frequently referred to in English as "the Nou Camp," is a football stadium in Barcelona, Spain that is sponsored by Spotify. 
  • Since its completion in 1957, it has served as FC Barcelona's home field. With a current seating capacity of 99,354, it ranks as the fourth-biggest association football stadium in the world and the largest stadium in Spain and Europe.

Location:  C. d'Arístides Maillol, 12, 08028 Barcelona, Spain

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Witness Sea Life at Barcelona Aquarium

  • We are well aware that fish live in aquariums, and this is true of the aquarium in Barcelona. There are timed feedings of stingrays, sharks, and penguins  so that visitors can witness all the excitement. 
  • In addition to unusual fish, turtles, frogs, and fossils on show. Numerous interactive exhibits let kids to touch buttons, climb through tubes, slide down, and otherwise burn off steam while learning.
  • Having a playground outdoors where you can enjoy your coffee and snacks on the second floor while keeping an eye on your hyperactive kids. Visiting the Oceanarium, with its motorized pathway through an 80-meter-long glass tube, is one of the activities to do in Barcelona with kids.

del Port Vell, Moll d'Espanya, s/n, 08039 Barcelona, Spain

Monday - Friday and Sunday from 10 am to 7 pm

Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm 

Entry Fee:
From 10€ to 24€

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Take a Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour

  • The youngsters are exhausted on their first day in Barcelona? Don't want to travel by foot? A fantastic approach to make the first day enjoyable while still seeing a lot of the city is to take the Hop on Hop off bus. 
  • Children enjoy riding in open-top buses with the wind in their hair, and it also gives parents a glimpse of the city's layout. You'll receive an overview of the major attractions before deciding as a family which ones you want to return to and explore further. 
  • To avoid having red faces at the end of the day, be sure to use sun hats, sunglasses, and suntan lotion.
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Get On The Montjuic Cable Car

  • Kids typically adore heights, so what better family activity than a relaxing journey on a cable car to explore the city from above which is one of the best activities to do in Barcelona with kids. There are two separate cable car rides available in Barcelona, both of them are on Montjuic mountain.
  • Cable car for the port (Telefèric del Port) - From the harbor to the halfway point of the Montjuic mountain overlook, known as Mirador del Mar, it takes 8 minutes to travel one way. 
  • The Montjuic Cable Car (Telefèric de Montjuic) offers wonderful views of the harbor and rises between 70 and 90 meters. The Telèferic de Montjuic is more up to date and less expensive. Despite having lower cable towers, it nevertheless transports you to the fort at the summit of the mountain.

Location: Avinguda Miramar, 30, 08038 Barcelona, Spain

Timings: 10 am to 6 pm everyday

Entry Fee: From 7€ to 15€

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Watch The Montjuic Magic Fountain

  • This is a must thing to do in Barcelona with kids for everyone who is visiting the city. It is mesmerizing for people of all ages because it has moving water, lighting, and an excellent atmosphere. 
  • You can climb stairs between the 15-minute show intervals to obtain a fantastic nighttime view of the city. It is a fantastic free family activity and is easily accessible by metro, train, and bus.

Location: Pl. de Carles Buïgas, 1, 08038 Barcelona, Spain

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Experience The Maritime Museum

  • Families with kids love this Museum and it makes for a fantastic museum trip for them. The structure itself is a magnificent, enormous antique medieval shipbuilding yard from the 14th century. 
  • There are fascinating scale models of historical ships, antiquated maps with strangely rendered landmasses, macabre accounts of life at sea, and an interactive area with screens to keep young hands busy while learning.
  • The centerpiece of the exhibit is a life-size replica of a Spanish Armada flagship from the sixteenth century. Kids adore it, and you can even climb up and explore its deck.

Location: Av. de les Drassanes, 1, 08001 Barcelona, Spain

Timings: Monday- Friday from 9 am to 10 pm

Saturday- Sunday from 9 am to 11 pm

Entry Fee:
From 5€ to 10€

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Experience The Landscape Of Labyrinth Park

  • Visit the extremely beautiful landscaped garden of a marquis in the 18th century. It is a nice area to spend peaceful family time due to the fact that it is a little off the beaten track. 
  • It was given by the Davalls to the city government and has been accessible to the general public since 1971 for a small entrance fee. A roughly 2-meter-high maze where various entertaining hide-and-seek activities can be performed is the highlight for kids, the best activities to do in Barcelona with kids can be done here. 
  • The park is littered with little temples, pavilions, and statues of legendary and Roman gods. A beautiful garden would not be complete without swans.They are spotted paddling down the private canal that runs from the water sources to the waterfall and swimming pools.

Location: Passeig dels Castanyers, 1, 08035 Barcelona, Spain

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Witness Old Collections at Museu Blau

  • The Natural History Museum is housed in a stylish architecture with triangle corners and completely black interior walls (eerily lit up). On the walls and floors inside are a variety of fascinating animations that help to depict Earth's evolution. 
  • In glass cases are displayed fossils, stones, skeletons, photographs, and texture grids, but the real stuffed animals would be the most interesting to children.
  • A variety of exotic creepy crawlies are also included in this ancient collection, which were relocated here a few years ago to add pleasures. For your children, you may need to add a little spice to the museum descriptions because they can be a little dry but one of the best things to do in Barcelona with kids.

Location: Plaza Leonardo Da Vinci, 4-5, 08019 Barcelona, Spain

Tuesday - Friday from 10 am to 5 pm

Saturday: 10 am to 7 pm

Sunday: 10 am to 8 pm

Entry Fee:
From 2€ to 6€

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People Also Ask About Barcelona

  1. Which are the best things to do in Barcelona with Kids?

    The best things to do with kids in Barcelona are:
    1. Spend time in Ciutadella: Ciutadella is a haven for people of all ages, and you can usually see groups of friends and families hanging out there. They frequently have picnics, perform music, or practice circus skills.

    2. Take the open-top bus for a ride: You can board and depart from the Barcelona Bus Turistic at any time and on any of its three different itineraries. It's a convenient and entertaining way to get around the city in addition to being a fantastic method to visit the major attractions.

    3. Check out Cosmo Caixa: Kids who love science museums, the CosmoCaixa in Barcelona can be a great place for them to explore. A small hot air balloon that floats to the ceiling, ferrofluid, an interactive trip through space and time, and other interactive displays and experiments take up the entire basement floor. Along with an aquarium and Amazonian species like capybaras, the amazing flooded forest display also features a recreation of the Amazonian rainforest.

    4. Go for a boat ride: There are many different cruises available, including catamaran and yacht excursions as well as sunset sailing expeditions. Even vermouth cruises exist so that grownups can enjoy a special treat as well.
  2. What is the best time to visit Barcelona?

    Barcelona's beautiful beaches, as well as its outdoor events and festivals, are best experienced between April and July. But if sightseeing is your main goal, March through May and September through November are wonderful times to visit Barcelona because there are less visitors and shorter lines.
  3. What is Barcelona famous for?

    The Mediterranean city of Barcelona has beautiful beaches and pleasant weather. Sports, cuisine, and the arts all do exceedingly well. The city is well-known among tourists due to Gaudi's architecture, 37 Michelin stars, and the Barcelona Football Club (soccer).
  4. How to reach Barcelona?

    1. By Air: The multiple terminal Barcelona airport, also known as Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat, lies 16 kilometers south of the city. Other regional airports, including Girona, Reus, and Lleida-Alguaire, have transportation connections to Barcelona as well.

    2. By Train: One of the least damaging forms of transportation is the train. Long distance travel on high-speed trains is both comfortable and practical, and Barcelona is connected to other parts of Spain and France by a number of these routes. Regional and suburban trains are widely available across the city.

    3. By Waterways: Barcelona has emerged as the top harbor for cruise ships in the Mediterranean. It has nine passenger terminals, including four for ferries and seven for cruise ships. It is connected to the major Mediterranean harbors as well as the Balearic Islands.
  5. How many days are enough to explore Barcelona?

    Three days in Barcelona is enough time to explore all the major attractions in the Mediterranean Harbour.
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