Enjoy Barcelona with your family

Today we will chat about the top 5 things to do in Barcelona with kids. There’s plenty of options throughout the city that are cool and child-friendly.

Traveling needs, a lot of dedication, tickets, routes, rents and if you plan to travel with your kids, it needs a bit more of your dedication.You would be happy to find some tips of “things to do in Barcelona when you travel with kids”, 5 places you can include in your trip.

Top activities to do in Barcelona with kids

1. Cosmocaixa

This place is an authentic pearl, and we would say not even for children. The most of parents after the first visit look for the opportunity to be back. Why asking you? Because in CosmoCaixa you have so many things to do with your children, for example going to the space and back or to see how your son or daughter makes the first science discovery. It is definitely a great way to awake their curiosity by sciences. Do not miss this visit; the museum CosmoCaixa is open every day, children and teens under 16 years – free entrance, adults – 4€.

Where is it? Isaac Newton, 26, Barcelona – Bus 17, 22, 58, 73, 75, 60 y 196

2. Parc de la Creueta del Coll

We propose you to go and have a picnic or relax under the evening sun Parc de la Creueta del Coll. This park have many options to have a great time and fun. One of them is a large lake that converted into a public swimming pool in summer. A perfect choice to enjoy Barcelona with kids! 

Where is it? Pg. Mare de Déu del Coll, 77, Barcelona

Parc de la Creueta


Year by year people do invent something and it could be interesting to get closer to those inventions, touch them and simply have fun with all your family. MIBA (Museum of Ideas and Inventions of Barcelona) is also a good place to visit between your long walking tours and no to bore you kids. Prices: Adult – 8€, Children younger than 12: 6€ Children under 4: free admission.

Where is it?: Carrer de la Ciutat, 7, Barcelona – close to Metro Jaume I (L4)

4. L’Aquarium

Not far from the previous stop, we have L’Aquarium of Barcelona. Spectacular and unique in Europe L’Aquàrium de Barcelona is the largest aquarium with 3,700 m3 volume and a great space to check out with the Kids. Here you little scientist will discover a huge world of seas and oceans, thousands of fishes from all over the world. They have some interesting things to do for adults as well, for example, you can also have unforgettable experience with shark. On the other hand, let you children pass night with sharks and some new friends. It is great, isn’t it? Buy you ticket online to avoid a long cue. Opening hours: 9 am until 9:30 pm and in July and August until 11 pm.

Where is it?: Moll d’Espanya del Port Vell, w/n, Barcelona – Metro Drassanes (L3) or Barceloneta(L4).

L'Aquarium of Barcelona - activities for children

5. We Pudding

Now it’s time to have a break in one pretty, cozy and wonderland place like Pudding Barcelona. Everyone who has been once at this place fall in love forever. To prove it, just try one ofquiches or a big piece of carrot cake. You will have no words, we promise! They have a special lunch menu every day.

Where is it? Calle Pau Claris 90, Barcelona – 2 minutes’ walk from metro Urquinaona (L4)

We Pudding cafe - charladas

Image source: Pudding Barcelona

6.  The Chocolate Museum or “Museu de la Xocolata”

The Master Chocolatiers of Barcelona create astonishing sculptures, attractions of Barcelona and Disney Characters to impress visitors of all ages. The chocolate museum is a very interesting thing to do with your children in Barcelona. Enjoy an engaging visit with a lot of interactivity and surprises. Learn about Cacao and Chocolate in a fun way. This visit is also recommended for rainy days in Barcelona. To know more about cool things to do in Barcelona when it’s raining check out our post called: “5 cool things to do in Barcelona when it’s raining”

Where is it? The Chocolate Museum is located at Carrer del Comerç, 36, Barcelona – Open from 10 am – 7 pm. Phone: +34 932 68 78 78

There’s a great video on Youtube made by CloudMom it’s awesome and it gives you a small insight into cool things to do in Barcelona with kids.

What kind of places would you like to visit in Barcelona with your children?