From puppet theaters to the fabulous Oceanariaum and the Moscow Zoo, Russia’s capital is a kid-friendly cultural extravaganza. From painting their very own Russian dolls to dressing up like the Tzars, families can never run out of fun and entertaining things to do in Moscow.
Russia’s biggest city is big on interactive museums, majestic parks, skating rinks, playgrounds and cultural/historic attractions of unbelievable beauty. Kids always enjoy the iconic Moscow sights like: Red Square, the Kremlin, the Space museum, and myriad outdoor attractions scattered across the city landscape.
In Moscow, master-classes such as Russian doll painting, pottery or traditional breadmaking, dog sledding, and Gorky Park ice skating illustrate the diversity of kid-friendly Moscow. With over 100 parks and gardens, Moscow is a great city for kids to blow off caged energies. has plenty of space for kids to let off steam – many parks include playgrounds. Besides Gorky, Vorobyovy Gory Nature Preserve and Izmaylovsky Park are massive green spaces where families rent bicycles, paddle boats and picnic like the locals.
Interactive museums like the Robostation in VDNKH thrill young people with the potential of future technologies and animal loving children will never forget attractions like the Moscow Zoo. Parents can create magical itineraries to share the wonders of one of the world’s great cities, or companies like Bridge to Moscow offer custom tours suited to everyone. The traditional grown-up attractions like the State Historical Museum and the Memorial Museum of Space Exploration are also favorites of kids.
Kids entertainment attractions like the aforementioned puppet theaters give way to the many musical theaters and animal theaters like Kuklachev’s cats and Durov’s animals. And if Moscow is famous for any feast for kids senses, the two main circuses are timeless in the capacity to inspire kid awe. The Great Moscow State Circus is a spellbinding spectacle no child should ever miss. The list is impossibly long, but other wonderful children’s attractions include; the indoor HAPPYLON Magic Park, the Moscow Museum of Miniatures, the Palaeontological Museum, Bitzevsky Park, the State Darwin Museum, the Moscow State Puppet Theatre, Moreon Water Park, Snej.com indoor ski center, just to name a few.
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