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Big city for young visitors

Towers, romping, animals or theatre - there is a lot to experience with children in Frankfurt am Main. We have put together a few highlights for you on this page.

For those who like to be outdoors, the banks of the Main offer endless space to play, run and relax. A boat trip on the Main also offers a unique perspective of the city and is very popular with children. The Senckenberg Nature Museum is another highlight for curious young visitors. With its impressive dinosaur skeletons and interactive exhibitions, it awakens enthusiasm for the natural sciences.

Not forgetting the Riederwald adventure playground (website is only available in German), which invites children to climb, build and explore with its creative play areas. Frankfurt is therefore an ideal destination for families who want to discover new things together and experience unforgettable moments.

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Did you know that the Struwwelpeter is a real Frankfurt character?

The children's book was written in 1844 by the Frankfurt doctor and psychiatrist Heinrich Hoffmann.

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Tips for kindergarten children

For children of kindergarten age, Frankfurt offers numerous attractive and age-appropriate activities that are both entertaining and educational. Here are some of the highlights:

Tickets and discounts

In Frankfurt, children and families can benefit from various offers to visit museums at reduced rates or even free of charge. The KUFTI ticket gives children and young people under the age of 18 free admission to many municipal museums. Satourday offers free admission for families once a month to participating museums with special programmes and workshops. In addition, the Frankfurt Card offers reduced admission to museums as well as further discounts on public transport and selected attractions. These options make cultural experiences in Frankfurt more accessible for families and invite them to go on exciting discovery tours through the city.


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Tips for primary school children

For primary school children, Frankfurt am Main offers a wide range of exciting and educational activities that stimulate both the spirit of discovery and creativity.
Here are some special opportunities:

Experiminta Science Centre
In this hands-on museum, science becomes an adventure. Over 100 experimental stations invite you to explore and understand phenomena from physics, maths, technology and computer science for yourself.

Frankfurt city forest with Goetheturm
The city forest is a great place for exploring nature and offers numerous nature trails, (water) playgrounds and picnic areas. Children can discover the local flora and fauna here and learn more about environmental protection. From the Goetheturm tower, children can enjoy the view over the city - an adventure that combines fun and discovery.

Fraport Visitor Centre
The visitor centre at Frankfurt Airport offers primary school children an unforgettable adventure into the world of aviation. With interactive exhibitions and special children's tours, they can immerse themselves in what goes on at the airport. One highlight is the visitor terrace, from which they can watch aeroplanes take off and land - a fascinating spectacle that makes the dream of flying tangible. This experience combines learning with fun and makes the excursion an unforgettable experience.

Senckenberg Nature Museum
Here, young explorers can immerse themselves in the world of dinosaurs, discover the fascinating diversity of

Tips for Teenagers

Frankfurt am Main offers a variety of exciting and inspiring activities for young people, ranging from cultural experiences to action-packed adventures. Here are a few highlights that appeal especially to young people:

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Rainy days in Frankfurt

Fun indoor activities for children

On rainy days, Frankfurt's swimming pools offer slides and wave pools for wet fun. Cinemas offer the latest children's films for a magical film experience. Indoor playgrounds, such as NoriPark, guarantee exuberant fun with climbing frames and bouncy castles. Climbing gyms such as Dynochrom also offer exciting challenges for young adventurers. These places offer perfect alternatives for spending an exciting day with the family even in bad weather.

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