Poznań for children
During travelling many parents face a dilemma - what to do with their kids and how to spend time together in an interesting way? The parents' creativity is put to the ultimate test. But do not fear - in Poznań everyone will find at least a few suggestions and hints which help, manage that time and please our little ones.
Billygoats on the Town Hall tower
A mandatory stop on every Poznań sightseeing tour, especially with kids. The mechanical billygoats butt heads on the Town Hall tower every day at midday, and as early as a quarter to 12 Stary Rynek (the Old Market Square) is filled with spectators, eager to see the show. The billygoats are Poznań’s trademark and it is worth seeing them in action.
Maltanka Park Railway
With a 600mm wide track, along Maltańskie Lake and all the way to the Zoological Garden runs the route of one of the last narrow-gauge railways in Poland. Maltanka Park Railway is a popular destination with kids of all ages and it operates every day from the end of April till the end of Spetember.
Zoological Garden - New Zoo
The animals are kept under near-natural conditions, among forests and lakes. The large area of the zoo is easily covered with the help of a few funky zoo trains. There is also a kids’ rope park, playgrounds and a petting zoo. For the history buffs, there is a late 19th century artillery fort. If you get hungry, the Zoo offers many places to have lunch or a snack.
Poznań Croissant Museum and Experience
Dear visitor! We invite you to see our original shows which reveal the secrets of Saint Martin Croissants and other Poznan’s prides. Let’s meet in a beautiful, renaissance tenement house right opposite the Town Hall. The shows are presented live by the locals and prices include croissant tasting!
The remarkable Porta Posnania symbolically connects Poznań’s oldest districts of Cathedral Island and Śródka. It attracts its visitors with a multimedia display, educational workshops, cultural events and tours. It presents the fascinating history of Cathedral Island and encourages visitors to tour it with an audio guide. The Porta Posnania is a perfect starting point for exploring the city along the Royal-Imperial Route.
Somethng sweet about Poznań
Who among us doesn’t return to their happy-go-lucky childhood times with a hint of fondness? Poznań natives and tourists now have a unique opportunity to travel back in time to the sweet tastes of their youth – all with the help of candy manufactures emerging in the city.
It is a Poznań’s favorite recreational area on a sunny day. You have seen it from the windows of the train on your Maltanka ride - now it’s time to discover all it has to offer. On the lake shore there are plenty of attractions for the whole family - a rollercoaster ride, a toboggan run, a pontoon slide, plaugrounds, mini-golf, the Pyrland Park rope course kids’ route as well as the vast offer of aquapark Termy Maltańskie.
The ideal place for a nice relaxed stroll with the kiddies. The Citadel’s wide alleys and nice shaded nooks provide a great, safe space to run, cycle, rollerblade or scooter. It is a perfect place for a fun family picnic. Military enthusiasts big and small can use this opportunity to visit the Armament Museum,. The gem of the museum’s collection is the open air military equipment park (military vehicles, planes, chopper and gunships).
ŠKODA Auto Lab - Interactive Safety Center
It is a place, which combines automotive education with family entertainment. Here everyone can learn the ins and outs of safe and ecological driving and dive into the technical secrets which lie under your car’s hood. All this thanks to attractions, such as: driving, crash and overturn simulators, films, quizzes and photos for children and adolescents all conducted by an animator.
Text: Marta Stawińska
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