Geneva for Kids
Here we offer you some tips where to go with Your kids and family, that you probably wouldn't find Yourself. Rain or shine, these are the Geneva's kids paradises:
Natural History Museum
Beautiful museum that never gets boring and has 4 floors full of stuffed animals from tigers, elephants, penquins, birds, fishes, insects all the way to dinosaurs and exotic stones will set up kids for exploration journey. Museum includes shop with animal toys and thematic T-shirts, plus restaurant. Moreover, it's free.
Botanical Gardens and Conservatory
Geneva's Botanical Gardens offers great afternoon for children of all ages: Several children playgrounds, 2-floors tall merry-go-round, various trees to climp to, lovely plants, animals to observe, café and lot of greenery to chasing in a safe environment.
Paddle pool and playground
Not far from Botanical Gardens, in park is very popular small water pool, sort of padding pool, where dozens kids play while their parents lay down on a blanket on the grass. Pool is about 25cm deep thus very safe for children.
Next to the pool is a spacious playground with plenty cool play equippment.
Parc des Bastions - Not only having several big chess, dame and go game boards, which drags the immediate attention, behind it's popular restaurant is located children playground - popular place were many families bring their kids to enjoy the fresh air and play. Slackline is also popular sport in the park.
Zoo Park - beautiful ZOO full of various animals that kids will love is situated in Le Bois de la Bâtie park, just a short 500 meters walk from Geneve - Jonction tram stop. The special natural phenomenom of incredible beauty - where 2 rivers of diferent colors are alloyed into each other, is just few minutes from here, at La Jonction.
Art and History Museum also provides children playground room where parents are free to leave their children guarded to visit the museum.
The biggest toy store with the largest selection of toys and games in Geneva can be found in Carouge, on the top floor of Centre Commercial de Carouge, huge shopping mall.
To stay in the center, Franz Carl Weber on Rue de Marche is a 3 floor store with broad selection of toys and quality leisure items perfect for children shopping.