Helsinki for kids

There is plenty to do in Helsinki also for the little ones in the family. Getting around is easy on foot, on a bicycle or by public transport.

Fun for the whole family

Helsinki museums have taken children well into consideration, and there are performances for children all year round in the city’s theatres. The numerous indoor and outdoor playgrounds keep the young ones on the move the whole day.

Children’s summer

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Helsinki is full of things to do in the summer. The numerous possibilities for activities guarantee days full of adventure for the whole family. The whole family will enjoy the rides at Linnanmäki, the wild adventure parks and the history and museums of Suomenlinna. A summer day is topped off by a sunny day on Helsinki’s Hietaranta beach.

Into the world of animals

The Korkeasaari Zoo and the SEA LIFE Aquarium are popular destinations to visit with children all year round. The Natural History Museum is also an enchanting destination, focusing on programmes for children.

If you run out of things to do in Helsinki

From Helsinki, you can easily get to the Heureka Finnish Science Centre, the Haltia Finnish Nature Centre and to Serena Waterpark in Espoo.

Playful hotels in the capital region

A tip! If you want to enjoy city life, we recommend our hotels in downtown Helsinki. If you are driving a car, you can park for free and stay comfortably within reach of good transport and communications in our hotels in Espoo or Järvenpää.