TOP THINGS TO DO IN MILAN WITH KIDS
If you are thinking of visiting Milan with the entire tribe you might be surprised by the fact that despite its business, fashion and design-oriented semblance the city is actually a destination appealing also for the little ones with many educational exhibitions and courses, creative labs and restaurants full of family friendly menus. Nearly every venue or event offers children-related activities including La Scala! Please find hereby a selection of the best things you can see and do in Milan with your children. Enjoy your stay.
The city’s symbol can be truly fascinating for the little ones especially once up on the rooftop: simply get into the elevator to enjoy the city’s stunning view among the vertiginous spires and under the Madonnina’s glance. The view is breathtaking
The former Sforza’s residence will enchant the young ones with its fairy-tale ambiance: once you pass the moat you will entry the internal courtyard, the underground paths and the walkways on the battlements (please book in advance). And this all surrounded by a park!
These historical gardens right in the heart of Brera and created in 1774 upon desire of Maria Teresa of Austria is was usually attended by medicine or pharmacy students. Now it’s it’s a magical corner in downtown where to discover Lombardy’s original plants.
The aquarium is located in an art-nouveau building within the Parco Sempione and offers a detailed view of salt and fresh-water creatures. The pools host more than a hundred spices of fish, shellfish, molluscs and their specific habitats.
The former villa Belgioioso is not only the GAM’s domicile but it is also popular for its adorable English-lawn garden which is accessible only if you are under 12 –accompanied. It’s a peaceful oasis hidden among the fashion and the Indro Montanelli’s gardens.
The museum is immersed in the green of the Public gardens and located inside a neogothic building. The exhibition is divided in 23 rooms to discover the development of life on earth: from insects to reptiles and mammals passing through dinosaurs’ evolution.
The newest city’s green lung has been launched in 2018 few steps away from Piazza Gae Aulenti in Porta Nuova district: ninety thousands square meters of botanical gardens, ideal for outdoor activities of any kind and bike tracks.
Muba has been conceived to encourage children’s creative thinking at all ages through play and direct experiences by offering exchanging activities with educators, interactive exhibitions and labs. It is located inside the suggestive spaces of Rotonda della Besana.
The museum located within an ancient monastery explores the relationship between human being and machinery starting from Leonardo da Vinci: permanent exhibitions, thematic shows and educational labs explain the history of science and technology.
This little jewel, in the heart of Milan was born as puppet theatre and it has been recently opened again: its horseshoe shape and the double stage structure resemble a miniature of La Scala. Most of the shows are conceived for a young audience.
MILANO A TOP DESTINATION FOR YOUR FAMILY TRIP
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