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The Top 5 Things To Do In Madrid With Kids


Micropolix is ​​a real city, but on a children's scale. It is located in a covered enclosure of 12,000 square meters, in San Sebastián de los Reyes (about 30 kilometers from the center of Madrid, approximately 40 minutes by car), and here the smallest will be responsible for making this city work. There are streets, squares, lampposts, banks... There is a town hall, a hospital, supermarkets, a police department, a television set... And to enjoy leisure activities, children/citizens will have to work and earn “Eurix”, their own currency from Micropolix. A fun and original plan to enjoy while the little ones learn values ​​such as independence and effort!


Parque del Retiro is a park, with its 118 hectares of extension, the great lung of Madrid. It is in the heart of the city and, in addition to having monumental spaces as spectacular as the Crystal Palace, the Fountain of the Fallen Angel or the Monument to Alfonso XII, it offers many possibilities to enjoy with children. There is the option of taking a boat ride on the park's beautiful lake or renting a bicycle and exploring this green territory on two wheels that once formed part of the Buen Retiro Palace. We can also relax and simply enjoy the play areas and swings set up for the little ones.


With a presence in more than 18 countries around the world, this original museum has one of its headquarters in Madrid. Located between Lavapiés and Puerta del Sol, the Museum of Illusions is a space for tours, both social and entertaining, that explore into the world of optical illusions and that will delight audiences of all ages.

The Museum of Illusions is divided into several rooms in which the visitor can live different visual, experimental, and educational experiences where nothing is what it seems. Among these rooms are the Ames Room, the Inclined Room, the Infinite Room, the Antigravity Room, or the Vortex Tunnel. In addition, it has the Intelligent Games Room, where you can train your brain with various games (restrictions may apply for COVID 19 situation) and the Dilemmas Room.

Through holograms, tricks and games, the public will learn new things about vision, perception, the human brain and science, being able to understand that sometimes the eyes see things that the brain cannot understand.

The museum also has a shop where you can find more than 80 dilemma games, wooden puzzles, construction games, educational games, and all kinds of souvenirs.


Jump into the cinematic world of your favourite cartoons, superheroes, and villains at Warner Park in Madrid (Parque Warner Madrid). Spend the day enjoying all of the theme park’s attractions, whether you are going as a family, as a couple, or with friends.

Madrid’s Warner Park consists of five thematic areas, all revolving around the worlds of your favourite cartoons and movies: DC Superheroes World, Hollywood Boulevard, Cartoon Village, Old West Territory, and Movie World Studios. With this pass for Madrid’s Warner Park, the possibilities of your day are endless.


Get an entry ticket to the colourful Sweet Space Museum in Madrid. Discover a journey into the imagination that unites the traditional concept of art and the new digital trends to create a unique space full of experiences and lots of fun.

Discover a world of pure imagination. Access all 10 interactive rooms in this Willy Wonka like museum, that's full of sweets.

Smell, touch, and of course, taste everything from candy floss palm trees to an ice-cream lab. Enjoy a serial experience that will awaken all your senses, especially your taste buds.

Stimulate your senses in unexpected ways in this museum that showcases a kaleidoscope of unique art. See work from Spain's most creative and colourful artists, such as fashion designer Ágatha Ruiz de la Prada and Okuda San Miguel.

Be transported to a magical land full of sweets. Experience an unforgettable day out for all the family that will take over your Imaginarium.

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