City of Children - Cité des Enfants
Science museum for children in Paris
Cité des Enfants
The Cité des Enfants is a children’s science museum in Paris.
The space is specially created so that children two years and older can experiment and explore through a series of fun and educational activities.
The main objective is for children to learn to know their environment and themselves through different experiments adapted to their age.
Children’s museum in Paris
Since its successful opening in 1992, the Cité des Enfants maintains its permanent exhibition focused on five thematic areas: I discover myself, I can do, I locate myself, Experiment and Everything together.
They are designed to stimulate the cognitive development of children with fun games and activities.
Visit the Cite des Enfants
The Cité des Enfants or as its translation into Spanish would be the “City of Children”, is located within the complex of the Cité des Sciences et l’Industrie science museum, located within La Villette Park, another interesting proposal for the district or Arrondissement Paris 19.
The rooms are separated into two areas, for children from 2 to 7 years old and from 5 to 12 years old.
Access to the tour is done in sessions of an hour and a half with marked entry times that you must choose when buying your ticket.
Access to the Cité des enfants is prohibited for children under 2 years of age unless they are accompanying an older child.
You can see more of our recommended activities in Paris with children.
€12 you can buy your ticket here on the official website
4 sessions per day: 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. Duration of a session: 1h30.
Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie – 30 avenue Corentin-Cariou – 75019 Paris
How to get
Metro Line 7, Porte de la Villette or Corentin Cariou.
Buses 139, 150, 152 (Stop “Porte de la Villette”)
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