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Things to do in Lisbon with children
Planning the perfect holiday for the whole family doesn't have to be stressful! From museums, zoos to enterntainment parks and beaches, Lisbon really has it all! Discover our guide to things to do in Lisbon with children ( and discover your inner child!) 
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Lisbon Oceanarium 
The Lisbon Oceanarium is the second largest oceanarium in all of Europe featuring over 450 different species. Located in the beautiful Parque das Nações and only a short walk from the Tivoli Oriente the aquarium is probably one of the most exciting things to do in Lisbon with children. With great exhibitions, guided tours and educational workshops and even concerts for babies the aquarium has got something for everyone. For the little children, the aquarium has also brought in an interactive fiend ‘Vasco’ who in a fun way can teach your little ones about the planet and the ocean.  
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Pavilion of knowledge 
The Pavilion of Knowledge - Ciência Viva is an interactive science and technology museum with the main objective of promoting scientific and technological culture and innovation. With ongoing science and technology initiatives and permanent installations, the pavilion offers a super fun, interactive learning experience. The learning through playing experiences really captures the children’s attention and make for a great family day. 
Lisbon Zoo
The Lisbon zoo is a perfect place for the young and the young at heart! This amusement park can really help to spark the imagination while also being a great experience for the curious mind. Residents of the zoo include over 300, often rare, species such as white tigers or axolotls! The visitors get to enjoy attractions such as taking a cable cart ride, exploring the enchanted forest or dolphin and sea lion feeding. There is also an animal farm designed especially for little kids to meet and learn more about adorable domesticated animals. 
A trip on the tram
The iconic Tram 28 going through the picturesque Alfama district is an absolute must visit and is a great attraction for the kids too! A ride on the vintage tram is a one of a kind experience everyone in the family will enjoy. It is also a great way to discover this historical part of the city. Step onto the tram and with help, a guide take your family on a trip back in time, needless to say, it's one of the most exciting things to do in Lisbon with children. 
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Sintra – Quinta da Rregaleira and Pena Palace
If your kids like fairy tales they will definitely love Sintra. The town, located short drive from Lisbon reminds of a place out of a fairy tale! With its many castles, palaces, towers, forts, parks and narrow streets, we are sure Sintra will charm you and your family. Quinta da Rregaleira and Pena Palace are two of the most magical places in the town and definitely worth a visit. Steeped in history and surrounded by wonderland-like parks they are the perfect spots to explore with children. 
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Lisbon planetarium is perfectly located in the Belém district, famous for its already spectacular views… no telescope needed! The planetarium offers an immersive experience for kids of all ages. From learning about other planets to becoming an astronaut for the day you can be sure you and your kids will have a great time exploring the universe. And when you come back down to earth make sure you take some time to enjoy the Belém district. This fun area of the city adorable colorful houses, old towers, a palace, and great dining spots will be a perfect place for a family evening.  
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Telecabine Lisboa
The cable cars ‘Telecabine Lisboa’ are always a winner with the kids. Running over the river’s edge at Parque das Nacoes the cars provide visitors with the most stunning views of the park and the river. The cars run between the north and the south station and take around 20 minutes to complete. Each car is also perfectly sized to fit a family!
We hope this guide will help you plan all the things to do in Lisbon with children!

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