Berlin is known for its rich history, vibrant culture, and great museums, but in addition to the museum for adults, it also has some great museums made just for young visitors. These museums offer engaging and interactive exhibitions for children. From hands-on science experiments to captivating historical journeys and creative arts spaces, Berlin’s museums provide many opportunities for young minds to explore, learn, and have fun.
Here are some of our favourite museums for children in Berlin, recommended by Mello parents. With the Mello app, parents can connect, share experiences, and discover the top family-recommended events and activities in Berlin. Check out our top 6 museums for kids in the city and join the Mello community today.
Top Museums for Children in Berlin
Here is the list of our favorite museums for children in Berlin. Scroll down to discover more about each location and what you can expect on your visit.
- Labyrinth Kindermuseum Berlin
- MACHmit! Museum für Kinder
- Deutsches Technikmuseum
- Museum für Naturkunde
- ANOHA – Die Kinderwelt des Jüdischen Museums Berlin
- Kindermuseum Unterm Dach
Labyrinth Kindermuseum Berlin
The Labyrinth Kindermuseum is a museum following the philosophy of learning by doing. The museum, located in Gesundbrunnen, offers around 1,000 qm of hands-on exhibition space that will delight visitors. The museum focuses on interactive exhibitions that are designed to embrace the creativity and imagination of children who visit. Exhibitions are primarily for children aged 3-11, and the museum hosts themed shows and special events throughout the year.
Entry: 7,00 EUR for Adults and children 2+
Opening Times: Friday from 13.00-18.00, Saturday, Sunday, and holidays from 11.00-18.00 with the last entry at 16.30
Address: Labyrinth Kindermuseum Berlin, Fabrik Osloer Straße, Osloer Straße 12, 13359 Berlin
MACHmit! Museum für Kinder
Located in the district of Prenzlauer Berg, MACHmit! is a museum built to capture the imagination of young children. The museum focuses on interactive exhibitions where visitors can try out all sorts of creative activities designed to promote exploration and learning in every exhibition. The museum features permanent and temporary exhibitions and a wide range of workshops, making every visit exciting and unique.
Entry: 8,00 EUR for adults and children 2+
Opening Times: Thursday and Friday from 14.00-18.00, Saturday and Sunday from 10.00-18.00
Address: MACHmit! Museum für Kinder, Senefelderstraße 5, 10437 Berlin
Not exclusively a children’s museum, the Deutsches Technikmuseum has something for the whole family. The museum focuses on science and technology with a wide range of permanent and special exhibitions covering everything from paper making to aviation. As part of their Spectrum Center, focusing on engaging exhibitions and experiments that promote experiential learning, the Deutsches Technikmuseum offers hands-on experiences related to technology, transport, and science. The museum also hosts regular events and workshops specially designed for young visitors and families.
Entry: 8,00 EUR for adults, free for children under 18, the first Sunday of each month is free with prior ticket purchase
Opening Times: Tuesday to Friday from 9.00-17:30, Saturday, Sunday, and holidays from 10.00-18.00, with the last entry at 17.00
Address: Deutsches Technikmuseum, Trebbiner Straße 9, 10963 Berlin, Science Center Spectrum & Ladestraße, Möckernstraße 26, 10963 Berlin
Museum für Naturkunde
The Museum für Naturkunder, the natural history museum, is located in the Mitte district of Berlin. While this museum is not exclusively for children, its many exhibitions on fossils, minerals, and dinosaurs will undoubtedly delight young and older visitors alike. The museum explores the history, the environment, and everything in between through informative and engaging exhibitions for the whole family. In addition to the regular exhibits, the museum also has special exhibitions and a calendar filled with workshops and events for families.
Entry: 11,00 EUR for adults, 5,00 EUR for children under 15, Free for children under 6
Opening Times: Tuesday to Friday from 9.30-18.00, Saturday, Sunday, and holidays from 10.00-18.00, with the last entry at 17.30
Address: Museum für Naturkunde Berlin, Invalidenstr. 43, 10115 Berlin
ANOHA – Die Kinderwelt des Jüdischen Museums Berlin
Part of the Jewish Museum Berlin, the children’s world ANOHA creates a place for children to adventure and explore. The museum shows the story of Noah’s Ark, complete with a large ark and 150 animal sculptures that children can interact with. The museum also offers areas for children to explore through activities, games, and puzzles as they learn through hands-on play. While the main exhibition is sure to delight visitors, be sure also to check out the exciting event calendar for workshops, events, and more happening in the museum.
Entry: Free when booked online with a selected time slot
Opening Times: Tuesday to Friday From 9.00-16.00, with the last entry at 14.45, Saturday, Sunday, and holidays from 10.00-17.00, with the last entry at 15.45.
Address: ANOHA, Fromet-und-Moses-Mendelssohnplatz 1, 10969 Berlin
Kindermuseum Unterm Dach
This children’s museum located in Lichtenrade gets its name from its top floor location in the “Alte Mälzerei.” The museum offers both a permanent exhibition and a special one for visitors to explore. The museum is known for its interactive and hands-on exhibits designed specifically for children who can enjoy the day, taking in the fun and educational content. In addition to the exhibitions at the museum, the museum’s website also outlines activities for at home to continue learning from the visit, and an event calendar outlines upcoming workshops.
Opening Times: Monday to Friday 14.00-18.00, Saturday and Sunday 11.00-17.00
Address: Kindermuseum Unterm Dach, “Alte Mälzerei” Lichtenrade, Empfang und Eingang 5. OG, Steinstraße 41, 12307 Berlin
Enjoy the Museums in Berlin
Whether you are searching for a rainy-day escape, a weekend adventure, or simply a chance to spark your child’s curiosity, Berlin’s children’s museums are waiting to welcome you with a day of fun and exploration. These museums are not just destinations; they are experiences that will provide a truly great family day full of fun and learning.
If you visit any of these great museums, let us know how you enjoyed your time, and don’t forget to share your museum adventures and memories on the Mello app. Enjoy!
– By Molly from the Mello Team
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