Zurich for Young Explorers and Discoverers
Museums, educational trails and science centers especially for children

Zurich for Explorers

Zurich for Explorers

Smart and inquisitive children can satisfy their thirst for knowledge in one of the countless museums and science centers that offer exhibitions especially geared towards young explorers and discoverers.

Whether historical findings, physical laws or natural phenomena: inquisitive children are guaranteed never to be bored in Zurich. 

Experience childhood culture from the last three centuries with a trip to the Children's Museum

Baden
Science & Technology
The exciting experiments at the Technorama Winterthur are not just aimed at children

Winterthur
Cultural HistoryScience & Technology
This museum unites an exhibition about eating culture with its own baking school.

Zürich
Science & Technology
The tunnel train takes visitors through the disused mine with an 80km (49.7 miles) long tunnel

Horgen
Science & Technology
The Aathal Dinosaur Museum features a spectacular dinosaur exhibition with original skeletons from the Jurassic period

Aathal
ArtParks & Gardens
Immerse yourself in Bruno Weber's artistic dream world and a garden full of mythical creatures.

Dietikon
Cultural History
At the Technorama, over 500 experiments and interactive exhibits to touch, play with and understand explain physical laws and chemical reactions.

Zürich
Science & Technology
There is quacking, shrieking, grunting and chirping at the University of Zurich’s Zoological Museum

Zürich
ClimbingParks & Gardens
The first high ropes park in the canton of Zurich offers forest fun and thrills for visitors aged 4 and over.

Kloten
Science & Technology
Play and discover science in an exciting indoor space covering more than 7000 yd2.

Volketswil
Science & Technology
The interactive and distinctively designed Umwelt Arena is a great place to visit – particularly for families.

Spreitenbach
Immerse in a fairy-tale-like underground world – the Höllgrotten caves enchant old and young alike

Baar
MuseumsAttractions
The FIFA World Football Museum is an interactive experience world for people of all ages.

Zürich
Science & Technology
Switzerland’s one and only brick and tile museum welcomes visitors in a forest clearing near Cham.

Hagendorn / Cham
Attractions
A trip on the historical trains operated by the Zurich Oberland Steam Train Association.

Hinwil
Vantage Points
Experience the fascination of flying up close and personal from observation deck B.

Zürich-Flughafen
Sport
The play center with many changing attractions guarantees plenty of fun for children and parents.

Bülach
Sport
The spectacular leisure and sports complex in Winterthur combines a variety of sports.

Winterthur
Parks & GardensWater
Thurauen’s natural landscape is home to kingfishers, beavers, tree frogs and a whole lot more.

Flaach
Cultural History
Want to travel 20,000 years back into the past? That is not a problem at the Museum of Pre-History.

Zug
Science & Technology
The Tram Museum is dedicated to the history of the most charming form of transport in Zurich

Zürich
Cultural HistoryScience & Technology
Interactive: at Kulturama visitors can experience 600 million years of evolution with all the senses

Zürich
WalksHikesMountains
This easy 2-hour hike on an elevated trail is suitable for the whole family.

Uetliberg
WalksNature
On the Beaver Trail along the Rhine, young explorers can find out all about these industrious animals.

Rüdlingen
The Zurich Chamber Orchestra successfully mixes elements of both contemporary and classical music.

Zürich
MuseumsFood & Delicacy
At the Discovery Centre at Chocolat Frey, guests of all ages experience sweet chocolate moments.

Buchs
Cultural HistoryFood & Delicacy
Taste and learn – the perfect combination. This is possible in this traditional Einsiedeln store.

Einsiedeln
MuseumsSwissnessFood & Delicacy
At the interactive chocolate museum, visitors can discover, taste and enjoy.

Flawil, SG