Family and Kids in Aachen

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Aachen? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Aachen, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Aachen.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Aachen for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Carolus Thermen Bad Aachen

    Family and Kids

    This lavish thermal spa is one of the best in the world… and it’s still amazingly affordable. Its water contains Sodium (Na), Chloride (Cl) and hydrogen carbonate (HCO3). It’s services include: The Indoor Thermal World – the terrace pool, the sparkling pool, the water-grotto, the whirlpool and the ravine. The Outdoor Thermal World – the sun pool, the rocky grotto...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Lindt Factory Shop

    Family and Kids

    Chocolate lovers, come to the home of Lindt, close to the Aachen West train station. This factory shop is nothing less than paradise as far as your sweet tooth is concerned. Best of all, the chocolates sold here are almost 25-30% cheaper than what you’d find in retail stores. Every possible variety - truffles, nut chocolate, pralines, high cocoa content, the Advent, the chocolate Santa Cl...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Elisenbrunnen

    Family and Kids

    Aachen is famous for its thermal spas. This 266 feet long neo-classical building in 1827 – an open pillared hall, and two pavilions – in the centre of which are two drinking fountains that spout thermal water. Rich in minerals, the sulphurous water can be smelt far before you enter the beautiful building. Some truly famous people have drunk from here, and you can see their names in ...Read more
  4. Amazing Aachen attraction for kids
    Tierpark Aachen

    Park, Zoo, Bird Watching

    This nine acre zoo mostly covers domestic animals in its 1000 specimens covering about 200 species, but there are also monkey’s camels, zebra, lynx, cheetah, antelopes, and ostriches. Unlike most zoos, you’re not banned from feeding all the animals. The whole purpose of the zoo is to help us connect with the animals; you can get animal feed at the zoo itself. It definitely thrills t...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Ponttor

    Family and Kids

    This 14th century gate was manned by soldiers and militia throughout the times when Aachen was a Free Imperial City. Today it’s used by German Youth and Scout groups. There’s not much do here, apart from go through the arch, and admire the statue on top. Check out the portcullis.  
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Aachen
    Internationales Zeitungsmuseum

    Family and Kids

    Trace the history of newspapers from its origins to its role today in the museum. The interactive permanent exhibit is highly interesting and is backed up by many intriguing items. These include: The world’s smallest newspaper. "Curiosa" - strange, funny, comic papers all genres. Papers from WWII and WWI Documents of the German Reich press 19th century Jewish Press 200,000 international ...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Molkerei

    Family and Kids

    This Aachen bar-cafe is quite popular with the younger and student crowd. However, it’s frank and friendly is kid-friendly too, so don’t be surprised to see families in here. They serve breakfast buffet and lunch too. In the evening, the lights become kind of atmospheric, and the DJ starts belting out popular songs. The food is great, and prices are dirt-cheap.
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Elisabethhalle

    Family and Kids

    Mere swimming pools don’t usually attract a lot of tourist attraction, but this one isn’t a mere swimming pool. It’s a 100 year old historic bath in a magnificent Art Noveau hall that evokes Germany in the 1920s. Curious effect? Yes. Effective? Very! Today it’s used by schools, sports clubs and the public! The highlights are: The Aesculap fountain. The Bathing Women rel...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Cafe Madrid

    Family and Kids

    The Pontstrasse caters to an older crowd too, here in Café Madrid. This somewhat posh and upscale bar-and-club-restaurant stays open till early hours of the morning on most weekdays. That said, it’s still a popular place for breakfast and lunch… and brunch. There are burgers, pizzas, and tapas.
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Three-country Border

    Family and Kids

    Barely a 10 minute drive from Aachen will take you Dreiländereck, the point where the borders of Switzerland, Germany and Netherlands converge. Basically, you could travel three countries in about five seconds flat. It is also the highest place in Netherlands, at 323 metres above the sea level. It’s a great place for selfies! Nearby, you’ll also find a watchtower with wonderful...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Theater Aachen

    Family and Kids

    Opera, drama, ballet and music – these are the art forms that the theatre engages Aachen with. But even if you’re not catching a show (and you totally should), merely gazing at the beautiful building in admiration should is worth a stop at the building.
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Couven-Museum

    Family and Kids

    This museum recreates what a lavish lifestyle may have looked like in Aachen in the 18th and 19th centuries. The building architecture is a mix of Baroque and Rococo style. It’s pretty, but the main attraction here is the rich interior decorations. Check out the kitchen, the china, the furniture, the musical instruments, the paintings, the Tile Room and the Landscape room and so on.The id...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Suermondt-Ludwig-Museum

    Family and Kids

    The museum was born when Barthold Suermondt donated 105 of his own private paintings to the city. Later, Irene and Peter Ludwig donated a significant part of their collection to the museum too. The building in which the museum resides was inspired by Venetian palaces. Highlights of the collection include: German sculptures from the 12th to the 16th century. A large collection of glass painting...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Puppenbrunnen

    Family and Kids

    The small yet creative fountain Puppenbrunnen features bronze figurines, each signifying something related to Aachen. The whimsical fountain was created by Boniface Stirnberg in 1975 and was founded by Aachener Bank with the puppet like movable figures. The horse and rider signify a riding show while the market woman signifies trade. The prelate depicts the church and the Fashion Dolls signifie...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Ludwig Forum

    Family and Kids

    This is a museum of modern art in Aachen. It is located in an industrial building that once was an umbrella factory. It was built in 1928 in Bauhaus style. Some exclusive works stored here are American pop art and photorealism. It also exhibits the transformation and development of European art from 1960s till present day. Some of the permanent collection consists of artists such as Nam June Pa...Read more