Family and Kids in Bern

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Bern? 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 Bern, 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 Bern.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Bern for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Old Town Bern

    Family and Kids

    The Altstadt von Bern is a unique beauty in the city of Bern. The old town makes for a fantastic leisure stroll downhill to the riverside. In the town you will come across magnificent old buildings with commendable architectural designs. The cathedrals in the old town are very attractive and well maintained while the   parliament building is something you cannot afford to miss. If wal...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Rose Garden

    Garden, Picnic Spot

    The Rose Garden (Rosengarten) is a colorful, well maintained, wide garden that makes for an ideal spot to relax with magnificent views of the old town. In its comely atmosphere it holds a variety of flowers and lovely restaurant that serves finger licking food. The garden has a few fun rides for kids as well. If you’re looking for a perfect picnic spot in Bern the Rose Garden should be th...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Cathedral At Munsterplatz

    Family and Kids

    The Cathedral of Bern as it’s popularly called is Switzerland’s biggest and oldest cathedral from the Late Middle Ages. A magnificent church you should not miss out on, don’t miss out on the huge stained glass window masterpiece, the most popular one being the Dance of Death. There are two highlights of the Bern Cathedral- the depiction of the Last Judgment, with over 200 figu...Read more
  4. Amazing Bern attraction for kids
    Gurten

    Family and Kids

    Gurten, also referred to as Bern's local mountain is located to the south of Bern. Gurten is precisely a beautiful park that offers magnificent views of the frozen Alps and the delightful city. The recreational area focuses on culture and leisure. It also is home to some great entertaining games and a vast children's play area. The little peak also has a cycling track, a summer circus and a win...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Einsteinhaus

    Family and Kids

    The world’s leading scientist’s hometown does well to showcase the life and works of Albert Einstein. The small apartment here in the Al Stadt, was where Albert Einstein lived with his family from 1903-1905. Although he only sought residence here for a couple of years, it was within the walls of this house where he came up with the theory of relativity! The museum, small as it may b...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Bern
    Bern Historical Museum

    Family and Kids

    The Bern Historical Museum is a one stop shop for everything you need to know about Bern, across various facets. Be prepared to spend a good couple of hours here as the museum is quite comprehensive in terms of Bernese history from the Stone Age to the 20th century. Although the main focus here is the importance of Bern to Switzerland, the museum has an exquisite collection from all over the wo...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Barenplatz

    Garden

    Barenplatz pertains to the political life of the Swiss Confederation being a government plaza located in the old city of Bern. The fruit and vegetable market, the many busy buildings, entertaining gardens a couple of restaurants and more highlight this area. One can sit at leisure and watch the River Aar flow by while kids can enjoy playing by the magnificent fountain.
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Tierpark Dahlholzli

    Wildlife Park, Zoo

    Tierpark Dahlholzli is a magnificent zoo that starts by a river and ends in the forest. The strategic location of Tierpark Dahlholzli is undoubtedly a bonus while the free entry is a cherry on the top. However, a few things like the vivarium are charged. The zoo is home to a variety of adorable animals of which a selective few can be petted and fed. If you're looking for a fun family day out wi...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Prison Tower

    Family and Kids

    Even the prisons of Bern make for an attraction in the city. Isn’t that so unique? The Prison Tower locally known as Kafigturm is the cornerstone of Bern’s history. The work of the old tower was initiated in 1256 but the tower was only erected in 1344. The clock was put on the tower in 1961. The tower changed its purpose of service in 1999. The tower now often hosts exhibitions rele...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Museum Of Natural History

    Family and Kids

    A 20 minute walk from the city center and you are at the Museum of Natural History. The museum is pretty impressive with Barry, the St. Bernard Dog as its highlight. The dog is believed to have saved the life dozens of people from an icy death about 200 years back. Besides the museum also has a wide paleontology collection with a display of Alpine minerals and hosts temporary exhibitions. At th...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Einstein Museum

    Family and Kids

    The life of the world’s greatest physicist can now be explored in detail at the Bern Historical Museum. A special section of 1000 square meters has been allotted to the stories of this brilliant scientist. This section of the museum has been named the Einstein Museum. Living in the city when he came up with the theory of relativity, the city has a lot to tell us about his life as, and out...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Freibad Marzili

    Swimming Pool

    Freibad Marzili, also called as Marzilibad is the most popular pool in Bern. With a lap pool, a section especially for women, a children’s pool and a diving pool, it is very famous amongst the youngsters as well as families. The pool is crowded during the warm weather, when the local people and tourists come to get some relief from the scorching heat. Easily accessible from every part of ...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Kornhauskeller

    Family and Kids

    A brilliant example of Bernese Baroque architecture and design, posing as a gastronomical heaven is a restaurant by the name Kornhauskeller. Located right in the middle of the city of Bern, the restaurant is famous for not only its architecture and design, but also for the elegant, yet lip-smacking food. A great blend of an archaic structure and fine dining, this place is sought by all tourists...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    The Cathedral Of Bern

    Family and Kids

    The Bern Minster or The Cathedral Of Bern is an evangelical Church boasting of its iconic 100 metre tall spire, sculptured portal and the stained glass windows from 1400. This Swiss Reformed Minster built in Gothic style is the tallest cathedral in all over Switzerland and a property of National Significance. Located on the Aare peninsula, the cathedral has the basilica with three naves without...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Zentrum Paul Klee Image
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    Family and Kids

    A museum dedicated to the artist Paul Klee, the building will remind you of the home Teletubbies live in! Developed by the famous Italian architect, Renzo Piano, the Zentrum Paul Klee is a wonderful collection of the famous artists’ works, mostly donated or loaned by family, and some from private collections, acquired over the years. Paul Klee is considered to be one of the most influenti...Read more

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