Family and Kids in Bogota

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

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Plaza De Bolivar

    Family and Kids

    The best way to start exploring Bogota is from the Plaza de Bolívar, the heart of the city. The Plaza gets its name from the first public figure to be ever erected in the city- Simon Bolivar, to show appreciation for his services rendered during the independence movement. All the major tourist attractions as well as important government buildings are all located within the periphery of t...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Gold Museum Or Museo Del Oro

    Family and Kids

    How much gold do you think you can see before your eyes start to hurt? Can’t put a number on it? Head down to the Museo del Oro and see for yourself. Bogota’s most prized possession, the Museo del Oro literally translates to the ‘museum of gold’. Displaying over 34,000 pieces of gold and some 20,000 of other Columbian relics, the museum is spread over 3 floors. The secon...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Museo Botero

    Family and Kids

    A relatively new museum, the restored colonial house that is Museo Botero was established in 2000 when the world renowned artist Fernando Botero donated over 100 of his works, including 85 original pieces of art by European and North American artists. Fondly referred to as “the man who paints fat people”, most of the exhibits you’ll come across will be chubby art- children, ha...Read more
  4. Amazing Bogota attraction for kids
    Colombian National Museum

    Family and Kids

    The National Museum of Colombia is the biggest and oldest museum in Colombia. This museum houses a huge collection of archaeological findings and collections on Columbia’s history, art, and culture. This museum was built in 1823 and the architectural style of the buildings is that of a fortress with many arches, domes and columns. The museum is home to a collection of over 20,000 pie...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Museo Historico Policia

    Family and Kids

    Pablo Escobar was perhaps the most notorious drug lord of Columbia and his demise was certainly a victory for the police force. The Museo Histórico Policía was the ex-headquarters of the police force and as casual a visit you may think a visit here will be, it’s going to be quite the opposite. The most famed exhibits at the museum are Pablo Escobar’s Harley Davidson an...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Bogota
    Maloka

    Science Museum, Children Museum

    The perfect place to take your kids to, the Maloka is an interactive science and technology museum. With over 9 rooms full of interactive fun, the most frequented ones is the Human Room where visitors get to explore the human body is as minute a detail as they want; the Universe Room is the other popular room where you can perform a variety of experiments. In addition to all these interactive r...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Santa Clara Church Museum

    Family and Kids

    The Santa Clara Church Museum ( Iglesia Museo Santa Clara), in its glory days of the colonial era, was a church which has now been turned into a museum for preservation purposes. The uniqueness of the church lies in its architecture which is a single-nave with painted motifs on the spirals. Easily one of the top 3 works of colonial architecture, the walls of the church are completely covered in...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Casa De Narino

    Family and Kids

    The White House of Columbia, the Casa de Nariño is the President’s palace. Named after Anthony Narino who on the down low, translated French human right laws into Spanish and was jailed several times for this, the Casa de Narino isn’t all open to the public. If you want to visit the palace, you’ll have to go through their official website (www.presidencia.gov.co) and ch...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Museo De Arte Colonial Bogot

    Family and Kids

    The home of colonial art, the Museo de Arte Colonial was restored in 1999 to preserve the exhibits and keep it open to public. Not as well maintained as the other bigger museums of the city, the walls are tainted with trail sketches and other such blemishes. While the bottom half of the museum is dictated by the religious artifacts, a majority of the pieces on display are the works of Gregorio ...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Church Of San Francisco

    Family and Kids

    Another feather in Bogota’s cap, the Church of San Francisco (Iglesia de San Francisco), built in the 17th century is the city’s oldest church. The interiors of this church, particularly the main altarpiece is considered to be the Bogota’s best and most elaborate art. A beautiful example of some fine architecture of that era, the ceiling is reminiscent of Mudejar borrowed from...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Catedral Primada

    Family and Kids

    Located in Bolivar Square, you absolutely cannot miss the stunning facade that is the Catedral Primada. Dubbed as the largest church in all of South America, the church’s architecture is influenced by neoclassical architecture. Like all the other Columbian churches, the interiors are rather simple without any frills and splendor. The Catedral Primada does however, have paintings and sculp...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Museo Del 20 De Julio

    Family and Kids

    The place that started it all-when a broken vase meant a lot more than just shattered glass. A small row between a Spaniard and a Columbian that resulted in the War of Independence, the Museo del 20 de Julio is at the northeast corner of the Bolivar Plaza. The 10 hall museum, displaying war memorabilia, is a product of the resultant war and the vase in question is on display within the halls.
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Quinta De Bolivar

    Family and Kids

    Named after the beneficiary of the palace, the Quinta de Bolivar is a government building that was gifted to Simon Bolivar as a token of appreciation for his services in the freedom for independence. After Bolivar’s passing, the Columbian government acquired the Quinta in 1922 and turned it into a museum. The museum is home to many period artifacts among which are a few of Bolívar&...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Guatavita - Bogota

    Family and Kids

    The Guatavita – Bogota road takes you to the beautiful Guatavita lagoon that is located at about 2 hours’ drive from the city of Bogota. The Guatavita Lagoon is situated among the surrounding mountains and offers mesmerizing views to the visitors. Former sacred site of the Muisca indigenous tribe, it was here that the El Dorado, or the “the golden one” was born. Many Sp...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Flea Market

    Family and Kids

    For more than 30 years, the Flea Market of Bogota, Mercado De Las Pulgas De San Alejo has been attracting a significant number of tourists and locals. Some of the invaluable antique home decor items such as Vitrolas, Old Radios, Old Coins, Old Maps, Weights, and Scales. With the highest concentration of Antiques in the country, the market has more than 350 stands. The market also offers bicipa...Read more