Family and Kids in Bruges

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

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Historic Centre

    Family and Kids

    “It’s a fairy-tale town, isn’t it?” That was a line from "In Bruges", a crime drama shot entirely in Bruges. And it is an accurate description of the town. It does have a certain fairy-tale like quality about it with its beautiful medieval Gothic architecture and cobbled streets and the abundance of criss-crossed canals which has given it the nick name the Venice of the ...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Belfry And Market Hall Or Belfort And Market Hallen

    Family and Kids

    Looming at the heart of the city stands the Belfry of Bruges. With its 47 bells atop the 83 meter structure and steep stairway, the bell tower is one of the most recognizable and immortalized structures of the city. Formerly used as a treasury, a store for the city’s archives and a look out spot, the Belfry has become one of the city’s most popular tourist destinations due to its an...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Basilica Of The Holy Blood

    Family and Kids

    Some of Europe's biggest draws are their gigantic cathedrals built in a range of styles overwhelming their viewers with beautiful architecture. Yet there are many small churches that enjoy a similar popularity. Some are very picturesque, and some are a little museum like, they contain an artefact of a work of art. The Roman Catholic Church, the Basilica of the Holy Blood is both those things. B...Read more
  4. Amazing Bruges attraction for kids
    The Markt

    Family and Kids

    Every European town has a centre, a space for the townsfolk to mingle during festivities, a medieval invention long before the times of personal computers and endless distraction. Bruges, keeping in line with its Grimm brother’s tale vibe, has one of the most darkly charming market squares. The buildings are a mixture of medieval and Gothic and at the centre of the square stand a statue o...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Bruges Waterways

    Family and Kids

    There's something especially charming about a town criss-crossed with canals. It harks back to an era where one had to make compromises with nature while building structures and eventually the town would come to use their disadvantage to their benefit, in this case it was a sea flooding their town in medieval times. Canals are just as useful as roads, even more if a lot of goods are being ferri...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Bruges
    Choco-story Museum

    Children Museum

    Most children dream of working at chocolate factories from the minute they discover chocolate. At first it starts out as pure glee at the thought of having unlimited access to chocolate and then it grows into a desire to know how something this wonderful comes to be. Choco-Story, the chocolate museum, satiates the adults and the children who have this question. Housed in a building that dates b...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Minnewater Lake

    Family and Kids

    The Minnewater Lake, or ‘Lake of Love’ is a picturesque sight, with crystal waters, an enchanting park and swans frolicking about. The idyllic environment is reminiscent of a fairy tale and is a tranquil spot for many. There is a bridge constructed over the lake which offers panoramic views of the town. The Minnewater swan area, the lake with the castle and the park behind the castl...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Groeninge Museum

    Family and Kids

    Visit the Groeningemuseum and treat yourself to the galleries with their vast array of Flemish and Belgian masterpieces. The museum is home to a collection artwork that span over six centuries, one if it’s many highlights being ‘Flemish Primitive’ art, works by Renaissance and Baroque masters, art from the neo classical and realistic periods, landmarks of Belgian symbolism and...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Historium Brugge

    Children Museum, Educational Site

    Get ready to experience a multi sensory trip at the Historium Bruges.  A combination of sights sounds and smells enhance the story of a young man, whose life is actually a history lesson in a clever disguise! The entire experience lasts for 35 minutes after which you can have a stroll in the outdoor terrace. This attraction is perfect for children as its interactive, engaging and education...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Church Of Our Lady

    Family and Kids

    One of the most beautiful structures in the city, the Church of Our Lady is famous internationally for its architecture, religious significance and artistic beauty. Whether you’re a history buff or just a casual observer, visiting this beauty is highly recommended if you stop by the city of Bruges.  With its towering spire, ancient architecture, statues and sculptures, this church is...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Burg

    Family and Kids

    In its golden age between the 12th and the 15th centuries Bruges was a booming town. And a growing town can't make do with one square. Burg square is the town's second medieval square. A similar feel to the Markt Square with its cafes and shops but without the looming presence of the Belfry over you. The architecture here is fantastic; just walk around slowly soaking in the beauty. Take a camer...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Stadhuis Town Hall

    Family and Kids

    Built in the Burg back in 1376, the Town Hall is officially the oldest building in Bruges. It is a brilliant example of the beautiful Flamboyant Gothic style that came over from France; in fact it was to be its last architectural export for a while as Italy soon upended it with the Renaissance. The interiors are just as rich, the oak ceiling of the entrance hall is decorated with happenings fro...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Memling In Sint-jan Hospitaal Museum

    Family and Kids

    Originally the hospital of St. John in the 12th century, the Memling in Sint-Jan Hospitaal museum is now a museum of sorts, exploring the history of the structure and contains displays illuminating the same. The building itself is from the 1100’s and is chock full of treasures. A fascinating combination of medical instruments and works of art make this museum a unique experience, for hist...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Luc Vanlaere Harp Concert

    Family and Kids

    You've been walking around Bruges all day, from one Gothic building to another, and now your feet are weary and your eyes are drooping. You'd welcome anything that would relax and comfort your body and mind. That's when you stumble into a not easily findable crevice in the town. And you are almost lulled to sleep by a man playing the harp. For free. Luc Vanlaere, does what he loves and doesn't ...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Friet Museum

    Family and Kids

    Owned and operated by the same people who run Choco-Story, the Friet Museum seems to run on a similar winning formula, a museum based on a cultural treasure. In this case, potato fries. Specifically, Belgian fries. Otherwise known as French fries(which country made them first is an ongoing dispute). Located in the former Wool Hall of Bruges, that was built in 1399, and over the years it has bee...Read more