Family and Kids in Linz

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

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Postlingbergbahn

    Family and Kids

    This little mountain tram, established in the late 19th century, connects Linz’s Hauptplatz (Main Square) with the Postlingberg district that’s on top of a hill north of the city. It’s one of the steepestadhesion railways in the world. Naturally, then, this is one of the most popular attractions in the city. The journey on the train is lovely, even though it’s only about...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Lentos Kunstmuseum

    Family and Kids

    With about 1500 works of paintings and sculpture; 10000 prints and drawings; and 1200 photographs, this museum’s collection of modern art is thought to be one of Australia’s most important. Most of the collection is from the 19th century onwards and also contains significant 20th century interwar period works. There is a good collection of Impressionist and Expressionist art. The bu...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Voestalpine Stahl World- Exhibition & Museum

    Family and Kids

    Voestalpine AG is a steel technology and capital based group of companies and they want to tell you exactly how exciting and important steel is. That is why they’ve set up this museum. You’ll see actual steel production (in a giant melting pot) and move through impressive produces light and sound multimedia exhibits and interactive exhibits. It’s mostly set up for kids, but ad...Read more
  4. Amazing Linz attraction for kids
    Plus City

    Family and Kids

    Plus City is where Linz goes shopping – it’s the city’s favourite mall. Clothes, books, cosmetics, restaurants, cinema – they are all here. It’s the best place to go when you’re getting a little weary of touring around, or want to catch the latest movie. Check out the cake shop opposite Spar restaurant and there’s some brilliant Italian food at Marcuspl...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Wallfahrts Basilika

    Family and Kids

    Soaring above Linz at Potslingberg is this parish church and basilica. It’s name means the ‘Seven Sorrows of Mary’. It was this church’s reputation as an important pilgrimage site that eventually led to the creation of the Potslinbergbahn. It has a very beautiful altar. From the viewing platform outside the church, the views over the city of Graz are nothing less than st...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Linz
    Landesgalerie

    Family and Kids

    This is the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of the province of Upper Austria. It’s main aim is to help integrate the local 20th century art. It has one of the best collections of photographs in the country. It’s successive temporary exhibition showcase 20th and 21st century art. However, the museum’s most famous collection is Kubin’s Cabinet – the world&rsquo...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Jindrak

    Family and Kids

    Since 1929, Konditorei Jindrak | Headquarters & Art Café is being appreciated by the local customers and the visitors as it delivers world class pastries and Linzer cakes. Chefs of this confectionary bake the pastries daily using locally available fresh raw materials and they follow traditional recipes of baking. The world famous oldest cake Linzer Torte was invented in the kitchen o...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Old Cathedral

    Family and Kids

    The 17th century monument of Old Cathedral with its baroque architecture, domed towers and magnificent interior designed by Pietro Francesco Carlone, is also known as the Church of Ignatius as well as the Jesuit Church. Under the Diocese of Linz, this cathedral used to serve the community from 1785 till 1909. The two towers on the two sides of the Entrance are topped with domes of onion shape. ...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Studentenheim Franz Jagerstatter Und Mensa Der Khg Linz

    Family and Kids

    KHG is a hostel for students that also organizes various events and activities young students can participate in and enjoy. The hostel is run by the Catholic University Community. Most of the activities organized by the hostel are athletic and cultural. This hostel offers space for 137 students. If you are a student who wants to stay at a place that will help you in your physical, mental, and ...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Mariendom Linz

    Family and Kids

    Construction of this huge Roman Catholic Church began in the 1860s. At 130 metres, it’s the longest church in Austria; and its spire soars 135 metres into the sky. Inside, the Neo-Gothic church’s most striking feature are the stunning stained glass windows; especially the ‘Linz Window’, which narrates the city’s history. You’ll see some modern art windows too...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Ars Electronica Center

    Science Museum, Educational Site

    This is the newer centre, opened in 2009. Its futuristic look is very in keeping with the museum’s focus on humankind and where it is going. It’s probably Linz’s most popular attraction. The museum explores contemporary topics on the cutting edge of art, technology and society. By the way of interactive exhibits – such as robots, DNA manipulation, space travel and digita...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Ursulinenkirche

    Family and Kids

    This Baroque church, built between 1665 and 1675, used to be an important nunnery. Today it serves as a parish church. Concerts and art festivals are also held here. Inside the church, there is a famous and prolific collection of paintings by the artist Martin Altomonte. Its other highlights are the Lourdes Grotto shrine and the painting at the elaborate altar. A final item of note is the 1675 ...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Alter Dom

    Family and Kids

    Also called the Church of Ignatius or the Jesuit Church, this lovely Baroque building was built between 1689 and 1683. A famous bit of trivia about his church is that it has quite a musical legacy. Ludwig van Beethoven wrote his Drei Equales for four trombones for performance here in the cathedral. Anton Bruckner, who used to be the church organist, performed his 7-part Ave Maria here. Consquen...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Nordico Stadtmuseum Linz

    Family and Kids

    This city museum is housed in an early 17th century building. For a while it was a Jesuit boarding school for students from Scandinavia. It was bought by the city on 1911 and since then has been continuously used as a museum. It’s collections revolve around archaeology, art and history of the surrounding region, but especially of Linz, right from prehistory to present times. It’s a ...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Linzer Tiergarten

    Wildlife Park, Zoo

    The zoo isn’t very large – there are about 600 animals from about 120 species. The animals seem happy enough; the environment they are to be kept in is decent. The place is divided up into two sections: Tropical House: crocs, snakes, exotic lizards, marmosets, zebras, red pandas, antelopes, kangaroos, parrots and meerkats. Biodiversity House: this is more of a children’s play...Read more