Family and Kids in Parma

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

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Cattedrale Di Parma

    Family and Kids

    Probably a basilica might have existed on the same site back in 6th century, but was abandoned later on. In 1106, the sight was turned to a cathedral, popularly known as Parma Cathedral. It is perhaps the most important Italian Romanesque cathedral, decorated by Illusionistic fresco by Antonio da Correggio. In the interior of the cathedral, you can see a Latin cross plan, with a nave and 2 aisl...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Battistero Parma

    Family and Kids

    Overshadowing the cathedral of Parma, this pink-colored stone baptistery in octagonal shape cannot ignore your attention. Popularly known as Battistero (in Italina), it is situated on the south side of the piazza. Taking a closure look to the baptistery will show that the architectural design has a mixture of Romanesque and Gothic style. Its highlighting feature is the artwork done by sculptor ...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Parco Ducale

    National Park, Garden, Park

    Situated along the west bank of Parma river, this huge garden once belonged to Ottavio Farnese, the Duke of Parma and Piacenza. The Duke turned the place into a park for one of his villas. However, after the unification of Italy, the Municipality took over the garden made it open for general public. Within the garden the Ducal Palace is situated. This palace was actually a Visconti castle, buil...Read more
  4. Amazing Parma attraction for kids
    Magnani-Rocca Foundation

    Family and Kids

    The foundation was established in 1977 by the will of Luigi Magnani. The main aim behind the establishment of the foundation was to promote art and culture for the growth of civil society. At present, the museum holds a huge collection of artworks made by Luigi Magnani. Apart from Luigi’s work, you can see the works of Gentile da Fabriano, Filippo Lippi, Durer, Titian, Rubens, Van Dyck an...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Galleria Nazionale

    Family and Kids

    Between 17th century and 18th century, the famous collection of artworks, precious belongings, paintings and coins of the Farnese family were shifted from Rome to Parma and was first displayed in this museum. At present, the museum holds collection of paintings done by famous painters like Beato Angelico, Canaletto, Leonardo da Vinci, SebastianodelPiombo, Guercino, Parmigianino and Tintoretto. ...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Parma
    Camera Di San Paolo

    Family and Kids

    Behind the Chiesa di San Ludovico, on Via Melloni, Camera di San Paola, an old Benedictine Convent is located. The entrance guides you into 2 single rooms, belonged to the abbess. These two rooms weredecorated with frescoes and later in 1519, the Correggio was completed. Don’t miss out the architectural design of the frescoes as it follows Roman style. The frescoes is said to be done by A...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Piazza Garibaldi

    Family and Kids

    Right at the center of the city stands the Piazza Garibaldi. It is a prominent square of the city and one of the best places to meet up with friends. Considered as the most beautiful piazza, the square also houses Palazzo del Commune and the Palazzo del Governatore. While touring around the city, if you want to catch a quick breather, then the Piazza is the perfect spot to relax and observe peo...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Chiesa Di Santa Maria Della Steccata

    Family and Kids

    It is a 16th century old church, located near Piazza Garibaldi. The highlighting feature of the church is the dome. According to locals, it is one of the most recognizable domes of Parma. When you visit the church, the large arch of the dome with decorative fresco will definitely grab your attention. This decorative fresco was made by Francesco Mazzola.
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Monastero Di San Giovanni Evangelista

    Family and Kids

    This monastery was founded in 980AD and is considered as the most important monastic of Parma. It establishment had played a significant role in terms of charity and culture, for the city. Want to know how? The history says, the monastery had established a public pharmacy and a hospital for pilgrimage. However, the structure that you see now follows Renaissance style. This is because the old st...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Museo Di Glauco Lombardi

    Family and Kids

    To learn about the history and art of Parma, visit the grand Museo di Glauco Lombardi. History says, the museum was born from the idea and the will of Glauco Lombardi. He was an antique dealer and an Italian journalist. He devoted his entire life to the study of the art of the city and was always concerned about preserving it in a private collection or in an art market. It was solely his effort...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Antica Spezieria Di San Giovanni

    Family and Kids

    It is the pharmacy that was set up by Monastero di San Giovanni Evangelista. It is considered as the first apothecary’s shop within the abbey. It was the place for production of medicine that was solely used for treating monks, pilgrims and the local people. By 15th century, the shop achieved huge success. Its success influence monks to add furniture which actually helped in making the st...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Palazzo Ducale

    Family and Kids

    When you are going to visit Parc Ducale, your attention will definitely fall on Palazzo Ducale. It is an impressive historical monument with awe-strucking features that are bound to hold your gaze for quite a few minutes. The notable features of the monument are the frescoes, the facade having 18th- statues and the yellow exterior of the palace. Today, the palace has become a significant landma...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    I I Castellodei Burattini- Museo Giordano Ferrari

    Family and Kids

    Also known as the Castle of the Puppets, this museum exhibits puppets, and other props and you cannot give a miss to it. Located in the historical complex of the monastery of St. Paul, the credit for the establishment of such magnificent museum goes to Giordano Ferrari. The museum is of 300 square meters big and has a gallery holding exclusive collection of puppets, marionettes, scripts, photog...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Chiesadella Santissima Annunziata

    Family and Kids

    History says the original monastery church of Santissima Annuziata was known as Basilica of Paradise. The famous Italian architecture Giovan Battista Fornovo in collaboration with Vignola (architecture) designed the architectural design of the church. The striking feature of the monastery is the impressive interior, specially the central area that is divided from the choir by a triumph arch. Th...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Museo Bochhi

    Family and Kids

    The museum holds exclusive collection of artwork created by Amedeo Bocchi. He is 20th century born Parma artists whose paintings symbolize Gustav Klimt. Here, you get to see all form of artworks of Bocchi, right from pastel work to paintings and sculptures. Every room of the museum has his work ranging from youth to maturity. Apart from his artwork, the museum sometimes does organize temporary ...Read more