Family and Kids in Potsdam

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

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Dutch Quarter

    Family and Kids

    The Dutch Quarter was designed by Jan Bouman and was completely built by the year 1742. Today, the quarter has the greatest collection of Dutch Houses outside of Netherlands. The beautiful 169 building that grace the quarters are reminiscent of the 18th century and a walk here is loved for seeing the architecture and taking photos. Some of the buildings still show damage signs from the war. To ...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Filmpark Babelsberg

    Amusement Park

    Witness the magic behind the scene as you see film sets, costumes, props and equipment come to life. A tete-a-tete with painters, plasterers, costume designers and make-up artists gives you a peak into the making of films and all the had work that goes into making every perfect scene! Highlights include seeing the Stuntmen, Animal trainers and Pyrotechnics show their skills. The 4D “Dome ...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Orangery Palace

    Park

    The Orangery Palace was the last palace building built in Sanssouci Park and was made on the orders of Frederick William IV. The elegant building is loved for its Italian influences with sculptures, fountains, arcades and terraces. Highlight Include: Fifty 19th century copies of paintings by Raphael including the Sistine Madonna and the Transfiguration, kept in the ornately decorated Raphael H...Read more
  4. Amazing Potsdam attraction for kids
    Alexandrowka

    Family and Kids

    The Alexandrowka is the Russian Quarter of Potsdam and consists of 13 houses built between 1826-1827 under the orders of Friedrich Wilhelm III- a Prussian King. The place is declared as a part of the cultural heritage of the world by UNESCO. The beautiful green gardens that occupy the space around the houses form the perfect place for long walks. Highlights include Das Museum, Gartencafé...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Nauener Tor

    Family and Kids

    The Nauen Gate was designed by architect Johann Gottfried Büring on the orders of Frederick the Great who insisted on the classic Gothic and medieval architecture of the gate. Today, the structure, located close to the Dutch quarters, celebrates the 18th century and is a pleasant place for a quite stroll. In the evening, after dark, the gate is illuminated and its ash-colored structure tur...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Potsdam
    Biosphare Potsdam

    Family and Kids

    Biosphere Potsdam recreates a tropical jungle all year round. The place consists of around 20,000 types of plants, exotic fauna and the highlight- an hourly thunderstorm! The small walkways, beautiful creepers that form arches over the pathways and the array of colorful flowers and friendly animals- all spin their magic and you are lost in the wild, happily! Don’t miss out on the birds, r...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Charlottenhof Palace

    Family and Kids

    The Charlottenhof Castle was built in the 1820’s and was a summer residence of Crown Prince Frederick William. The traces of the castle date back to the 18th century when the land was allotted to the crown prince. The castle draws its inspiration from the architecture of Roman villas. The simplicity and regal design of the place merges seamlessly with the surrounding landscaped garden. Ar...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Propsteikirche Sankt Peter Und Paul

    Family and Kids

    The eclectic design of the St. Peter und Paul Kirche has admirers from all over the world and combined with the Byzantine and Romanesque interiors, the church is simply a treat for art lovers. The building was completed in 1870 and serves as the parish as well as the worship place for Catholic soldiers stationed in Potsdam. The church tower stands at a height of 64 meters and has three bells de...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Bildergalerie

    Family and Kids

    Another gorgeous building by Frederick the Great, the Picture Gallery is the oldest surviving gallery building in Germany. The place has around 180 gorgeous paintings showcased in royally embellished frames. The collection is from Flemish and Dutch Baroque schools of painting, the Italian Renaissance and the Baroque period- a rare combination of art collaged in a dazzling 18th century building ...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Landtag Brandenburg

    Family and Kids

    The Parliament- Landtag of Brandenburg was initiated in the 1940 and abolished in 1952 to be re-established in 1990 in Potsdam. The blue dome of the building is easily spotted even from a distance. The building is functional and even offers a tour of the place to make the people familiar with its proceedings, system, history and workings. For casual visitors, you can access the roof terrace and...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Heilandskirche Am Port Von Sacrow

    Family and Kids

    The Heilandskirche am Port von Sacrow was inspired from the drawing ‘Romantic on the Throne’ made by King Frederick William IV of Prussia. The Church of the Savior is located overlooking the Havel river and is loved for the scenic views of the water along with the boats. The church was built in the 1840’s and explores the Byzantine Revivalism architecture. The quaint Campanile...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Ruinenberg

    Family and Kids

    One of the many retreats designed for solace for the Crown Prince Frederick, Ruinenberg overlooks the calm waters of lake Grienericksee. Today, the 18th century royal home is used to host festivals, cultural programs and theater and music performances. The elegant décor of the place along with dainty chandeliers, painted ceilings, exuberant furnishings with gold details, beautiful painti...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Freundschaftsinsel

    Family and Kids

    The Freundschaftsinsel is an island covering an area of 6 hectares and has an open-air theatre, children’s theatre, an exhibition space and a coffee house. The island is loved for its flora and is filled with colorful blooms almost all year round. Do notice the phloxes, larkspur and aster species of flowers grown here lovingly by the gardener. A walk here is perfect to escape the hustle-b...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Jan-bouman-haus

    Family and Kids

    The Jan Bouman Haus showcases the Dutch history of Potsdam- right from its initiation, its design and its history from the 18th century to the World War. A walk here is ideal to get familiar with the iconic houses, its use and its historic stories. The architect himself was rather popular and the Dutch quarter is one of his most famous creations. He designed the Potsdam's Berlin Gate and town h...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Gedenk- Und Begegnungsstatte Leistikowstrasse Potsdam

    Family and Kids

    The Gedenk- und Begegnungsstatte Leistikowstrasse was the central investigation prison of the Soviet military. The place preserves the prison cell, original wooden planks, carcasses, gratings, visors and remains of the barriers and frames of the building. The prison was a part of ‘Military town 7’- the nucleus of most important Soviet intelligence centers in Germany and is one of th...Read more