Family and Kids in Turku

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

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Turku Castle

    Family and Kids

    Found in 13th Century at a time when City was not even in place and was just one of the major trading squares. Turku Castle is one of the oldest building in Finland. Situated on the banks of Aura River, this medieval building has played many a roles – a guard, an affluent palace, seat of a Government, as a prison, a warehouse and as a barrack! The castle is now also a home to a museum tha...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Turku Cathedral Or Turun Tuomiokirkko

    Family and Kids

    Turku Cathedral is Finland’s national shrine and mother Church of Lutheran Church of Finland. Its religious and historical importance is such that every noon when the bells ring, they are broadcasted over the national radio! Also do visit the Museum at the Cathedral’s south gallery – an exhibition that tells the story right from 1300’s till the present time! Finish your ...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Turku Main Library Or Turun Kaupunginkirjasto

    Family and Kids

    An archaeological marvel Turku Main Library is a combination of Old building and new building a beautiful fusion of old and modern architecture! New building makes use of modern day technology to make available printed and electronic versions of various books, magazines, periodicals and other collections at the Library. Arrangement of books and other forms of publication content wise and floor ...Read more
  4. Amazing Turku attraction for kids
    Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum

    Family and Kids

    Spend at least half a day exploring the only area in Turku that survived Great Fire in 1827 the greatest fire in Finland and in the whole of Scandinavia. Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum is an open air museum that consists of wooden houses and workshops. These buildings and blocks are still in their original locations and there is a market organized during summers where traders sell their produ...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

    Educational Site

    Housed in Rettig Palace, these museums were combined in 2004 and now are one of the top attractions in Turku and in the whole of Finland as well. Aboa Vetus is a museum below ground and has on display exhibitions that talk about the City in medieval times whereas Ars Nova focuses on modern art through pictures, sculptures and sometimes even moving images.    These unique museums both ...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Turku
    Pharmacy Museum And Qwensel House

    Family and Kids

    Whether or not you understand science and medicine, a visit to the Pharmacy museum is sure to leave you pleasantly surprised as to how the people survived without the modern day medicines. It also gives visitors a peek into the lives of upper middle class people that lived through 18th Century as the museum is housed in one of the oldest houses in Turku. Museum also has on display some of the f...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Turku Art Museum Or Turun Taidemuseo

    Family and Kids

    A museum whose building is a work of art in itself! Built in 1904, it was designed by Professor Gustaf Nystrom to be constructed in National Romantic style! Since the beginning, the Museum was focused on collecting art pieces made by the leading Finnish and international artists as well! Museum now has on display approximately 6000+ wonderful pieces of art. Museum is also a proud owner of art w...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Flowpark Oy

    Park

    Test your skills at high rope adventure tasks and get your dose of adrenaline rush at this Adventure Park with activities that will push you beyond your comfort level! Perfect for a day out with friends and/or family with sixteen trails to be explored and approximately 100+ missions to be completed! It even has children’s trails! Only restriction this Adventure Park has for high rope adve...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Sibelius Museum Or Sibelius Museo

    Family and Kids

    Only museum in Finland dedicated to Music and is named after Country’s most famous composer of all times Jean Sibelius! Main exhibition speak volumes about the history and evolution of music and its varied instruments! Museum has over 1900 music instruments, of which approximately 300 are on display ranging from European folk music to instruments procured from all over the World! Apart fr...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Turku University Botanical Garden

    Garden, Botanical Garden

    Both the gardens combined are home to over 5000 species of plants! In the greenhouse, one will find succulent and tropical plants whereas outdoor garden has plants like rose, medicinal and edible plants, rock plants and many more! Although an hour might be a good time if you are in City for a day or two and would like to catch up on other attractions, but if you are a plant lover, then a couple...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Archangel Michael's Church Or Mikaelin Kirkko

    Family and Kids

    Declared a Church in 1905, this Church was built in German Neo-Gothic style exterior and an Art Nouveau interior by a very famous architect of that time – Lars Sonck! It is the top choice for people when it comes to hosting weddings and private events! Main tower of the Church is approximately 77 metres high and like a lighthouse, is visible from far out at sea.
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Medieval Market

    Family and Kids

    Be a part of Finland’s largest medieval market! It is held at four different locations - the Medieval Market at the Old Great Square, Turku Castle, Turku Cathedral and the Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova museum. Market has a wide array of environment for all the visitors – artefacts and handicrafts, delicious food, informative lectures, guided tours and live entertainment!
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Abo Svenska Teater

    Family and Kids

    Opened in 1839, Abo Svenska Teater is the oldest theater in Finland that continues to operate even today. Located just next to the Market Square in Turku, it is a small theater ideal to attend and appreciate performing arts. Run by Åbo Svenska Teaterförening, the still-functioning theater house building is owned by Stiftelsen för Åbo Akademi. There are 3 formal stages in t...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Uto

    Family and Kids

    Once an important military base, this remote island near Turku is one of the most visited attractions! Uto is approximately a 6 hours journey from Turku by bus and boat. Stay a day or two at this remote Island and explore the Island either on your own or take a guided tour to understand and learn about the history of this beautiful and charming Island!
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Waino Aaltonen Museum Of Art

    Family and Kids

    Named after Turku’s famous sculptor, Waino Aaltonen, this museum is now an important part of City’s landscape and is also an informative and fun source to learn more art through its permanent and temporary exhibitions and various social events like concerts, theme days, lectures and much more! Visit to this museum isn’t complete without paying a visit to its cafe - Cafe Waino....Read more