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The Most Special Things to Do with Kids in Beijing

Beijing offers plenty of fun for your kids. They will marvel at the sight of numerous historical monuments, and they also will be very proud to tell their friends that they climbed the Great Wall. But if they are likely to get bored and tired with grand museums and the like, remember to add some fun activities just for them, and they will be more amenable during your tour. In Beijing, there are abundant fun activities and attractions to keep the little ones entertained. Check out our China Family Tours, or contact us for a customized family tour to China.

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Beijing World Park

Beijing Top Things to Do with Kids

Summary: Beijing World Park is a theme park of world landmarks in miniature with cultural performances.

  • Opening hours: 09:00 - 21:00 (summer), 09:00 - 17:00 (winter)
  • Address: 158 Fengbao Road, Huaxiang, Fengtai District
  • Visiting time: one day

The Hutongs

Beijing Top Things to Do with Kids

Summary: The hutongs are Traditional Beijing neighborhoods where kids will enjoy a glimpse into authentic Chinese family life.

Beijing Ocean Park

Beijing Top Things to Do with Kids

Summary: Beijing Ocean Park is a super-size indoor aquarium boasting thousands of aquatic creatures.

  • Opening hours: 09:00 - 17:00, daily
  • Location: Located in Beijing Zoo, 18 Gaoliangqiao Street, Haidian District
  • Visiting time: half day - one day
  • Nearby sights: Beijing Zoo

Shijingshan Amusement Park

Beijing Top Things to Do with Kids

Summary: Shijingshan Amusement Park is a large amusement park with exciting recreational facilities and statues of Disney characters.

  • Opening hours: 09:00 - 17:00, daily
  • Address: 25, Shijingshan Rd.
  • Getting there: Metro Line 1, Bajiaoyou Leyuan Station.
  • Visiting time: one day

Beihai Park

Beijing Top Things to Do with Kids

Summary: Beihai Park is a large historical park located in the city center and a place where you can enjoy a break from the city hustle and bustle.

  • Opening hours: 06:30 - 20:00, daily
  • Address: 1 Wenjin Street, Xicheng District
  • Visiting time: Flexible
  • Nearby sights: The Forbidden City

Pacific Underwater World

Beijing Top Things to Do with Kids

Summary: The Pacific Underwater World consists of Cabin Walking Zone, Touching Pool, Penguin House, Underwater Tunnel, and Marine Animal Performance Pool, etc. In the Penguin House, there are more than 30 penguins. Visitors can watch the interesting scene when penguins fighting for fishes.

  • Opening time: 9: 00-17: 30(Mon-Thu), 8: 30-23: 00 (Fri-Sun)
  • Address: At the foot of China Central Television Tower

Milu Park

Beijing Top Things to Do with Kids

Summary: A wildlife sanctuary housing Milu, a rare animal of the deer family, and also other endangered species.

  • Opening hours: 09:00 - 16:00 (Tue - Sun)
  • Address: Milu Park, Nanhaizi, Daxing District
  • Visiting time: half day - one day


Beijing Top Things to Do with Kids

Summary: Indoor playground with lots of fun activities for kids. Shows and arts and crafts classes are available at weekends.

  • Opening hours: Mon-Fri 09:00 C 17:30, Sat-Sun and holidays 09:00 C 19:00
  • Address: 4 Gongti South Road, Chaoyang District
  • Visiting time: Flexible

Ancient Coin Exhibition Hall

Summary: The Ancient Coin Exhibition Hall is a museum exhibiting the different types of currency used throughout Chinas history.

  • Opening hours: 09:00 - 16:00 (Tue - Sun)
  • Address: Desheng Men Jianlou, Second North Ring Rd., Xi Cheng District
  • Visiting time: 2 hrs
  • Getting there: Metro Line 2, Jishui Tan Station, use Exit A

Blue Zoo Beijing

visit the great wall with kids

Summary: Mutianyu is the favorite section for exploring with (young) kids. We recommend taking the cable car up to Tower 14, walking down to Tower 6, and then taking the toboggan down. That's something to look forward to! The kids will love it. 

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