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Top 10 - attractions for children in Krakow

1.Educational park Villages of the World

Address: 39 Tyniecka Street, 30-323 Kraków
Opening hours: Mon-Fri - 09:00-16:00; Sat-Sun - 12:00-19:00
Date of creation: no information available
What the attraction includes: igloo, Indian village, Peruvian hut, Ghanaian village, bamboo house on stilts.
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Educational park Villages of the World is an educational and entertainment space designed for the youngest. The place follows the principle of "See, touch, feel!", thus encouraging children to Active learning combined with fun. Attractions in the form of six settlements from different parts of the world await them here, which will make any family's weekend leisure time more pleasant. The park is located on Tyniecka Street on the outskirts of Krakow.

Children under the age of 3 visit free of charge, while children over the age of 3 up to 15 are entitled to a ticket at the price of 12 zloty per person. In contrast, the cost of a regular ticket is 15 zlotys. Villages of the World also offers a family ticket at a price of 40 zloty. The prices of all tickets allow only an hour-long tour of the park. In addition to a self-guided tour, there is also an option audio-guided or guided tours.

In the Villages of the World educational park, the little ones will be awaited: traditional Ghanaian village, Peruvian hut, Indian tipi, Arctic igloo, Mongolian yurt and papuan house on stilts.

2.Salt Mine "Wieliczka"

Address: 10 Danilowicza St., 32-020 Wieliczka.
Opening hours: Mon-Sun - 08:30-17:30
Date of construction: 1976 (inclusion in the list of historical monuments).
What the attraction includes: the Underground Tourist Route (numerous chambers, chapels), the Crystal Grottoes, the Cracow Saltworks Museum.
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Wieliczka Salt Mine is the most popular rock salt mine, located in Wieliczka near Krakow. In 1976, it was entered in the national register of monuments, while two years later - it made it to the first UNESCO World Heritage List. In addition to a huge space worth exploring, the mine hosts numerous special events.

The tour time for the facility is approximately 2-3 h, with the note that the group of visitors must reach 35 people. The price of regular tickets is 87 zlotys. Concessionary tickets for children are 69 zlotys, and 77 zlotys for students and senior citizens. Children under the age of 4 can enter the mine site free of charge.

In addition, it is worth remembering to dress warmly, since the temperature in the underground of "Wieliczka" fluctuates Between 17 and 18 degrees, and sometimes it is less.

To most popular attractions facility include: St. Anthony's Chapel, Nicolaus Copernicus Chamber, Janowice Chamber, St. Kinga's Chapel, Weimar Chamber, Treasurer, Cracow Saltworks Museum or Crystal Grottoes.

3.Park Wodny Kraków

Address: 126 Dobrego Pasterza Street, 31-416 Kraków
Opening hours: daily from 08:00-22:00
Date of creation: no information available
What's included in the attraction: outdoor slides, rapid river, Jacuzzi, water bar, wading pool with pirate island for children, swimming lanes, climbing walls.
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Water park in Krakow is one of the most sought-after family attractions on the entertainment map of Malopolska. Here everyone will find something for themselves - both children and adults, and even seniors. In addition, on the territory of the park there is possibility of organizing birthday parties, school trips and half-day camps.

Admission tickets to the park are very differentiated. There is a choice of one-hour tickets (normal ticket - 42 zlotys, reduced ticket - 38 zlotys), two-hour tickets (normal - 52 zlotys, reduced - 48 zlotys) and without time limit (normal - 78 zlotys, reduced - 64 zlotys). In addition, children whose height does not exceed 104 cm can enter for a fee of 3 zlotys. It is also possible to purchase a family ticket or for specific sectors of the water park.

To most popular attractions Krakow's water parks include: four outdoor slides, numerous swimming lanes, whirlpools and whirlpools, many climbing walls or slides in the form of an alligator and a yellow snake.

4.House of Attractions

Address: 2 Grodzka Street, 31-006 Kraków
Opening hours: daily 10:00-23:00
Date of creation: no information available
What the attraction includes: 7D cinema, mirror maze, virtual reality, laser maze, museum, 3D roller coaster, infinity room.
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House Of Attractions is a unique place, located in the center of Krakow, where everyone will find excellent entertainment for themselves. An unquestionable advantage is the fact that it is a facility where the there are no age restrictions, so even the youngest can enjoy the various attractions.

Children under the age of 3 enter the House Of Attractions premises free of charge. For the rest of the people - the prices depend on the package to be chosen. They are very diverse and tailored to the needs of visitors, as it is possible to buy a package for 3 attractions or for all of them at the price of PLN 49.99.

The House Of Attractions has as many as 8 different attractions, and they include: Mirror maze, Infinity room, 3d roller coaster, Virtual reality room, 7D cinema, Laser maze, Tape maze, as well as Museum.

5.Stanisław Lem's Experiment Garden

Address: Park Lotników Polskich, 68 Pokoju Avenue, 31-580 Kraków.
Opening hours: Mon-Fri - 09:00-17:00; Sat-Sun - 10:00-19:00
Date of creation: 2007 r.
What the attraction contains: 35 didactic exhibits such as a spinning crater, giant kaleidoscope, observation telescope, acoustic telegraph.
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Stanisław Lem's Garden of Experience, also colloquially known as the Krakow Experimental Garden, an educational park established in 2007. It covers a total area of as much as 6 hectares in the southeastern part of the Polish Aviator Park. The didactic outdoor exhibition consists of various structures, models, as well as devices that allow you to learning about the laws of physics and the natural world.

The price of a regular ticket is 15 zlotys, a discounted ticket is 13 zlotys, and for children from 3 to 6 years of age - 10 zlotys. It is also possible to purchase a family ticket, the cost of which is 44 zlotys. At the park you can not only be a passive observer, but you can also actively participate in the experiments or experience their effects on yourself. Thanks to this KCancer Experimental Garden works on the principle of "playing teaches," especially to the youngest experimenters.

Stanislaw Lem's Garden of Experiences abounds. various installations and structures, and among them are, among others. breathing rectangle, spinning crater, acoustic telegraph, spiral wheel, Descartes diver, turntable whether Newton's cradle (photo above).

6.Krakow Zoo

Address: 14 Kasa Oszczędności Avenue of the City of Cracow, 30-232 Cracow.
Opening hours: daily from 09:00 to 18:30
Date of creation: 1929 r.
What the attraction contains: about 1,500 animals, including a penguinarium section or an enclosure for giraffes.
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Krakow Zoo is one of the most popular Polish zoological gardens, with an area of nearly 17 hectares. The zoo was opened before World War II in 1929 on the grounds of Krakow's Wolski Forest. Currently, the zoo in Krakow has 260 species - approximately 1500 animals.

Ticket prices vary from season to season. During the summer season, i.e. from April to the end of October - a regular ticket costs 30 zlotys, and a discounted ticket costs 25 zlotys. In turn, from November to the end of March, the ticket can be purchased at reduced prices. Then the cost of a normal ticket is 20 zlotys, and a discounted ticket - 16 zlotys. Children under the age of 3 and alumni of Children's Homes are exempt from the fees.

On the grounds of the zoo lives 260 different species of animalst that their natural environment
have all over the world. An undeniable fun for the youngest visitors is the opportunity to take part in demonstrations of feeding elephants, sea lions or penguins. To most famous specimens, residing in the zoo, include: Indian elephants, imperial eagles, jaguars, chimpanzees whether European otters.

7.Market Underground

Address: Krakow Museum, 1 Market Square Street, 31-042 Krakow.
Opening hours: monday, wednesday and fri - 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; pt-sun - 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; tu - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Date of creation: 2010 r.
What the attraction contains: intersection of road routes, relics of a burnt settlement, a cemetery from the 11th century, historiography of the city of Cracow, holograms - buildings of the Market Square, reconstruction of a medieval merchant's stall and much more.
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Market Underground is one of the branches Historical Museum of the City of Krakow, which is located under the eastern part of the Main Square slab. It covers an area of more than 6,000 sq. m, of which nearly 4,000 sq. m is an archaeological reserve. Its official opening took place on September 24, 2010.

For individuals, the price of a regular ticket is 28 PLN on weekdays as well as weekends. On the other hand, the cost of a discounted ticket is 24 zlotys. Families can purchase a family ticket in the amount of 56 zloty.

The Museum of the Underground Market has both permanent and temporary exhibition. The permanent exhibition entitled "Tracing the European Identity of Krakow". is a multimedia show that allows you to travel back in time and feel the atmosphere of medieval Krakow. It also includes: the main export goods of Krakow, medieval cobblestones Clothiers, a map of distant trade, a reconstruction of the 12th-century workshops of a goldsmith and blacksmith.

The museum also has a specially designated area for children, where there is, among other things. playroom with theater Legend of ancient Cracow.

8.Museum of Polish Aviation

Address: 39 Jana Pawła II Avenue, 31-864 Kraków
Opening hours: Mon - closed; Tues - Sun - 09:00-17:00
Date of creation: 1964 r.
What the collection contains: exhibits related to the history of Polish aviation, including more than 200 aircraft.
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Polish Aviation Museum is quite a treat for all lovers of aerial machines. It is located on the site of the former airport Rakowice-Czyżyny, which further adds to its unique climate. In addition to collecting historical, airborne memorabilia, the museum is also an educational institution, as it organizes many lectures and workshops for students.

Free admission To the Museum of Polish Aviation is possible only. on Tuesdays. Outside of this day, a regular ticket costs PLN 27, while a discounted ticket costs PLN 16. The above prices do not apply to children under 7 years old, who enter the museum free of charge regardless of the day of the week,

In the Museum of Polish Aviation you can see more than 200 aircraft, helicopters, gliders whether motor gliders. In addition, the facility in addition to permanent exhibitions, also has exhibitions temporary.

9.Mound of Kosciuszko

Address: al. Waszyngtona 1, 30-204 Krakow.
Opening hours: daily from 09:30 to 18:00
Date of creation: 1820-1823 r.
What's included in the attraction: the Kosciuszko Museum, the wax figure gallery, the T. Kosciuszko Exhibition and Conference Center and many exhibitions dedicated to Tadeusz Kosciuszko.
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Kosciuszko Mound is one of five Cracow mounds, entirely dedicated to the memory of Tadeusz Kosciuszko. It is located on Mount St. Bronislawa in the western part of the Malopolska capital. It was built from 1820 to 1823, and its total height is over 30 meters. At the mound there is also a Kosciuszko Museum.

Except for a few days a year, admission to the Kosciuszko Mound area is charged. A regular ticket costs PLN 20, while a discounted ticket costs PLN 15. It is also possible to purchase family tickets for families of up to 4 and up to 6 people. Mound can be visited free of charge on February 4 (Tadeusz Kosciuszko's birthday), March 24 (the day of Tadeusz Kosciuszko's oath and the outbreak of the Kosciuszko Insurrection), as well as the October 15 (the day of Tadeusz Kosciuszko's death).

On the territory of the Kosciuszko Mound you can visit: Kosciuszko Museum with numerous permanent exhibitions, Kosciuszko Gardenand whether Kosciuszko Library.

10.Museum of Engineering and Technology

Address: 15 St. Lawrence Street, 31-060 Krakow.
Opening hours: mon - closed; tu - sunday - 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Date of creation: 1998 r.
What the attraction contains: exhibits related to the development of public transportation, power plants, gas industry, municipal economy and monuments to the history of technology.
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Museum of Engineering and Technology is a facility that has its headquarters in the building of the former depot of the first narrow-gauge electric streetcar. It is sure to please any small lover of technical inventions. The museum has two branches: the OStanisław Lem Experimental Garden and Hangar Czyżyny.

Admission to the Museum of Engineering and Technology is possible only with a ticket. The cost of a regular ticket is 10 zlotys, while a reduced ticket is 8 zlotys. Children of preschool age, i.e. from 3 to 6 years old, are charged 6 zlotys per ticket. In response to your expectations, the museum also offers family ticket For a family of 2+2 or 1+3 at the price of PLN 30.

To most popular exhibitions On the museum grounds include: Cracow printing in the 15th-20th century, Trams on the Wawrzyńca River, Engineering portrait of the city, Polish microcars, 110 years of electric tramway in Cracow whether Polish radios and televisions.

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