Visiting Tallinn with children
Tallinn is ideal for spending time with family because there is plenty of things to do with kids.My City Hotel in Tallinn Old Town is at short walking distance from some places to go with children in Tallinn. Smaller children can have fun in Miia-Milla-Manda museum, which is not an ordinary museum, because there they can ask questions, look around, touch, listen, learn, explore and play. Every day there are fun activities, which take into consideration the age and number of the visitors. Come with your whole family, noone will ever get bored here. In front of the museum, there is a Kadriorg Park playground, where children can climb, slide, swing and build sandcastles. When you get hungry, you can have a picnic in the park’s greenery and watch the bustling swans and ducks on the pond. In addition to the abovementioned, there are also the Presidential Palace, the Flower Garden and the Estonian biggest art museum Kumu in Kadriorg Park.
Children’s Museum is located in the Tallinn’s oldest suburb Kalamaja. On the two floors of the museum you can see toys from the Middle Ages up to the present day. The oldest objects are a small leather ball from the 15th century and a fashion doll from the first part of the 18th century. The museum introduces children’s toys through the centuries: the display shows dolls and doll furniture, cars, trains, ships, toy pets, board games, children’s books, postcards, etc.
Children’s Museum is not only a home for old toys. Children are also welcomed to play in the play corner, build with legos, read books, watch cartoons and make something together with an instructor.
Children’s Museum is only 15 minutes walking distance from My City Hotel in Tallinn Old Town.
For all sweet-tooths, Kalev Marzipan Museum is the ideal place to visit. Located only5 minutes walking distance from My City Hotel in Tallinn Old Town, the display shows about 200 marzipan figurines, cards and cakes, which have been made with moulds that are more than a hundred years old. At the museum, you can observe the art of marzipan painting: an artist is constantly working in the museum, painting marzipan figurines also according to the wishes of the visitors, adding personal greetings, etc. You can also buy gift boxes, which are compiled according to your wishes and taste.
All children at every age love water. Take the swimming suites and delight the children by visiting Kalev Spa Water park, which is only a short walk from My City Hotel. Children can have fun in the children’s pool or slide down a tube, at the same time you can go swimming, use the saunas or just enjoy an ice cream cocktail in the cafe. Doesn’t it sound great?
Welcome to the Zoo, where you can see the exciting collection of different animal species. You can see big animals as well as representatives of the smallest species. During the summer season children have the chance to feed the animals.
Located in Tallinn, on the seashore of Rocca al Mare. It is akin to a village, where you can see Estonian rural architecture and village life from the 18th to the 20th centuries. It is not only a historic display of medieval life, but you can experience it yourself – ride in a carriage, get acquainted with domestic animals and enjoy a picnic in the fresh air. Like in any village, there is a church, a tavern, a school, some mills, a fire station, etc. The museum’s 12 farms give an overview of how people with different economic conditions lived in the olden times..
Vembu-Tembumaa is an amusement park that offers activities for the whole family! It is a place, where fun experiences are offered for small children, school children and grown-ups alike. The park offers go-carts, ATV-track, game room, pools, water attractions, Tarzan’s trail, and more. Welcome to Vembu-Tembumaa for a fun summer day with the whole family!
This place offers a fun time for every child. The time spent in the Skypark will be definitely memorable and amusing. The trampoline court is unique in Europe, they have a huge and exciting climbing construction, great party rooms, game hall, cafe with free wireless Internet connection, fun and active atmosphere.
In winter, there is an ice rink in Harjumäe, which is only 50m from My City Hotel in Tallinn Old Town. You can rent skates and the lighted ice rink is open till the late hours of the evening.