Milano con i bambini

Milan with Kids: 7 Things to Do with the Whole Family

What to do in Milan with the kids? The city offers endless activities for the whole family. Among museums, guided tours and historic toy shops, both adults and children will find plenty of opportunities for fun and wonder.

Family Rooms at Hotel Galles are the ideal solution for people traveling with the whole family and looking for accommodation in the center of Milan, close to Corso Buenos Aires. Our rooms are designed to guarantee all parents the security of sleeping next to their kids, with double spaces and greater comfort. They can accommodate two adults and two children up to 12 years old (plus one child max. two years old).

Kids Package – offering Sony Playstation®, TV with children’s channels and free access to self-service laundry – is also included in the Family Rooms.

What to do in Milan with kids

Make unforgettable your stay in Milan with Hotel Galles’ advice. Here are seven places your kids will love.

1. MUBA – Children’s Museum in Milan

The MUBA in Milan is an innovative center dedicated to cultural projects for children. Set in the picturesque Rotonda della Besana, the museum is designed to welcome families in a child-friendly location.

The museum’s exhibitions and activities stimulate youngsters’ creative thinking, inviting them to touch, play and experiment. Exhibitions and workshops are always very stimulating and change throughout the year.

The MUBA adheres to the Happy Popping circuit – the network of public places where mothers can breastfeed and change their children in specially set up spaces. It also hosts a well-stocked bookshop for kids of all ages and a bistro with local products and menus specially designed for children.

2. Guided tours for children at the Castello Sforzesco

The Castello Sforzesco in Milan enchants both adults and kids with its fascinating history. Families will find plenty of dedicated activities, such as creative workshops, games, treasure hunts or guided tours for children from 4 to 12 years old every weekend.

Children from 10 years old and up will enjoy guided tours of the Castle’s crenellations and dungeons: an ideal opportunity to answer their historical questions.

3. Science and Technology Museum

The Museum of Science and Technology in Milan is the ideal place to cultivate the innate curiosity of kids and stimulate them to playful reflection on the wonders of the scientific world. Among exhibitions, activities and workshops children can explore chemistry and mathematics, investigate the properties of materials and energy, develop environmental consciousness and much more.

Do not miss the permanent exhibitions, which range from the world of transport to the world of telecommunications with an interactive and child-friendly approach.

4. Nano Bleu toy store

Three floors and over 350 square meters filled with toys of all shapes and sizes. The historic Nano Bleu shop is the paradise of every child: inaugurated in 1949, it is located a few steps from the Duomo. From dolls to board games, Nano Bleu is the perfect place to cover your children with gifts… without exaggerating, of course.

5. Acquario Civico of Milan

Did you know that Milan has its own Aquarium? You will find it in Parco Sempione: it is the third oldest aquarium in Europe, inaugurated in 1906 for the International Exhibition in Milan. The reconstructed marine and river environments will enchant kids and parents with the colorful spectacle of their species.

6. Milan Planetarium

For those who love stars, the ideal destination is the Ulrico Hoepli Planetarium in the gardens of Porta Venezia, close to Hotel Galles. Here children can approach the great mysteries of the cosmos in a light and entertaining way, through special guided tours, shows, and fairy tales.

7. Natural History Museum

A few steps from the Planetarium there is also the Natural History Museum of Milan, the most important in Italy. Its 700 showcases create an exciting itinerary for the whole family. From mineralogy to zoology, kids will be especially enchanted by the animals and fossil remains on display.


We wish you the best fun for your stay in Milan: we are waiting for you at the Hotel Galles with the whole family.