Best things to do in Lisbon with kids
- Let the imagination run free at São Jorge’s Castle
What kid doesn’t like a castle? São Jorge’s Castle is one of Lisbon’s highlights and definitely one of the best things to do in Lisbon with kids. Your local guide can tell you all about the fascinating history of this medieval fortress. And for the kids this is the perfect place to let their imaginations run free and enter a world of make believe and fantasy.
Located on the highest hill of the old city center, São Jorge’s Castle offers also one of the most beautiful views of Lisbon, which will delight children as well as adults.
- Explore art and science in Lisbon museums
With a varied range of museums dedicated to the youngsters, Lisbon doesn’t lack exciting and educational activities for the children. Ask your local host to include the puppets’ museum (Museu da Marioneta) in your private tour. Here all the family can learn about the history of puppets and marionettes theatres, watch performances and even create their own puppets.
Other great things to do in Lisbon with the kids are the Electricity Museum and the Science Alive Centre in the Pavilion of Knowledge. The former is an old electricity generation station, while the later is located in the new district of Parque das Nações. Both allow young minds to take part in fun hands-on science activities.