Does the idea of traveling to Brussels with kids seem scary? It is not easy to stay home. It is advisable for you to leave your daily routine and reconnect with your family. Brussels is an ideal city for children of all ages and nationalities to enjoy.
Take the kids for a walk through the streets of the city, and do not forget to stop and see Manneken-Pis, where the children have a good smile in here. The highlight for lovers of comics is a visit to the Belgian Comic Strip Center, with displays of favorites such as Tintin and the Smurfs – a real treat for children.
A visit to Mini-Europe and Heizel Océade is a good way to spend time with your children. It’s a great subtropical swimming pool with 11 water slides, open air and covered areas. Océade is part of a larger complex called Bruparck. There are several family attractions, lots of restaurants, and a cinema complex near the entrance to Mini-Europe.
Neptunium is a huge water park is also an exciting family destination.
The Atomium is also nearby and recently refurbished. Furthermore, there is a Ferris wheel which it takes almost as tall as the Atomium in Brussels. The view from inside is great.
With interactive and educational exhibits, the Children’s Museum in Brussels is a wonderful place to take the kids to enjoy learning and playing. To learn about colors, races, body and even watch shows thematic exhibitions, children will be entertained from the beginning to the end.
Walibi is an amusement park on the outskirts of Brussels, with more than 50 rides, including the only wooden roller coaster in Belgium. It is a day full of exciting moments for children. Either in the water, on land or in the air.
The only museum in Brussels about chocolate is The Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate. You’ll find this just off one corner of the Grande Place at 9/11 Rue de la Tête d’Or, a little street just to the right of the Tourist Information Office. It is very small, but nice. While visiting with your children they will enjoy and learn all about the origins, discovery and the arrival of cocoa in Europe. In this factory they can enjoy the chocolate cake with Belgian chocolate dipped in sticky pretty cool.
Brussels parks are good, with playgrounds and plenty of room to run – Cinquentaire – with car showroom, Parc de Bruxelles and the Bois de la Cambre in Brussels South Park is magnificent, acres of lakes, forests and gardens – good for walks and picnics, but you can also rent bikes and cars, which is free on Sundays.
Take your kids to Technopolis in Mechelen, exit 10 off the E19. It is a great indoor play and learning center that has many interactive science project & toys. It appeals to children that there are plenty of things to climb and play.