Family & Children

Warsaw can be a fun place for families with children, one just need to know where to head to. In this section we help all expatriates parents to find an interesting place to play with their kids and teach them some new skills or develop their talent.

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KULA - website for children to discover culture and geography of Poland and its cities (English version available after clicking on the British flag)


Copernicus Science Center

csc - light

The Center is one of its kind institution in Poland. The fixed exhibition of experiments allows visitors to actively participate in making and understanding of different scientific phenomenas. Children and adults can visit planterium, go through the process of human development and civilization, experience light essence and participate in robots theater amongst many other attractions. The center includes a special exhibiton made for kids of 3-6 years of age. 

One of the biggest attraction is the robots theater. For Warsaw expats, CSC has prepared plays in English performed during weekdays at 4pm, weekends at 5pm.

Copernicus Science Center (Centrum Nauki Kopernik)
Wybrzeze Kosciuszkowskie 20, Warsaw
Mo.:closed, Tue-Fri: 9am-6pm, Sat-Sun: 10am-7pm
Tickets: 10-22PLN, children under 2 - free admission

Water Fun Parks

Wodny Park Merliniego

This attraction is a great fun especially if you want your kids to learn swimming. Most of the swimming pools offer special lessons for children and babies. The biggest water parks incorporate slides, waves swimming pools, jacuzzis and spas. Read also about outdoor swimming pools & bathing places guide available in our other article.

Wodny Park
ul. Merliniego 4 (Mokotów)

Park Wodny Prawy Brzeg 
ul. Jagiellońska 7 (Praga Północ)

ul. Abrahama 10 (Praga Południe)

Le Soleil
ul. Na Uboczu 18 (Ursynów)

Gold's Gym
ul. Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 2 (Wilanów)

ul. Kasprzaka 1/3 (Wola)



Playground (fot. Alina Zienowicz)


Park Powsingorka szczesliwicka


  • Jordanowski Garden - near the crossroads of Odyńca Street and Niepodległości Avenue
  • Morskie Oko Park - Puławska Street
  • Szczubełka Park - near the crossroads of Powsińska and Morszyńska Streets


  • Park Kulturyin Powsin Maslaków Str., Warsaw;
    Park offers not only a playground for children, but also tennis courts, outdoor swimming pools and many other attractions.


  • Krasińskich Park - Krasińskich Square
  • Park Ujazdowski - at the Ujazdowskie Avenue, near Rozdroze Square is one of the most popular and chic places.
  • Łazienki Królewskie - 1 Agrykoli St.
  • Krasińskich Park - Krasińskich Square
  • Mirowski Park - Jana Pawła II Avenue, at the back of Hala Mirowska Shopping Hall


  • Park Stefana Żeromskiego - near Wilsona Square
  • Kępa Potocka - Wybrzeże Gdyńskie Street


  • Szczęśliwicki Park – entrance from Usypiskowa Street, including all-year-round skiing slope

Praga Południe/Saska Kępa

  • Skaryszewski Park - near Stanisław August Boulevard
    It is a place for the whole family: there is a possibility to go for a horseback ride, play tennis and play with kids on a properly outfitted playground.

Climbing Walls & Indoor Playgounds


Climbing can be fun both for children and for parents. The below listed centers are thought only for children:

ul. Arkuszowa 18 (Bielany)

Family Entertainment Centre Hulakula (Rodzinne Centrum Rozrywki Hulakula)
ul. Dobra 56/66 (Śródmieście)

Cinema for mothers

Muranow Cinema

Muranów cinemahas a great offers for mothers. Parents can watch the latest movies, while their children are taken care of free of charge. Children not older than 6 years are entertained by specially organized babysitting club. Babies are allowed in with their mothers, as the sound is lowered to not disturb the babies. Changing tables are available as well.

Tickets: 15 PLN, children – free of charge.

Muranow, ul. Gen. Andersa 1
Tel: 22 635 25 29 and 22 635 30 78

Art Workshops


The International School of Arts (AMA) is a unique educational institution for children and youth between the age of 3 and 16 years. AMA provides intensive, pre-professional training in the arts. It is aimed not only at those who aspire to a career in the arts but at anybody who wishes to develop deep insight and acquire more self-confidence.

AMA offeres afternoon and weekend workshops in various disciplines: theater, film, TV, editing, choreography, visual arts and music.

International School of Arts
Konstancińska 11
02-942 Warsaw