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Holidays with the boys? We leave you some proposals of all kinds to enjoy the City of Buenos Aires with children.

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If there is anything left over in the  City of Buenos Aires  , they are options. Alone, as a couple, with friends, with  family : there is always something new to do. If you're travelling with children or  teenagers , the city offers  all kinds of activities : shows, museums, parks and other experiences so that no one gets bored in  holiday .

 To learn 

 Galileo Galilei Planetarium 

The  Galileo Galilei Planetarium  invites you to know the secrets of the Universe through its many proposals. In its modern museum, children may discover the wonders of galaxies through interactive screens, scientific library, 4D travel simulators and  reality games virtual.  The outdoor gardens house the Astronomical Square, an unconventional representation of the Earth with real meteorites at your fingertips, a sundial and other attractions offer a different look at our place in the  planet  and space. And, of course, it offers the best astronomical shows in its new dome, with state-of-the-art technology.

 Where : Av. Sarmiento and Belisario Roldán, Palermo

 When : Tuesday to Friday from 9:30 to 17:00. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 12:00 to 19:30

Tickets are purchased online on the Planetarium website.

 House of Reading 

The  Reading House  is a place for the whole family. Beyond the activities for adults, it offers, on its upper floor, an ideal space for children to come into contact with classics of children's literature. In addition, children can enjoy educational games and a soft square. Monthly programming includes  literature , art, music and technology workshops. It runs from Monday to Sunday and aims to make Casa de la Lectura a place of artistic and multidisciplinary research.

 Where : Lavalleja 924, Villa Crespo

 When : Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 20:00

Free admission.

 Cultural Center of Science (C3) 

 The Science Cultural Center  invites children to explore, ask and learn about science by manipulating objects and playing. One of its spaces, Lugar a Dudas, offers three permanent exhibition rooms that address topics of scientific interest through interactive modules.In addition, on weekends there is a wide range of workshops such as the scientist club, video game programming, paleontology and much more.

Admission is free and free. Some workshops may require prior registration or withdraw tickets one hour before the activity.

 Where : Godoy Cruz 2270, Palermo

 When : Friday to Sunday, 13:00 to 19:30

 Historic Tram 

As a travel in time, the proposal consists of touring the traditional Caballito neighbourhood aboard a real tram. For 100 years,  the tram  was a means of urban transport in Buenos Aires, but in 1963 it disappeared abruptly. In the 1980s it resurfaced with the Friends of the Tram Association to offer rides on a 20-minute circuit through the  Caballito neighborhood.

Making the tour on these old trams is an experience in itself for the whole family. Every detail is thought out: the old bodywork, the delivery of the ticket when climbing, the driver's clothing, everything transports to another era.

 Where : Emilio Mitre 500, Caballito

 When : April to November: Saturdays and holidays, from 16:00 to 19:15; Sundays, from 10:00 to 12:45 and from 16:00 to 19:15. December to March: Saturdays and holidays, 17:00 to 20:15; Sundays from 10:00 to 12:45 and 17:00 to 20:15. Trips every 25 minutes.


 Bernardino Rivadavia Museum of Natural Sciences 

The  Bernardino Rivadavia Argentine Museum of Natural Sciences  is a great proposal for children to discover and value nature. In its rooms you can see complete skeletons of dinosaurs and large collections of insects. Invite you to visit the world of mammals, amphibians, reptiles and birds, travel to Antarctica and dazzle with the paleontology room. A proposal to learn and have fun as a family.

 Where : Av. Ángel Gallardo 490, Caballito

 When : Every day from 14:00 to 19:00.

The museum is closed during some holidays. Consult on the web.

 Abasto Children's Museum  

An  interactive museum  where children can play mason, doctor, cameraman, captain and many other things. This museum proposes an enriching and alternative meeting space that integrates game, movement, perception, understanding.; n and expression, encouraging curiosity, interest in knowing and imagination from a transformative perspective.

The Museum is dedicated to children up to 12 years old, their families, educators and, through all of them, to the community. And, for the little ones, up to 3 years, it has two soft rooms specially built to stimulate their activity.

 Where : Corrientes Avenue 3247 (Shopping Abasto), level 2

 Opening hours : Tuesday to Sunday and holidays, from 13:00 to 20:00. Mondays closed.

 Participatory Museum of Science Forbidden Not to Touch 

It operates within the Recoleta Cultural Center and offers interactive exhibitions that encourage learning through the game. The motto of the  Participatory Science Museum  is “Forbidden not to touch”. It is a unique space in Buenos Aires for kids to express themselves freely and can learn through the game and without restrictions. It offers a tour of the most varied phenomena of science, observing, playing, testing and experimenting.

The  museum  offers an important number of interactive exhibits, which encourage the curiosity of adults and boys, offering them the freedom to play and the desire to know more. ages.

 Where : Recoleta Cultural Center, Junin 1930, Recoleta

 When : During school, from Tuesday to Friday from 10:00 to 17:00. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 15:30 to 19:30.

In winter holidays: Monday to Friday from 12:30 to 19:30. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 15:30 to 19:30.

During summer holidays: Tuesday to Friday from 13:00 to 20:00. Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 15:30 to 19:30.



The  Ecopark  invites the whole family to enjoy and learn about the care of animals and natural environments, through  educational and recreational experiences  . It is a public walk where you can enjoy the outdoors and admire the historical buildings that preserve their different architectural styles, which were the houses of the animals in the old zoo that was housed in the premises.

Free and free admission. Access may be restricted if a certain load capacity is exceeded.

 Where : Av. Sarmiento and Av. Del Libertador, Palermo

 When:  Tuesday to Sunday from 11:00 to 18:00.

 Japanese Garden 

Entering the  Japanese Garden  is to immerse yourself in Japanese culture. Its trails are decorated by bonsai, azaleas, kokedamas, orchids and lanterns, representing a typical Japanese  park  . roads, bridges and waterfalls is an entertainment in itself, just like feeding Koi fish that inhabit its lakes.

 Where : Av. Del Libertador and Av. Casares, Palermo

 When : Every day, from 10:00 to 18:00.

 Park 3 de Febrero 

 A large green space in the heart of Palermo , ideal to connect with nature in the heart of the city. Consisting of green areas and other spaces, such as the Planetarium, Rosdal, Sivori Museum and Palermo Racecourse, it is a great proposal to visit with children of all ages as it has space to run, bike or boat ride along its lakes.

 Where : Av. Sarmiento and Av. Del Libertador, Palermo

 When : Every day

Entrance to the park is free; boats and bicycles are available for rent.

 Centenario Park 

In the centre of the  park  there is a lake inhabited by ducks and fish and an amphitheater rebuilt in 2009 by the City Government, where shows are held during the summer. The park also has a fountain, recreational games, popular murals and several sculptures, including the “Winged Victoria” by Italian Eduardo Rubino, “Madame Curie” by Santiago Parodi and “La Aurora” by Frenchman Emilio Peinot. Around the park are the Argentine Museum of Natural Sciences Bernardino Rivadavia and the Observatory of the Friends of  Astronomy Association.

During the week, a fair of books and magazines used works on the external sidewalk, which is very popular by the neighbors of the neighborhoods.

 Where : Av. Rio de Janeiro and Angel Gallardo

 When : Every day

 Costanera Sur Ecological Reserve 

The  Costanera Sur Ecological Reserve  is one of the largest urban reserves in the world and the most important in Latin America. It is the place with the greatest biodiversity in the city, being the habitat of hundreds of species of birds, amphibians, fish and mammals.

In the Reserve you can walk six  trails  and four circuits, totaling more than 10 km. Each of them is characterized by its different environments and living things. Wetland and river circuits are the most recommended to travel with children because they are the shortest.

 Where : Dr. Achával Rodríguez 1550, Puerto Madero

 When : Tuesday to Sunday from 8:00 to 18:00, in winter, and from 8:00 to 19:00, in summer

Free and free activity, no registration required. In case of rain and strong winds, the reserve is closed.

 In the water 

 Corbeta Museum Ship Uruguay 

The  Ship Museum Corbeta Uruguay  invites you to experience the life of a sailor on the high seas, touring its cabins and rooms, as well as knowing the history that went through its deck. It is the oldest Argentine vessel, now withdrawn from service and transformed into a floating museum.

 Where : Av. Alicia Moreau de Justo 500, Dam 4, Puerto Madero

 When : Every day, from 10:00 to 19:00.

The income is with a bonus contribution

 Fragata ARA Presidente Sarmiento Museum Ship 

The  Frigate Sarmiento  served as a ship school between 1899 and 1939. Since 1940 the ship continued to serve for educational purposes but travel was limited to Argentine ports. In 1961 it became a museum and, the following year, it was declared a National Historical Heritage.

Visitors can explore different rooms and spaces, such as the dining room, engine room, cabins, deck and other lounges. Inside are exhibited elements that were used in the boat: maps, nautical instruments, weapons and souvenirs obtained by the crew on their travels.

 Where : Av. Alicia Moreau de Justo 980, Puerto Madero

 When : Every day from 10:00 to 19:00 (except rainy days)

The income is with a bonus contribution.

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