Activities with your family in Moscow


2018-04-12 15:30 GMT+8

Moscow Zoo

The Moscow Zoo, founded in 1864, is one of the oldest zoos in Europe and home to some of the most unique animals in the world. The zoo is home to the Far Eastern Panther (Pantherapardusorientalis). It would be a fun experience for your children seeing striped hyenas, African wild dogs, Asian black bears, the butterfly that changes the color of its wings, zebras, white tigers, and brown bears. You can also ask the zookeeper about the animals while you see the animals feed. The most popular part of the zoo is the Animal Island which was built in the 1930s. The fee for adults is around 400-500 ₽. Quick tip: it’s better to plan a whole day for this zoo.

Address: Bolshaya Gruzinskaya street, 1, Moscow, 123242, Russia

Timetable: 10:00-17:00 (20:00 during summer), closed on Mondays

Flying Banana Theatre

All of the performances played at this theatre are for children. To top it off, it’s in English.

The English actors, musicians, theatre director Martin Cooke, singer Liliya Christina will bring your children on a magical journey. Martin Cooke is a man known for his extraordinary ideas. Parents and children will not only get to watch one of the best performances, but also improve their English.

Address: Bolshaya Nikitskaya ul., 47/2, Moscow, 121069, Russia

Timetable: 09:00-21:00

Moscow cat theatre

The theatre has 150 cats.

There are many strange things on this world. I hereby present to you the world’s one and only cat theatre. An environment so great that, a child who has come for the first time, would want to come again has been made in this theatre.

The famous Yuri Kuklachev, who is well-known all around the world, especially in the U.S, Canada, Finland, China and Japan, often goes on a world-wide trip. From all the awards that her theatre was given, it was given “the Most Original Theatre” award while on tour in Paris.

Address: Kutuzovskiy, 25, Moscow, 121151, Russia

Hermitage garden

A green heaven. Palm trees, oak trees, maples, hawthorn, roses… Ever since 1830, it has become a popular place for theatrical numbers, shows, performances, cafes and culture.

In winter, it’s an ice rink. In summer, it’s an open air stage where jazz, opera and ballet shows are played.

Its space isn’t that big, but every square is used in a clever way. It is a clean, peaceful environment with fountains, trees, playgrounds, a cinema, and restaurants. If you want to spend time with your family away from all the noise, here, you can play chess, listen to the famous Russian composer Rachmaninov’s scores and watch movies.

Address:Karetnyy Ryad, 3, Tverskaya, Moscow, Russia

Timetable: Open 24 hours

Gorky Park

The beautiful theatre in the heart of Moscow

Gorky park was founded in 1928. It is the first park that has a playground, a recreation centre and a gallery that was built during the time of USSR. You can walk, ride a bike, sit by the river, or even read a book while you lay on the ground. The park has a bike renting centre, a comfortable open air cinema, and grocery stores where you can buy newly grown crops like salad leaves. You can also go to the stargazing center if you want to see the stars through a telescope while you listen to astronomers’ lectures. Last but not least, you can play many sports such as handball and football. It will be a great opportunity for you to get rid of your stress.

Address:Krymsky Val, 9, Moscow, 119049, Russia

Timetable: Open 24 hours

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