Kids Entertainment Tour in Nuremberg, Nuremberg (Self Guided)

Nuremberg offers a wide variety of entertainment for children and adults. The city pays great attention to the cultural needs of its citizens and the development of the rising generation. The family oriented nature of the city provides many wonderful leisure activities for children.
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Kids Entertainment Tour in Nuremberg Map

Guide Name: Kids Entertainment Tour in Nuremberg
Guide Location: Germany » Nuremberg (See other walking tours in Nuremberg)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.7 km
Author: Ella
Kindermuseum (Children's Museum)

1) Kindermuseum (Children's Museum)

The Children’s Museum, located in the center of the city, was created as a municipal program of cultural development for children. It is part of the Kachelbau cultural center. Children can discover the secrets of nature, how things work and learn about the lives of their ancestors at this fascinating museum.

Operation hours: Saturday: 2 pm - 5:30 pm; Sunday and public holiday: 10 am - 5:30 pm

2) Planetarium

Nuremberg is famous for its contribution to the science of astronomy. The first works of Nicolaus Copernicus were published here. A visit to the Nicolaus Copernicus Planetarium is interesting and beneficial for children and adults, offering exciting trips into space. Trapped in Time and Space, Adventure Space and other shows are featured in its schedule of events.
Pfütze Garden

3) Pfütze Garden

This unusual garden, located near Dürer's Gymnasium, is a great place for children to test their strength and confidence climbing the rope paths. Experienced instructors teach and supervise children, giving them a good lesson in communication, obstacle negotiation and persistence to reach a goal. All routes are safe.
Tower of the Senses

4) Tower of the Senses

Located near the Western Gate of the Old Town, the six-story Tower of the Senses invites visitors to investigate the laws of physics and learn more about the world of the senses. Guests can enjoy and participate in the wonder of illusion and discover its secrets. The scientific approach of this attraction is valuable for children of all ages.
Brömme Hat Museum

5) Brömme Hat Museum

In the city center you will find the small Brömme Hat Museum, opened in 2003 by hat-maker Horst Brömme. Here you’ll find collections of men's and women’s hats, and you can also buy traditional handmade hats and accessories.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 10 am - 6 am; Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm.
Laufertorturm (Laufer Tower)

6) Laufertorturm (Laufer Tower) (must see)

One of Nuremberg’s 128 original towers, the Laufer Tower is located on the northeastern side of the Old Town. Built in the 14th century, it stands about 40 meters high. This historical monument was badly damaged in the war of 1556 and has been renovated several times. Unfortunately, it can only be viewed from the outside as it is not open to the public
Stadtpark (City Park)

7) Stadtpark (City Park) (must see)

East side of Nuremberg, Stadtpark's grounds are able to fit 25 football fields, making it by far the most extensive green area of ​​the city. Right in its center is Parkcaf, which every weekend becomes the meeting point for locals and tourists alike, especially as it is near a big pond that makes the site even more pleasant for a walk during summer days. All in all, a cozy and perfectly adequate place to spend time enjoying nature, as well as interesting sculptures and fountains. Perfect for children, too, as inside there is a beautiful playground.
Regiomontanus Observatory

8) Regiomontanus Observatory

Johannes Regiomontanus, a contemporary of Albrecht Dürer, was a famous astronomer from Nuremberg. Today, the Regiomontanus Observatory is open to everyone, offering sky tours in the evening with the help of its high-powered telescopes.

Walking Tours in Nuremberg, Germany

Create Your Own Walk in Nuremberg

Create Your Own Walk in Nuremberg

Creating your own self-guided walk in Nuremberg is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Nuremberg City Center Tour

Nuremberg City Center Tour

Nuremberg, the second largest city in Bavaria, has a wonderful assortment of Middle Age and modern architecture. Considered the center of German humanism, it is also the birthplace of the German railway. It is the famous place where fascism was put on trial following World War II. Take this self-guided tour and enjoy the splendid views of this old city.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Western Nuremberg Tour

Western Nuremberg Tour

Western Nuremberg is known as the Johannis district. It features a number of parks, historical graveyards, beautiful Baroque houses and churches. Its charming gardens are great places to relax and enjoy nature, sculptures and fountains.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 km
Nuremberg Museums and Galleries Tour

Nuremberg Museums and Galleries Tour

Nuremberg houses a variety of history and art museums. Visitors can discover the city's history at Fembo House, explore the development of communications at the Transport and Communications Museum, enjoy art exhibits at the New Museum of Art and Design and return to one’s childhood at the Toy Museum.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 km
Southeastern Nuremberg Tour

Southeastern Nuremberg Tour

Nuremberg is full of historical attractions. The southeastern portion of the city features extensive public parks, which host many events, and one of the biggest exhibition centers in Germany.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.0 km
Nuremberg Cultural Tour

Nuremberg Cultural Tour

Nuremberg has a rich cultural life with many events including concerts, music festivals and theatrical performances. The citizens of Nuremberg are proud of their cultural heritage and carefully preserve the works of their prominent figures.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 km
Shopping Tour in Nuremberg Altstadt

Shopping Tour in Nuremberg Altstadt

Historical Nuremberg attracts thousands of tourists each year. Known for its Christmas markets, beer, sausage, gingerbread and toys, the city center is rich in small shops and large markets. Just walk down Altstadt and you’ll find anything you want.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.4 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Nuremberg for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Nuremberg has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet

To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Nuremberg, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device

Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.