Kids Entertainment Walking Tour (Self Guided), Zurich

Zurich offers many activities for kids of all ages. There are shops for those who have just started their life journey with a lot of safe and enjoyable toys and games, boutiques with exclusive clothes, and, of course, sweet shops with original Swiss chocolate. Visiting the city’s museums, kids will learn about the history and culture of Switzerland, and the puppet theater will entertain with great performances. Be sure to visit the popular attractions listed in this tour.
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Guide Name: Kids Entertainment Walking Tour
Guide Location: Switzerland » Zurich (See other walking tours in Zurich)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 Km or 1.2 Miles
Author: ellen
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Kids Town - Franz Carl Weber
  • Toy Museum
  • Teuscher Chocolates
  • Steiff Galerie, Zurich
  • Musik Hug
  • Theater Stadelhofen
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Kids Town - Franz Carl Weber

1) Kids Town - Franz Carl Weber

For over 125 years Franz Carl Weber has specialized in toys and leisure products for children, and it has become a world-famous brand. Their trademark rocking horse was the first thing they sold, and today the three-story Kids Town offers hundreds of high quality products for the whole family. The goal of the company is to fulfill children’s wishes and parents’ expectations. And they succeeded! The restaurant located there, Dieci Coccolo, features a menu and seating specially designed for children.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 9 am - 8 pm; Saturday: 9 am - 7 pm
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Toy Museum

2) Toy Museum

The Zurich Toy Museum is a popular tourist spot in the city that attracts kids of all ages. Located in Zurich’s old town this museum is popular draw. The museum displays a mix of old and modern toys, with over 1,200 antique toys from all over Europe. The bulk of the collection covers toys from the 18th to 20th century. Visitors will enjoy miniature railroads and steam engine, dolls and doll houses, books, wooden toys, tin figures, old-style games and even small furniture pieces for play, such as stoves and chairs. The delightful craftsmanship of the toys will certainly be appreciated, especially since most toys today are plastic and require batteries. There are also toys and books that children can read and play with. It wouldn’t be any fun to be in a toy museum and not be able to touch anything. Don’t worry, not the case here. Admission is free and you can get through the museum in about an hour. The museum is on the 5th floor of the building, and there is an elevator.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 2 pm - 5 pm; Saturday: 1 pm -4 pm.
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Teuscher Chocolates

3) Teuscher Chocolates

The Teuscher Confiserie on Bahnhofstrasse (and elsewhere in Zurich) is a sweet fairy tale, filled with chocolate, pralines, fruit jellies, marzipans, and the most amazing champagne truffles. For over 70 years Teuscher has preserved its top quality, using only natural products without any chemicals, even in their sugar-free varieties. Moreover the shop itself represents a small fairy land with bright decorations and charming boxes for sweets. The ambiance is very warm and the staff is polite and friendly.
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Steiff Galerie, Zurich

4) Steiff Galerie, Zurich

This is a place where dreams come true! Margarete Steiff, who was wheelchair-bound from childhood but overcame her limitations, first marketed a stuffed elephant in 1880, and Steiff produced the very first Teddy Bears in 1906. The Zurich branch is a wonderland where plush toys live. Here you will find classic cuddly teddy bears, arctic and marine animals, many kinds of wild animals, pretty key chains, and popular rocking horses, elephants and bears. All toys are top quality.
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Musik Hug

5) Musik Hug

Musik Hug is the largest shop of its kind in Europe. It was founded in 1807, when Beethoven was still alive, and they count Richard Wagner and Johannes Brahms among their many customers. The shop offers musical instruments from the world's finest manufacturers, handmade instruments, sheet music, and a huge collection of CDs. Friendly, professional staff members are always ready and willing to assist music lovers of all ages in finding something of interest.
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Theater Stadelhofen

6) Theater Stadelhofen

Theater Stadelhofen produces traditional puppet performances. They stage about five plays for children a week, as well as evening performances for teenagers and adults. The performers from both Switzerland and abroad are real professionals in keeping your attention and evoking emotions. The location of the theater in a cellar gives it an additional charm and originality.

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