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La Citta dei Bambini

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Address: Magazzini del Cotone | 1° Modulo, 1° piano, 16128, Genoa, Italy
Phone Number: 390102485790
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

"La città dei bambini e dei ragazzi" - the children and young...

"La città dei bambini e dei ragazzi" - the children and young people's town - is the place where your children can learn about science and technology while having fun. Over 2000 square meters where visitors between 2 and 12 years meet, observe and experiment with different topics. With more than 90 interactive and multimedia exhibits, children put themselves to the test both alone or in the company of adults to share a learning experience with the family. Child-friendly. It's never too early to learn. For this reason, children between 2 and 3 years have a dedicated area where they can discover the world playing. There is a small enchanted forest where they can explore a cave, go into the house, climb a small bridge and cross the river. Of course in complete safety, an easy and fun way for children to interact to objects and their own body. The discovery of the world however, awaits children between 3 and 5 years: in a real construction site, equipped with helmets, the kids play with small bricks, wheelbarrows, buckets and cranes. The young scientific minds can experiment with water, while others can freely express their creativity by drawing on touch screens.

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Simple fun for a couple of hours

Nice break for kids if no better plans for the afternoon. Nothing spectacular, but some good scientific demos that the kids are sure to enjoy. We went with 3 kids ( age 7, 9... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Houston, Texas

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Houston, Texas
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Nice break for kids if no better plans for the afternoon. Nothing spectacular, but some good scientific demos that the kids are sure to enjoy. We went with 3 kids ( age 7, 9 & 10). Not for older kids.

Thank n_srikant
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Don't bother. Half the museum is broken, and there isn't much for kids to do. It's also very diifucult to find,although if you do succeed there is a parking lot close by.

Thank looper2
Alberto C, Direttore generale at La Citta dei Bambini, responded to this review

Dear Customer, I'm really very sorry for your experience. Regular maintenance is made throughout the year and we made special efforts during the annual closing period (September 7-29, 2015). The attractions are very stressed by our young Guests, so it may occurs some temporary disfunction, that we try to address as soon as possible. I thank You for this feedback... More 

London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful place for young children. give the children a break from the traditional tourism with this fabulous construction imagination station.

Thank AnnaleaMotts
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39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

La città dei bambini (the city of children) is a very nice place located in the Porto Antico area of Genoa. It comprises 4-5 large rooms equipped with a number of exciting games for children of all ages, including a toy construction yard (including cranes, pulleys, and scaffoldings), water games, soap bubbles games, a glassbox living anthill, distorting mirrors, a... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Excellent time for both of our kids aged 5 and 11 years old , including us. Very nice and imaginitive stuff to do and you can always get the combined cheaper ticket to see the acquarium which was very good and the kids enjoyed it a lot. Place worth visiting definitely.

1 Thank Yusr S
Sesto San Giovanni, Italia
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155 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I visited it in April 2014 with my 3yo little boy. If it is combined with a vist to the Acquarium nearby is absolutely Worth going. The little ones can have fun by plaiyg with crane, conveyor belts like in a real construction site. There are also games with water and air. For older children there are aslo some "games"... More 

2 Thank mattomatteo71
Rome, Italy
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46 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013 via mobile

This children's museum has lots of activities based on science. It is divided into different sections for different age groups, but my little five year old son loved every part of it... And so did I. It is larger than the Children's museum we have in Rome, and it is much cheaper to boot (when you purchase the entry as... More 

2 Thank bui501
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60 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

Excellent facility. We stayed for 3hrs with our kids (6.5yrs, 5yrs and 3.5yrs) and they didn't want to leave! Its like a huge playcentre but educational and fun. Well worth the money combined with the aquarium ticket.

3 Thank MelindaBrisbane
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

Together with my 5 and a half year old (one must never forget the half) and three year old, La Citta dei Bambini was a wonderful way to pass a rainy afternoon. Every activity was a great success. The ones which stick out the most were the games with water, the area we christened 'Bob the Builder' and the ants.... More 

5 Thank A H
new york
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41 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

In a hot summer day there aren't many things to do for kids in Genvoa outside of the sun. This is one of the best. The museum is great for kids age 10 and below. There are a few different rooms, age appropriate, where they can play with large blocks, play with water, pretend to record the news in a... More 

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