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Buenos Aires With Kids

Updated: Jun 15, 2021

Buenos Aires can boast of stunning architecture and abundant cultural life. It is a city of football, music and tasty food, but it is also a family-friendly city featuring great places for kids.

Buenos Aires With Kids
Loreva @ Plaza de Mayo


Congreso, the magnificent grey stone building at Plaza Congreso, is undoubtedly one of the most important landmarks in Buenos Aires.

Casa Rosada is a famous presidential palace, a pink-colored building and one of the most symbolic buildings in the city. It dominates Plaza de Mayo, the oldest public square in Buenos Aires, that has been the scene of many of the most critical events in the city's history.

The Obelisco de Buenos Aires is a national historic monument and a landmark of Buenos Aires in the Plaza de la República. It was designed in 1936 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the first foundation of the city.

Palermo is a famous neighborhood with numerous attractions including Plaza Serrano, Botanical Garden, and Bosques de Palermo.

Puerto Madero is another visitors’ favorite area – Buenos Aires’ waterfront and the most modern part of the city where you can walk across the Woman´s Bridge and visit the Ecological Reserve.

The wonderfully colored La Boca is a synonym of both tango and football.

Don't miss San Telmo the oldest residential neighborhood in Buenos Aires with Plaza Dorrego as its landmark.

Microcentro is the busy heart of Buenos Aires where visitors enjoy strolling along Florida Street, an elegant pedestrian street.


You shouldn’t worry about kid-friendly places in Buenos Aires as there are so many and they are fascinating.

Museo De Las Ninos is a popular attraction in the shopping center. The name means a children’s museum. It is a mini world where children can play at being adults—working as dentists, doctors, and firefighters. They can go shopping and work in a mini-supermarket, and even fly a plane.

Wild Side at Temaiken Biopark is an eco-conscious attraction. Although located about 30 km out of town, it is worth traveling there. Unlike zoos, the animals here are kept in large enclosures, and their range and number are impressive.

Museo Participativo de Ciencias is a museum with a motto “Forbidden not to touch.” Curious children can do a lot of interesting things here.

There are also numerous City Parks with different activities.


Buenos Aires is not only famous for bars, tango, and soccer. It has a rich history and an interesting art scene. You should visit at least some of the numerous museums. These are the most famous: Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Museo Nacional de Arte Decorativo, Museo River Plate, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, Fundación PROA, Coleccion de Arte Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat, Museo Casa Rosada, and Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia.