Things to do in Warsaw with children: May 24-26, 2019

The list of family-friendly weekend events in Warsaw

Warsaw with children

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Friday, May 24

Children’s movie in English, no Polish subtitles – ‘Aladdin’
Location: Cinema City, Sadyba Best Mall, Powsińska 31 Street (Sadyba/Mokotów), 5 pm. The screening in English is organized by the American School of Warsaw’s Parent Teacher Organization (ASW PTO) but tickets are available for sale to non-ASW children. Facebook event in English (including info about the tickets).

Family picnic in Natolin
Location: Sadek Natoliński (a park in Natolin/Ursynów, Małcużyńskiego 4 Street), 3.30 pm – 6.30 pm, free entrance. Attractions include games and competitions for children, arts and crafts workshops, face painting. You can bring your picnic blanket. Facebook event in Polish.

Food truck Festival in Gocław
Location: Park nad Balatonem (Gocław/Praga Południe), free entrance, 3 pm – 9 pm. Facebook event in Polish. The event runs on May 24-26.

Outdoor fun and games for children aged 2-4
Location: the area next to Wilanów Cultural Center in Zawady, Plac Vogla, corner of Syta Street and Vogla Street, 10 am – 11 am, free entrance. In the case of bad weather, the activities will take place in the Cultural Center. Facebook event in Polish.

Theater & workshop for little children in Wola
Location: Wola Cultural Center (Wolskie Centrum Kultury), Działdowska 6 Street, 6 pm, online tickets (5 PLN 1 child+1 adult). More in Polish.

Multimedia Fountain Park Show
Location: Skwer Dywizji 1 (city center). Fountains operate every day from 8.30 am until 10.30 pm. Multimedia show each Friday and Saturday in May at 9.30 pm (fountains, laser, music, and lights). Click here to read our tips in English – how to get there, where to have lunch, where to find a parking spot.

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Saturday, May 25

Open Day at International Preschool of Warsaw (IPW)
Location: Kalatówki 24 Street (Mokotów), 10 am – 12 pm, free entrance. Click here to read more about the International Preschool of Warsaw. Facebook event in English.

Music class IN ENGLISH for children aged 3-4 at Music Hub Academy
Location: Music Hub Academy, Al. 3 Maja 5b Street (Powiśle). Melofun (dedicated to children aged 3-4), 1 pm – 1.45 pm. Contact Music Hub in English or Polish to sign up: kontakt@musichub.pl, +48 577 609 909. Click here to learn more about Music Hub music classes for children.

Music class IN ENGLISH for children aged 5-6 at Music Hub Academy
Location: Music Hub Academy, Al. 3 Maja 5b Street (Powiśle). IntroBand (dedicated to children aged 5-6), 2 pm – 2.55 pm. Contact Music Hub in English or Polish to sign up: kontakt@musichub.pl, +48 577 609 909. Click here to learn more about Music Hub music classes for children.

Flavours of Asia & Pacific Food Festival
Location: Museum of Asia and the Pacific, Solec 24A Street (Powiśle), tickets 5 PLN, children free entrance, 11 am – 6 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

‘Olympic Picnic’ – family event promoting sports organized by Polish Olympic Committee
Location: Park Kępa Potocka, Wybrzeże Gdyńskie Street (Żoliborz), free entrance, 12 pm – 6.30 pm. 40 sports disciplines, shows, competitions, stage performances, games for adults and kids. Facebook event in Polish.

Saska Kępa Festival
Location: Different locations in Saska Kępa, 2 pm – 10 pm, free entrance. The parade starts at 2 pm at the PROM Cultural Center (Brukselska 23 Street). 3 stages: Rondo Waszyngtona, Obrońców Street, Wersalska Street. Other attractions include street food, fair, different performances and concerts. Facebook event in Polish.

‘Pet Lovers’ – fair of products for pets
Location: Agora, Czerska 8/10 Street (Mokotów), 10 am – 4 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish. Detailed agenda in Polish.

Family board games festival 
Location: ‘Neighborhood club’ (Klub sąsiedzki), a branch of Wola Cultural Center, Młynarska 35A Street (Wola), 5 pm – 9 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

Embroidery workshop for children 7+  
Location: Wilanów Palace, Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16 Street, 1.30 pm – 3 pm. Click here to buy tickets online (10 PLN). Facebook event in Polish.

Free traditional Indian yoga class in ENGLISH – “Yoga with Kirti“

Location: Łazienki Royal Garden, 10 am – 11 am. The yoga class takes place outdoors in the Park (check out the exact location on the map). In case of very bad weather, the class is canceled (you will find info in the FB event). Facebook event in Polish.

Neighborhood breakfast in Wilanów Zawady
Location: Wilanów Cultural Center in Zawady, Plac Vogla, corner of Syta Street and Vogla Street, 11 am – 2 pm, free entrance. The attractions include outdoor games, playing zone, culinary workshop, theater for children (see below). Facebook event in Polish.

Free outdoor theater for children in Wilanów
Location: Plac Vogla (Zawady/Wilanów), 11 am, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

Family picnic in Służew
Location: an outdoor stage of Służew Cultural Center (Służewski Dom Kultury), Bacha 15 Street (Mokotów), 2 pm – 6 pm, free entrance. Attractions include workshops, relax zone, presentation of artistic groups, concert, theater for children (see below). Facebook event in Polish.

Free outdoor theater for children in Służew
Location: an outdoor stage of Służew Cultural Center (Służewski Dom Kultury), Bacha 15 Street (Mokotów), 2 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

Sowing and planting – a family event at a shared garden in Służew
Location: a shared garden of Służew Cultural Center (Służewski Dom Kultury), Bacha 15 Street (Mokotów), 12.30 pm – 2 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

Family ceramics workshop

Location: Dorożkarnia Cultural Center, Siekierkowska 28 Street (Mokotów), click here to register and buy tickets (30 PLN), 10 am – 12.30 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

Theater for children in Mokotów
Location: Guliwer Theater, Różana 16 Street (Mokotów), 1 pm, Traktat o wykradaniu owoców dedicated to children aged 6+, online tickets, more in Polish (including photos and a trailer). 5.30 pm, Jak się robi cyrk dedicated to children aged 5+, online tickets, more in Polish (including photos).

Theater for children in Praga
Location: Teatr Niewielki, SOHO Factory, Mińska 25 Street, building no. 74 (Praga). ‘A co to?’- a performance for children aged 1-4: 10.30 am, 12 pm. Click here to read more in Polish and buy tickets online (39 PLN).

Craft Fair – Niech Żyje Rzemiosło
Location: the Ethnographic Museum, Kredytowa 1 Street (city center), 11 am – 7 pm, free entrance. Ceramics, jewelry, furniture, leather accessories, clothing, paper products. Facebook event in Polish. Detailed agenda in Polish.

Farmers’ Market / Targ Rolny Konesera
Location: Centrum Praskie Koneser (Praga Koneser Center), Plac Konesera (Praga), 8 am – 4 pm, free entrance. Regional food, vegetables, fruits, preserves, fish, dairy and meat products, honey, sweets. Facebook event in Polish.

Outdoor Breakfast Market in Żoliborz / Targ Śniadaniowy
Location: corner of aleja Wojska Polskiego Street and Śmiała Street (Żoliborz), 9 am – 4 pm. Breakfast Market is a weekend picnic where you can buy local, international, and organic food, and rent a picnic blanket. Facebook event in Polish.

Multimedia Fountain Park Show
Location: Skwer Dywizji 1 (city center). Fountains operate every day from 8.30 am until 10.30 pm. Multimedia show each Friday and Saturday in May at 9.30 pm (fountains, laser, music, and lights). Click here to read our tips in English – how to get there, where to have lunch, where to find a parking spot.

Warsaw Book Fair
Location: PGE National Stadium, Al. Ks. J. Poniatowskiego 1 Street (Praga), Saturday 10 am – 7 pm, Sunday 10 am – 5 pm. New books and bestsellers, a chance to get an autograph, attractions for children and teenagers, comic zone. This year Romania is an honorary guest of the Festival. Facebook event in Polish. The Fair website in English. The event runs on May 23-26.

“Warsaw of Comics” – comics books festival (Komiksowa Warszawa)
Location: PGE National Stadium, Al. Ks. J. Poniatowskiego 1 Street (Praga). Facebook event in Polish. The event is a part of Warsaw Book Fair and runs on May 23-26.

“Meet Point” – gaming festival
Location: PGE National Stadium, Al. Ks. J. Poniatowskiego 1 Street (Praga). Facebook event in Polish. The event is a part of Warsaw Book Fair and runs on May 23-26.

Festival of Fantasy (Festiwal Fantastyki Cytadela)
Location: Modlin Fortress (Twierdza Modlin), Generała Józefa Bema 200C Street, 05-160 Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki. Online tickets. Attractions include RPG, manga, anime, games room, fashion shows, concerts. Facebook event in Polish. Agenda in Polish.

Family Picnic at Arkadia shopping center
Location: Arkadia shopping center, al. Jana Pawła II 82 Street, 11 am – 6 pm, free entrance. Warsaw Police will present trained animal shows, a mobile post, games for children on safety on the water, traffic rules. Other attractions include a fire brigade car, a bus, first aid workshops, gardening workshop, sports activities, falconer demonstrations, a track with obstacles for bicycles, outdoor games. Facebook event in Polish.

Gift and Decoration Fair
Location: Ptak Warsaw Expo in Nadarzyn, Al. Katowicka 62 Street, 05-830 Wolica 114D. 800 exhibitors from Poland and abroad: decorative items, interior furnishings, ceramics and glass, everyday products, jewelry, fashion, gifts, business and advertising gadgets, stationery items, souvenirs, small electronics, toys, textiles for children, items from the eco / recycling segment. Facebook event in Polish. Website in English.

Go Active Show – Sports Fair
Location: Ptak Warsaw Expo in Nadarzyn, Al. Katowicka 62 Street, 05-830 Wolica 114D. Trainers, workshops with creators of popular fitness programs, competitions, sports challenges, industry workshops, conferences, training with sports stars and global sports brands. Website in English.

Food truck Festival in Gocław
Location: Park nad Balatonem (Gocław/Praga Południe), free entrance, Saturday 12 pm – 9 pm, Sunday 12 pm – 8 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

The opening of a new shopping center in Młociny/Bielany – Galeria Młociny
Location: Galeria Młociny, Zgrupowania AK Kampinos 15 Street (Bielany), 12 pm – 8 pm, free entrance. Attractions for children include kids zone with games and activities for kids, on Sunday additionally – Children’s Improvisation Theater (12 pm – 1.30 pm). Saturday Facebook event. Sunday Facebook event.

Summer piano recitals in the birthplace of Frederic Chopin in Żelazowa Wola
Location: Chopin Museum, 96-503 Sochaczew, Żelazowa Wola 15 (60 km from Warsaw), 2 concerts each Saturday and Sunday until the end of September: 12 pm and 3 pm. Click here to read our tips in English about visiting the Museum. Click here to read why it’s worth visiting Żelazowa Wola with children. Facebook event in Polish, English, and French.

Mini Zoo / petting zoo

Location: Mini Zoo, Zwoleńska 66 Street (Wawer), 10 am – 6 pm, regular tickets 30 PLN, reduced tickets 25 PLN. Website in Polish. Facebook event in Polish.

The last weekend with the Outdoor Fair in the Old Town – Jarmark Zygmuntowski
Location: Warsaw Old Town, next to the Castle Square and Sigismund’s Column, free entrance. Sunday-Thursday 11 am – 8 pm, Friday-Saturday 11 am – 9.30 pm. Facebook page in Polish. The event runs until May 26.

Horse Racing at Służewiec Racetrack
Location: Tor Wyścigów Konnych Służewiec, Puławska 266 Street. Website in English.

Guided tour in English – the Wilanów Palace – the history and design of the Palace interiors
Location: Wilanów Palace, Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16 Street, 12 pm – 1 pm. Online tickets (regular tickets 20 PLN, reduced tickets 15 PLN). Meeting point – a cloakroom in the Palace. More in English.

Gallery of Steel Figures – the exhibition
Location: the Palace of Culture and Science, pl. Defilad 1, entrance from Marszałkowska Street, 9 am – 8 pm, tickets: regular 35 PLN, reduced 19 PLN, family 2+3 100 PLN, children up to 3 free entrance. Over 80 metal figures inspired by characters from movies and cartoons, sports cars and motorcycles. More in English about the exhibition. Facebook page in Polish.

Living Dinosaurs – an outdoor exhibition of over 20 life-size, full-scale, animatronic dinosaurs, including Tyrannosaurus Rex
Location: Aleja Na Skarpie 20/26 Street (city center), the garden of Muzeum Ziemi PAN (Museum of the Earth), 10 am – 8 pm. Tickets to be purchased online or at the ticket office (you can pay with a card). The exhibition is open every day and runs until May 31. Facebook event in Polish.

‘The Fascinating World of Spiders and Scorpions’ – the exhibition
Location: the Palace of Culture and Science, pl. Defilad 1, entrance from Marszałkowska Street, 10 am – 7 pm, tickets: regular 18 PLN, reduced 12 PLN, family 2+2 50 PLN, children up to 4 free entrance. Facebook event in Polish. More in English and photos.

The exhibition for children ‘In King Matt’s Poland’ at POLIN – Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Location: Anielewicza 6 Street (Muranów), Friday 10 am – 6 pm, Saturday-Sunday 10 am – 8 pm. The exhibition for children covers the questions concerning governing a state. Click here to read our tips in English (how to get there, where to have lunch etc.), and here to see the photos and read our feature story in English about visiting the POLIN Museum with children. More in English about the exhibition. In the Museum, there is a kids-dedicated space and playing area called King Matt’s Family Education Area/U Króla Maciusia (opening hours: Friday 3 pm – 6 pm, Saturday-Sunday 11 am – 6 pm). The exhibition runs until July 1, 2019.

The exhibition for children ‘ŁADnie’ – Museum for Children
Location: Museum for Children, Kredytowa 1 Street (city center), part of the Ethnographic Museum, Saturday 10 am – 6 pm, Sunday 12 pm – 5 pm. The exhibition’s goal is to show how important it is to take care of one’s neighborhood and what each of us can do to make the neighborhood a friendly place. Click here to read Kids in the City tips in English about the Museum for Children. More in English about the exhibition. The exhibition runs until June 10, 2019.

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Sunday, May 26

Mother’s Day celebrated in Poland
It is a day when you call or visit your mum, send her a card, flowers or other gifts. Father’s Day in Poland is celebrated on June 23.

Shopping Sunday – stores are open
In June 2019, there is one shopping Sunday in Poland: June 30. Click here to read our post about the Sunday trade ban in Poland, shopping Sundays, and bank holidays in Poland in 2019.

Community Day at the Thames British School in Piaseczno
Location: Al. Brzóz Street (a parking lot), 05-500 Piaseczno,Górki Szymona‘ – a park and beautiful green area of Zalesie Górne, 11 am – 5 pm, free entrance. Attractions include a bouncing castle, music, dance, magic performances, a book fair, arts and crafts, coding activities, food stalls, outdoor entertainment, fundraising for a local charity. Facebook event in English.

Piaseczno International Food Festival
Location: Al. Brzóz Street (a parking lot), 05-500 Piaseczno, ‘Górki Szymona’ – a park and beautiful green area of Zalesie Górne, 11 am – 5 pm, free entrance. A chance to taste some of the most popular and tastiest foods from 10 different countries. Facebook event in English and Polish. The event is a part of the Community Day – a family picnic organized by Thames British School (free entrance, see above).

Japanese Children’s Day
Location: Primary School no. 211, Nowy Świat 21A Street (city center), 11 am – 4 pm, free entrance. Attractions include workshops (dedicated to children aged 6+) related to Japanese culture and arts, eg. judo, aikido, calligraphy, Japanese modern dance, shogi, soroban. Facebook event in Polish and English.

‘Nature walk in the Wilanów gardens’ – educational walk for children and adults guided IN ENGLISH
Location: Wilanów Palace Garden, Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16 Street, 11 am – 12.30 pm, meeting point at the ticket office (small yellow building). Tickets: 10 PLN (online tickets). In May: ‘Looking for flowers and butterflies’ – Colorful flowers attract insects, including butterflies. Let’s take a walk through the landscape parks of Wilanów and try to find them. Facebook event in English. Click here to read more in English.

Outdoor piano recitals in Łazienki Garden
Location: Royal Łazienki Garden, Chopin Monument, entrance from Aleje Ujazdowskie Street, free entrance. Each Sunday 2 live concerts: 12 pm and 4 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

Yoga in Spanish for children aged 5-12
Location: Pole Mokotowskie Park (Mokotów), 12 pm – 12.45 pm, a meeting point (entrance from Metro Politechnika direction), 15 PLN (the event’s goal is to collect money to send clothes and medicines to Venezuela). Facebook event in Spanish and Polish.

Breaking the Polish record: “Most people in pajamas”
Location: Plaża Wilanów, the area between Aleja Wilanowska and Klimczaka Streets (Wilanów), 12.45 pm, free entrance. The event is a party of charity action collecting money for a sick boy – Franio. The event is a part of Wilanów Picnic (see below). Facebook event in Polish.

Mather’s Day and Children’s Day Picnic in Wilanów
Location: Plaża Wilanów, the area between Aleja Wilanowska and Klimczaka Streets (Wilanów), 12 pm – 8 pm, free entrance. Attractions include workshops for children, concerts, games for children, carousel, first aid demonstration, brass band concerts. Details in Polish.

Warsaw Bicycle Parade
Location: starting point: Skwer Gwary Warszawskiej (a park in Wola), 12 pm, free entrance. Participants are encouraged to wear something white and decorate their bikes. Facebook event in Polish.

Birthday event of Konstancin Cultural Center
Location: Konstancin Cultural Center (Konstanciński Dom Kultury), Mostowa 15 Street, 2 pm – 11 pm, free entrance. Attractions include a theater for children (3 pm), games, arts & crafts workshops, concerts. Facebook event in Polish.

Walk among the azaleas and rhododendrons with a guide
Location: The Botanic Garden in Powsin, Prawdziwka 2 Street, Powsin (south of Warsaw, between Wilanów and Konstancin), meeting point behind the main ticket office, at the Education Center (Centrum Edukacji), 11 am – 1 pm. The Garden is open: 9 am – 8 pm. Facebook event in Polish. Click here to read our tips in English, and here to read why the Botanic Garden is worth visiting with children.

Free outdoor theater for children in Ursus
Location: Park Archera, Sławka Street (Ursus), 11 am, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

Theater for children 3+ and arts & crafts workshop
Location: Śródmieście Cultural Center (Dom Kultury Śródmieście), Smolna 9 Street (city center), 11 am – 1 pm, online tickets (15 PLN). Facebook event in Polish.

Theater for children in Praga

Location: Teatr Niewielki, SOHO Factory, Mińska 25 Street, building no. 74 (Praga). ‘Dziwaki’ – a performance for children aged 3-6: 10.30 am, 12 pm. Click here to read more in Polish and buy tickets online (39 PLN). ‘Kółko i Kwadrat’ – a performance for children aged 1-6: 3.30 pm. Click here to read more in Polish and buy tickets online (39 PLN).

Theater for children in Mokotów
Location: Guliwer Theater, Różana 16 Street (Mokotów), 11 am, Jak się robi cyrk dedicated to children aged 5+, online tickets, more in Polish (including photos). 2 pm, Traktat o wykradaniu owoców dedicated to children aged 6+, online tickets, more in Polish (including photos and a trailer).

Wege Bazar – vegan picnic
Location: Iskra Club at Pole Mokotowskie, Wawelska 5 Street (Mokotów), 12 pm – 7 pm, free entrance. Facebook event in Polish.

Art Fair (Targowisko Sztuki)
Location: Arkady Kubickiego (Kubicki Arcades) at the Warsaw Royal Castle, entrance from Grodzka Street. 11 am – 4 pm, free entrance. A chance to admire or buy artworks of students and graduates of the Warsaw Academy of Fine Arts and visit the Kubicki Arcades. Click here to read more in English.

Free yoga class
Location: Łazienki Royal Garden, 10 am – 11.30 am, click here to check the meeting point (the area next to the Palace on the Isle). Families with children are welcome. Facebook event in Polish and English.

Farmers’ Market / Healthy Food Fair in Ursynów
Location: a parking lot next to Ursynów District Office, Imielin metro station, al. KEN 61 Street (Ursynów), 9 am – 2 pm, free entrance. Regional food, vegetables, fruits, fish, dairy and meat products, honey, juices, organic food. Facebook event in Polish.

Outdoor Breakfast Market in Mokotów  / Targ Śniadaniowy
Location: Skwer Grupy AK “Granat”, corner of Puławska and Woronicza Street (Mokotów), 10 am – 5 pm. Breakfast Market is a weekend picnic where you can buy local, international, and organic food, and rent a picnic blanket. Facebook event in Polish.

Outdoor Breakfast Market in Białołęka / Targ Śniadaniowy
Location: Park Picassa, Pabla Picassa Street (Białołęka), 10 am – 5 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

Warsaw Book Fair
Location: PGE National Stadium, Al. Ks. J. Poniatowskiego 1 Street (Praga), Saturday 10 am – 7 pm, Sunday 10 am – 5 pm. New books and bestsellers, a chance to get an autograph, attractions for children and teenagers, comic zone. This year Romania is an honorary guest of the Festival. Facebook event in Polish. The Fair website in English. The event runs on May 23-26.

“Warsaw of Comics” – comics books festival (Komiksowa Warszawa)
Location: PGE National Stadium, Al. Ks. J. Poniatowskiego 1 Street (Praga). Facebook event in Polish. The event is a part of Warsaw Book Fair and runs on May 23-26.

“Meet Point” – gaming festival
Location: PGE National Stadium, Al. Ks. J. Poniatowskiego 1 Street (Praga). Facebook event in Polish. The event is a part of Warsaw Book Fair and runs on May 23-26.

Festival of Fantasy (Festiwal Fantastyki Cytadela)
Location: Modlin Fortress (Twierdza Modlin), Generała Józefa Bema 200C Street, 05-160 Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki. Online tickets. Attractions include RPG, manga, anime, games room, fashion shows, concerts. Facebook event in Polish. Agenda in Polish.

Family Picnic at Arkadia shopping center
Location: Arkadia shopping center, al. Jana Pawła II 82 Street, 11 am – 6 pm, free entrance. Warsaw Police will present trained animal shows, a mobile post, games for children on safety on the water, traffic rules. Other attractions include a fire brigade car, a bus, first aid workshops, gardening workshop, sports activities, falconer demonstrations, a track with obstacles for bicycles, outdoor games. Facebook event in Polish.

Gift and Decoration Fair
Location: Ptak Warsaw Expo in Nadarzyn, Al. Katowicka 62 Street, 05-830 Wolica 114D. 800 exhibitors from Poland and abroad: decorative items, interior furnishings, ceramics and glass, everyday products, jewelry, fashion, gifts, business and advertising gadgets, stationery items, souvenirs, small electronics, toys, textiles for children, items from the eco / recycling segment. Facebook event in Polish. Website in English.

Go Active Show – Sports Fair
Location: Ptak Warsaw Expo in Nadarzyn, Al. Katowicka 62 Street, 05-830 Wolica 114D. Trainers, workshops with creators of popular fitness programs, competitions, sports challenges, industry workshops, conferences, training with sports stars and global sports brands. Website in English.

Food truck Festival in Gocław
Location: Park nad Balatonem (Gocław/Praga Południe), free entrance, Saturday 12 pm – 9 pm, Sunday 12 pm – 8 pm. Facebook event in Polish.

The opening of a new shopping center in Młociny/Bielany – Galeria Młociny
Location: Galeria Młociny, Zgrupowania AK Kampinos 15 Street (Bielany), 12 pm – 8 pm, free entrance. Attractions for children include kids zone with games and activities for kids, on Sunday additionally – Children’s Improvisation Theater (12 pm – 1.30 pm). Saturday Facebook event. Sunday Facebook event.

Summer piano recitals in the birthplace of Frederic Chopin in Żelazowa Wola
Location: Chopin Museum, 96-503 Sochaczew, Żelazowa Wola 15 (60 km from Warsaw), 2 concerts each Saturday and Sunday until the end of September: 12 pm and 3 pm. Click here to read our tips in English about visiting the Museum. Click here to read why it’s worth visiting Żelazowa Wola with children. Facebook event in Polish, English, and French.

Mini Zoo / petting zoo

Location: Mini Zoo, Zwoleńska 66 Street (Wawer), 10 am – 6 pm, regular tickets 30 PLN, reduced tickets 25 PLN. Website in Polish. Facebook event in Polish.

The last weekend with the Outdoor Fair in the Old Town – Jarmark Zygmuntowski
Location: Warsaw Old Town, next to the Castle Square and Sigismund’s Column, free entrance. Sunday-Thursday 11 am – 8 pm, Friday-Saturday 11 am – 9.30 pm. Facebook page in Polish. The event runs until May 26.

Horse Racing at Służewiec Racetrack
Location: Tor Wyścigów Konnych Służewiec, Puławska 266 Street. Website in English.

Guided tour in English – the Wilanów Palace – the history and design of the Palace interiors
Location: Wilanów Palace, Stanisława Kostki Potockiego 10/16 Street, 12 pm – 1 pm. Online tickets (regular tickets 20 PLN, reduced tickets 15 PLN). Meeting point – a cloakroom in the Palace. More in English.

Gallery of Steel Figures – the exhibition
Location: the Palace of Culture and Science, pl. Defilad 1, entrance from Marszałkowska Street, 9 am – 8 pm, tickets: regular 35 PLN, reduced 19 PLN, family 2+3 100 PLN, children up to 3 free entrance. Over 80 metal figures inspired by characters from movies and cartoons, sports cars and motorcycles. More in English about the exhibition. Facebook page in Polish.

Living Dinosaurs – an outdoor exhibition of over 20 life-size, full-scale, animatronic dinosaurs, including Tyrannosaurus Rex
Location: Aleja Na Skarpie 20/26 Street (city center), the garden of Muzeum Ziemi PAN (Museum of the Earth), 10 am – 8 pm. Tickets to be purchased online or at the ticket office (you can pay with a card). The exhibition is open every day and runs until May 31. Facebook event in Polish.

‘The Fascinating World of Spiders and Scorpions’ – the exhibition
Location: the Palace of Culture and Science, pl. Defilad 1, entrance from Marszałkowska Street, 10 am – 7 pm, tickets: regular 18 PLN, reduced 12 PLN, family 2+2 50 PLN, children up to 4 free entrance. Facebook event in Polish. More in English and photos.

The exhibition for children ‘In King Matt’s Poland’ at POLIN – Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Location: Anielewicza 6 Street (Muranów), Friday 10 am – 6 pm, Saturday-Sunday 10 am – 8 pm. The exhibition for children covers the questions concerning governing a state. Click here to read our tips in English (how to get there, where to have lunch etc.), and here to see the photos and read our feature story in English about visiting the POLIN Museum with children. More in English about the exhibition. In the Museum, there is a kids-dedicated space and playing area called King Matt’s Family Education Area/U Króla Maciusia (opening hours: Friday 3 pm – 6 pm, Saturday-Sunday 11 am – 6 pm). The exhibition runs until July 1, 2019.

The exhibition for children ‘ŁADnie’ – Museum for Children
Location: Museum for Children, Kredytowa 1 Street (city center), part of the Ethnographic Museum, Saturday 10 am – 6 pm, Sunday 12 pm – 5 pm. The exhibition’s goal is to show how important it is to take care of one’s neighborhood and what each of us can do to make the neighborhood a friendly place. Click here to read Kids in the City tips in English about the Museum for Children. More in English about the exhibition. The exhibition runs until June 10, 2019.


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