Unforgettable adventures for kids in Dublin
TRAVEL GUIDE19 June 2023
Captivating museums, splashtastic fun, and a touch of nature - extraordinary adventures await your kids with a day out in Dublin.
Kildare Village

When planning a family trip, you'll find that Kildare Village is not only a fantastic shopping destination but also a great stop for the whole family. While parents browse the boutiques, kids can enjoy the playground inspired by famous landmarks. Afterwards, treat them to ice cream, adding sweetness to their day. And when you're ready for more, explore things to do in Dublin, from staying at the city’s most charming hotels to visiting must-see attractions.

Unleashing imaginations at Kildare Village


85 €

Village Price

57 €

American Vintage

Coffee Jogger

Discover new season styles at Kildare Village, perfect for the playground. When dressing for a day of play, choose comfortable silhouettes like leggings, cotton trousers, or shorts (weather permitting).


72 €

Village Price

46 €


Herecroft Kids Thermal Jacket

Keep your little ones comfy and stylish for a day at the zoo with a warm jacket from TOG24.

Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo, one of Ireland's finest, is sure to delight with a diverse array of animals from around the globe - from majestic lions to playful primates. Nestled in Phoenix Park, its gates open daily from 9.30 am to 6 pm. While parking is unavailable on-site, nearby public car parks allow for a hassle-free family adventure. Embrace the excitement and embark on a memorable day at Dublin Zoo with your little monkeys.

Discover this extraordinary animal kingdom
National Aquatic Centre

Dive into family fun at the AquaZone in the National Aquatic Centre, a premier indoor pool, just a 40-minute drive from Kildare Village. This swimming haven is complete with a 50 metre pool and Aquazone water park, home to three thrilling water slides: the Flow Rider, Master Blaster and Green Giant. With flexible on- and off-peak pricing, ensure a fun day out by pre-booking via their website.

Splashtastic fun for all the family


135 €

Village Price

91 €


Swimsuit with two-tone Terry print and bow detail

For the ultimate waterpark style, opt for a vibrant, quick-drying swimsuit, such as this one from Sandro.


79 €

Village Price

54 €

Kids around


For a day at Dublinia, dress your little one in a comfy jumper. Pair them with a playful pair of leggings and sneakers, allowing unrestricted movement and endless imaginative adventures.


Perfect for kids who like imaginative play, Dublinia is one the best children’s museum in Dublin. Step into an interactive and educational time capsule and journey 700 years back to medieval times, complete with authentic sights, sounds and even smells. Kids can relish in Viking warship adventures and discover peculiar medieval toothache remedies. Dublinia offers discounted admission if you book online, making it one of the best things to do in Dublin for families.

Viking adventures come alive
The Ark

With a continually changing roster of activities, Dublin’s children’s theatre, The Ark, is a haven for 2–12 year olds in the heart of Temple Bar. Offering an exciting programme of things to do with children over the holidays, including arts, crafts, dance and music workshops. Explore The Ark’s website for the full programme and prepare to be amazed by the wonder of what young minds can do.

Inspiring creativity in Dublin's young hearts


139 €

Village Price

97 €

Polo Ralph Lauren Children

Field blossom floral fit & flare sun dress

Encourage your budding creative with a stage-ready look from Polo Ralph Lauren Children.


59 €

Village Price

48 €

Polo Ralph Lauren Children

Cruise navy fleece short

Equip your aspiring kicker for the Croke Park Stadium Tour with a sporty look, including comfortable shorts, and a top of their favourite team.

Croke Park Stadium Tour

Embark on the immersive Croke Park Stadium tour, offering access all areas to Europe’s third biggest football pitch. For adventure seekers, the Kellogg's Skyline Croke Park Tour awaits, granting panoramic views from 17 storeys high – the ultimate fun family activity to do in Dublin. Double up your excursion with a visit to the adjoining GAA Museum, delving into the captivating history of Ireland's Gaelic games.

Uncover Croke Park's hidden treasures
St. Stephen's Green Park

St. Stephen’s Green Park is an oasis of calm in the middle of the bustling city. A must-visit Dublin landmark, there is plenty to keep the kids occupied, from playgrounds to lakes and a charming bandstand. Head to the park’s popular KC Peaches Café to refuel on delicious snacks – a no-brainer when thinking of fun things to do with children in Dublin. And don’t worry about parking, as the convenient St Stephen’s Green Park car park ensures a hassle-free visit.

Family adventures at St Stephen’s Green Park


60 €

Village Price

50 €


Cali Dream Pink

Elevate their playground look with a pair of on-trend sneakers. This pair will provide both comfort and style for endless playtime adventures.

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