Best Things To Do With Kids In Vienna – Donau Zentrum

Vienna's biggest shopping centre, Donau Zentrum, is the perfect place to play on a rainy day. It's very easy to get to - just 12 minutes from Stephansplatz on the U-Bahn (take Line U1 in the direction of Leopoldau, and get off at Kagran Station). On Level 0, you'll find The Magic Garden, a fun and free playspace for children of all ages. For kids aged 5+, there's a 13-metre tall climbing tree with two slides to bring you back down to earth. Handicraft workshops are held here every second Thursday.

If you need some alone-time, there's also a supervised play centre upstairs called 'The Magic Attic' which features a 3-storey climbing frame and a giant rocking horse. From May onwards, kids can also play on The Magic Attic's outdoor roof terrace. Entry to the play centre is €4/hour, and kids can stay for up to 3 hours. Children must be 3-11 years old to enter, and need to wear socks.

TIP: Become a Donau Zentrum Premium Card holder to receive reduced price entry to The Magic Attic (€3/hour). Sign up here for free, or at The Magic Attic.

Other Donau Zentrum Highlights...

The Lego Store - Everything is awesome here, with play tables and all the latest Lego sets to marvel at.

Aïda - This pink-themed café-konditorei chain was established in 1913, and now has 34 stores globally. The confectioners at Aida produce over 3 tonnes of cakes and pastries daily, because Sachertorte is life. Sweet-tooths apply here. 

Tiger - Danish discount store where cute is a way of life.

Palatschinkeninsel (Pancake Island) - If you were ever stranded on a desert island, you would definitely want it to be a pancake island. This is a family-friendly restaurant with a play area and kids' menu.

 

DONAU ZENTRUM

Wagramer Str. 81, 1220 Vienna, Austria
+43 1 2034722222

GETTING THERE:
U-Bahn:  Take Line U1 to Kagran Station
Tram: Line 25
Bus: 22A, 26A, 27A, 93A, 94A

HOURS:
Mon-Fri: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Sat: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sun: Closed

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