If you come to Brno with children, you probably wonder how to entertain them. Here is a list of places to go and things to do.Whether it’s summer or winter, there’s always lots to do for kids in Brno. We’ve divided the entertainment options into several groups. You’ll see a short description, the street and house number or a way to get there and a link to more info.
- Bongo – indoor park with trampolines, slides and other for older children as well as a part reserved for babies. Everything on one floor, incl. cafeteria. Pražákova 51. More info: https://www.toboga.cz/brno
- Bruno – same like Bongo, just divided in two floors. Kigginsova 2. More info: https://www.brunofamilypark.cz/
- Šaškárna – smaller version of the previous two, everything on one floor. Novoměstská 1c. More info: https://www.saskarna.cz/
- Jump park – trampoline park, not suitable for babies but older kids will have a lot of fun there. Vídeňská 99. More info: https://brno.jumppark.cz/
- Here’s a list of the outdoor playgrounds in Brno.
- One place we want to point out is the playground behind Olympia shopping mall right outside of Brno (you can get there by bus nr. 49 or free Olympia bus from several stops in Brno). It is a large playground with lots of options, a climbing wall and a small train for the children.
Children’s cafés are very popular in Czechia. They are cafés adapted to smaller children as for their equipment and menu. Many of them have not only toys, small tables and chairs and staff used to children running around but also baby swings, seats or even cribs. Brno has a lot of cafés for children, we are sure we didn’t cover all of them but here are some really good ones.
- Kids Café Brno – in the very center, suitable for smaller children. Masarykova 25. More info: http://www.kidscafe.cz/
- Sampalero – smaller but very cozy, in the center and suitable for smaller children. Jezuitská 4. More info: http://www.sampalero.cz/
- Mezi stromy – very quiet café in the center, ideal if you have a very young baby, even the light is not very bright. Somewhat atypical menu since this is more of a children’s teahouse. Josefská 1. More info: http://www.detskacajovna.cz/
- Kraválna – in the city quarter Vinohrady. Pálavské náměstí 5. More info: http://www.kravalna.cz/
- Duhový ráj – in the city quarter Lesná, suitable rather for babies. Okružní 1. More info: https://www.facebook.com/duhovyraj/
- Veselá kavárna – suitable for smaller children. Měřičkova 20. More info: http://www.veselakavarna.cz/
- Rossa café – variety of desserts, city quarter Líšeň. Zikova 34. More info: https://www.facebook.com/rossacafekavarna/
- Hrádek plný hrátek – Kid’s café with a huge dragon statue. Volejníkova 2. More info: https://www.facebook.com/HradekPlnyHratek/
Cafés and restaurants with toys
- Stopkova – small kid’s corner with toys on the 1st floor, restaurant offers typical Czech dishes. In the very center, Česká 5. More info: https://www.kolkovna.cz/cs/stopkova-plzenska-pivnice-16
- La Patas – very good Italian food, great pizzas. Indoor playground for toddlers and bigger children, very nice outdoor playground. U Leskavy 39. More info: https://www.la-patas.cz/
- IKEA – Restaurant on the 1st floor offers a small children’s corner. Skandinávská 4. More info: https://www.ikea.com/cz/cs/stores/brno/
- Rebio – Vegetarian restaurant with a large variety of meals and desserts on workdays and less on weekends. Small room reserved for families with children. Mečová 2 (Velký Špalíček building) and Orlí 26. More info: http://www.rebio.cz/Velky-Spalicek/4.workroom.aspx and http://www.rebio.cz/Velky-Spalicek/4.workroom.aspx
- Podnebí – a charming café right next to the entrance into the castle garden, shadowed by many trees. Outside tables with a sandbox and a few toys. Offers crepes, sandwiches, soups and homemade lemonades. Údolní 5. More info: http://www.podnebi.cz/home/
- U trabanta – very nice outside pub with a large garden and toys and monkey bars for children (two real Trabant cars for the kids to play with). Right next to the Retro Museum and easily accessible from the bicycle path behind IKEA. Open April – October. Serves food, occasionally homemade sausage and pickled hermelín cheese. Pěstitelská 24. More info: https://www.utrabanta.cz/
- Park Lane café – Café with a small kid’s corner. Lužánecká 4a. More info: http://www.parklanecafe.cz/
- Pizzeria La Gamba – in the city quarter Lesná, Okružní 9b. More info: http://www.pizzeria-lagamba.com/
- Um café učňovská kavárna – delicious food, staff are students of the local school for waiters and cooks. City center, Česká 11. More info: https://m.facebook.com/kavarnaceska
Nature and outdoors
- Prygl – Prygl is the local name of the water reservoire called Brněnská přehrada. It’s the “lake” in the quarter Bystrc at the end stop of tram nr. 1. You can swim here in summer, ice skate in winter and also take a cruise on a steamboat. Prygl hosts the annual firework festival called Ignis Brunensis and every October the Vokolo Pryglu run. You can take a beatiful walk around the reservoire. More info: http://www.prygl.net/php/english.php
- Zoo – Brno ZOO is located on a hill in the city quarter Bystrc, it offers not only a glimpse on animals like giraffes, ice bears, tigers or penguins but also a beautiful walk in the nature. Several educative stations for children. Just take tram nr. 1 and get off on the stop Bystrc, ZOO. From there the arrows and shields will lead you to the zoo on U Zoologické zahrady 46. More info: https://www.zoobrno.cz/
- Lama centrum – There’s a llama center in the city! It’s on a hill called Hády and your walk up will be rewarded with beautiful views of the city as well as a possibility to spend hours in a large garden with sheep, rabbits, goats and of course – llamas. Check the web for opening days/hours. Maloměřice quarter (here’s how to get there) More info: https://www.lamacentrum.cz/aktuality
- Botanical garden – Greenhouses as well as outdiir collections with thousands of species. Kotlářská 2. More info: https://www.sci.muni.cz/bot_zahr/index.php/en-gb/
- Papilonia – World of butterflies in the very heart of Brno. Panská 6. More info: https://www.papilonia.cz/brno/
- Obora Holedná – Natural reservation/forrest with fallow deers and other animals at the outskirts of Brno in Brno-Žebětín. Here’s how to get there.
- Wilsonův les – large forrest in the city quarter Žabovřesky
- Akátky – forrest between the city quarters Židenice and Vinohrady. Hiking routes and playgrounds.
- Lužánky – large park with several thematic playgrounds and nice resting areas, ideal for a picnic. Accessible for example from the tram stops Antonínská and Pionýrská.
- Kraví hora – reacreational area in the city quarter of the same name, ideal for picnics.
- Jižanský dvorek – small park with several animals, next to the natural bathing area Biotop. Dufkovo nábřeží 486
- Otevřená zahrada – educational garden very close to the city center. Beds with herbs and flowers, animal stables and an interactive water area are only few of the things to enjoy here. Cafeteria included. Údolní 33. More info: https://www.otevrenazahrada.cz/
- Kraví hora – indoor and outdoor swimming with whirlpool, pool for toddlers and water-slides. Údolní 76. More info: https://www.kravihora-brno.cz/kryta-plavecka-hala and https://www.kravihora-brno.cz/venkovni-bazeny
- Lužánky – indoor pool with wellness, children’s elements and a bar. Sportovní 4. More info: https://mpsl.sportujemevbrne.cz/
- Biotop – natural swimming area in the south of Brno. K Lávce 13. More info: https://www.biotopbrno.cz/
- Kohoutovice – water park with indoor and outdoor pools. Chalabalova 2a. More info: https://aqpark.sportujemevbrne.cz/
- Dobrák – outdoor swimming pools in Královo Pole. Dobrovského 29. More info: https://www.koupalistebrno.cz/
- Juliánov – outdoor swimming pools. Juliánovské náměstí 1. More info: http://www.koupalistejulianov.cz/
- Krpole – outdoor swimming pools. Křižíkova 3036. More info: http://www.koupalistekrpole.cz/
- Riviéra – outdoor pool close to the water reservoire. Bauerova 7. More info: https://rivec.sportujemevbrne.cz/
- Vida! science centrum – interactive science center with exhibits and experiments for younger and older children. Křížkovského 12. More info: https://vida.cz/en/
- Technical Museum – Exhibits of old trains and machines, technical playroom, engines, music parlour and much more. Purkyňova 105. More info: http://www.technicalmuseum.cz/en/
- Retro muzeum na statku – Museum of all things retro, thematic displays of prams, cars, household items and more. Open on weekends. Pěstitelská 24. More info: https://www.retromuzeumnastatku.cz/
- Observatory – the Brno observatory offers interesting programs for children and adults. Take the tram nr. 4 to náměstí Míru (end stop) and then walk up the hill. More info: https://www.hvezdarna.cz/
- Model world – half a kilometer of lifelike railways with many interesting details. In the center, Josefská 7. More info: http://www.modelovysvet.cz/
- Anthropos – another one from our Top 14 museums in Czech Republic. Permanent exhibits on the oldest history including real life scale mammoths. Pisárecká 273. More info: http://www.mzm.cz/pavilon-anthropos/
Did you find our list of places to go with children in Brno helpful? Let us know if there’s a place that deserves to be here!