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Family trip to Oberhausen with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Oberhausen enjoys well-deserved popularity among vacationing families due to a wide choice of picturesque walking areas and interesting entertainment centers. Nature enthusiasts begin their recreation program with a visit to Kaisergarten. This is not just a beautiful park where you can walk among mighty trees and admire flowering plants in spring, but a real nature center. The park has a small zoo where children can feed friendly lamas and birds, as well as admire free-walking peacocks. Kids are provided with lots of playgrounds and gymnastic rides. There is also a beautiful lake in the park.
1. Oberhausen is a small city so it is comfortable to explore it on foot. All its major attractions are located within walking distance from each other. 2. The city has a large railway … Open
Another interesting place for nature lovers is SEA LIFE Oberhausen. This aquarium's collection is extensive and multifaceted, here you can see rare colorful fish, stingrays, and rare marine predators striking with their original appearance. SEA LIFE features an original design and covers a vast area so you'll need several hours to explore all of its collections. The center conducts interesting educational tours for children. The aquarium is especially popular during school holidays.
Another entertainment center known far beyond the city is LEGOLAND Discovery Centre. This theme amusement park is dedicated to well-known LEGO construction toys. It has many unusual figures constructed from colorful small bricks. In this center, children will be able to build their favorite structures and get acquainted with interesting exhibitions, as well as take a lot of interesting memorable photos. The entertainment center houses a great store where you can buy the latest toys and a host of other thematic souvenirs. Copyright
There is an interesting place for fans of water entertainment who can enjoy the services of Aquapark Oberhausen. This is an indoor water park, therefore it is open all year round. The center is equipped with several beautiful pools, including a special shallow one for children. Besides, it has slides of various difficulty levels and other interesting attractions. In the warmer months, the pools and attractions are equipped in the open air in a beautiful park. In this picturesque place, you can have fun with comfort all day long.
Among children-friendly Oberhausen museums, it is worth mentioning the LVR-Industriemuseum, Zinkfabrik Altenberg. This industrial museum stores a very interesting collection of old industrial equipment. Here you can see vintage cars and devices that were used in the railroad industry decades ago. Museum visitors can sit in old cars and even take pictures in them. If you want, you can see how old industrial equipment works. Despite the museum's serious subject, it is highly appreciated by vacationers with children.
The most popular shopping spot in Oberhausen is CentrO Shopping Center. It is one of the largest in the region, accomodating about 220 stores of various profiles. The shopping center is also … Open
In the warm season, guests of Oberhausen are encouraged to take a stroll through its picturesque parks. One of the most interesting for families is Abenteuer Park. It is located near the aquarium and offers visitors a lot of interesting water attractions. Here, children can play pirates, go down water slides, and even splash around in an artificial waterfall. The park regularly holds interesting recreational activities and games for kids.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Oberhausen and surroundings

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Amusement parks near Oberhausen
♥   Amusement park 'CentrO.Park' Oberhausen, 3.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Schloss Beck' Bottrop, 18.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Movie Park Germany' , 19 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Freizeitanlage Start und Ziel' Herne, 29.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Wunderland Kalkar' , 48.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Oberhausen
♥   Water park 'Aqualand' Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, 49.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquaventura' Hellendoorn, 106.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Spa & Aquapark Turčianske Teplice' , 128.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aqua Mexicana' Slagharen, 130.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all oceanariums
Aquariums in Oberhausen and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Sea Life Centre Oberhausen' , 3.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Burgers Zoo' Arnhem, 89 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Sea Life Centre Königswinter' , 91.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Dubuisson Aquarium' , 127.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Dolfinarium Harderwijk' , 129.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in/near Oberhausen
♥   Zoo 'Castle Arcen' Arcen, 46.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Zoo Park Overloon' Overloon, 64.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Zoo Labyrinth Boekelo' Boekelo, 80.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'GaiaPark Kerkrade Zoo' Kerkrade, 86.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Dierenrijk' Mierlo, 87.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Famous sights of Oberhausen

Abteiberg Museum

From the series “Famous buildings of Postmodern architecture”
The building in which the museum is located today was designed by the famous Austrian architect Hans Hollein. The building built by him is characterized by a very complex structure. It has a large-scale underground part. As the architect notes, he sought to make the museum multidimensional and unpredictable, so that his visit turned into an exciting adventure. The museum moved to the current building in 1982. It became known all over the world for its large-scale collection of avant-garde art. … Read further

Crouching Tiger and Turtle

From the series “Furious Footways Around the World That Make You Dizzy”
The authors of the project of an unusual staircase are Heike Mutter and Ulrich Genth. They managed to combine in one structure two functions at once: to make an excellent viewing platform and an unusual attraction. Many tourists prefer to stroll through the stairs in the evening, when it is decorated with spectacular artistic illumination. The design is quite of impressive scale. Its height reaches 13 meters. From the highest point of the staircase opens a wonderful panoramic view of the city. … Read further
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Interesting places to visit with children around Oberhausen

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