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

Winterthur is a wonderful city for family holidays. It will please with an abundance of beautiful parks, entertainment facilities and museums, which will also be interesting to visit with children. Far outside the city is the famous Swiss Cience Center Technorama. It occupies a chic modern building in a futuristic style. Excursions more cognitive and interesting than that in this museum will be difficult to find elsewhere in the city. The museum is designed for visitors with children aged 5 years. An excursion to this famous museum will be unforgettable, from amazing laws of light refraction which create a lot of bizarre illusions, to equally interesting interactive expositions and a lot of scientific experiments in which visitors can participate.
A suitable place for relaxation also for lovers of nature is the charming Wildpark Bruderhaus. This is a large-scale and well-kept nature reserve, on the territory of which hundreds of animals live in natural conditions. Here you can watch the deer and buffalo, see the lynx and wild boars, as well as rare breeds of horses. The park is very popular among tourists with children. In the midst of its spacious enclosures are equipped with comfortable paths. For visitors, there are beautiful recreation zones and special picnic areas. The nature reserve will be interesting to visit at any time of the year.
Fans of walking tours should definitely visit the observation deck Baumli-Viewpoint, which is also located in a picturesque park area. The park is located on the top of the hill, with its observation platforms offering a wonderful view of the historic Winterthur district and iconic sights. The landmark is perfect for families, as there are many convenient picnic areas and spacious lawns where one can play active games or sunbathe on a hot summer day. There is a magnificent restaurant in the park, which also opens a panoramic view of the city from its terrace. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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The Naturmuseum Winterthur is also oriented to visitors with children. Its exposition is devoted to the world of nature. Among the exhibits presented in the museum are realistic mock-ups and stuffed animals, as well as skeletons of the most ancient representatives of the animal world. Of particular interest is the collection of ancient fossils, on which it is possible to distinguish the skeletons of prehistoric fishes. There is also a special hall in the museum that is suitable for children’s celebrations, and it often organizes interesting master classes for the young visitors.
Travelers who expect to visit Winterthur during the summer should be sure to visit the Rosengarten. The main ornaments of this garden are roses. There are several dozen varieties of them here. The Park is sure to please the children. On the territory of the park, there are many spreading trees, in the shade of which are pretty fountains and sculptures. The garden is located on a small hill. From its panoramic views opens a breathtaking view of the city.
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Walking through picturesque parks and gardens should definitely be diversified, by visiting the museum Uhren Sammlung Kellenberger. This museum will equally impress both children and adults, its main items being watches. The collection put together here is unique; among the exhibits are watches of the 16th - 17th centuries, some of which resemble genuine works of art. Kids will be interested to learn about how old watches work, and how they differ from modern ones. Many of the presented old watches are complemented by interesting artistic mechanisms.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Winterthur and surroundings

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Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Winterthur
♥   Amusement park 'Connyland' Lipperswil, 26.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Familien Park' Villingen-Schwenningen, 66.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Minigolf-Sportanlag' Schaan/Vaduz, 68.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Steinwasen Park' Oberried, 76.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Traumland auf der Bärenhöhle' Sonnenbühl, 103 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Winterthur
♥   Water park 'Alpamare' Freienbach, 33.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'SchwabenQuellen' Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, 139.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all oceanariums
Aquariums in Winterthur and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Sea Life Centre Konstanz' , 36.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in/near Winterthur
♥   Zoo 'Wildpark Bruderhaus' Winterthur, 3.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Zürich Zoologischer Garten' Zürich, 18.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Wildpark Langenberg' Langnau am Albis, 28.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Knies Kinderzoo' Rapperswil, 31.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Wildpark Peter und Paul' St. Gallen, 48.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Famous sights of Winterthur

Flower Clock in Zurich

From the series “Enchanting Flower Clocks Built by Humans”
As in many other cities around the world, the flower clock in Zurich looks different each year. Its  design is created by the best florists of the country. At the first glance, it may seem that flowers on the flowerbed are set in a chaotic manner. In fact, prior to planting, each plant goes through a series of tests. Plants are selected to ensure that they will look pleasing throughout the season. … Read further

Schloss Hallwyl

From the series “Impressive Castles and Palaces Located on Water”
The castle was opened in 1925 for a free visit. In most of his rooms and rooms the museum was furnished. In the halls the unique collection of the portraits of all members of the Hallwyl family is preserved. Part of the most valuable 'medical collection' has also been preserved in the castle. In the garden the healing and culinary grasses are cultivated. In the former horse stables there was the cozy café, which is characterized by the romantic interior and the varied national dishes. … Read further
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Interesting places to visit with children around Winterthur

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Winterthur - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Winterthur, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Winterthur for families with children.
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