All these days of staying indoors have been quite suffocating, no doubt. For adults and children alike, the news of the lockdown being lifted has come as a breath of fresh air. With safety measures in strict implementation, you can at least go to your favorite places and take your kids to theirs as well. While there are endless things for kids to do in Dubai, TicketsToDo has curated a list of the best places to take your children just so they can have the time of their lives.

Best places for kids in Dubai

KidZania Dubai

KidZania is one of the best places for kids in Dubai

With over 80 role-playing activities in more than 60 establishments, this place is a must-visit for your kids. Children will have the opportunity to role-play in various real-life job sectors. These range anywhere from education to entertainment, health, media, retail, and more. Let your little one/s train as a doctor, firefighter, police officer, pilot, TV newscaster, DJ, or other professionals. Kids between the ages of 4 and 16 will get the most out of this attraction. What’s more fun about this place is that kids can earn ‘kidZos’ for their work. They can later spend them at KidZania’s establishments or save them at the bank.

Address: KidZania, The Dubai Mall, Financial Center Street, Along Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai United Arab Emirates.

Dubai Ice Rink

Dubai Ice Rink places for kids in dubai

Do your kids stare in awe whenever they see people ice skating on the TV? Give them a chance to experience it on their own. This Olympic-size ice rink in Dubai is truly one of a kind and a must-visit place for kids. Besides the cool Disco Nights and Family DJ sessions, they even offer professional ice skating lessons that cater to most ages through its Learn-to-Skate program from Dubai Ice Rink Skating Academy (DIRSA). The rink also has a snow-fall feature which makes the skating experience more magical. This is definitely the go-to place for skating enthusiasts.

Address: Dubai Ice Rink, The Dubai Mall, Financial Center Street, Along Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai United Arab Emirates.

Museum of Illusions

Museum of Illusions dubai attractions for kids

Take your kid/s to the Museum of Illusions and watch their eyes grow wider with each exhibit they pass. The place offers over 80 exhibits that trick your eyes which in turn trick your brains. The dozens of brain teasers and optical illusions are sure to implegolandress the little ones as they try to figure out the fine line between magic and reality. Engage yourselves in fun activities and also experience what it feels like to live without gravity.

Address: Museum of Illusions, Al Seef, Dubai Creek, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Legoland Dubai

Legoland Dubai places to visit in dubai for kids

This is one of the best theme parks in the Middle East and your kid/s would surely love their time here. It is sure to turn into their favorite playground once they visit Legoland Dubai. This is the seventh-largest Legoland park in the world and consists of Legoland Dubai Theme Park and a Legoland Water Park side by side. The park offers more than 40 Lego-themed rides and 15000 Lego models made up of 60 million Lego Bricks. Your little ones will have the time of their lives here!

Address: Legoland Dubai, Dubai Parks, and Resorts, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Other things for kids to do in Dubai

VR Park Dubai

VR Park Dubai best places for kids in dubai

If your little one/s is/are 5 years of age or more, then this is another place they’d surely love you for taking them. Dubai’s Virtual Reality Park is nothing less than two stories of fun and games— in the most realistic way possible! You and your kids can literally turn your world upside down as lose yourself in a fully immersive virtual reality experience. Wouldn’t it be super exciting to experience free falls and also be a part of a zombie apocalypse? Well, then don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to explore and interact in a three-dimensional, computer-generated environment.

Address: Virtual Reality Park Dubai, Level 2, The Dubai Mall, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Ski Dubai

Ski Dubai things for kids to do in dubai

Who says you can’t build your own snowman in Dubai? Of course, you can— but only at Ski Dubai! Isn’t right now the perfect time to be at snow-capped mountains and ski down chilly slopes?  You definitely need to take your child/ren to this attraction if you agree with us! The place allows kids to enjoy activities from a minimum of 3-12 years accompanied by an adult.  This is the first indoor ski resort in Dubai and offers exceptional snow quality all year round. So get there and let your kids build snowmen, slide down slopes, and have the time of their lives.

Address: Ski Dubai, Mall of Emirates, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo

Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo kids attractions in dubai

A visit to the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is a must! It is not only for entertainment and fun purposes but also to educate. We need to teach kids from a very young age about the various ecosystems and how to preserve our planet. While they can see over 140 species of aquatic animals and the stunning undersea life, you can even take them on a boat ride. The special feature of this boat is that it has a glass bottom and you can get unique views of the tank from beneath your feet. Want your children to miss out on this? Definitely Nah!

Address: Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, the Dubai Mall, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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