It is raining again and you find yourself wondering what kind of fun activities you can plan to do with your children?

No need to stress about it! There are of course some classic choices like staying at home, going to the movies or even an indoor playground.

How about something different this time? We did some research and have found some indoor activities you can do with your kids when it is rainy in Zurich that will get you out of the ordinary. They are full of fun, low budget and easy to access. Here are the top 3:

1.   Laser Arena Zurich

There is no child in this world who doesn’t like to play laser tag or paintball and that’s a fact! Laser Arena is a great place to take your children on a rainy day and they will surely have an amazing time! Here you can all play laser tag or paintball pretending to be an action hero. It is open almost every afternoon (Monday and Tuesday excluded) so next time you see grey clouds get ready for some laser action!

2.   Rietberg Museum

We cannot expect our children to love art if we do not offer them the opportunity to experience it first hand. What better than a day at a museum or a special exhibition? A day at the museum can be really fun for the whole family especially if you visit the Rietberg Museum, one of Zurich’s largest museums which is free for children up to 15 years! It has exhibitions and collections of art and design from all around the world such as Asia, Africa, America and Oceania. Except taking a tour around the various exhibitions or the main collection you can also enroll in the special family workshops like the “fabric printing” that will allow your children to learn in a fun and creative way. The Rietberg museum is also a cultural center that hosts events such as concerts, lectures and other activities.

3.   Urania observatory

For those who love astronomy or want to open a new world of interest for their children the Urania observatory is the perfect destination. Located in the heart of Zurich, it opens a window into the universe. The Urania observatory has a grand telescope with 600 times magnification which allows visitors to observe the stars and celestial bodies. You should note that every first Saturday of the month there are children tours for free without pre-registration.

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