3 Kid-Friendly Spots in Canberra to Visit With Your Family

Canberra, Australia
Canberra, Australia. Photo by Rosie Steggles on Unsplash

Despite the fact it’s Australia’s capital, Canberra isn’t the country’s most popular city, but it still has a lot to offer to visitors. You won’t be disappointed by this city even if you’re visiting with your entire family, because it’s home to several pretty great kid-friendly spots.


If interactive museums happen to be your kids’ idea of fun, make sure to check out Canberra’s National Science and Technology Centre Questacon. It’s home to over 200 interactive exhibits about science and technology, covering everything from robots to space exploration.

Cockington Green Gardens

Canberra is home to several amazing parks where nature lovers can sit back and relax, but this is the one your kids will enjoy the most. In addition to offering a lot of greenery and beautifully landscaped gardens, Cockington will win you over with its charming miniature buildings scattered all across this scenic space.

National Dinosaur Museum

Located in close proximity to Cockington Green Gardens, this is Australia’s largest permanent display of prehistoric specimens. In addition to skeletons, fossils, and exhibitions focusing on dinosaurs, this museum also features life-size models, mostly displayed in its spacious garden.