Travel with Children
No city in Bavaria has more for kids to see and do than Nuremberg. Every two months the region even produces a thick 'what's on' magazine called Frankenkids (www.frankenkids.de) focusing specifically on things to do with children. Keeping the little ones entertained in these parts really is child’s play.
Playground of the Senses Some 80 hands-on ‘stations’ designed to educate children in the laws of nature, physics and the human body. Take the U2 or U3 to Wöhrder Wiese.
Playmobil This theme park has life-size versions of the popular toys. It's located 9km west of the city centre in Zirndorf; take the S4 to Anwanden, then change to bus 151. Free admission if it's your birthday. Special 'Kleine Dürer' (Little Dürer; €2.99) figures are on sale here and at the tourist office.
Käthe Wohlfahrt Christmas shop The Nuremberg branch of this year-round Christmas shop.
Spielzeugmuseum Some 1400 sq metres of Matchbox, Barbie, Playmobil and Lego, plus a great play area.
Germanisches Nationalmuseum Has a toy section and holds ocassional tours for children.