Delhi never gives off an appearance of the place to rest, providing recreation for your kids. However, the capital city has lots of interesting places worth a recommendation. Be it good food, restaurants, places for entertainment or education, Delhi offers the best options for the adults as well as for children. Some of the interesting, instructive or entertaining places worth mention in Delhi includes the various places open to tourists such as the Lal Qila, Lotus Temple, Akshardham Mandir, Jantar Mantar, Metro Walk in Rohini and the Fun’ N’ Food village. Here are a few places open for children for their education and fun.
Several places open for entertainment of Children is given below:
For Nature Lovers
National Zoological Park
A calm locality within the Delhi City is the National Zoological Garden, where guests are treated to a warm welcome at the entry, by Mughal Kos Minar. At the same time, the people climbing up gate made of red sandstone will get the chance to admire the Zoological Park, as well.
National Zoological Park | Mathura Road, New Delhi-03
There is a Children’s Park, near to the India gate; one of the oldest parks open to some loyal visitors. Consisting of several swings, the park opens up as a picnic area for children. The family coming to the park can enjoy, with the children on the swings or engrossed in outdoor games, whereas adults can relax.
Children’s Park | India Gate, New Delhi-01
Adults can rest to one’s heart’s content with children by their side, in this calm and breezy Garden. This huge park a prime example of the legacy of the city, also houses a large number of monuments or ruins. Kids can also have fun running around the area.
Lodhi Gardens | Khan Market, New Delhi-03
Open to children, this park also houses Deers within the enclosed area. With a lake in it, the park offers excellent scenery. Children can also learn new things from here. In the meantime, visitors to this Deer park, kids and adults alike, have an enriching experience
Deer Park | Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi-29
Delhi’s Wondrous Museums
Bal Bhawan National Children’s Museum
Bal Bhawan National Children’s Museum, open to children, consists of a varied collection of toys, currency, dolls and arts and crafts material. Children also get to learn about the cultural and traditional aspects of India. Offering an enjoyable experience, the museum consists of exhibitions, puppet shows, skits or workshop and much more.
Bal Bhawan National Children’s Museum | 1 Kotla Road, ITO, Daryaganj, New Delhi-02
Shankar's International Dolls Museum
The well known Political Cartoonist K Shankar Pillai has a handpicked assortment of dolls, from all over the world. The museum that exhibits these dolls beginning with a collection of five hundred dolls, at present consists of about six thousand five hundred display from across 85 countries over the world.
Shankar's International Dolls Museum | 4, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi-02
Currently open as a museum, the Nehru Planetarium was where the primary PM of India, Pt.Jawaharlal Nehru was residing. A retreat for the astronomy aficionado, the museum consists information on varied topics such as the cosmic heritage, Haley’s comet, solar system and so on.
Nehru Planetarium | Teen Murti Bhavan, New Delhi-11
National Science Centre
The National Science Centre is the best place to gain information. In the meanwhile, the place also allows for display of the exhibits in the galleries. One would go on to gain knowledge about various subjects such as the science and evolution and so on. Children as well as Adults, will have fun at the center.
National Science Centre | Gate-1, Bhairon Road, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi-01
Stellar Children's Museum
Popular as the model in India, The Stellar Children's Museum is a secure and exciting place for the Kids to gain knowledge, play and discern the world around them. Offering interactive and play based displays, the Museum allows both the kids and families to enjoy the experience. It also allows for the kids as well as adults to appreciate the environment, develop some foundation skills as well as quench the thirst of knowledge.
Stellar Children's Museum | S-221-226, The Ambience Mall, NH-8, Gurgaon-16
National Rail Museum
Children can have a wonderful experience enjoying and walking around to discover the various aspects of the Indian Railways. At the same time, the indoor gallery within the museum covers various engine models in addition to a large number of coaches of more than a few trains, operable by the Railway service. In the meanwhile, the toy train goes on to attract traffic. Several live locomotives are also put on exhibit. .
National Rail Museum | Shanti Path, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-21
Colour Me Happy – Amusement Parks
Worlds of Wonder
Following the closure of the Appu Ghar, the worlds of wonder amusement park was opened. Offering a wide range of exciting and adventurous sports and rides, the park pulls in large number of people. Food courts are also found in the amusement park.
Worlds of Wonder | Sec-38 A, Plot A2, Noida-01
Located in Delhi and part of the Unitech Amusement Parks, the adventure Island merges with the Metro Walk, the big ingenious shopping and dining area offers exciting and thrilling rides, delicious food courts as well as splash pools to have fun.
Adventure Island | Ram Murthy Passi Marg, Rohini, Sector 10, New Delhi-85
Fun 'n' Food Village
Known as a mini Disneyland, the Fun ‘N’ Food Village offers thrilling rides such as joy rides, water slides, health club and resort facilities.
Fun 'n' Food Village | Old Delhi, Gurgaon Road, Kapashera Estate, New Delhi-37
Well known to set up bowling alley, the place offers air hockey pool, bumpy cars and indoor basket. At the same time, video games are also offered at the essex farms.
Gaming Zones | Shop No 35, Gaffar Market, Karol Bagh, New Delhi-05
Essex Farms | 4, Essex Farms, Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi-16
Amoeba is the one stop shop that offer bumpy car rides, video games, air-hockey and bowling, It also provides separate lounge area outside by the bowling area, At this place, one can go on to relax and order for some nice snacks and beverages.
Amoeba | MGF Metropolitan Mall, 2 Floor, Mehrauli Gurgaon-02
Amoeba | Pacific Mall, Kaushambi, Ghaziabad-10
Federation of Gamers (F.o.G)
Federation of Gamers, including gaming under one roof, caters to the youngsters of Delhi. The F.o.G offers 9 huge screens, 5xboxes, 4ps3s as well as low seated couches made of black leather. The games are charged at 50rs for ten minutes. In the meantime, nearly hundred to hundred and fifty games of several genres are offered. At the same time, as per the trendy public demand of the young crowd, the games are available to play online.
Federation of Gamers (F.o.G) | Shop 239/240, First Floor, DLF Place, Saket, New Delhi-17
One of the popular hangout areas for children, the malls also cater to the shopping demands of the mother and father.
One of the exclusive, Family Entertainment Centre and Cafe, that is known for its rainforest theme called ‘HangOut’, caters to kids and adults alike offering excitement and entertainment. It is said to be an apt destination for party, play and fun. Thrilling and exhilarating Skill/ Arcade/ Redemption Games, Amusement and Hi-Tech Rides, 3D/4D Motion Theatre, Indoor Playground with Monku’s show, Virtual Roller Coaster Rides and much more is on offer
Select Citywalk | Hang out, A-3 District Centre Saket, New Delhi-17
Fun city the Mall caters to children offering virtual games, redemption machines, Children’s Rides, Simulators, Skill based machines, prize machines, bumper cars and such fun and innovative rides. The Ambience mall also offers fun activities such as Ice-hockey, bowling and ice-skating at I-Skate.
Ambience Mall | 2, Nelson Mandela Rd, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi-70
Ambience Mall | DLF Phase III, Gurgaon-01
Offering varied rides or outdoor play options like rope climbs, slides, swings, slides and sand pits, the children have varied options at Kiddyland. Other fun activities offered here are alphabetic magic, cooker factory, colour up fun, posters, photo banners, finger puppets, splash zones and more. There are as well separate zones for play activities, movies, storytelling. One can book the entire place for birthday parties.
DLF Promenade | Kiddyland, Vasant Kunj II, New Delhi-70
Meet Us, The Literary Types
If One is a literary type, they would enjoy reading the book, thus enjoying creative world of wonder. One has the option to choose from the varied collection given. Separate Kids zone is also set up in places like:
Spell & Bound bookshop Café
The Spell and Bound Bookshop Café is fitted with wooden furnishings that are green in colour. Located opposite the IIT campus, close to the SDA market, this is a snug warm place. One can also opt to sit outside with some coffee and sandwiches.
Spell & Bound bookshop Café | C-11, Shop No 2, SDA Market, Opposite IIT Main Gate, New Delhi-16
Eureka Book Store
Situated in Alakananda, bang opposite to the Don Bosco School, the book store can hold good books. It also encourages students to read good books.This bookstore also conducts workshops and competitions for children.
Eureka Book Store | 6, Local Shopping Complex, Alaknanda, Greater Kailash II, New Delhi-48
The tall and huge library with brown colour walls, situated at CP offers separate division for children. They can also allow for children to sit in the corner and rest.
British Council | British Council Division, British High Commission, 17, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, Connaught Place, New Delhi-01
Children’s Book Trust
Known as the biggest Kids library, situated at the Bahadur shah Zafar Marg, the Children’s Book Trust hold over forty thousand books ranging from religious, to history, literature, science and mythology. To become a member of the library, one would also need to pay about thousand to thousand two fifty rupees.
Children’s Book Trust | Nehru House, 4 Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi-02
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