Mirabassi Museum of Puppets
Teatro Figura Perugia , Via del Castellano, 2/a. The Museum exhibits a selection of figures (puppets, puppets and puppets) built for the theatrical company Tieffeu - Teatro Figura Umbro that with its tours has brought the name of Perugia in Italy and in the world since the 80s. A large collection of photographic material is part of the works that have not found space in the exhibition. Attached to the museum is a classroom, used for laboratory experiences of children. The complex also houses the Perugia Figure Theatre with 96 seats. Opening hours: before and after the performances with free admission, on the other days by appointment: 9.00-13.00|16.00-19.00 Entrance: € 2.00 Accessible to disabled persons by reservation.
Perugia is a fantastic city for children and is full of attractions, events and activities for the whole family. If you come to Perugia with children, there will certainly be a time when you will wonder: is there a park or a public garden nearby? Are there any attractions suitable for children? What are the best things to do for children? The answers to these questions can be found in our section Perugia for children.
Museum of game and toy
It is located in Strada Perugia - San Marco (ex Fornace Galletti). The evolution of the game and toys. Want to know the toys of grandparents, great-grandparents and great-grandparents? A magical place where children and adults can see, touch and experience them. The Museum collects about 2,000 vintage toys from '800 to the present day. The route winds through a bright space of 300 square meters organized into various themes: popular games, work games, science fiction, entertainment, shadow theater, the world of school. In addition to the stable exhibition of toys and period games, there is an open space-laboratory, where children can carry out different activities: toy construction workshops, origami, experiential workshops on images, theater and writing with the nib and drawing on the blackboard. A space is reserved for the shadow theatre and for the projections of the magic lantern and of the first cinema: a real theatre inside the Museum. In addition, the Museum provides the possibility of hosting theatrical performances and moments of animation in a space dedicated to the staging. Opening hours: From July to September, every Saturday afternoon from 17:00 to 19:30. Entrance: free. From October to December for a fee of 4€ per child if they use materials and build the toy they can take home, while 3€ for a simple guided tour. On-site activities: magic lantern shows, screenings, teacher training courses for moving image education, workshops in schools: theatre/dance. Accessible to disabled people.
Prezzemolo: il salva genitori
The place of children for the happiness of mothers, is a new concept of space and services dedicated to children in the heart of Perugia, a short walk from Corso Vannucci, in Via della Stella 13. The idea was born and lives for the well-being and education of children but it winks at mothers. The services are designed to support the mother during her day of work, friendship, shopping, pampering for her and romantic moments. A modern mother, who "magically" manages to divide herself between work, home, family and children. A woman aware that the happiness of her whole world depends on her serenity... active, sensitive, caring, cheerful... in short, a "little parsley". Prezzemolo, which with qualified staff entertains children up to 12 years of age, offers children the opportunity to have fun learning to create something with their own hands and to express themselves with the various daily workshops: art, philosophy, anatomy, fitness and much more. The workshops will be held not only inside the structure but especially outdoors in our parks and gardens in the historic center. The recreational and educational cultural center is video guarded and is open every day until the evening beyond midnight. Parents can check their children at any time using a special app, in full respect of privacy. Only a small hourly contribution of 7€/hour is asked for children under 4 years of age and 5€/hour for children over 4 years of age, trying to meet with small contributions to mothers who need them assiduously.
Fuseum Art Centre and Museum Park of Brajo Fuso
It is located in Via dei Cappuccini, 425 Molte Malbe, a few km from the centre of Perugia. FUSEUM is a park-museum created by the artist Brajo Fuso between 1960 and 1980 and includes about a hundred of his major works and a very original zoo where the artist has collected all the animals he has created using recycled materials. In the park there is also a theater where, in summer, there are performances of prose, music, dance. Opening hours: Sunday 10.00-13.00 (the ticket office closes at 12.00) Entrance: full € 4.00; reduced € 1.00 (children from 6 to 13 years, students, people over 65 and disabled, with proof of age and / or qualification of student). Free for children under 6 years. Accessible in part to disabled people.
Perugina's chocolate house
Viale San Sisto, 207/C (inside the Nestlé Perugina factory), The story of a truly sweet enterprise. A magical journey that begins at the Historical Museum of Perugina, among the stories of Perugina products and films that tell more than 100 years of the brand symbol of Italian chocolatier art. The visit continues with a rich tasting of delicacies at the Perugina Factory. For those who wish it is also possible to attend the courses of the School of Chocolate Perugina and, having learned the techniques of processing and the secrets of chocolate, create small masterpieces of goodness. The route is particularly suitable for children and families. It is also possible to access the internal sales point. Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9.00 - 13.00/ 14.00 - 17.30; Saturday 10.00 - 16.00 (Saturday closed in January, February, June and September) Entrance: full € 9.00; reduced € 7.00 ( from 13 to 17 years, groups of 10 people and upwards, accompaniers of the disabled and over 65); reduced € 4.00 from 6 to 12 years; free up to 5 years and disabled; schoolchildren: 0-5 years free, elementary and middle € 3.00; high schools € 5.00.
Città della Domenica
The Park for Families, is located Via col di Tenda, 140 horseshoe, a place located on a hill next to the city of Perugia where you can see fantastic views that include the city and the Umbrian valleys. In the first Family Park of Italy many new features are coming: shows, nature, fun. Città della Domenica is the ideal place for families and people of all ages who want to spend a carefree day in nature and with many animals. In the enchanted wood they live in freedom from fallow deer, mouflon and squirrels, along the paths children can make friends with the farm animals, with European specimens of protected species and meet the mascot of the park, the charming Asinello Bianco, a species saved from extinction. In the park, you can also relive the most beautiful fairy tales and visit princesses, magicians and gnomes in their magical houses. The historic train will run along the entire route of the park stopping in the Old West, in Fort Apache, where you can meet the legendary cowboys who will give life to fun adventures, but also in the medieval area where daring knights will take you back in time with exhilarating duels. Finally, leaving the Park, you can visit the Reptile, one of the most important in Europe, inside which have been recreated habitats for alligators, caimans and many species of snakes including some of the most poisonous in the world. It is also possible to undertake an evolutionary path between fossils and bones of Mammoth. The entrance ticket to the Reptile is discounted for all visitors to the Park. For information about timetables, admission, workshops and offers contact the park. Accessible in part to disabled people.
Il Barone Rampante - Adventure park
Is it located in the town of Ponte Felcino a few km from the center of Perugia, at the Parco Fluviale, Bambini, you know the history of the Baron Rampante Italo Calvino? It's the story of Cosimo a little boy who decides to live on the trees of his garden so as not to go down again! With a pinch of adventure you too will climb up the trees, have fun as a balancer on a rope, or on swinging logs. The Baron rampant is a park for children and adults with many adventurous games. With qualified staff, you can walk in balance on the rope or cross the bird catwalk, oscillating nozzle, liana bridge, Tibetan bridge and Tyrolean cableway. Opening hours: April : only Sunday and holidays 15.00 - 19.00; From May until the first half of June : Saturday, Sunday and holidays 15.30 - 19.30. From the second half of June to the end of August: Monday to Sunday (Wednesday closed) 16.00 - 20.00; September and October: Sunday and public holidays only 15.00 - 19.00. Closed: November to March. Times are indicative and may vary slightly during the season depending on weather conditions and light. Entrance: € 5.00 green route (children); € 10.00 red route (children and adults) Access for the disabled by reservation. It is possible to book during the days and hours of closure by groups of not less than 20 units.
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