Top Fun Attractions & Activities in Shanghai for Family with Kids

02/04/2015
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Shanghai is one of the world’s largest metropolitan cities and one of the most popular cities with so much history, indulgence and glamour. In addition to the well-known Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Jinmao Tower and Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai also has lots of interesting and educational sites for family with kids. Then we listed top fun attractions & activities chosen by our net friends.

Shanghai Wild Animal Park

Shanghai Wild Animal Park

Top 1 Shanghai Wild Animal Park

Families and children should not miss the Shanghai Wild Animal Park when travelling in Shanghai. You may have visited many animal parks and zoos, but this is the one that allows visitors to get very close to big wild animals and do some activities, such as feeding a tiger with chicken, riding elephant, and cuddling baby chimps and other monkeys.

Add: No.178, Nanliu Road, Pudong New District, Shanghai
Opening hours: 08:00 – 17:00 ( March to November ); 08:30 – 16:30 ( December to February )
Ticket: 130 yuan per person

Shanghai Science and Technology Museum

Shanghai Science and Technology Museum

Top 2 Shanghai Science and Technology Museum

Children can learn about the latest science and technology from the world. Meanwhile, you can watch the popular science films of 4D, 3D and IMAX.

Add: No.2000, Century Avenue, Pudong New District, Shanghai
Opening hours: 09:00 – 17:15 ( every day )
Ticket: 60 yuan per person

Shanghai Ocean Aquarium

Shanghai Ocean Aquarium

Top 3 Shanghai Ocean Aquarium

It is one of the largest aquariums in the world which has over 30 different exhibitions covering all the marine organism in the world’s oceans and seas. Here, you and your kids may dive with the sharks with a diverse group of animals at your side, which will be an unforgettable experience in your lifetime.

Add: No.1388, Lujiazu Road, Pudong District, Shanghai
Opening hours: 09:00 – 18:00 ( every day )
Ticket: 160 yuan per person

Shanghai Zoo

Shanghai Zoo

Top 4 Shanghai Zoo

Shanghai Zoo has more than 620 kinds of wild animals with the number of over 6000, including pandas, golden monkey, blossom peacock and northeast China tiger, and animals from Africa such as chimpanzee, giraffe, and more.

Add: No.2381, Hongqiao Road, Changning District, Shanghai
Opening hours: 07:00 – 16:30 ( November to February ); 07:00 – 17:00 ( March – October )
Ticket: 30 yuan per person, free for children under 1.2m

Top 5 Shanghai Children’s Museum

In the museum, there are many activities of scientific exploration and role playing. Your children will be very interested in these activities which arouse babies’ curiosities.

Add: No.61, Songyuan Road, Changning District, Shanghai
Opening hours: 08:45 – 16:45
Ticket: Free

Top 6 Jinjiang Amusement Park

As the earliest and once the most famous amusement park in China, Jinjiang Amusement Park is smaller than Happy Valley of Shanghai with fewer rides. The highlight is the big Ferris Wheel which is really fun and provides great views. Your kids will love it.

Add: No.201, Hongmei Road, Minxing District, Shanghai
Opening hours: 08:45 – 17:00 ( Aug.16 – July 12 ); 08:45 – 22:00 ( July.13 – Aug.25 )
Ticket: 60 yuan per person

 

Shanghai Happy Valley

Shanghai Happy Valley

Top 7 Shanghai Happy Valley

The Happy Valley in Shanghai is renowned as a theme park of beautiful scenery, huge areas to explore, superb scientific and technological content. There is a Ants Kingdom which contains many distractions for children.

Add: No.888, Linhu Road, Songjiang District, Shanghai
Opening hours: 09:00 – 17:30 ( every day ); 09:00 – 22:00 ( Holidays and Festivals )
Ticket: 200 yuan per person

Shanghai Chocolate Happy Land

Shanghai Chocolate Happy Land

Top 8 Shanghai Chocolate Happy Land

It is not exaggerated to say that this Land is made of chocolate. Here, you and your kids will be shocked by the Chocolate Castle constructed of 98-ton bitter-sweet chocolate and 60-ton milk chocolate. In addition, the giant chocolate transformers and terracotta warriors

Add: No.100, Bocheng Road, Pudong District, Shanghai
Opening hours: 09:00 – 17:30 ( every day ); 09:00 – 22:00 ( Holidays and Festivals )
Ticket: 120 yuan for adults, 80 for children (1m – 1.4m)