Culture Tips for Young Explorers
At the Graz children's museum FRida & freD fun and entertainment are guaranteed: all 3-12 year-olds can stroll through the exhibitions at their leisure. "Touching and grabbing" the objects is strictly encouraged, by the way. Graz offers even more for the explorers. The secret fairy tale trail leads them into the Graz Schlossberg Castle and is popular for adults and children. There is plenty for children under 5 to explore here: riddles await, treasures can be collected and strange beings are enchanted.
For lovers of theatre 6 years and older, the Next Liberty youth theatre shows pieces that amaze, make you laugh and make you think. Little explorers will like the GrazMuseum too. Whether with their parents or alone at a workshop, children are always welcome visitors to the GrazMuseum, which is centrally located in the city centre.
Myths and eerie stories from the time of knights are entwined around Riegersburg Castle in southern Styria. The ascent to the castle is an experience for the whole family: whether on foot where defence walls with countless arrow slits line the way, or using the lift, a modern inclined elevator with a captivating view.
Unusual animals, rare weapons, delicious snack stations and a petting zoo with friendly animals: the animal world and the castle in Herberstein in eastern Styria can rightly be described as the perfect destination for children.
Be active in Upper Styria: the Kunsthalle Leoben, fascinates with exciting workshops. In addition to crafting workshops, this is an adventure museum with a colourful programme. Free for children under 6 with a moving ski sled and exciting exhibition objects, the Winter!Sport!Museum! of the Exhibition Worlds of Mürzzuschlag presents an ideal programme for a winter excursion.
These and many other cultural in the Green Heart of Austria are waiting for the little explorers to track them down!