3 Awesome Rainy Day Activities with Children in Barcelona

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3 Awesome Rainy Day Activities with Children in Barcelona

Barcelona is a city which has a really nice weather, sunny days and great temperatures. However, depending on the season of the year, especially in springtime and autumn, it is possible that the rain reaches us during our holidays. Even if that happens, do not panic. In this article, we suggest you 3 awesome rainy day activities with children in Barcelona:

Visit to the Science Museum CosmoCaixa Barcelona

The Science Museum of the Obra Social “La Caixa” is one of the most interesting and interactive museums in Barcelona, where parents and children have fun while learning at the same time.


With more than 30.000m2, the museum is split into nine floors where one can find different areas related to a specific branch of science. Apart from having temporary exhibitions, the museum has permanent exhibitions where children have the chance to experience and know our environment with various fun activities.

Fauna bosque inundado

Flash y clic

Planteario burbujas

The Science Museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 8pm and the price of the general ticket, which allows you visit the museum and the temporary exhibitions, is 4€.  For people under 16 years old it is free.

Carrer d’ Isaac Newton, 26, Barcelona

932 12 60 50

The Aquàrium de Barcelona

Walk into the Mediterranean Sea and find out the most incredible creatures that you have never seen before. The Aquàrium de Barcelona is considered one of the biggest in Europe with more than 11.000 sea animals from 450 different species.

aquarium Barcelona logo

It offers full of activities for the whole family: guided tours to know how fishes live, what they eat and how they defend themselves, educational resources for children from all ages and some interesting activities like sleeping with sharks.

Aquarium de Barcelona

The Aquàrium is open every day of the year from 9.30am to 9pm. On weekends and public holidays it is open until 9.30pm. The price for the ticket is between 5€ and 20€.


In addition, if you do not want to wait in the queue you can buy your ticket online and get some discounts.

Moll d’Espanya del Port Vell, s/n, Barcelona

932 21 74 74

Happy Parc Barcelona

Happy Parc is playground in the city center ideal for spending a rainy afternoon with your children. They will have fun with all the activities that this area offers in its 500 squares meters. They can find a great variety of games, a bouncy castle of 5 meters high, a slide, a ball pool, labyrinths and much more.

cafeteria happy parc

The playground has a big reception with a coffee bar where you have a coffee while the children have fun. It also organizes birthday parties for children.

Happy Parc

Happy Parc is open from Monday to Friday from 5pm to 9pm and Saturday and Sunday from 11h to 9pm. The price of the ticket for the first hour is 5.20€ and for every 15 additional minutes it costs 1.20€.

actividades happy parc

Carrer de Pau Claris, 97, Barcelona

933 178 6 60