Attractions for Children in Quebec City

Make Your Family Vacation Unforgettable

Travelling to Quebec City with kids? Treat the whole family to a vacation they won’t soon forget when you visit some of the top family-friendly attractions in the city. From museums to water parks and aquariums, don’t miss out on the top things to do with children in Quebec City.

Aquarium of Quebec

1675 Avenue des Hôtels, Québec, QC G1W 4S3

Come face to face with more than 10,000 marine animals at the Aquarium of Quebec. During your visit, you’ll see everything from colorful fish and amphibians to reptiles and marine mammals. Children will love the stunning ocean displays and delight in the special animal feedings and trainings.

Musée National des Beaux-Arts de Québec 

179 Grande Allée O, Québec, QC G1R 2H1

With a mission to promote and preserve Quebec art, the Musée National des Beaux-Arts de Québec features more than 40,000 works of art from the 17th century to the present day. The museum has curated a variety of activities designed to engage children and make each trip to the museum fun for all ages.

Musée de la Civilisation

85 Rue Dalhousie, Québec, QC G1K 8R2

Situated in Old Quebec City, the Musée de la Civilisation showcases both permanent and rotating exhibitions, most centred around the theme of human and social sciences. They are known for hosting a variety of events, many of which are perfect for children. From guided tours to youth spaces and seasonal activities, there is plenty to keep the little ones occupied at this museum.

Village Vacances Valcartier

1860 Boulevard Valcartier, Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, QC G0A 4S0

No matter what time of year you visit, enjoy a day of fun in the water at Village Vacances Valcartier. They have an indoor water park with two pools, more than 14 slides, a surf wave experience, and an adventure river. They also have a digital game room and outdoor water park.

Méga Parc

5401 Boulevard des Galeries, Québec, QC G2K 1N4

Treat the family to a day of thrills at Méga Parc. An amusement park, Méga Parc has 18 main attractions - including a carousel, a 4D experience, and a roller coaster - to delight park goers of all ages. They also host kids birthday parties and group events. 

Ghost Tours

34 Boulevard Champlain, Québec, QC G1K 4H7

Chills and thrills await on a famous Quebec City ghost tour. The Ghost Tours of Quebec company offers a variety of tours, perfect for families and groups. On your tour, you'll walk the cobblestoned streets led by costumed tour guides as you listen to 400 years' worth of spooky tales.

Ice Skating │November to March

Patinoire de la place D'Youville, 995 Rude D'Youville, Québec, QC G1K 3P1

Enjoy a day of outdoor fun at the Place Youville ice skating rink. This outdoor rink is open from November to March with day and nighttime hours available. There is no admission fee to skate and you can rent skates, or sharpen your own onsite.

Explore more things to do with children in Quebec City using the map below. Looking for even more recommendations? Get in touch with our concierge team for help with planning adventures including visiting Canyon Saint-Anne or canoeing and snowshoeing in Jacques Cartier National Park.

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