To escape to Madrid in June is always worthwhile (especially if we travel with our children). The Spanish capital is the capital of everything and offers an enormous variety of unique activities that are perfect for all the family to enjoy. Entertainment for the old and young with cultural and sporting activities which are always lots of fun.
As at Petit Palace we have a special devotion for families who want to spend their free time together, in this new article we have decided to highlight some of the family activities for your short break in Madrid.
- The Natural Sciences National Museum: Near to the Petit Palace President Castellana you will find the Natural Sciences National Museum, which dates back to XVIII century with numerous species of the animal world. A different museum, entertaining and thrilling with animals, plants, minerals and including weapons from the last century and where the kids can enjoy themselves as never before.
- The House of Perez the Mouse: Who says that Perez the mouse does not exist? If you leave presents or money for your kids when they loose a milk tooth (a popular tradition in Spain and other countries) there is no excuse not to visit Perez the Mouse’s House. A house/museum designed in the way the house of this well known mouse would be, it can be found between the Puerta del Sol and the Gran Via, near to the central Hotel Petit Palace Puerta del Sol.
- Museums of Real Madrid and Atletico de Madrid football clubs: One of the essential visits for families of football enthusiasts are the tours which take place at the Santiago Bernabéu and Vicente Calderon stadiums, the headquarters of Real Madrid and Atletico de Madrid, both finalists of this year’s Champions League. To visit the installations, walk around the football pitches and see their museums is an experience that lovers of this sport will never forget, especially the children.
- Municipal Printing – Book Art: To take a walk through the history of our country’s printing is possible at Municipal Printing – Book Art, a museum located near to our Hotel Petit Palace Plaza del Carmen and where you can find valued objects such as a printing press from the XV11 century, a Planet type setting machine from the beginning of the XX century and various manuscripts produced with ancient techniques.