5 activities in Oslo that are perfect for children

A family trip is about creating good memories for both children and adults. Oslo offers a wide selection of activities that are perfect for the whole family. Enjoy fun challenges and fresh air in a climbing park or play mini golf in beautiful surroundings. If the weather isn’t too good, a trampoline park or a play park can give lots of joy on a rainy day. We give you 5 tips for activities in Oslo, suitable for children at all ages.

Indoor play and fun in Nordics biggest play park

Leos play park is located only 25 minutes from Oslo city center and is the biggest play park in the Nordics. The facilities offer plenty of activities suitable for children at all ages, including trampolines, slides, a sports arena for ball sports and much more. For the youngest children, the park has an area named MiniWorld where they can play in a more quiet and safe surrounding. The entrance for children at the ages of 2 to 17 are 205 NOK during the weekends and 185 NOK in the weekdays, while children under 1 year have free entry.

Play mini golf at Ekeberg

Mini golf is a perfect outdoor activity for the whole family in the summer. At Ekebergsletta you will find Søylehuset Café and Mini golf. Here they have a mini golf course available in the period between 1st of July until the 15th of August. The mini golf course consists of two different courses with a total of 18 holes on each course. This is perfect for both children and adults at all ages, where the easiest courses are suitable for children down to the age of three. Ekeberg’s famous landmark, Søylehuset Cafe, is right next to the golf course and is open all year around. Here they serve delicious lunch, waffles and ice cream.

jente spiller minigolf

Jump with joy at a trampoline park

The trampoline park Altitude is Norway’s biggest indoor trampoline park, and is located at Billingstad, just 25 minutes west of downtown Oslo. In addition to trampolines, the park also offers other activities like a climbing wall, space to play canon ball and a ninja court where the children can play ninjas. The age limit in the park is usually 5 years, but every Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 10 am the park arranges Toddler Time. At this time the youngest children can also play around and jump with joy.

Meet the animals at Bogstad Manor

At Bogstad Manor, 30 minutes from Oslo city center, there is a farm and a barn where children can meet different animals such as sheep, cows, pigs, rabbits, goats and hens. The farm has free entry from Tuesdays to Fridays between 12 pm and 4 pm. The Manor also arranges several activities and events all year around. Autumn day is an event where the children can experience sheep shearing, riding horse and carriage as well as other fun activities. They also arrange Christmas where they serve traditional Norwegian porridge and have a Christmas workshop. This is an opportunity for the children to experience Norwegian farming and animal life.

Bogstad Gård Park

Hotels in central Oslo makes it easy to bring the children to different activities

The varied selection of different activities for the whole family mentioned above, are only a small selection of all the opportunities Oslo has to offer. Get inspired by our tips for summer activities and winter activities. If you are planning a trip with the family to the capital, you can stay at one of our hotels located in Oslo city center. We have rooms at our hotels that are well fitted for families with children. You can easily book a room directly on our website. With hotels located in the center of Oslo, you also have good accessibility to public transport so you can get around easily.