Touring museums with your children


With the arrival of summer for many families there is the ‘problem’ of occupying the free time of their children. If you have not yet been able to go on holiday or if, for one reason or another, you have stayed in the city, one of the options for this hot summer is the numerous museums around the peninsula.

Yes, because more and more museums and public institutions are organizing themselves to offer programs and activities suitable for children.

In Milan, the MUBA, the children’s museum, organizes until October 31 the Childrenshare, a game to have fun with the cultures of the world and that will be held during the months of Expo 2015. Children will be able to learn about the different variations of the theme ‘Feeding the Planet’, through an installation consisting of tables, dishes, ingredients and furniture typical of eight different countries.

If you are in the capital, children from 5 to 11 years old can have fun in the summer camps of the workshops of the Galleria Borghese in Rome. In the program: admire and learn about the plants of the beautiful gardens, draw and discover the real and mythological animals present at Villa Borghese.

For children who love cinema, the National Cinema Museum of Turin organizes treasure hunts in the halls of the Mole Antonelliana. Guesses and puzzles in search of objects and wonders of the cinema, an appointment not to be missed.

In Venice, at the Penny Guggenheim, every Sunday from 15:00 to 16:30 children between 4 and 10 years old can learn about modern art in an accessible way and involve and put into practice what I teach in a workshop specifically for young guests.

At the Mother of Naples, they organize summer camps to transform children aged 6 to 10 years in real ‘Experts in Contemporary Art’. At the end of the five-day course, relatives and friends are invited to watch a short film in which the children are the protagonists.

In Genoa, the Museo Luzzati, takes its cue from the characters of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ and dedicates each week to a different character. In the workshops of the Officina Didattica children will discover the fantastic world of Alice. Age from 5 to 12 years old.

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