So you've caught the train into the city, the kids are excited you get there and you're wondering what to do next? There are heaps of great things to do with the kids in the city, so much so you'll probably have to come back another day to see and do it all! There are some great free and cheap things to do in the city and Northbridge, and because a day in the city can be very tiring we'll show you some great places to sit down and enjoy something yummy to eat!
Give the kids the treat of a milkshake made from all their favourite treats. Just a short stroll from the Water Labyrinth in the Carillon Arcade
Big outdoor movie screen, see Free Flicks for Kids Saturday nights, and enjoy the Northbridge Piazzarama on the first Sunday of the month between Sept & May
James St Amphitheatre
Located in the Perth Cultural Centre Northbridge near the State Library of WA, this is a great place to stop and have something to eat and drink. Kids will love watching the big screen and running around in the large amphitheatre, in the school holidays they show lots of short kids films.
This amazing FREE playspace is right outside the front door to the museum and the kids will love it.
DFES Education & Heritage Centre - open Tues - Thurs, learn all about Perth's fire and emergency services past and present. Dress up like a fire fighter, ride the fire pole and enjoy lots of other interactive displays.
Perth State Library
The Place at the Perth State Library is located in Northbridge near the Perth Museum, parents and children can read stories and do activities. No bookings required and no fee for entry.
Look for frogs in this beautiful swamp located in the Perth Cultural Centre across from the Perth Museum
Get a photo with the kanagaroos on St Georges Tce
You can find the kangaroo statues outside the Supreme Court Gardens.
Cafe Myriade Board Game Cafe Northbrige (now closed)
Catch the Blue Cat bus and get off at the Aberdeen St stop. Take a break and enjoy some quality family time, heaps of fun and classic board games for families to play while you enjoy a coffee and desert, lots of games to choose from with games to suit ages 0-99yrs! 2-98 Lake St, Perth
Margaret River Chocolate Factory Perth
Sample some of the best chocolate you will ever taste, at the new store located at 317 Murray St.
Perth City Farm East Perth
Jump on the Yellow Cat bus or hop off at Claisebrook Train Station, wander through the beautiful gardens and grab a coffee at the cafe.
Across from Mounts Bay Hospital this hidden playground is set amongst beautiful gardens and has a huge slide both kids and adults will love!
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