Fun for children

Children's smiling faces and excited, sparkling eyes are a joy to see. Spend a perfect summer day at a play park or at a petting zoo, drive a pedal car or solve a chemical problem at a science camp. You can even become a pirate or help your baby to create art at a colour workshop. When children are having fun, their parents are too. What would you like to experience with your children? Explore also the maritime destinations and activities.

Animals and things to do at Koivuniemen Herra

What does a chicken say? Koivuniemen Herra is a petting zoo and activity centre for children in Merikarvia Bring your whole family and enjoy the peaceful countryside. Koivuniemen Herra offers children a variety of experiences from tractor rides to jumping in the hay. Animals are a natural part of life at the farm. Take the little lambs for a walk or help with gathering eggs. You can visit Koivuniemen Herra for a day or a longer holiday. Learn more about the accommodation options and other various opportunities offered by Koivuniemen Herra.
MuuMaa at Koivuniemen Herra

© Koivuniemen Herran MuuMaa

Prehistory at the Laughing Dragon

Are you brave like a Viking? The Laughing Dragon – The Information Centre of Prehistory in Eura – familiarises visitors with life during the Iron Age. Explore discoveries from the Viking Age and the many temporary exhibitions. The Laughing Dragon also has swords, toys, dishes and other artefacts modelled after prehistoric discoveries. At this exhibition, you are allowed to touch everything!
>> The Laughing Dragon

Kirjurinluoto and Pelle Hermanni Park

Viksu the Rook invites you to visit Kirjurinluoto! The Pori park area is a dream come true for children and adults alike - there is something to do for everyone. You can start your day at Pelle Hermanni Park, which you’ll recognise from the Pikku Kakkonen children's show, then learn about the local animals and have an adventure on a pirate ship! Fill your belly at one of the many cafés or enjoy a relaxing picnic in the sun. Want more action? Challenge a friend to a game of miniature golf, identify plants along the nature trail or rent a pedal car for the whole family. Kirjurinluoto is never boring!
Kirjurinluoto and Pelle Hermanni Park

© Marko Mikkola

Come and play at the Kippari Park in Rauma

You can play at the Kippari Park in Rauma throughout the year. The traffic park offers a safe environment for children to learn the rules of the road, so grab a bicycle, pedal car or electric car and screech your tyres, weather permitting! Guided activities are organised throughout the summer. Remember to pay attention to the pedestrians!
Kippari Park in Rauma

Sailors' life at Rauma Maritime Museum

Ahoy, all aboard! Rauma Maritime Museum offers something to see and experience for everyone, including the youngest family members. The "Do Touch!" features of the exhibition allow children to learn first-hand about life at sea. Put your sailing skills to the test in the navigation simulator! The museum also offers guided adventure tours for birthday parties and school and nursery groups. The tours must be booked in advance. Pull up the anchor and head for an adventure. Explore a wreck or sail around Cape Horn!
The Rauma Maritime Museum

© Rauman merimuseo

Visit Olkiluoto

Learn more about the interesting world of nuclear power at the Olkiluoto Visitor Centre. The Electricity from Uranium science exhibition is open daily. Olkiluoto also organises science and technology camps for children of various ages in the summer. Solve natural scientific problems or do physics and chemistry experiments! Are you the next Albert Einstein?
Olkiluoto Visitor Centre

Colour workshops for families with babies

Colour workshops are about experiencing colours and materials through several senses, interactive activities and living in the moment. Workshops begin with touching different materials and end with hand-made creations. These workshops are intended for babies and older children. Provide your child with a colourful experience – come and enjoy art together! Colour workshops are organised by the Pori Centre for Children's Culture and the Network of Children's Culture in Satakunta. 
Colour workshops for babies

© Päivi Setälä

Free Angry Birds play areas

Help the birds save their young ones from the green pigs! The world's first Angry Birds activity park located in a city centre was opened at the Pori market square in the summer of 2012. Today, there are three Angry Birds parks in Pori: at the market square, in Kirjurinluoto and in Yyteri. The parks have slides, climbing frames, bird nests and much more. All parks are free of charge and open to everyone. Let your imagination fly!

© Tiina Leino