The Parc de la Villette is after Disneyland Park, Paris's top children attraction.
The park is divided into several units:
Cite des Sciences et de l'Industrie that is a science-museum
The Geode an enormous globe with IMAX 3D
Argonaute a French navy submarine inside a museum with indoor wall climbing for children.
A 35 acre park and the Cite des Enfants are an amazing playground for kids. Metro: Porte de la Villette
Cite des Sciences et de l'Industrie
It is the most instructive fun museum. Here is super modern and high-tech. Explora is a science playground divided into 18 sections: space, ocean, Images, environment, automobiles...
Everywhere some buttons to push, something to discover.
This metal sphere is the symbol of La Villette. Inside IMAX 3D movies are shown on a huge screen.
Closed to the Geode is a former French Naval Submarine. It is a really nice visit narrows decks.
Cite des Enfants
The Cite des Enfants is a must! Specially designed for young children 2 separates areas for ages 3-5 and 6-12. Experiences with robots, giant foam blocks...Includes a butterfly farm, an ant farm...
14 hectares the park is designed in 1980. The massive chinese dragon slide is a must!
Cite de la Musique
Conservatoire nationale de musique.
Allow at least 2 hours for the visit
Departure point for Paris Canal boat cruises on the Canal de l'Ourcq runs between La villette and The Musee d'Orsay.
Some of the best events at La Villette Paris are:
Cirque Mandingue: La Villette October 4 to 29, 2017
Comic Con Paris: Grande Halle de la Villette October 27, 28, 29, 2017
Pitchfork Music Festival: November 2 to 4, 2017 at the Grande Halle
Le Québec at La Villette: November 24 to December 31, 2017
Jours de Fête: funfair December 9 to January 7, 2018. On the park
100% Festival: March 1 to April 30, 2018. In the park
Villette Sonique Festival: May 23 to 27, 2017
Arc de Triomphe
Bois de Vincennes
Bois de Boulogne
Jardin du Luxembourg
Philharmonie de Paris