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5 Best Attractions for Kids in Kuala Lumpur

It’s always nice to take your kids out for a vacation and spend some quality time with them. If you were to plan a trip to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, you will be spoilt for choice with the number of attractions the city has to offer for the kids. If not all, you can at least cover 5 best attractions for kids in Kuala Lumpur.

To make every moment count here are 5 best attractions for your kids in Kuala Lumpur.

Aircraft museum

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We all know how fascinated kids are with the very mention of aircrafts, they can swoon and cry in ecstasy if you take them to the Royal Malaysian Air Force Museum located at Kuala Lumpur Airbase and it is one of the oldest base in Malaysia which was handed over to the museum in 1960. This museum is not only fascinating for the kids but also the aircraft enthusiasts from all age groups. It has around 20 different aircraft on display and your kids are free to touch, see and explore them all at the museum. The entrance is free and this can be covered in an hour’s time.

KLCC Aquaria

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Who wouldn’t love the sight of deep blue interiors filled with water and aquatic animals? The Kuala Lumpur Convention Center in the Kuala Lumpur city center has an enormous aquarium that exhibits over 5000 freshwater and marine life which includes tiger sharks, sea snakes, coral fish, and seahorse. It is truly a treat for the eyes and the feast for the senses as it also helps you relax as you watch the exotic marine life while moving around in a boat deck.

Sunway lagoon

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The splash of water rides, the squeal of joy as you ride thorough the water is something that you and the kids wouldn’t want to miss. A theme park located in Petaling Jaya, about 15 kms away from Kuala Lumpur has an artificial surf simulator which is the first of its kind in Malaysia. It has a water park, scream park, an amusement park, and wildlife park which is an all in one attraction for the kids.

Berjaya Times Square Theme Park

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One of the largest indoor theme parks located inside the Berjaya Times Square shopping mall it is divided into two zones for adults and kids. With amazing roller-coaster rides, shopping malls and kids rides the theme park is designed in a way to meet the needs of kids and adults alike.

National Science Centre

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The National Science Centre, in Kuala Lumpur, is a must-visit for the kids as it houses some interesting science and technology exhibits.  It is shaped like a mosque with a large dome and is divided into several units with exhibits. The moon walking experience is a must for the kids, they can also take part in science-themed experiments. It is also known as Pusat Sains Negara,  and is home to the first ever overhead freshwater aquarium with 32 species of local freshwater fishes in Malaysia. There’s also a hall where you can watch a science show that beam straight into the interior of the main dome. The science center is open between Saturday – Thursday from 9AM – 5 PM.

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