Things to do in Beijing

Make the most of Beijing with the family with events, parks, museums and kids entertainment

30 awesome things to do with kids this June in Beijing
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30 awesome things to do with kids this June in Beijing

Mark your calendars for these upcoming family events in June

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Museum of Ethnic Costumes (北京服装学院民族服饰博物馆)
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Museum of Ethnic Costumes (北京服装学院民族服饰博物馆)

Showcasing the beautiful dress and jewellery of China's many minorities

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Craft time: bringing your child's favourite books to life
Blogs

Craft time: bringing your child's favourite books to life

Parent blogger Crafty Mum shows us how to be the 'queen' of literacy

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You can now walk the roof of the Bird's Nest Stadium
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You can now walk the roof of the Bird's Nest Stadium

Ever fancied clambering up the National Stadium? Now you can

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Summer in Beijing for families

Three spots to go boating in Beijing
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Three spots to go boating in Beijing

Take the entire family out boating at these three spots in Beijing

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Day trip ideas for thrill-seeking families
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Day trip ideas for thrill-seeking families

Get your family squealing with delight at these fun attractions

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The best outdoor pools in Beijing
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The best outdoor pools in Beijing

The first of June marks the first day of pool season in Beijing

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Beijing's best city parks
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Beijing's best city parks

Enjoy the outdoors without traveling out of the city at one of these parks

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Beijing's best theme parks
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Beijing's best theme parks

Everything from high-rolling thrills to cool water park chills

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50 things to do in Beijing

50 things to do in Beijing
Visiting Beijing

50 things to do in Beijing

Whether you're in Beijing for 72 hours or a decade, don't miss the 50 best things to do in the city

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Indoor activities

The Time Out Family Blind Play date

The Time Out Family Blind Play date

We sent two families on a blind (play)date in Beijing. Was it fun at first sight?

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Best indoor play centres
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Best indoor play centres

Ball pools, sand pits, mini-rides, skating field and more

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Beijing's best shopping malls for families
Shopping

Beijing's best shopping malls for families

Play areas, family-friendly restaurants and baby-changing facilities

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Beijing's best museums
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Beijing's best museums

A complete guide to the city's museums whether you want to discover art, history or bees

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Beijing by neighbourhood

Family area guide: CBD
Living in Beijing

Family area guide: CBD

The CBD area has some tranquil green spots amidst the glitz

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Family area guide: Lido and Wangjing
Living in Beijing

Family area guide: Lido and Wangjing

An ideal half-way house between downtown and the suburbs

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Family area guide: Chaoyang Park West
Living in Beijing

Family area guide: Chaoyang Park West

A spacious and safe mini-suburbs close to Sanlitun

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Family area guide: Sanlitun
Living in Beijing

Family area guide: Sanlitun

24-hour district Sanlitun is packed with restaurants and entertainment

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Family area guide: Shunyi
Living in Beijing

Family area guide: Shunyi

Popular with families looking for spacious housing and nature nearby

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Time Out's ultimate Beijing guides

Time Out's ultimate guide to Beijing's Forbidden City
Visiting Beijing

Time Out's ultimate guide to Beijing's Forbidden City

Our step-by-step breakdown of Beijing's Forbidden City

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Time Out's ultimate guide to Beijing's Summer Palace
Visiting Beijing

Time Out's ultimate guide to Beijing's Summer Palace

Our walkthrough tour of the spectacular palace's biggest and best sights

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Time Out's ultimate guide to the Great Wall of China in Beijing

Time Out's ultimate guide to the Great Wall of China in Beijing

All you need to know, from choosing your section to getting there

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