Overview

Times

Daily: Mon-Sun, 10am-7pm

Duration

Four hours

Age

Children seven and under must be accompanied by and adult

Accessibility

Please contact venue

Location

KidZania London

Address
Westfield London
4006
Ariel Way
London
W12 7GF

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IMPORTANT: KidZania announced an immediate closure in January 2024.

Let your children immerse themselves in exciting real-life activities at KidZania in Westfield London at Shepherd’s Bush.

Discover a world where children’s dreams become a reality and their imaginations can run wild, as they explore different careers in small-scale replicas of workplaces in their very own city. 

What is KidZania?

Two kids smiling at the camera and proudly showing their KidZania passports.

Designed for children aged four to 14, KidZania is an indoor city with immersive play areas that combine learning with fun. Children aged eight and above can explore KidZania without an adult  and, once inside, they are given the freedom to be the architects of their own destiny and explore the unique city, created just for them.

From joining a fire and rescue unit or presenting a TV show, to being part of a children's spy agency, they will develop essential life skills including teamwork and independence.

Working collaboratively and independently, they are empowered to discover their passions, talents and skills through a range of educational, exciting and immersive experiences that are different every time they visit.

A girl and two boys wearing the fire brigade uniforms and helmets, ready to depart with their team.

What jobs are available at KidZania?

Upon arrival each child will be given 50 kidZos (KidZania currency) as a starting salary on their KidZania Bank card, which they can save and spend once in the city.

There are many jobs available for kids to discover, from being an airline pilot to an actor, firefighter, radio DJ and many more. There are more than 100 exciting careers and roles to try in the immersive city.

Take your career to the skies with the British Airways Aviation Academy, learn to perfect your best jokes at the Acting Academy or discover what it takes to be a fire fighter at the KidZania Fire and Rescue Unit.

Two boys, dressed in pilot uniforms, play in the cockpit of a plane at Kidzania.

With the help of trained supervisor, each child learns valuable skills to perform the chosen profession, combining education with entertainment. Each activity is carefully designed to offer a hands-on experience that reflects real-life scenarios.

What can parents do at KidZania London?

The fire brigade truck parked on the side of a street inside KidZania, a London attraction.

Parents can watch their children enjoying different activities through large windows, but as KidZania is made for children, adults won’t be able to join in most of the activities. Please note that adults still need to purchase a ticket before their visit.

On Sundays, adults can join in the fun and spend quality time with their children in role-play and discovery. Look out for the circular sign indicating which activities are participating in the Family Sundays.

A young girl wearing green scrubs, attending to a patient in the operating room at KidZania London.

Where is it and how do I get there?

KidZania is located on the first level of Westfield London in Shepherd’s Bush, west London.

The closest underground stations are Shepherd's Bush and White City, both on the Central line. Shepherd's Bush station is also served by Southern trains between East Croydon and Watford Junction.

Many local buses also stop at Shepherd’s Bush, including routes 72, 94, 95, 220, 272, 283, 295 and N207.

How long is the experience?

A boy in the KidZania radio studios in London, trying his hand at being a radio presenter.

Each KidZania ticket gives you access to a four-hour time slot. Every activity takes between five and 50 minutes. Four to six activities can be completed during a four-hour visit depending on the activities you pick.

Top tip: Plan ahead to make the most of your visit by downloading a map of KidZania London, then pick your favourite jobs and professions to try.

How much does it cost?

Tickets for KidZania start from £27.00 for children aged between four and 14, and £18 for visitors aged 15 and over. Children aged three years and under can enter for £11.50, but are limited to specific activities (children under 12 months can enter for free).

What other attractions can I see in London?

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Important information

KidZania announced an immediate closure in January 2024.

Prices and opening times

Child ticket (4-14 years old; online price) From £27.00 per ticket
Child ticket (1-3 years old) From £11.50 per ticket
Adult ticket (online price) From £18.00 per ticket

Opening Times

UK term time

Monday to Friday: 10am to 4pm

Saturday to Sunday: 10am to 7pm

UK school holidays

Monday to Sunday: 10am to 7pm

On selected dates throughout the year KidZania may be closed for private hire or have amended opening hours. Check with the venue in advance for the most accurate opening hours.