8 Spots in Fukuoka to Enjoy As a Family

If you visit Fukuoka with small children, you might find that the children will get fussy with an itinerary that just has sightseeing in it. For times like that, you should check out these facilities for children.


Things to Do

1. Fukuoka Anpanman Children's Museum in Mall 


This is a very popular facility with children, because they can take photos with and interact with their beloved Anpanman. There are dance events and meeting times with the characters. The sight of the children running around excitedly is fun for the adults too, and you can take photos in the studio made to look like Anpanman's world. Also, you can eat character bread at Jam Ojii-san's bakery.

Business hours: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (last entry 5:00 PM)

Closed on New Year's Day

Entrance fee: 1,500 yen

HP: museum.anpanman-acm.co.jp/en/

HP: museum.anpanman-acm.co.jp/tc/index.html (中文)

HP: www.fukuoka-anpanman.jp/index.html (Japanese)

Address: Hakata Ribarein 5-6F, 3-1 Shimokawabata-machi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka (Google Map)

2. Kashii Kaen Sylvania Garden 

Sylvania Garden is a place where you can eat food made by the bunny dad in Sylvania Forest Kitchen, stop by the house of the Kurumi squirrel family, and even sing and dance during shows put on by the Hanazono bunny family. Sylvania is a country beloved by many girls. They'll definitely be very excited! 

Business hours: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Entrance fee: 600 yen for children, 900 yen for adults

HP: www.nnr.co.jp/kashiikaen/ (Japanese Only)

Address: 7-2-1 Kasumigaoka, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka (Google Map)

3. Ehon Koubo 5628mama


5628mama is in a quiet residential area, and it's a place where parents and children can participate in creative activities like making their own picture books or art therapy while bonding. It's recommended so moms can relax and spend time with their children in a safe, calm space. 

*Photo is for illustration purposes.

Business hours: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

HP: 5628mama.com/ (Japanese Only)

Address: 3-8-3 Nata, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka

(Google Map)

4. Mollyfantasy

This facility was created so that families could have fun together enjoying a ton of attractions beloved by children like Merry Go Rounds and indoor playgrounds. It's larger and has more attractions than other facilities, so adults get excited here as well. Children above 3 years old can enter alone, so you can drop them off and enjoy leisurely shopping.

*Photo is for illustration purposes.

Business hours: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Entrance fee: 600 yen for the first 30 minutes, 400 yen per every 30 minutes after that

HP: www.fantasy.co.jp/brand/skidsgarden.html (Japanese Only)

Address: Inside Aeon Mall Fukuoka Ito, 113-1 Tokunaga, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka (Google Map)

5. Mo Mo Land Yuyama Farm


Mo Mo Land is both a sightseeing farm and a dairy farm, and here you can ride horses, milk cows, and enjoy a petting zoo for free! They also have a 48m long roller slide as well as plenty of food, so the whole family can enjoy their day there. There's a nursing room, so you can comfortably bring very young children as well.

Business hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Closed on Wednesdays

Free entry

HP: www.mo-mo-land.com/ (Japanese Only)

Address: 710-2 Kashiwara, Minami-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka (Google Map)

6. Sample RIKI 

Sample RIKI is a place where you can make food samples like those in restaurants, including sweets like cakes or macarons. The parfait course where you can choose your toppings is particularly popular, so you can make your very own food sample! Reservations required.

Business only: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

HP: www.5670018.com/ (Japanese Only)

Address: 4-20-30 Kashihara, Minami-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka

 (Google Map)

7. Bornelund Asobi no Sekai 

Bornelund Asobi no Sekai is a place where children from ages 0 to 12 can have fun and play while strengthening their bodies and knowledge. They can enjoy playing in the ball pit and on the trampoline. There are two types of play areas, "movement" and "quiet," and they support the growth of the child with a balance between the heart, mind, and body.

Business hours: 10:30 AM - 7:30 PM (last entry 7:00 PM)

Entrance fee: 600 yen for the first 30 minutes, then 100 yen per every 10 minutes for children, and 500 yen for adults *1,700 yen for a free pass only on weekends (1 adult, 1 child)

HP: kidokid.bornelund.co.jp/hakata-riverain/ (Japanese Only)

Address: Hakata Ribarain Mall by Takashimaya 2F, 3-1 Shimokawabata-machi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka (Google Map)

8. Fantasy Kids Resort Fukuoka

Fantasy Kids Resort is Japan's largest indoor amusement park, and there are various attractions centered around a few themes, such as the Fuwafuwa (Fluffy) Area, the Photo and Fashion Studio, the Event Plaza, and more. There are corners like the Kids' Racing Area, Fun Fun Factory, and Toy Town - so many fun things to do that you'll need more than a day! You won't get tired of it no matter how many times you visit.

Business hours: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM on weekdays, 10:00 - 8:00 PM on weekdays, holidays, and during summer, spring, and winter breaks

Entrance fee for children: 990 yen for the Fantasy Pack and 660 yen for the Twilight Pack 

HP: www.fantasyresort.jp/info/fukuoka (Japanese Only)

Address: Aeon Fukuoka Higashi Shopping Center 2F, 2-14-1 Befukita, Shime-machi, Kasuya-gun, Fukuoka (Google Map)

The information in this article is accurate at the time of publication.

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