Kid Zania In Dubai Mall Overview

Inside the Dubai Mall is a tiny replica of a real city where kids can role-play adult professions, from firefighters to car dealers and much more. From fighting “fires” and investigating “criminals” to flipping burgers and selling cars, let your little ones role-play in realistic settings at KidZania.

KidZania spread over 7000 sq.m is a facsimile version of a real city for kids aged 4 – 16 to impart real-life skills through fun and role-play with over 80 real-life activities. It helps equip a child with managerial abilities, joint effort, originality, and communal skills that aren’t taught in a classroom.

KidZania, a children’s edutainment global indoor theme park, is located on the 2nd floor of the Dubai Mall in Downtown Dubai. The theme park replicates the trappings of a real city with complete infrastructures such as buildings, vehicles, and cemented roads, a buoyant economy and business establishments such as supermarkets, restaurants, real estate, hospitals, Industries, entertainment houses, transport and logistics, Automobile shops and beauty salons.

Many of these facilities are owned and sponsored by prominent brands such as McDonald's, Coca Cola, Kellogg’s, Colgate, DHL, Dettol, Kinder, Waitrose, Pizza Express, etc. This adds an aura of authenticity to the experience and offers youngsters practical training on adaptability and managerial skills.

Children can go into the KidZania by registering and buying the ticket at the Emirates desk at KidZania International airport. The special tag given at the airport prevents kids from leaving the premises without their escorts. Each child is given 50 KidZos cheques on entering the KidZania, which he/she can deposit or encash at Al Hilal bank to 50 KidZos, the official currency. Kids can spend it like real money at either supermarket or restaurant or beauty salon.

Kids can earn KidZos or money by opting for a job of their choice. Over 60 jobs such as dental, aviation, beautician, doctor, builder, etc amuse youngsters. Information board at the respective arena reveal what the activity or Job is about, duration of the activity and details like whether you will earn KidZos or pay KidZos to participate in the activity.

Adults alone, without kids, are not allowed to enter KidZania. While Kids aged 4-16 yrs enjoy the above activities in KidZania, the infants aged below 4 yrs, derive pleasure from the Fun First Nursery, a KidZania initiative.

Fun First Nursery offers activities that improve the physical and thinking skills of 2 yr old infants. Kids between 2 -4 yr are provided unmatched care and expert guidance with a focus on play-based learning and a range of fun activities. Trained adult helpers who are referred to as “Zupervisors’ provide supervision and support for all activities and at all times.

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• Kidzania Dubai is an award winning edutainment park. Your kids can come over and pretend working in more than 40 departments, earn money, and spend as per their wishes.
• One of the best places in Dubai for improving your kids' managerial abilities, joint effort, communal skills, and originality.
• Spread over 7000 square meters, this place is a scaled replica of a realworld city including replicas of buildings, vehicles, roads, houses, transports, hospitals, industries, and logistics that attracts kids in between 2 - 6 years to learn, earn, and enjoy everything in a real world scenario with lots of others.
• Your kids will need to open a bank account and then deal with KidZo’s (money) collected from the work they do during their day out with their friends.
• When kids indulge in a wide range of activities, adults spend time chilling out at adult facilities, dine at restaurants, and shop souvenirs from various stores.
• Kidzania hosts all sorts of celebrations for childrens in its premises giving you a once in a lifetime experience of themed parties.


• Wheelchair Accessible

How To Reach

Kidzania located at Dubai Mall can be reached from the Airport by either taking a bus, train, and taxi. The quickest way to reach Dubai Mall from Dubai Airport is by engaging a car, which takes 14 minutes and charges around Rs. 850-1100 (45 AED - 58 AED).

One can reach Dubai Mall Metro station from Dubai Airport by boarding the Red Line metro from the airport's terminal 3 (T3) or terminal 1 (T1). Feeder buses from Dubai Mall metro ply visitors directly to Dubai Mall.

Visitors can also reach Dubai Mall from Metro station through Metro Link Bridge, an 828 m air-conditioned walkway with 5 travelators in either direction. Metro train ride costs between Rs. 60 – 85 and takes 33 minutes. From Dubai Airport, Line 27 Bus transport tourists to Dubai Mall for Rs. 110 -170 in 32 minutes.

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Best Time To Visit

The best time for visitors’ to visit KidZania, Dubai is during the period between November and February, when the weather is not scorching hot. Weekends, National holidays like Eid or Ramadan, etc witness huge crowds and serpentine queues.

For your child to explore KidZania without constraints and enjoy more activities and earn more Kidzos, plan your trip to Kidzania on a weekday and early in the morning.

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Places to visit near Kidzania Dubai

1. VR Park: A 75,000 sq. ft two-storeyed indoor theme park with 18 interactive rides, games, and journeys complemented by Augmented and Virtual Reality transport the visitors into a hitherto unknown world eliciting squeals of delight and shrieks of fright.

Designed to suit all age groups and proclivities – adventure, horror, mystical, etc, the activities both individual and Team-based present an unprecedented experience.

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2. Dubai Ice Rink: It’s an Olympic sized indoor ice-field located at the ground floor that extends to the 2nd floor of the Dubai Mall. Penguin-Pal skating aids, individual and group training sessions, and assistance by coach helps even beginners to learn and enjoy the experience.

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3. The Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo: A gigantic aquarium at Dubai Mall, admeasuring 51 x 20 x 11 meters with 30,000 aquatic life including 400 sharks and rays enthrals the visitors, who can view it through the World's largest acrylic panel for free.

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4. Dubai Fountain: It is the world’s largest musical fountain with powerful jets that shoot water sprays to a height of 150 meters to the accompaniment of songs and music from contemporary pop to classical and set against 6,000 dazzling lights and emblazoned by 50 color projects. A free for all show that makes your day.

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5. Burj Khalifa: A 828 meters high skyscraper with 163 habitable floors, Burj is the tallest structure and centerpiece of Downtown Dubai. A 65-meter moving walkway, the world’s fastest elevator and the floor-to-ceiling windows on the deck that offers spectacular views of the Dubai bedazzle the visitors.

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6. Dubai Opera: It’s an impressive arts venue in the shape of a traditional sailing vessel that hosts programs of the varied genres such as opera, musicals, ballet, theatre, rock, pop, jazz and comedy to entertain visitors.

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7. Hub Zero: Hub Zero presents a world’s best gaming experience to both kids and seasoned gamers. Conceptualized and designed in collaboration with 5 of the prominent gaming industries, it transports the visitors into a new world through interactive gaming which range from basics like Pac-Man, pinball machines to virtual reality games.

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8. Laguna Waterpark: For persons who take to water like fish, Laguna Waterpark provides an ultimate experience. The park features four distinct zones – Surf, Relax, Slide, and Splash. Five main rides, pool lounge, children’s zone, lazy river, top-notch cafes, and funky shops enthrall the visitors to the core.

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Restaurants Near KidZania

1. BiCE Mare - Dubai: BiCE Mare is known for its phenomenal food and cocktails. Located close to the Kidzania park, it is known for offering the guests with surreal views of the water show as well as a great range of food.

You will get to enjoy a contemporary setting that overlooks the beautiful Dubai fountain and Burj Khalifa. This restaurant is very much famous for its seafood cuisine and award winning Italian menu. 

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2. Bull & Bear - Waldorf Astoria Dubai DIFC: Bull & Bear gets a wonderful location in the Dubai International Financial Centre close to KidZania. It has got an upmarket feel and luxury interior that will just make your day with delightful recipes.

Heading over to this place, you will get to enjoy mouthwatering specialties starting from vegan to best meat on the market. You will really be stunned with some of the unique beverage creations of chefs that range from classy to quirky. 

3. Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Dubai: Located at the Dubai International Financial Centre, the Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse can be considered as a haven for meat lovers. You can come over to this place with your loved ones to taste flavourful international dishes prepared freshly. The hospitable staff members will make you feel comfortable in the middle of all hustle and bustle. 

4. Penrose Lounge - Four Seasons Dubai DIFC: Penrose Lounge is one of the best places in Dubai for gathering. It offers international cuisines to the guests in an elegant way. The interior of this place is very well decorated to give you an upmarket feel.

You will find bookshelves, old sofas, and armchairs fitted in a cosy setting to give you a wonderful vibe for those light meals and evening cocktails. Come over to this place for your post shopping tea and get refreshed.

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Places to Shop near Kidzania Dubai

1. Aigner: Aigner is one of the notable hubs for shopping in Dubai that deals with fashion accessories of the modern times. During your visit to this place, you will find the accessories with a perfect blend of tradition, innovation and trends. Some of the must buy things from this place would be silk scarves and ties for men.1

2. Al Jaber Gallery - The Fountains: If you are looking out for souvenir shopping then the best place close to Kidzania would be Al Jaber Gallery which deals with a wide range of gifts and souvenirs. This shopping destination was established in the year 1960 and you will get to shop handicrafts and many antiques. 

3. Abdul Samad Al Qurashi: Abdul Samad Al Qurashi is one of the native brands of Dubai that has grown to provide one of the best fragrances at the present time. Located close to Kidzania park, this is one of the best places to shop from a wide range of fragrances and perfumes. 

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Tips for Visiting Kidzania Dubai

  • Plan your trip to Kidzania on a weekday. It is better to avoid Weekends and National holidays to ensure to avoid long queues and inordinate delays.
  • Arrive early so that you can complete buying tickets at check-in-counters without any hassle. 
  • An easy way to save both money and time is by booking tickets online. You not only save money through online deals but avoid waiting time at counters.
  • For your child to experience maximum enjoyment, make sure you and your child are dressed comfortably. Also, wear comfy sports shoes that do not hinder when you're walking around.
  • To optimize your child’s earnings, pick up activities that have shorter queues and more earning potential such as dentistry. 
  • Avoid spending your child’s Kidzos on her lunch. Ask him/her to opt jobs at Pizza Express, McDonald's, etc, where they can prepare their own meal. He/she will not earn any kidZos but can gain priceless experience and have fun.
  • Guardian or Parent must accompany a child at all times inside KidZania if he/she is under 120 cm.
  • Adults can leave his/her child inside the park, leave the arena and re-enter without paying only 2 times in a single visit. But a child is not allowed re-admission if he goes out of the KidZania without repayment.
  • KidZania does not allow outside food and beverages.
  • Visitors are not allowed to bring in pets inside the park.
  • Tourists are not permitted to smoke or chew gum inside the park arena.

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Point of Interest for Kid Zania In Dubai Mall
Kinder Chocolate

Kinder Chocolate

A kid can work in a Kinder factory and learn how to make lip-smacking chocolates of different flavors and take them home as a souvenir for friends and family.

Emirates Driving Institute

Emirates Driving Institute

Your child can then join the Emirates Driving Institute, get a driving license and zip across KidZania as racing car driver.

KidZania Hospital

KidZania Hospital

If the kid has interest in Medicine, he can either become a dentist and learn about oral hygiene or be a surgeon and deal with emergencies and perform an operation or look after babies in the nursery.



A youngster can work at McDonald’s, which is a real working restaurant, don the McDonald apron, hair net, and hat and help prepare his own meal. You may not earn any KidZos for this activity, but you can save valuable KidZos by having a free meal. In addition, you can take the McDonald uniform home with you.

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Fire Department

Fire Department

Child can don as a firefighter and learn about the fire safety tips and ride the streets of KidZania and put out the fire in KidZania.

Fly Dubai

Fly Dubai

An interested kid can join as Pilot and learn how to land a plane on the simulator and enact as cabin crew on board wearing life jackets doing security briefing. He/she can double his KidZos by performing two activities.

Swiss Arabian Perfumes

Swiss Arabian Perfumes

Beauty conscious kids can manufacture their own perfume bottles by choosing their fragrance, mixing the ingredients, and bottling it. Apart from earning the KidZos, kids can take home a sense of achievement and perfume.

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Fashion Boutique

Fashion Boutique

A child can impress his/her parents, who attend as an audience, with his/her catwalk and Modeling sessions and earn enough currency.

Media House

Media House

If a kid has creative instincts, he/she can enact the role of a cameraman, or editor, or celebrity or host to record, report, interview, and telecast your TV show.

Waitrose Supermarket

Waitrose Supermarket

If a kid has a business mind, he can join the Waitrose supermarket and learn about provisions, food choices, storage, prices, attracting customers, and profit and loss. 

Britannia & Pizza Express

Britannia & Pizza Express

Tiffany biscuit Factory & Pizza Express offer Kids to learn about the ingredients, making process such as dough preparation, and creating or designing their own biscuits and pizzas. They not bag KidZos but also get take their creation home and win friends’ and family’s appreciation.

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Coca Cola Factory & Masafi Juice Factory

Coca Cola Factory & Masafi Juice Factory

A youngster can work as production engineers at Coca Cola and Masafi Juice factory and create juice and bottle them.



A financial whiz kid can take up the duty in Bank and assist fellow kidZanians in the official work and aid them to manage their bank account.

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Kid Zania In Dubai Mall FAQs

What is KidZania?

KidZania is an interactive edutainment theme park in Dubai, that allows kids to role-play the activities of adults in day to day life and learn real-life skills in an indoor city built to imitate an actual city. The indoor city is replete with all the things an actual city boasts of such as edifices, vehicles, roads, and business establishments like hospitals, offices, restaurants, supermarkets, factories, and entertainment houses.

The business establishments in KidZania are run by prestigious companies such as Britannia, Coca Cola, Dettol, Pizza Express, Chevrolet, McDonald's, etc, which adds an element of realism to the experience.

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What are kidZos in KidZania?

KidZos can be considered as a currency for kids in the theme park of KidZania. Kids can earn money by performing every single job in the theme park and with the money they have earned, they can spend it on items and activities.

When you reach KidZania, you would need to open a bank account for your kids and they will get a debit card as well. You can withdraw KidZos from the atms located in the parks as well as swipe to pay for services. If you have some KidZos left in your bank account then you can easily use them at any KidZania park around the globe. 

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What are the things that I should carry to Kidzania?

-A small carry bag

-Water bottle

-Essential activity items

-License and certificates

What is the age limit for KidZania?

Infants under 2 yrs, Toddlers in the age group of 2-3 yrs and children between the ranges of 4- 16 yrs can visit KidZania. Adults and Senior Citizens too can visit the KidZania but only when they accompany at least one kid.

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What is the best time of day to visit Kidzania?

The best time of the day to visit KidZania is early in the morning before the park opens, as there will be fewer crowds and short queues in front of the check-in-counters to buy tickets.

Can adults enter KidZania alone?

No. Adults alone are not eligible to enter KidZania.

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Can Senior citizens also come to Kidzania? How much is the ticket?

Yes. Senior Citizens can visit the theme park but only along with a child. The ticket for sr. citizens are 65 AED.

How long can children stay inside KidZania?

Children can stay inside KidZania until the closing time for the day.

Do I need to book in advance for Kidzania?

No. But it may save your money and time if you book in advance as you avail the discount if there is any and also walk in directly without standing in long queues for buying a ticket.

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What are the activities that can be done here?

Around 60 real world-professions are offered by KidZania for children to imitate adults, learn responsibilities and life-skills, understand their aptitude and interests, and enjoy. Some of the activities include Pilot, cabin crew, Production engineer, firefighter, banker, Baker, Driver, Doctor, Dentist, Salesman, Realtor, Manufacturer or Entrepreneur, etc.

What are the operational days and timings of Kidzania?

KidZania is operational from Sunday to Saturday. During Sunday to Wednesday, it is open to the public from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. While it open from Thursday to Saturday between 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

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Can we leave KidZania and re-enter?

Adults can leave their children inside the park and re-enter KidZania without paying, two times in a single visit.

Can adults enter the activity area?

No. Adults are barred from entering the area, where the activity takes place. They can rest in the parent’s lounge and enjoy the free internet, TV and a bite and beverage at the café.

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Are lockers available in Kidzania?

Yes. Lockers are available inside KidZania.

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Kid Zania In Dubai Mall Reviews

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Reviewed: 17 Sep 2022
I loved the speed of sending tickets
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Niha Imtiaz
Reviewed: 24 Sep 2022
Everything was smooth! Loved the place. If only they could put on the costumes on the kids it would have been more fun!
Reviewed: 04 Sep 2022
Booked the ticket for the same day and received the voucher within 15 minutes. Initially, I was worried whether I will receive the voucher at the same time or it will delayed but the customer service clarified that once I book the tickets the voucher will be send within 30 minutes and the Team will ... Read More
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Reviewed: 22 Feb 2020
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Reviewed: 22 Feb 2020
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Reviewed: 22 Feb 2020
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