Things to do in BRANTFORD with kids

Would you rather…explore a secret bunker, step back in time and experience life as a pioneer, explore caves and mine for gemstones, feast in the 11th century, or enjoy a rodeo at a fun fair?

Can’t decide? You don’t have to – they are ALL in Ontario!

From amazing cities, quaint country towns to incredible wonders of the world (Niagara Falls anyone?) – Ontario is an incredible place to visit with kids!

That secret bunker? Diefenbunker Canadas Cold War Museum was built to protect from attacks and is now a fascinating museum. Experience pioneer life 200 years ago with attractions like Champlain Trails Museum and Lang Pioneer Village Museum.  Scenic Caves Nature Adventures can take you deep underground (and also high up in the trees!), and that 11th century feast? Only Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament! King Phillippe awaits!

Then get your kicks at Western Fair with that super fun rodeo!

 Snow activities, zoos, farms, museums, indoor play…the list is endless! Ontario? Ontari-GO!

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  • Brant Museum and Archives

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    Brantford

    The Brant Historical Society seeks to broaden the understanding of our community and its people by exploring our heritage within the Brant area through innovative partnerships and learning ...

  • Canadian Military Heritage Museum

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    (1 miles) Brantford

    CMHM is a not for profit privately run museum. The museum can only exist with the funds collected from your visitations and donations. Please visit and view our large assortment of artifacts. Our ...

  • Personal Computer Museum

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    (1 miles) Brantford

    Explore Canada's largest collection of microcomputers, video games, and video discs! Parents explore their own history while children discover how games have evolved in the last 30 years.

  • Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant

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    (2 miles) Brantford

    Located in Glenhyrst Gardens, a beautifully landscaped sixteen-acre park on the banks of the Grand River, Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant offers exciting views both indoors and out.

  • Brantford and Area Sports Hall of Recognition

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    (2 miles) Brantford

    Discover the achievements of some of Brantford and Brant County’s finest athletes along with those who have contributed towards the pursuit of sporting excellence.

  • Bell Homestead National Historic Site

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    (2 miles) Brantford

    Discover the household of Alexander Melville and Eliza Bell, the events surrounding the invention of the telephone by Alexander Graham Bell, and the origins of Canadian Telephone operations to 1880.

  • Brantford Twin Valley Zoo

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    (7 miles) Brantford

    Learn about the animals of the world, explore nature trails, and even see baby animals up close - all at this Ontario zoo!

  • Adelaide Hunter Hoodless Homestead

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    (7 miles) St. George

    Adelaide Hunter Hoodless Homestead is a National Historic Site. It is the birthplace and childhood home of one of Canada's most eminent citizens. Growing up on a mid-19th century farm with its ...

  • Chiefswood National Historic Site

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    (9 miles) Ohsweken

    Chiefswood stands testament to the legacy of the Johnson Family and within the societal sphere of Six Nations in the 19th century. Home to a Mohawk Confederacy Chief, and infamous daughter-Emily ...

  • African Lion Safari

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    (15 miles) Cambridge

    Go “On Safari!” and get closer than you ever imagined to over 1,000 exotic birds and animals from around the world! See majestic lions, rare cheetah, a herd of graceful giraffe, and a crash of ...

  • Cambridge Sculpture Garden

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    (15 miles) Cambridge

    Nestled along the historic Grand River and joining the Trans Canada Trail, the CSG offers a central oasis to picnic, walk, contemplate, attend an art show, or participate in one of our many ...

  • Cambridge Centre for the Arts

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    (15 miles) Cambridge

    The Art Gallery at the Cambridge Centre for the Arts offers an enlightening experience for visitors to discover and appreciate a broad range of artistic expression.

  • Dundas Museum & Archives

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    (18 miles) Dundas

    Informative, and fun! At the Dundas Museum & Archives, discover Dundas from the time of the glaciers’ slow carving of the valley through to today’s vibrant community. We invite you to visit and ...

  • Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

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    (18 miles) Glanbrook

    Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum is a living museum featuring the aircraft used by Canadians or Canada's Military from the beginning of World War II up to the present. The Museum's collection ...

  • Airborne Trampoline KW

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    (20 miles) Cambridge

    Open jump for those active kids in this indoor trampoline park in Ontario, with gymnastics training, birthday parties, Mom & Tots, and camps too!

  • Canadian Football Hall of Fame

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    (21 miles) Hamilton

    This is the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum: Celebrating the History of Football in Canada at all levels!

  • Art Gallery of Hamilton

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    (21 miles) Hamilton

    Founded in 1914, the Art Gallery of Hamilton is Ontario’s third largest public art gallery and owns one of the finest collections of art in Canada, featuring over 9,000 works of art including ...

  • Royal Botanical Gardens

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    (22 miles) Hamilton/Burlington

    Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) enjoys a worldwide reputation based on its first-class horticultural collection and natural lands. It is Canadas largest botanical garden and one of the countrys premier ...

  • Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

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    (22 miles) Cambridge

    Discover 1000's of free-flying butterflies in a tropical garden. Explore a vast collection of insects, meet live giant exotic bugs and experience the tropics!

  • Artery Gallery

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    (24 miles) Kitchener

    The Artery’s mandate is to provide a space for exhibitions and creative projects. We hope to fulfill a responsibility to the artistic community by providing a venue for outstanding emerging art as ...

  • Hammon Museum of Radio

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    (25 miles) Guelph

    The new Museum is now home to hundreds of receivers and transmitters dating from the spark era up to and including National's first solid state HRO500. Over the years the Museum has evolved to ...

  • Bingemans Conference and Recreation Centre

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    (25 miles) Kitchener

    The area's largest water park, offers days of fun and entertainment for kids of all ages. there is also the newest and largest indoor family playground in the region with 25,000 square feet of fun.

  • Battlefield House Museum

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    (26 miles) Stoney Creek

    When you come to visit us at Battlefield House Museum in Stoney Creek, you will find living history. Experience life in the early nineteenth century, as our museum staff, dressed in period costume, ...

  • Canadian Drilling Rig Museum

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    (26 miles) Selkirk

    The Canadian Drilling Rig Museum is located in Rainham Centre, at the corner of Rainham Road and Kohler Road. The museum has a fully functional historic drilling rig and information on the history of ...

  • Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery

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    (26 miles) Waterloo

    The CCGG is recognized nationally for its critically acclaimed exhibitions, lectures, conferences, classes, workshops, tours, and specialized library, archive, and research centre.

  • Burlington Art Centre

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    (27 miles) Burlington

    We engage the community in the appreciation and creation of visual arts and are home to our art and fine craft guilds. We provide opportunities for discovery and ‘hands-on’ learning, as well as ...

  • Adventure Village

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    (27 miles) Hamilton

    Adventure Village is set on over 3 acres of beautiful rolling hills with lush vegetation, 5 waterfalls, 6 fish ponds, rapids, shipwrecks, and features a wide range of fun things to do including, ...

  • Brubacher House

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    (27 miles) Waterloo

    Learn first hand from knowledgeable tour guides about the life of a Pennsylvania German Mennonite family during the mid-nineteenth century. See an authentic depiction of a Pennsylvania German farm ...

  • Kelso Conservation Area

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    (27 miles) Burlington

    Kelso Conservation Area is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. Indulge in a swim at a sandy beach, fish for trout in the glistening lake or get energized with some great downhill skiing at Glen Eden Ski ...

  • Castle Kilbride

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    (27 miles) Baden

    In an era when important landmarks are all too often sacrificed in the name of progress, Castle Kilbride stands as a monument to our heritage, our traditions, and to the commitment that the people of ...

  • The Childrens Art Factory

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    (28 miles) Guelph

    Drop in art program for 2 to 5 year olds with varying weekly big art themes, with of costumes and puppet theater!

  • ONE AXE Pursuits

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    (29 miles) Guelph

    If your kids are going to learn how to climb, real outdoor rock climbing is the way to go. With personal coaching and top-notch instructors, the whole family is guaranteed awesome outdoor fun!

  • Beachville and District Museum

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    (29 miles) Beachville

    The museum is situated on 4.5 acres of lush parkland. Beachville was the heart of Oxford County and possesses a fascinating history. It houses many interesting artifacts from Mastadon bones, a ...

  • Annandale National Historic Site

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    (30 miles) Tillsonburg

    Nationally designated for its magnificent interior, Annandale House serves as a monument to the Victorian style of design known as the Aesthetic Art Movement.

  • Bronte Creek Provincial Park

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    (31 miles) Oakville

    Enjoy the great outdoors! Camp, swim, picnic, fish, hike, rollerblade, toboggan and more! Plus enjoy a Children's Farm and Play Barn.