Things to do in ORONO 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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  • Jungle Cat World Wildlife Park

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    (1 miles) Orono

    Big cats and more at this wildlife park with nearly 180 animals representing over 60 species. Free daily feeding tours, plus Animal Encounters too!

  • Bowmanville Zoo

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    (5 miles) Bowmanville

    Experience a close encounter of the wild kind. Bowmanville Zoo is an intimate and interactive zoo with educating live animal shows daily in the Animal Theatre. Animal rides and carnivore feedings. ...

  • Clarington Museums and Archives

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    (6 miles) Bowmanville

    Check out our exciting exhibits at Clarington Museums and Archives, they include permanent exhibits such as Pioneer Heritage, Edwardian Lifestyles in addition to traveling exhibitions from museums ...

  • AAG Laser Tag

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    (6 miles) Bowmanville

    Outdoor Laser Tag near Toronto, with all the fun of paintball but without the mess! Great for those active kids over 8 years

  • Canadian Automotive Museum

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    (13 miles) Oshawa

    Our 25,000 sq. ft. building in Oshawa was originally a 1920's car dealership and is maintained to display that period of architecture right down to the original elevator used to move cars to the ...

  • Canadian Firefighters Museum

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    (16 miles) Port Hope

    The museum has a growing collection St. Johns Fire Badge of fire apparatus representing hand drawn, horse drawn, and motorized periods of fire fighting in Canada. Additional exhibits include a ...

  • Scugog Shores Museum

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    (18 miles) Port Perry

    The Scugog Shores Museum is located on beautiful Scugog Island, overlooking the town of Port Perry. The mission of the Museum is to preserve, research, interpret and exhibit artifacts that illustrate ...

  • Ski Lakeridge

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    (22 miles) Uxbridge

    Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 6, offering 5 green runs, plus 4 terrain parks, snow tubing, high ropes course and more.

  • Northwood Zoo and Animal Sanctuary

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    (22 miles) Seagrave

    Northwood is a Non-Profit Sanctuary Dedicated to providing a clean, safe and loving environment to over 100 exotic animal species. Including Tigers, Lions, Primates, Bears, Wolves, Buffalo, Eagles, ...

  • Art Gallery of Northumberland

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    (22 miles) Cobourg

    Founded in 1960 by the Cobourg Public Library and a group of residents who wished to encourage the appreciation of fine art in the region. The Gallery offers a wide variety of activities designed to ...

  • Tumbles and Toys

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    (25 miles) Pickering

    Our indoor playground provides fun and safe environment for kids 0-10yrs and their families. Enjoy our comfortable seating, complimentary tea and coffee along with free internet access while your ...

  • Milltown Mini Golf

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    (25 miles) Peterborough

    Milltown is a family oriented amusement park located in Peterborough Ontario. We have over 2 acres of beautiful landscaped park area. Putt by 2 fish ponds, a working water wheel, a running water ...

  • The Canadian Canoe Museum

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    (26 miles) Peterborough

    Our exhibits explore how the canoe defines the Canadian character and spirit. Experience a dramatic waterfall upon entering or hear creation stories inside a traditional Mikmaq wigwam. Feel what it ...

  • Lancaster Cottage and Trailer Resort

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    (26 miles) Peterborough

    We offer year round waterfront cottage rentals and 50 full service seasonal trailer sites. Enjoy fun family activities such as, swimming in our pool, fishing, boating, canoeing, horseshoes, ...

  • Art Gallery of Peterborough

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    (26 miles) Peterborough

    The Art Gallery of Peterborough is a non-profit public gallery dedicated to exhibiting and collecting visual works of art. Our goal is to present contemporary visual art by artists from the immediate ...

  • Artspace Peterborough

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    (27 miles) Peterborough

    ARTSPACE's main gallery is dedicated to presentation of exhibitions by Canadian artists at all stages of their careers. Programming consists of six annual exhibitions, special projects, artists ...

  • Mega Fun 4 Kids

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    (29 miles) Scarborough

    The MegaFun 4 Kids Indoor Playground is the perfect place for kids to burn off extra energy. Our giant pirate ship is a favourite with all kids. Here, they can captain a ship, "slide the plank", and ...

  • Riverview Park and Zoo

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    (29 miles) Peterborough

    Riverview Park and Zoo is a unique, recreational facility offering attractions to people of all ages. The zoo features 27 exhibits, with over 48 species, including Yak, Camel, Wallaby, Emu, Macaw, ...

  • Barnum House

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    (30 miles) Grafton

    The Barnum House was built between 1817 and 1819 by Eliakim Barnum, a United Empire Loyalist originally from Vermont. Barnum House was the first house museum to open in Ontario, restored and operated ...

  • Toronto Zoo

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    (30 miles) Toronto

    Visit over 5,000 animals. Be thrilled by the Amazing Animal Show! Explore "Zellers Discovery Zone,"* featuring the "Kids Zoo", "Splash Island" and the "Great Barrier Reef Exhibit".

  • Lang Pioneer Village Museum

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    (30 miles) Keene

    Step back 200 years in time at the Lang Pioneer Village Museum where you can go back to a time before internet and television! A fun and historic Canadian experience for all ages!

  • Cedar Ridge Creative Centre

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    (33 miles) Scarborough

    Cedar Ridge Creative Centre is a vibrant arts hub housed in a historic mansion. Built as a family home in 1912, Cedar Ridge is surrounded by lush gardens and scenic woods with a variety of walking ...

  • Coopers CSA Farm and Maze

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    (34 miles) Zephyr

    There's plenty for the family to do on the farm as well! We are home to "The Uxbridge Maize" - our 10 acre corn labyrinth, as well we have a corn box, mini hay bale mazes, and echo tubes for the ...

  • Indian River Reptile Zoo

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    (35 miles) Norwood

    The Indian River Reptile Zoo is the only Reptile Facility in Canada to be an accredited member of the Canadian Association Of Zoos and Aquariums!

  • Boyd Heritage Museum

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    (39 miles) Bobcaygeon

    The Mossom Boyd empire began in 1833 with one saw mill and ultimately spread across Canada. Meet Napoleon the buffalo, view the Art Gallery and admire the handwork of beautiful tapestries.

  • Ontario Science Museum

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    (40 miles) Toronto

    Ontario Science Museum is inspiring place for the whole family! KidSpark is a new space specially designed for kids eight and under to enjoy with their parents or caregivers. Since it opened in fall ...

  • Gymalaya

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    (41 miles) Newmarket

    Gymalaya, Newmarkets newest gymnastics club, offers recreational gymnastics classes with state-of-the-art equipment designed specifically for young children. The kid size proportions of the equipment ...

  • Blue Willow Butterflies and Blooms

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    (41 miles) Baldwin (georgina)

    Come visit our beautiful indoor & outdoor gardens and observe over 50 species of colourful native & tropical butterflies and moths. Feel the butterflies landing on you or simply be amazed at the ...

  • Laser Play

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    (41 miles) Newmarket

    State of the art Laser Tag in Newmarket, with arcades too and birthday parties too!

  • In Play Inc

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    (41 miles) Newmarket

    If you are looking to Party or Play indoor "Glow in the Dark" Miniature Golf, Rock Climb, or play some Arcade and ticket games. Come to In Play Inc, We are an all-in-one playground. We also have ...

  • Warsaw Caves Conservation Area

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    (41 miles) Warsaw

    Nestled in the valley of the Indian River, the conservation area offers a range of recreational opportunities the entire family or other group can enjoy!

  • After School Glass Ornament Workshop

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    (41 miles) Richmond Hill

    Make a one of a kind family heirloom! A fun workshop for the whole family where you make one of a kind glass ornaments for the holidays through the process of glass fusing. A great learning ...

  • Canadian Museum of Hindu Civilization

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    (42 miles) Richmond Hill

    The museum seeks to preserve and present the dynamic aspects of the ancient civilization of Hinduism. Regardless of their cultural heritage, all visitors will leave with awareness and an appreciation ...

  • The Wave

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    (42 miles) Richmond Hill

    Ride the wave at York Region's first and only indoor wave pool...all year long!! Swim and surf in four-foot waves, frolic on water mats or try bodysurfing! Ride the thrilling 160-foot twisting water ...

  • Equinox Adventures

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    (42 miles) Toronto

    EQUINOX ADVENTURES is Ontario's oldest and first fully accredited full-time climbing school. Equinox offers programs that will teach you how to become a competent climber.