Things to do in PETERBOROUGH 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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  • Artspace Peterborough

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    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 ...

  • Art Gallery of Peterborough

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    (1 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 ...

  • The Canadian Canoe Museum

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    (2 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 ...

  • Milltown Mini Golf

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    (2 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 ...

  • Riverview Park and Zoo

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    (2 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, ...

  • Lancaster Cottage and Trailer Resort

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    (6 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, ...

  • Lang Pioneer Village Museum

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    (8 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!

  • Indian River Reptile Zoo

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    (13 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!

  • Warsaw Caves Conservation Area

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    (14 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!

  • Boyd Heritage Museum

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    (19 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.

  • Canadian Firefighters Museum

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    (25 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 ...

  • Art Gallery of Northumberland

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    (25 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 ...

  • Jungle Cat World Wildlife Park

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    (26 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!

  • Barnum House

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    (26 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 ...

  • AAG Laser Tag

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    (32 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

  • Bowmanville Zoo

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    (32 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. ...

  • Northwood Zoo and Animal Sanctuary

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    (32 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, ...

  • Scugog Shores Museum

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    (33 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 ...

  • Clarington Museums and Archives

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    (33 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 ...

  • Canadian Automotive Museum

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    (39 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 ...

  • Ski Lakeridge

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    (41 miles) Uxbridge

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

  • Belleville Scout Guide Museum

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    (47 miles) Belleville

    The museum features over 25,000 items which include books, magazines, journals, postcards, stamps & first day covers, newspaper articles, uniforms, badges, mugs, pins, belt buckles, woggles, banners ...

  • Ameliasburgh Historical Museum

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    (47 miles) Ameliasburgh

    Ameliasburgh Historical Museum has grown from one building, in 1968, to a full pioneer village. A log cabin, display barns, an operational blacksmith shop, a sap shanty, dairy and bee-keeping ...

  • Coopers CSA Farm and Maze

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    (48 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 ...

  • Tumbles and Toys

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    (50 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 ...

  • Blue Willow Butterflies and Blooms

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    (51 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 ...

  • Haliburton Forest and Wild Life Reserve Canopy tour

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    (53 miles) Haliburton

    A walk in the clouds is more than a guided tour, it is an experience that you will not soon forget. From the moment you arrive your professional guides will lead you through a unique and very dynamic ...

  • Haliburton Highlands Museum

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    (53 miles) Haliburton

    The main gallery facility houses numerous thematic exhibits relating to the first inhabitants of the region, the native peoples, who were followed by the first influx of lumbermen and settlers. Reid ...

  • Mega Fun 4 Kids

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    (54 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 ...

  • Toronto Zoo

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    (54 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".

  • Georgina Military Museum

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    (56 miles) Keswick

    We thrive on guided tours for school students, community groups, and private gatherings. We are here to help you teach, and learn. Book today and bring your group for a professional guided tour - a ...

  • Stephen Leacock Museum

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    (57 miles) Orillia

    Stephen Leacock, Canada's beloved humourist spent his most creative time in what he coined as Lake Simcoe Country. Here in 1928 he built Leacock House, Toronto. The scale and ambience of the plans ...

  • Georgina Pioneer Village and Archives

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    (57 miles) Keswick

    Located near the south shore of beautiful Lake Simcoe, this ten-acre site is now home to sixteen structures that interpret the rich history of Georgina between 1850 and 1920, including a one-room ...

  • Laser Play

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    (57 miles) Newmarket

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

  • In Play Inc

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    (57 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 ...