Things to do in Ann Arbor with kids

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Ann Arbor
Science and Technology Center with 4 floors filled with over 250 interactive hands-on exhibits to inspire people to discover the wonder of science, math and technology.
Ann Arbor
Exhibits include displays on prehistoric life with the most extensive dinosaur exhibits in the state of Michigan, Michigan wildlife, anthropology, geology, and a Planetarium. A new gallery for temporary exhibits was created in 2005.
Jungle Java
(3 Miles)
Ann Arbor
Jungle Java is a fun indoor playcenter where it's 'cool' to play for kids and relaxing for the adults! Let the kids run wild while you enjoy some time with friends or play along with your kids in The Jungle. Toddlers can enjoy a separate area designe...
Ann Arbor
The game is a combination of basketball and Jai-Alai, played from an electric bumper car.If you haven't tried it, gather a group of friends and come over. It's a blast! One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with k...
Ann Arbor
Domino's Petting Farm is conveniently located in Ann Arbor, Michigan and is a perfect setting for people of all ages to learn about farming and farm animals. Come join us for a fun-filled day. Pet our animals, including our many rare breeds, and e...
Ypsilanti
Epic 54 hole outdoor mini golf plus batting cages and large games room.
Ann Arbor
The Creature Conservancy
Ann Arbor
A fascinating indoor zoo experience for kids and families featuring unusual reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, birds, and other exhibits.
Jungle Java
(13 Miles)
Canton
Jungle Java is a fun indoor playcenter where it's 'cool' to play for kids and relaxing for the adults! Let the kids run wild while you enjoy some time with friends or play along with your kids in The Jungle. Toddlers can enjoy a separate area designe...
Plymouth
Go Whalers! Spend the day enjoying the atmosphere at a The Plymouth Whalers hockey team game!
The TreeHouse
(1)
(14 Miles)
Chelsea
They have awesome slides, a smaller enclosed area for babies and toddlers, swinging bridges, and a simply gigantic tree house to climb and explore! Grown ups welcome to join in!
Canton
A super fun indoor trampoline park great for kids to stay active - giving kids the same feeling as flying!
Skateland West
(17 Miles)
Westland
Skateland West is one of Michigan's finest roller skating family fun centers and music venue.
Turtle Cove
(1)
(18 Miles)
Belleville
Features include two waterslides, a lazy river to float along, 300-gallon dumping bucket and a zero-depth entry pool with lap lanes.
Belleville
Features on offer include par-3 golf course, paved hike and bike trails, shoreline fishing and canoeing, pond skating, sports and a water park.
Brighton
A legendary family destination in Southeast Michigan - Mt. Brighton Ski Area is a great place for kids of all ski levels to come and enjoy themselves!
Paradise Park
(19 Miles)
Novi
Go Karts, Laser Tag, soccer, mini golf, climbing wall, and arcade....if you love the sound of that you really will be in paradise!
Jumperooz
(19 Miles)
Westland
Multi level adventure play structure plus bounce houses and more.
Walled Lake
A roaring safari themed indoor fun center with an arcade, bowling, skeeball and birthday parties!
Splash Universe
(1)
(22 Miles)
Dundee
Indoor water park featuring adventure slides, lazy river, zero entry Lil’ Squirt Pool, huge water play Treehouse area and a family spa!
Grass Lake
Horseback Trail Riding at Waterloo Rec.
Great Escape
(23 Miles)
Howell
Features include indoor go karting, indoor mini golf, bounce house, skill game arcade and bumper cars.
West Bloomfield Township
Kids over 5 can take on a variety of rope course challenges as they make their way through the treetops!
Jungle Java
(26 Miles)
Farmington Hills
The place where it's 'cool' to play for kids and relaxing for adults! Let the kids run wild while you enjoy some time with friends or play along with your kids in the Jungle. Toddlers can enjoy a separate area designed just for them.
Farmington Hills
A unique museum featuring Marvin's personal collection of coin operated machines plus amusing and confusing oddities, covering nearly 6,000 tightly packed square feet.
Detroit
he Automotive Hall of Fame is both a visitor attraction and an educational resource for inspiring others to higher levels of achievement in their own work and lives. Visitors will experience automotive history through visual and interactive exhibits,...
Dearborn
Return to the world of automotive pioneer Henry Ford at the Henry Ford Estate ~ Fair Lane in Dearborn, Michigan. The Henry Ford Estate - Fair Lane includes the residence of Henry and Clara Ford and his powerhouse consisting of not only his generators...
Howell
With four slides, bounce houses and a specially designed toddler area for the little ones. Parents welcome on the structure. Newest feature: laser tag arena!
Adrian Skatery
(28 Miles)
Adrian
We are a wholesome family entertainment center dedicated to providing skaters of all ages a clean friendly environment to enjoy skating with their families and friends!
Woodhaven
We are an indoor play center for children under 8. 2 storey padded play structure with 14 different obstacles including a zip line, rock wall, and 3 slides! Weekdays are always open play, and we offer private birthdays on the weekends.
Zero G Rentals
(30 Miles)
Monroe
Tired of boring birthday parties? Zero G Rentals is the cure! Specializing in home delivery, we deliver the best for less!
Detroit Kid City
(1)
(32 Miles)
Southfield
offers an imaginative extravaganza featuring 9 interactive roleplay exhibits plus related activities and games at each point.
Royal Oak
Learn about the Detroit Zoo's mission, the SSP program and the orgin of the animals at the Zoo. You'll see how the Zoo participates in world and state conservation efforts and the role of the Zoo in reintroduction of species throughtout the state.
Birmingham
Robots! Kids can get their hands busy actually creating working robots! They can play, design, create, build and destroy using the fun block available.
Detroit
Motown Historical Museum is one of Detroits most popular tourist destinations. Each year, the museum attracts thousands of visitors from across the nation and around the globe. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to d...
Detroit
The Detroit Historical Museum, established in 1928, is one of America
Clawson
One of the most amazing and magical places you will ever encounter, where you will learn to master incredible illusions like cutting someone in half or making them disappear! Let us enchant you with our own special magic performed live, then taught ...
Detroit
Over 100 galleries to explore, plus auditorium, lecture hall, an art reference library and a state-of-the-art conservation services laboratory. Guided Arts Tours, Art Talks and Special Exhibitions are available.
Jackson
Classic family friendly roller skating, plus laser tag arena!
Detroit
The museum is an innovative addition to Detroit's Cultural Center,Our ambitious series of public programs includes lectures, musical performances, films, literary readings and educational activities for children.
Clawson
Nature's Playhouse offers parents and caregivers a place to connect with others in the community while their child plays freely in our all natural environment. In addition, we offer a host of classes and activities for children and caregivers.
Jackson
Indoor bounce house for children. Seven large bounce toys, play areas, drawing area, baby area, birthday rooms for parties. Television and internet for parents. Lots of bouncing fun!
Detroit
Plan a visit to the Walter P. Chrysler Museum where automotive history is learned and explored. Take an hour, or spend the day to experience the history of Chrysler vehicles, learn from interactive kiosk stations, or enjoy educational films in our mo...
Aqua Tots
(1)
(37 Miles)
Troy
Swimming is an important skill for kids to have, so why not spend the day having fun as they learn!
Red Oaks Waterpark
(1)
(37 Miles)
Madison Heights
All round superb family water park, with Soak Station and Spray Play for the small ones, river ride for a family paddle, flume water slides and a heated wave action pool.
Holly
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons available, offering 9 green runs. Plus 2 snowboard terrain training parks with a variety of equipment.
Warren
Indoor waterpark with an aquatic adventure play structure, lazy river, water sports and winding flume slide.
Toledo
Chuck E. Cheese's features age appropriate games, rides, prizes, food and entertainment that children of all ages from toddlers to big kids will love.
Sterling Heights
Great indoor water park featuring 3 story waterslide, lazy river, vortex, bubble seats and geysers, 2 large whirlpools, a new 2k sq. ft. Interactive Splash Play Park, plus game arcade and sporting opportunities.
Sylvania
Features include 5 inflatables, 4 swing sets and a dedicated toddler area, plus 18 hole glow in the dark mini golf.

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Ann Arbor with kids

1

Marvins Marvelous Mechanical Museum

(26 Miles) Museums in Farmington Hills

2

The Detroit Zoo

(33 Miles) Zoos in Royal Oak

3

The Robot Garage

(33 Miles) Kids Fun in Birmingham

4

Great Escape

(23 Miles) Kids Fun in Howell

5

The Ypsilanti Putterz

(5 Miles) Kids Fun in Ypsilanti

6

Mount Holly Ski and Snowboard Resort

(39 Miles) Skiing in Holly

7

The Henry Ford Estate

(26 Miles) Tours in Dearborn

8

Automotive Hall Of Fame

(26 Miles) Museums in Detroit

9

Jumperooz

(19 Miles) Indoor Play in Westland

10

Detroit Historical Museum

(35 Miles) Museums in Detroit

Fun places to visit in Ann Arbor with kids

Michigan is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of Michigan's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in Michigan with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in Michigan - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), great historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above, lots of the best things to do with children in MI