Things to do in BRUNSWICK with kids

The Atlantic Ocean crashing against the rocky coast, enjoying fresh lobsters in the small fishing villages as you look for whales, or getting lost in the fascinating New England history…yes, we’re talking about Maine!

Maine not only has so many places to go with kids that showcase its unique culture, but also ones that might surprise you!

Kids will love the adventure of getting out on a real working lobster boat with Lucky Catch Cruises, or heading out into the waters with Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company. 

The beautiful nature calls with Acadia National Park and Swan’s Island, just to name a few, and active families will enjoy those family fun experiences like arrr Pirates Cove Mini Golf and Family Ice Center.

Skiing in Maine? Absolutely! Seacoast Adventure has got that covered! Little monkeys in the family? Head on down to Monkey Trunks Zipline and High Ropes Adventure! Perhaps you have some history buffs? Step back in time with 19th Century Willowbrook Village!

With each changing season you will find something wonderful to do in the beaches, mountains, lakes and parks.  Get ready for the Maine event!

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  • Rumpus Room

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    Brunswick

    A fun, active and creative play space for kids ages 0 to 6, featuring gross motor room, reading and puzzle room, art and sensory zone and a well equipped room for imaginative play!

  • The Desert of Maine

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    (10 miles) Freeport

    Visitors find it difficult to imagine among the rolling hills and rambling brooks at the end of Desert Rd. there is a Desert. Once you take your first step through the gift shop\\\'s front door, ...

  • Swans Island

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    (15 miles) Richmond

    Swan's Island in the Kennebec River is perfect for nature loving families, featuring a unique habitat teeming with native wildlife to view, and woodlands and meadows to enjoy.

  • Maine State Aquarium

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    (17 miles) West Boothbay Harbor

    Visitors to this Maine aquarium will find 15 regional exhibits including 2 touch tanks with invertebrates and sharks tucked into the rocky coast of Maine!.

  • Boothbay Railway Village

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    (17 miles) Boothbay

    The museum has one of the finest exhibits of classic, vintage and antique automobiles in New England.

  • The Maine Wildlife Park

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    (19 miles) Gray

    Explore a wonderful array of wildlife that cannot survive in the wild. Over 30 species of native Maine wildlife are kept for protection, and visits from kids!

  • Lost Valley

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    (22 miles) Auburn

    Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 4 years, offering 6 green runs plus 2 terrain training parks.

  • Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co

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    (22 miles) Portland

    Take a trip back in time at the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum! Enjoy magnificent views of Portland's waterfront aboard antique rail cars pulled by hard-working steam and diesel locomotives.

  • Lucky Catch Cruises

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    (23 miles) Portland

    Captain Tom will guide you and the family through the daily routines of a Maine lobsterman, while enjoying close-up views of historic lighthouses and harbor seals. Learn how to measure, band and bait ...

  • Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine

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    (23 miles) Portland

    - exists to inspire discovery and imagination through exploration and play. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Maine

  • Portland Harbor Museum

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    (23 miles) South Portland

    Founded in 1987, Portland Harbor Museum is an exciting place to explore and celebrate the rich maritime history of Portland Harbor.

  • Seacoast Adventure

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    (25 miles) Windham

    From swings, go-karts, zip lines, water park and tubes in summer, to snow tubing fun in winter, enjoy year round family fun on your adventurous day out in Maine!

  • Viles Arboretum

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    (28 miles) Augusta

    A FREE attraction in Maine that celebrates nature with 224 acres of gardens, trails and ponds perfect for families like you!

  • Maine State Museum

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    (29 miles) Augusta

    Go back through Maine's 12,000 years of history from the Paleo-Indians to European settlers! Great exhibits showcasing life as it used to be!

  • Childrens Discovery Museum

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    (29 miles) Augusta

    Provides an array of hands on exhibits and activities that promote developmental skills. An interactive community in which hands on learning is provided through play.

  • Capitol Park

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    (29 miles) Augusta

    A family friend park listed on the National Register of Historic Places, with 34 acres of beautiful landscaped park in Augusta, Maine!

  • Old Fort Western

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    (29 miles) Augusta

    A fascinating 1754 National Historic Landmark fort on the Kennebec River in Maine - once used by Benedict Arnold too!

  • Sebago Lake Campground

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    (31 miles) Standish

    A small, lovely family-oriented campground with 101 campsites as well as 8 cottages, al nestled in the tall pines in the beautiful Sebago Lake area. Camping fun in Maine!

  • Aquaboggan Water Park

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    (33 miles) Saco

    Make a splash at Maine's LARGEST water park, with high speed slides, wave pools, and even mini golf! Great family fun

  • Monkey Trunks Aerial Adventure

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    (34 miles) Saco

    Monkey Trunks Aerial Adventure combines zipline and high ropes fun for all ages! Those inner monkeys in the family will love this active and challenging family day out in Maine!

  • Pirates Cove Old Orchard Beach

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    (34 miles) Old Orchard

    Come aboard mates and immerse yourself in the world of 18th century pirates! Putt your way through mountain caves, over footbridges and under cascading waterfalls on 2 unique 18-hole courses.

  • Palace Playland

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    (34 miles) Old Orchard Beach

    Visit New England's ONLY beach front amusement park, with rides & amusements for the thrills seekers, and classic ride fans!

  • Funtown Splashtown USA

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    (35 miles) Saco

    An amusement park and water park rolled into one with Funtown and Splashtown USA!

  • Norlands Living History Center

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    (36 miles) Livermore

    Norlands is a multifaceted museum offering in-depth experiences in 18th and 19th century rural life. Here, the visitor is an active participant in daily and seasonal farming and housework, and ...

  • Apple Acres Farm

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    (43 miles) South Hiram

    Bring the whole family for a fun, old fashioned day of apple picking.

  • Shawnee Peak

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    (43 miles) Bridgton

    Skiing and snowboarding from 4 years, offering 25% green runs, plus terrain training park and summer activities.

  • Snow Pond Cruises

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    (43 miles) Oakland

    Ships ahoy! Fun and educational cruises for the whole family in Maine - where kids can experience wildlife, learn all about local history, and find out some pretty fun and interesting facts about the ...

  • Seashore Trolley Museum

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    (44 miles) Kennebunkport

    The Museum contains the "National Collection of American Streetcars" plus collections af rapid transit vehicles, trackles trolleys, and buses. The exhibit "History in Motion" contain a children's ...

  • Farnsworth Art Museum

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    (45 miles) Rockland

    Offers a nationally recognized collection of works from many of America’s greatest artists.

  • The Coastal Childrens Museum

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    (45 miles) Rockland

    The Coastal Children's Museum is dedicated to providing children ages 2-9 and their families the opportunity to explore, discover and learn through play about the natural world, the arts and sciences ...

  • Camden Snow Bowl

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    (46 miles) Camden

    Skiing and snowboarding from 3 years, with trails including at least one green run, a beginner friendly terrain training park plus tobogganing and tubing.

  • Colby College Museum of Art

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    (47 miles) Waterville

    Founded in 1959, the Colby College Museum of Art has an outstanding permanent collection of 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st century American art, as well as an active temporary exhibition program.

  • 19th Century Willowbrook Village

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    (48 miles) Newfield

    Take a trip back in time to experience 19th century America, with over 10,000 artifacts depicting the crafts and trades, as well as a fascinating 1894 carousel! History can be fun at this unique ...

  • Mount Abram

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    (49 miles) Greenwood

    Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 4 years, offering 7 green runs, plus a beginner friendly terrain park for developing skills and confidence.

  • The Wells Reserve at Laudholm

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    (49 miles) Wells

    Get your whole family out for the day in 2,250 acres of beautiful protected land rich in natural wildlife in Maine, filled with trails and exhibits.