Museums in DANVILLE with kids

A place where kids can learn, AND have a great time? Surely not! 

When it comes to museums in Danville, Pennsylvania, that’s exactly what you will find! The many fascinating museums in this The Keystone State city offer a range of topics, with many perfectly designed to visit with children. 

Art lovers in the family? Take your pick! Looking for interactive museums with endless fun things to do with kids? Where would you like to start!?  Nature…history…transport…the list is endless!

Museums have become incredible places to go with kids where they can learn, interact, and be introduced to a whole new world of wonder.

Learning CAN be fun in Danville…and museums are the best place to start! Enjoy!

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  • Children's Museum

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    (9 miles) Bloomsburg

    Loads of interactive hands-on exhibits which bring out the imagination in every child and the child in every visitor. Over 50 interactive exhibits, presentations, live animals, and special ...

  • National Civil War Museum

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    (49 miles) Harrisburg

    A fascinating and historic experience for the family in Pennsylvania with the National Civil War Museum, with over 24,000 items telling the story of that infamous part of USA history.

  • State Museum of Pennsylvania

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    (50 miles) Harrisburg

    Fun, exploration and discovery are waiting for kids and the whole family at this fascinating Harrisburg museum. From dinosaurs, mammals, and history covering topics from Native Americans and Civil ...

  • Everhart Museum

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    (59 miles) Scranton

    Kids can learn about natural history, science and art in this fascinating and educational museum.

  • The Houdini Museum

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    (59 miles) Scranton

    The museum is devoted entirely to the world's greatest magician, Harry Houdini. Fabulous guided exhibit and fantastic fun magic show with live magician and animals.

  • Hands-on House Childrens Museum

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    (63 miles) Lancaster

    A children's museum dedicated to helping kids ages 2 to 10 learn and making sure they have lots of fun in the process! Discover, play, and have fun on the interactive exhibits!

  • National Watch and Clock Museum

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    (64 miles) Columbia

    A fascinating look into the history of time! Clocks from all over the world fill this museum of timekeeping in Columbia, Pennsylvania.

  • America On Wheels

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    (65 miles) Allentown

    23,000 sq ft of cars, racing vehicles, trucks, motorcycles and bicycles in a series of changing exhibits and events - great for motor loving kids!

  • Americana Museum of Bird-in-Hand

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    (67 miles) Bird in Hand

    Take a nostalgic walk through small town America at the dawn of the 20th century. Museum exhibits include a barber shop, woodworking shop, tea parlor, print shop, millinery, toy store, blacksmith ...

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  • Winterwalk Train Display and Shop

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    (19 miles) Ashland

    Six train displays with different settings. Old Fashioned Christmas, The 50's room, The town of Ashland, Amusement park , Polar Express, and the Circus room. All o gauge trains. Animated houses,shops ...

  • Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery

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    (58 miles) Lititz

    Welcome to America's first pretzel bakery! Step up to our twisting table and learn how to twist a pretzel with your own piece of dough; see the ovens that produced the first hard pretzels in America; ...

  • Alpaca Farm

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    (70 miles) York Springs

    We are a family run Alpaca Farm located in the heart of South Central Pennsylvania. We Always Welcome Farm Visits. Just Contact Us to Set Up a Time! Alpacaholic Acres is located in York Springs, ...

  • The Amish Village

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    (70 miles) Ronks

    A culturally fascinating look at life in an authentic Amish lifestyle. Great tours for families where kids can learn all about this unique way of life.

  • The Crayola Factory

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    (76 miles) Easton

    Come to this fun-filled visitor center and create memories that last a lifetime. Ideal for families with children under 12 and has colorful activities to keep you busy for hours. Live demonstrations ...

  • Sculpted Ice Works Factory Tour

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    (77 miles) Lakeville

    Take a charming trip through the factory and see the transition from ice block to centrepiece, often sculpted with chainsaws! Plus Natural Ice Harvest Museum.

  • Reptiland

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    (19 miles) Allenwood

    Reptiland is a specialized zoo that introduces visitors to the less-loved members of the animal kingdom in a safe, entertaining format. Explore the world of mambas, cobras, vipers, pythons and other ...

  • Lake Tobias Wildlife Park

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    (35 miles) Halifax

    Enjoy going round the wildlife park feeding animals out of hand - they also have monkeys bears and an enjoyable safari ride round the park. One of the many good family places to go if you're looking ...

  • Lehigh Valley Zoo

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    (56 miles) Schnecksville

    Part of an incredible 1,100 acre nature preserve, this zoo is home to over 275 animals from all around the world. They even have wagon rides and paddle boats!

  • Animaland

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    (66 miles) Wellsbro

    Home to over 200 exotic, wild, and domestic animals in Pennsylvania! Enjoy 12 acres of exhibits such as exotic cats, monkeys, kangaroos, and many others.

  • Claws n Paws Animal Park

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    (70 miles) Lake Ariel

    Get CLOSE to the Animals at the "Zoo-in-the-Woods!" Upon entering the park you will receive a schedule sheet telling the times of all animal shows, Dino Digs, and giraffe and parrot feedings.

  • Elmwood Park Zoo

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    (88 miles) Norristown

    The zoo is arranged into different habitats - Bayou, Farmland, Grasslands, South/Central America, Wetlands, Woodlands with over 150 animals in their natural settings

  • Knoebels Amusement Park

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    (8 miles) Elysburg

    Classic wooden coasters, water rides and adrenaline pumping rides in this free-admission Pennsylvania theme park in the heart of a forest. Kiddie rides too!

  • Hershey Park

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    (48 miles) Lancaster

    Rides, rides, and more rides! Did we mention there are rides?

  • Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom

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    (62 miles) Allentown

    Two parks for the price of one with this Pennsylvania theme and water park! Thrills AND spills for all ages!

  • Dutch Wonderland

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    (68 miles) Lancaster

    48 acres of fun family amusement park in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, with rides for every age AND shows!

  • Split Rock Water Park

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    (52 miles) Lake Harmony

    An indoor family water park at Split Rock Resort - H20ooooohh! has a host of water attractions to enjoy, including slides, wave pools and play structures!

  • Montage Mountain Waterpark

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    (56 miles) Scranton

    Montage Mountain Waterpark has something for the whole family to enjoy. The waterpark features a giant wavepool, a 1/4 mile long lazy river, and numerous rides and slides!

  • Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark

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    (66 miles) Tannersville

    Over 30 Waterslides along the natural terrain of the Camelback Mountain!

  • Dutch Springs

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    (68 miles) Bethlehem

    Great water fun on AND under the water at this Pennsylvania water attraction, with water park fun and scuba diving!

  • Carousel Water and Fun Park

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    (88 miles) Beach Lake

    A family amusement park in Pennsylvania offering water slides, bumper boats, go-karts, mini-golf, batting cages, kiddie karts, a game room and lots more!

  • Glow Golf

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    (22 miles) Pennsdale

    Glow Golf is an indoor glow in the dark 3D mini golf course.

  • Treasure Castle Playland

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    (28 miles) South Williamsport

    Treasure Castle is an Indoor Children's Playground with many activities for children ages 1-12! Come play, eat, visit for the day with your family or schedule a party to enjoy for hours! Family ...

  • Climb a Lot Clubhouse

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    (34 miles) Tamaqua

    A fun and colorful indoor play and party centre for kids up to 10 years. Climb and play in the tree house, navigate the tunnels and tubes, bounce in the bounce area, and slide the four big slides!

  • BounceU of Annville

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    (47 miles) Annville

    BounceU is Central PA's #1 spot for fun! Our bounce houses, games, inflatable slides and obstacle courses are a blast for kids of all ages.

  • Lets Pretend

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    (54 miles) Middletown

    Let’s Pretend is an indoor interactive family play center, focusing on using creativity, pretending, and the arts. It's fun to pretend in Pennsylvania!