Things to do in GREENWICH with kids

If you are looking for that classic New England adventure, Connecticut is the place to head. It’s charming, quaint, and and utterly beautiful place to take kids. It’s also very close to big cities like Boston or New York, so you don’t have to travel far to find paradise!

Embrace the relationship with the ocean with adventures like Mystic Whaler Cruises or Sheffield Island Lighthouse Tour.  Expose kids to the incredible wildlife with Mystic Aquarium (they can even touch a stingray!) or Action Wildlife Park. 

Entertainment and education? A parents dream! Connecticut has incredible museums - from the science-tastic Bridgeport Discovery Museum to the very colorful Barker Character Comic and Cartoon Museum. 

Dinosaurs? In Connecticut? You bet! Dinosaur State Park have incredible displays, and history continues with the Mark Twain House and Historic Ship Nautilus. 

Connecticut is filled with creativity and art, so why not get kids involved with activities like Pottery Piazza or Art Plus Studio? The whole family can get involved!

Connecticut is an incredibly family friendly with wonderful places to visit with kids. It really does feel like arriving home.

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  • The Bruce Museum

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    (1 miles) Greenwich

    The Bruce Museum is an educational institution which, through its varied exhibitions and collections in the arts and sciences, provides programs for diverse audiences.

  • Rye Playland

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    (5 miles) Rye

    Playland is Metro New York's great family amusement park and entertainment center. Featuring more than 50 rides and attractions for children and adults, Playland also offers free entertainment and ...

  • Chelsea Piers Connecticut

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    (6 miles) Stamford

    Chelsea Piers Connecticut (CPCT) is a whopping 400,000 sq. ft. indoor sports complex with a ton of fun activities for the whole family!

  • Lakeside Pottery Ceramic School and Studio

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    (6 miles) Stamford

    A creative and fun art experience in Stamford, Connecticut where both kids and parents can learn the art of pottery.

  • Best Time Ever

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    (7 miles) Stamford

    Arts and Crafts Studio where kids of all ages can get creative in a huge variety of ways.

  • Stamford Museum and Nature Center

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    (8 miles) Stamford

    Seasonal fun awaits you at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center. Bring friends and enjoy a picnic on the Meadow, walk over 80 acres of nature trails, drop in to the Hecksher Farm and say hello the ...

  • Greenburgh Nature Center

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    (9 miles) Scarsdale

    A relaxing and nature filled day out for the kids on this 33-acre nature preserve with trails, animals and indoor environmental education center.

  • New Canaan Nature Center

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    (11 miles) New Canaan

    The New Canaan Nature Center is a not-for-profit environmental education center and sanctuary dedicated to helping people of all ages better understand, appreciate and care for the world of nature.

  • Sprain Ridge Park

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    (11 miles) Yonkers

    The Park’s 278-acres include a swimming pool complex, arboretum and 2 picnic areas. The remainder of the park is heavily wooded with a variety of hiking and mountain bike trails fairly well spread ...

  • Sheffield Island Lighthouse tour

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    (12 miles) Norwalk

    Just a short boat ride away is the beautiful lighthouse showcasing lift for a 19th century light keeper, as well as stunning scenery and curious wildlife!

  • The Maritime Aquarium

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    (12 miles) Norwalk

    The Maritime Aquarium inspires people of all ages to appreciate Long Island Sound and protect it for future generations. A vibrant and entertaining learning environment, the Maritime Aquarium ...

  • Stepping Stones Museum for Children

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    (12 miles) Norwalk

    Lots of hands on and fun learning for children in this entertaining museum.

  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester

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    (13 miles) Yonkers

    Kids aged 3 to 12 can immerse themselves in this fun indoor LEGO based play center, with rides, soft play and 4D movies! Great LEGO fun in New York!

  • Vanderbilt Museum

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    (16 miles) Centerport

    A look into the life of one of the richest men in the world at this fascinating museum, mansion and planetarium!

  • Muscoot Farm

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    (17 miles) Katonah

    It's animal time! Kids can stroll through the historic farm, visit with the cute animals, and enjoy nature on this New York farm with the family.

  • Palisades Climb Adventure

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    (18 miles) West Nyack

    An indoor aerial adventure at the world's tallest indoor ropes course!

  • Bronx Zoo

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    (18 miles) Bronx

    The world's largest urban zoo features world-class exhibits featuring get you eye-to-eye with massive crocodiles, majestic tigers, and inquisitive gorillas.

  • Keeler Tavern

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    (18 miles) Ridgefield

    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Keeler Tavern Museum has been a farmhouse, tavern, stagecoach stop, post office, hotel for travelers, home of noted architect Cass Gilbert and, ...

  • White Post Animal Farm

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    (20 miles) Melville

    The White Post Animal Farm provides year round fun for the whole family. The animal farm features many animals of all different species from around the world! The park also features Farmland Express ...

  • Valley Falls State Park

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    (20 miles) Fairmont

    Once the site of a lumber and grist mill community, the scenic treasure of Valley Falls State Park is located only a short drive from Fairmont and Grafton. This 1,145 acre day use park hosts a ...

  • Queens County Farm Museum

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    (20 miles) Floral Park

    The Queens County Farm Museum's history dates back to 1697; it occupies New York City's largest remaining tract of undisturbed farmland and is the only working historical farm in the City. The farm ...

  • Long Island Childrens Museum

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    (21 miles) Garden City

    Long Island Childrens Museum is a hands-on museum for kids and their grown-ups.

  • Fairfield Museum and History Center

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    (21 miles) Fairfield

    Commemorate Martin Luther King Day with a weekend of activities and events, free with admission including- The Life and Times of William Webb: An African American Civil War Soldier from ...

  • Family Drop-In Program Paint Off

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    (21 miles) Fairfield

    Drop-in to help paint a collaborative mural on paper based on the beautiful scenes of coastal Connecticut in the Art for Everyone exhibit. Artist Deborah Bassino will involve everyone in this fun and ...

  • Art for Everyone

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    (21 miles) Fairfield

    Explore the museum’s latest exhibition featuring paintings of Connecticut scenes inspired by the landscape and the shore. Create an art project based on each day’s theme. Thursday – Summer ...

  • Kindermusik

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    (22 miles) Teaneck

    Music and Movement Programs from birth-age 7 Innovative curricua includes Sign language for pre-verbal speakers ABC Music and Me-A Language and Literacy program set to music toddler ...

  • Bounce N Play

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    (22 miles) Astoria

    Open play bouncing and birthday parties at this fun New York indoor play center, with bounce houses, gym and toddler area

  • Adventure Park at Long Island

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    (23 miles) Wheatley Heights

    7 acres of challenging aerial forest park perfect for those active kids over 7 years! Bridges, ropes, zip lines all make up part of this canopy adventure in Long Island.

  • New York Hall of Science

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    (23 miles) Queens

    New York science fun with more than 450 interactive exhibits, teaching kids all about the STEM subjects, whilst having a great time!

  • Queens Zoo Wildlife Center

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    (23 miles) Flushing

    Exhibit updates have given the Queens Zoo the feel of a national park - albeit a small one. The zoo perimeter is a pathway that leads visitors to pockets of wild habitats, from the Great Plains to ...

  • Riverside Park

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    (23 miles) Manhattan

    Riverside Park Fund nurtures Riverside Park’s well-being, helps preserve its historic nature and leads the community in developing active stewardship. Founded in 1986 by a small group of community ...

  • Bergen County Zoo

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    (23 miles) Paramus

    The Bergen County Zoo offers education programs for everyone: children and adults; individuals and groups; at the zoo, or at your facility. A variety of programs are offered throughout the year. ...

  • Fairfield CT XC Running and Track Camps

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    (23 miles) Fairfield

    *(grades 3-8) track and xc camps in Fairfield, CT along with 2 open summer meets We are excited to share with you the launch of our track and field and cross country camp offerings this summer ...

  • Museum of the City of New York

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    (23 miles) Manhattan

    The exhibits have just about everything you ever wanted to know about New York City and then some.

  • Captains Cove Seaport

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    (24 miles) Bridgeport

    Since 1982, Captain’s Cove Seaport has grown from a vacant lot and a handful of slips to one of Connecticut’s premier tourist attractions and seaport complexes. Located on Historic Black Rock ...