Things to do in HUNTSVILLE with kids

Over 100 sunny days a year and four seasons to experience the city in? Huntsville has everything kids could want! Incredible nature, great museums, history to explore, state parks…plenty of things to do with kids in this Alabama city!

Love to touch, play and experiment? Then kids - you will love Earlyworks Children’s History Museum! It’s designed especially for kids, AND it’s the largest hands-on museum history in the south!  No standing behind barriers here!  The Sci-Quest Hands-On Science Center is also a great interactive experience with over 100 exhibits for kids to play with!

Rockets! How exciting!  The US Space and Rocket Center has so many fun things for kids - including a space travel simulator! Fancy going up into space?

For those nature loving kids, Huntsville Botanical Garden is great to explore, and the North Alabama Railroad Museum can take a ride on a historic locomotive!

Didn’t think Huntsville had great places for kids to visit? Think again! We haven’t even scratched the surface in this southern gem!

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  • Huntsville Museum of Art

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    Huntsville

    The Museum fills its seven galleries with a variety of exhibitions throughout the year, including prestigious traveling exhibits and the work of nationally and regionally acclaimed artists. The ...

  • Earlyworks Children's History Museum

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    Huntsville

    Designed for children, it's the South's largest hands-on history museum where kids can learn through play and discovery!

  • Alabama Constitution Village

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    Huntsville

    Transport back to 1819 at this historic Alabama museum, where kids can dress up, learn, and spend the day 200 years in the past!

  • Huntsville Art League

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    (2 miles) Huntsville

    Explore the galleries and find every almost theme and medium as created by Tennessee Valley artists, from sculptures and glass work through traditional oil paintings and contemporary photography.

  • Southern Adventures

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    (2 miles) Huntsville

    Southern Adventures is a family-oriented water and amusement park offering year-round wholesome entertainment for all ages. Whether you are young or just young-at-heart, Southern Adventures has ...

  • Huntsville Botanical Garden

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    (3 miles) Huntsville

    The Garden provides a variety of opportunities for individuals and groups to expand their knowledge of plants and nature. Programs are offered for adults and children, individually and in groups.

  • US Space and Rocket Center

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    (4 miles) Huntsville

    From incredible artifacts of our nation's space program, to hands-on interactive exhibits and space travel simulators, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center experience is unlike any other. One of the many ...

  • Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center

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    (4 miles) Huntsville

    A hands-on science center with more than 100 permanent, interactive exhibits in 7 different subject areas.

  • North Alabama Railroad Museum

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    (4 miles) Huntsville

    A facility dedicated to the preservation of railroad history. Take the free self-guided tour and discover an array of exhibits, expert-led tours also available, as is a ride on one of the historic ...

  • Point Mallard Park

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    (23 miles) Decatur

    An amazing 750 acres of biking, hiking, golf and even a water park! Year round ice skating too! Great Alabama fun for the family.

  • Cathedral Caverns State Park

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    (23 miles) Woodville

    Fascinating underground tours through some of the most amazing natural formations in the country, including a frozen waterfall and a 45ft high stalagmite! Kids can also pan for gems - great Alabama ...

  • Cullman County Museum

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    (41 miles) Cullman

    Interactive displays and modern exhibits stand ready for you to experience the rich German heritage, native American lifestyles, adventure of early pioneers and Deep South folklore when you visit ...

  • FunZone

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    (42 miles) Cullman

    FUNZONE�s newest attraction, Air It Out, has the latest, greatest inflatable equipment that is guaranteed to bring hours of fun. Our play area proves to be challenging, interactive and engaging for ...

  • Spring Valley Beach

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    (43 miles) Blountsville

    Water fun in Alabama for the whole family, with thrilling slides, fun kiddie areas, and picnic areas too in the largest pool in the Southeast!

  • Kidz Time Jump Play Slide LLC

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    (44 miles) Boaz

    Kidz Time is located in a 10,000 sq ft building, offering clean, safe fun for children under age 12. We are an indoor inflatable playground offering 5 days of Open Play time along with hosting ...

  • Russell Cave National Monument

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    (47 miles) Bridgeport

    Explore this national monument cave in Alabama that was once home to prehistoric people, with history and outdoor adventure waiting for the family!

  • Tigers for Tomorrow at Untamed Mountain

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    (50 miles) Attalla

    An exotic animal park and rescue preserve where families can enjoy over 80 large predators, including tigers, leopards and bears, that call this reserve home, as well as a full contact barnyard.

  • Little River Canyon National Preserve

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    (53 miles) Fort Payne

    Little River is unique because it flows for most of its length atop Lookout Mountain in northeast Alabama. Forested uplands, waterfalls, canyon rims and bluffs, pools, boulders, and sandstone cliffs ...

  • Imagination Place

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    (60 miles) Gadsden

    Hands on exhibits and activities for children of all ages! An interesting and fun museum where imagination and creativity allow for a world of entertainment!

  • Childrens Museum of the Shoals

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    (61 miles) Florence

    The Children's Museum of the Shoals, Inc. offers hands-on exhibits and programs geared specifically to the developmental stages and needs of children. One of the many fun family places to go if ...

  • Tagtical Laser Tag

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    (61 miles) Muscle Shoals

    Take on a mission with Tagtical Laser Tag, this amazing activity for active kids in Alabama. Great for kids 5 and up!

  • Helen Kellers Birthplace

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    (63 miles) West Tuscumbia

    Learn about Helen Keller and experience her environment in authentic fashion with plentiful artefacts and memorabilia in this historic home in Alabama

  • Weiss Lake Crappie Guides

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    (65 miles) Centre

    They have been fishing for crappie on this lake for over 30 years, so if you want a guide service that offers a day filled with fun and great fishing action these are your guys!

  • Museum Columbia Childrens Museum

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    (66 miles) Columbia

    Everything here is designed to be interacted with or handled so parents can relax; most exhibits come with relevant period or topic dressing up resources, plus hands on activities and learning games, ...

  • Lucky Ladd Farms

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    (71 miles) Eagleville

    An animal-tastic family fun day at Tennessee's largest petting farm!

  • Rock City Gardens

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    (72 miles) Lookout Mountain

    One of the south’s oldest and most popular natural attractions featuring the Enchanted Trail with a Swing-A-Long Bridge and Fairyland Caverns, as well as many festivals and events throughout the ...

  • Ruby Falls

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    (73 miles) Chattanooga

    Anticipation builds, the temperature drops, a cool fresh breeze surrounds you as you are immersed in darkness. There is the thunderous sound of water splashing directly in front of you, and you feel ...

  • Dismals Canyon

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    (74 miles) Phil Campbell

    Spend a day getting back to nature hiking the canyon floor past thundering waterfalls, wildlife spotting and swimming. Guided night tours allow visitors to view the glow-in-the-dark creatures too - ...

  • Incline Railway Lookout Mountain

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    (74 miles) Chattanooga

    Amazing adventures to be had in this scenic Tennessee spot - with this fun incline railway to take you up on Lookout Mountain

  • Lanes Trains and Automobiles

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    (75 miles) Murfreesboro

    Kids fun all around with tenpin bowling lanes, super bumper cars and arcade, plus thrilling high tech laser tag!

  • Creative Discovery Museum

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    (76 miles) Chattanooga

    A fun, interactive and hands-on children's museum in Chattanooga, with attractions perfect for kids to learn, play and get creative!

  • Chattanooga Riverboat Company

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    (76 miles) Chattanooga

    The pride of the South is ready to entertain family members of ALL ages with the Southern Belle Riverboat! Cruise along the Tennessee River and experience sightseeing and delicious meals!

  • Tennessee Aquarium

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    (76 miles) Chattanooga

    Explore one of the most popular aquariums in the USA, with creatures from all over the world, an IMAX 3D Theater, a boat trip, and so much more!

  • Chattanooga Ghost Tours

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    (76 miles) Chattanooga

    Spooooky ghost tours and hunts through the beautiful city of Chattanooga! Nightly tours through spring, summer and fall.

  • Hunter Museum of American Art

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    (76 miles) Chattanooga

    Kids can understand American history in more detail through the art that was created through the centuries. Great inspiration in Tennessee