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Burnet
An historic frontier fort and museum. See log cabins, stage stop, schoolhouse, blacksmith shop, and old farm implements. In the museum see over 1200 historic artifacts from the Burnet County area. Children and adults alike will see what it was like...
Pioneer Farms
(67 Miles)
Austin
Five historic farm themed areas for the kids to learn from and explore which will take them back to the Blackland Prairies of the 1800s! Set on over 90 acres of beautiful Texan woodland, it also includes a barn where kids can get close to their favo...
Arlington
Get ready to bowl! Just across the street from Six Flags, explore early Egyptian bowling games, see what middle age lawn bowling was like and actually bowl on our 'Highway 66' mini lanes! You won’t forget your time at the bowling museum. It’s hou...
Dallas
Experience nature’s adventure at The Dallas World Aquarium. The facility is home to a unique display of flora and fauna.
The Alamo
(143 Miles)
San Antonio
More than 2.5 million people a year visit the 4.2 acre complex known worldwide as "The Alamo." Most come to see the old mission where a small band of Texans held out for thirteen days against the Centralist army of General Antonio L
Sunset Station
(143 Miles)
San Antonio
Explore Historic Sunset Station on your own with a guided tour that brings the complex and St. Paul Square to life. Discover the history beyond the walls of each one of a kind venue and surrounding areas.
Sherman
Offer an 1800s educational sailing experience where part of the fun is learning about traditional sailing methods and the history of the times.
Fort Concho
(168 Miles)
San Angelo
The national historic landmark includes a visitor center, museum and parade grounds. 17 buildings on the fort grounds have been restored and 5 have been reconstructed, giving an authentic feel for the mid-1880s. Worth timing your visit for special ev...
The Orange Show
(176 Miles)
Houston
The Orange Show Center for Visionary Art is a non-profit organization, founded in 1980, to preserve and present works of extraordinary imagination and provide people the opportunity to express their personal artistic vision.
Houston
"INTELLIGENT FUN" A day when they've touched a Moon rock, witnessed a shuttle launch, enjoyed a guided tour of NASA. One of the many family places to visit if you're looking for fun things to do in Houston with kids.
Duncan
Home of the largest monument in America, dedicated to the Chisholm Trail and the longest Chisholm Trail Walkway in the world.
Shreveport
Sci-Port Discovery Center is a 92,000 square-foot science and entertainment center in Shreveport-Bossier, featuring over 290 science, math and space exhibits, daily changing programs, an IMAX Dome Theatre, open-access, interactive, laser SPACE DOME P...
Broken Bow
Visitors to the Center's museum will find historical documents, antique forestry tools, wood art, homestead memorabilia, and a research library filled with books, periodicals, and other materials pertaining to forestry. The Center is also home to ...
Alexandria
Kent House plantation house is one of the oldest standing structures in the state of Louisiana. Together with its outbuildings, it preserves the homestead of a successful Creole family typical of a Louisiana colonial era working plantation. Kent P...
Lafayette
As a folk life museum Arcadian Village offers an authentic vision of Arcadian society in South Louisiana during the 19th Century.
Enid
Leonardos Discovery Warehouse is a hands-on arts and sciences museum located in downtown Enid, Oklahoma. Its fun for children of all ages! Build in the Carpentry Shop, create your own masterpiece in the Art Studio, observe our snakes, chinchillas and...
Natchez
Throughout its history, Natchez has always been a place of opportunity. This is evident throughout Natchez National Historical Park. Guided tours of the Melrose mansion house are offered every hour beginning at 9:00 a.m.
USS KIDD
(385 Miles)
Baton Rouge
- the "Pirate of the Pacific." Located in the heart of scenic downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana, she is the centerpiece of a memorial which serves to honor the men and women of our American armed forces.
Little Rock
Since opening in June of 1995, The Aerospace Education Center has been dedicated to becoming an invaluable resource for Arkansas'teachers and students. Through Its changing exhibits, educational workshops and summer programs, it has continued to expo...
Scott
Arkansas's tallest remaining, prehistoric American Indian mounds are preserved at this National Historic Landmark site near Little Rock. The mounds and an earthen embankment are the remains of a large ceremonial and governmental complex that was inha...
Scott
The Plantation Agriculture Museum State Park helps you and your family make memories that are lifelong possessions. Family programs include: spring & summer day camps, gardening workshops, candle making, Dutch oven demos, crafts, Fall Harvest Home F...
Vicksburg
Vicksburg National Military Park commemorates the campaign, siege and defense of Vicksburg. Vicksburg was a fortress located on high ground guarding the Mississippi River. The Vicksburg battlefield includes 1,330 monuments and markers, a 16 mile tour...
North Greenville
Winterville Mounds, named for a nearby community, is the site of a prehistoric ceremonial center built by a Native American civilization that thrived from about A.D. 1000 to 1450. The mounds, part of the Winterville society's religious system, were t...
Pea Ridge
(411 Miles)
Garfield
Pea Ridge is the site of one of the most important battles of the American Civil War. Not only does it offer an outstanding 28 minute film about the battle but Pea Ridge is one of the most intact Civil War battlefields in existence. Inside the Vi...
Houma
Brownell Memorial Park and Carillon Tower is just outside Morgan City, Louisiana on beautiful Lake Palourde. It is a quiet park of great serenity and natural beauty, where you can experience the true feeling of Louisiana's unique cypress bayous.
Diamond
A park dedicated to Carver's life, work and interests, made accessible to children hands-on programs to help us to imagine young George's life on the Carver Farm. Many activities here are from the everyday life of the 19th century, like dyeing, washi...
Goddard
Through the Observatory's 16-inch telescope you can view such wonders as the planet Saturn and its beautiful rings, and the Moon with its craters and mountains.
Wichita
Exploration Place is dedicated to providing informal, enjoyable learning experiences with extraordinary resources for exploration for people of all ages. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Wichita for kid...
Mountain View
Our past is our present to you. Come and join us as we make crafts and music from the time between the Civil War and WWI. Learn crafts and music from people who spend their lives preserving and performing these works. Come play with us!
Wilson Castle
(450 Miles)
Brandon
This architectural masterpiece was built in the middle of the 19th Century in the heart of the Green Mountains. The Castle stands as a monument to the heritage of the past. The Castle has been the home of five generations of the Wilson family. It's ...
Bull Shoals
Mountain Village 1890, an historic re-creation of an Ozark settlement, is a living tribute to the pioneers who first settled this remote part of the country. These were hardy men and women who followed the trails into our mountains from the Carolinas...
New Orleans
- the story of New Orleans from founding to the present day. Experience over 300 years of History, Legend and Scandal with 150+ figures displayed in historically accurate settings. One of the many fun places to go if you're looking for things to do w...
Hutchinson
This world-renowned, Smithsonian-Affiliated museum allows visitors to experience the thrill of space exploration. Plus Dr. Goddard's Lab, an explosively fun, rocketry demonstration for kids.
Memphis
Journey to distant galaxies, explore the solar system and settle back in a comfortable seat in the Sharpe Planetarium as you take a cosmic voyage through the universe. The Lida Gammill Sharpe Planetarium, a 165-seat theater-in-the-round, uses plan...
Abilene
Welcome to Great Plains Theatre! We are grateful to be presenting another exciting season of offerings and we hope you will take advantage of some, or all of the things GPT brings to Abilene, KS. Live theatre has always been our priority. With...
Watrous
ort Union was established in 1851 as the guardian of the Santa Fe Trail. During its forty-year history, three different forts were constructed close together. The third Fort Union was the largest in the American Southwest, and functioned as a militar...
Lawrence
The Douglas County Historical Society is responsible for the operation, preservation and development of collections in the Watkins Community Museum of History. The Douglas County Historical Society is a private non-profit organization with a missio...
Overland Park
Almost 200 animals and birds of prey, vegetable and flower gardens, a one-room country schoolhouse, an old-time fishing pond, pony rides and more.
Bonner Springs
The 164 acre museum complex and park-like grounds features The Agricultural Hall of Fame, National Farmers' Memorial, National Poultry Museum, Educational Garden, and Farmtown USA; a recreated 1900s community which includes a farmstead, one room scho...
Manhattan
Enjoy a one-hour behind-the-scenes guided walking tour of the World's Most Famous Arena. With over 600 events each year, you never know what you'll see!
Science City
(561 Miles)
Kansas City
Welcome to Science City, where play and education go hand-in-hand. Let curiosity be your guide through more than 50 interactive areas, providing some real hands-on fun. Science City is located in Kansas City\'s Union Station.
Mobile
Learning about history has never been so fun with the USS ALABAMA Battleship Memorial Park. A beautiful reminder of our heroes.
Fort Gaines
(570 Miles)
Dauphin Island
A significantly historical and architectural experience bound to captivate kids' imaginations and educate the curious. ALso bird sanctuary, campground and beach.
Santa Fe
Welcome! We invite you to take a journey to the past at "The Ranch of the Swallows". This historic rancho,now a living history museum, dates from the early 1700s and was an important paraje or stopping point along the famous Camino Real, the Royal Ro...
Fort Osage
(575 Miles)
Sibley
Step through the gate at Fort Osage and begin your walk through history. This reconstructed historic Fort, overlooking the Missouri River is portrayed as it was in 1812. Located the farthest west of the twenty-eight factories in the United States' ...
Taos Pueblo
(576 Miles)
Taos
Taos Pueblo is the only living Native American community designated both a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and a National Historic Landmark. The multi-storied adobe buildings have been continuously inhabited for over 1000 years. We welcome you to visit...
Albuquerque
Every weekend, year-round, American Indian dance performances are scheduled at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center. Many of the dance groups are world-traveled and nationally recognized performers. Pueblo dance groups from the 19 New Mexico Pueblos are...
Moundville
Meet history and nature at this museum site where one can experience the Lost Realm of the Black Warrior and the spirit of the outdoors with the site's nature trail and Black Warrior River.
Shiloh
Join Shiloh National Military Park's Junior Ranger Program. Please visit the Shiloh Battlefield Visitor Center to pick-up a booklet, which will help you learn more about the Civil War at Shiloh and the National Park Service. You will be certified as ...
Adamsville
Just imagine! Clams, snails, crabs, sharks, and giant mosasaurs living in Tennessee! That would be the scene approximately 70 million years ago in what is now West Tennessee as the ancient Gulf of Mexico covered the land. How do we know? A visit to C...

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