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Lexington
Located in the Horse Capital of the World, the Explorium offers interactive adventures in fun & learning. Since 1990, over one million visitors have enjoyed this educational experience designed to inspire imagination and creativity among children of...
Lexington
The Living Arts & Science Center (LASC) was created as a not-for-profit organization in 1968 to "provide creative and unique opportunities for exploration and education in the arts and sciences." In these 38 years, the LASC has not only moved with ...
Jackson
In the early 1980's, Dauset Trails was primarily a rehabilitation center for injured and orphaned wildlife.
Lexington
A family owned and operated bowling center with 2 locations in Lexington, Kentucky to serve you with family fun, corporate outings, league play, birthday parties, and special events. One of many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to...
Lexington
We are a family owned and operated bowling center with two locations in Lexington, Kentucky to serve you with family fun, corporate outings, league play, birthday parties, and special events.
Gattitown
(4 Miles)
Lexington
GattiTown is a 30,000 square foot family entertainment center with over 150 video/redemption games, bumper cars and movies. Our delicious marketplace buffet includes all you care to eat pizza, pasta, breadsticks, salad bar, dessert and drinks. Along...
Lexington
Roller skating, laser tag and laser maze, black light mini golf and arcade.
Bounce U
(5 Miles)
Nicholasville
Have you ever been to a picnic or carnival and experienced the fun and excitement of giant inflatable structures? BounceU is designed to give you access to these super-cool toys in a safe and comfortable indoor environment. Both kids and adults ali...
Lexington
The museum is located at the Kentucky Horse Park, already a magnet for horse lovers. This working horse farm, located just north of Lexington in Kentucky's Bluegrass region, offers tours of farm operations, a daily Parade of Breeds, horse and carriag...
Lexington
Through our tour partners, you will be treated to a rare look inside famous working horse farms that house the most incredible population of Thoroughbred champions and their offspring in the world!
Lexington
The American Saddlebred Museum, located on the grounds of the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY, will be highlighting the special bond between children and Saddlebreds in its 2008 exhibition entitled For the Love of a Horse: Children and Saddlebre...
Lexington
Raven Run is a unique, 734-acre nature sanctuary dedicated to preserving the natural beauty of the Kentucky River Palisades and early Kentucky history. Over 10 miles of hiking trails provide access to streams, meadows and woodlands characteristic of ...
Versailles
An entertaining and educational look at the history of American railroads and a 90 minute tour train ride. The Museum illustrates the many ways railroads served the growing country, carrying passengers, delivering mail and packages, hauling milk, et...
Harrodsburg
Discover America's largest restored Shaker community, where a remarkable society once flourished and where today, you can experience a true national treasure. This 3,000 acre National Historic Landmark charms guests with distinct Shaker style and ...
Frankfort
With interactive exhibits, hands-on history activities, and exciting theatre performances, the Center for Kentucky History is a fun place for kids! General admission is always free for kids 5 and under. Plus, we have free History Zone activities for ...
Richmond
The Arnim D. Hummel Planetarium, located on the campus of Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky, is open each week for School Programs, Public Programs, and Special Events. Please see our posted schedules for appropriate shows.
Cosmic Oasis
(24 Miles)
Richmond
Offers a local headquarters for casual competitive roleplay gaming, with a great welcoming attitude towards kids and beginners.
Richmond
Laser Tag, Console Gaming, Arcade, Airsoft. We do the best birthday parties anywhere around. We also have a great place for Mom to relax while the kids have a GREAT time.
Frankfort
You'll experience Kentucky's diverse regional ecosystems and the wealth of fish, plants, and animals that make this their home Whether you have an hour or the whole day at the KDFWR Headquarters and the Salato Wildlife Education Center, you'll have f...
Paradise Cove
(25 Miles)
Richmond
8 lane lap pool with two 1 meter diving boards, a play pool with zero depth entry and numerous play features, including four slides!
Slade
There are few reptile collections that can compare to the diversity of animals on display at the Kentucky Reptile Zoo. Animals on exhibit range from an 18 foot reticulated python, our largest resident, to many types of venomous snakes such as cobras,...
Maysville
The key to running a successful Water Park & Family Fun Center is having the right equipment. We\'ve cut no corners on quality and have invested in your comfort and safety. Paradise Breeze Family Entertainment Complex offers the following ameniti...
Carrollton
Enjoy a day on the lake with rental canoes, pedal boats and rowboats, mountain bike or hike the fossil trail and play miniature golf. Plus playground, tennis and basketball courts and a picnic area.
Crestwood
Engage your family with our nature and garden backpacks, books and blanket packs, scavenger hunts, and our Saturday morning Children in the Dell Programs.
Maysville
The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center opened in August 2004 on the banks of the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. Our purpose is to tell the story of the struggle for freedom in the United States through exhibits and programs that f...
Louisville
We would like to welcome you to our State-of-the-Art KIDS multi-sports center. Continued support from our customers and the community enables us to offer the premier "Kids' Sports" complex in Kentucky. Our 47,000 sq. ft. Kid's multi-sport center i...
Louisville
At Puzzles Fun Dome we offer a "A PIECE OF FUN FOR EVERYONE!" Nestled within our 22,000 square foot facility are a variety of featured attractions that we know you'll love. In fact our research team has been hard at work designing Puzzle's Fun Dome t...
Louisville
Families of all ages can come and sit in a relaxing environment, pick out a painting and have fun creating a painting of their very own. Instructors are available to help. No reservations required. Starts at $10 to paint an 8x10. We are a beautiful o...
Kazoing
(59 Miles)
Louisville
Our facility is home to two huge inflatable rooms, a Tot Lot play area, Crafty Art Studio, and Glamour Studio. During the week we are open for Open Plays, Mother’s Day Out, Fun Day Camps, and private events such as birthday parties or field trips. ...
Louisville
A family friendly ice rink welcoming beginners, improvers, hockey players and figure skaters. Lessons available for different levels.
SomerSplash
(64 Miles)
Somerset
Something for everyone is this great outdoor waterpark! 20,000 square-foot wave pool, water fun zone with huge tipping bucket, tube slides and three tall body slides. One of many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in...
Alexandria
Indoor Sand Volleyball, Bowling and Games Arcade with billiards and darts facilities. Outdoor activities include Cornhole, Horseshoes, Outdoor Sand Volleyball and Basketball.
Clermont
Activities for the Whole Family! Bernheim places strong emphasis on education. Visitor programs and special events will regularly enhance your visit to Bernheim, especially during the summer and on weekends. You will also find a variety of classes...
Rising Sun
Dedicated to the preservation of North American wildlife and is not limited to wolves. Visit with a range of contented predators recovering in excellent habitats.
Kart Kountry
(66 Miles)
Shepherdsville
Kart Kountry is fun for the whole family! Located in Shepherdsville, Kentucky, it is the perfect place for a day of FUN! Kart Kountry features the longest Go-Kart track in the World at over 1.5 miles.
Louisville Zoo
(67 Miles)
Louisville
Home to more than 1,400 exotic animals in beautiful, naturalistic habitats amid an amazing botanical garden on 134 acres.
Covington
A huge play facility offering physical play, imagination and role play, shows and entertainments, splash zone, maze and a big adventure playground.
Louisville
Unique Bike Rentals incluning 2 wheel bikes, 3 wheel bikes and 4 wheel surrey bikes. Enjoy traffic free biking in the 100 acre award winning Waterfront Park in downtown Louisville. Fun for entire Family!
Louisville
Proud to be Louisville Metro’s major gateway to the Arts, they introduce children to the arts at an early age, and present top-quality, professional and educational theatrical experiences as they move through adolescence and adulthood.
Louisville
The Kentucky Derby Museum, which sits on the front steps of historic Churchill Downs, is a very visible part of our community. Graciously welcoming over 200,000 guests through the doors each year and giving them a first hand look at the event for whi...
Coney Island
(70 Miles)
Cincinnati
Coney Island attractions include the Sunlite Pool, 2 acres and 3 million gallons of water fun, Zoom Flume and Pipeline Plunge water slides. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Cincinnati for kids.
Louisville
Boasting at one time little more than an Egyptian mummy and a 16,000-piece mineral collection, the Science Center is now the largest hands-on science center in Kentucky, with about 150 interactive exhibits and activity stations, a four-story IMAX The...
Louisville
It takes a special place to craft the Official Bat of Major League Baseball. Since 1884, Louisville Slugger has put prime lumber in the hands of the greatest players of the game. A visit to the museum shows you how the sport has changed a bit between...
Clarksville
Featuring a wave pool, loads of water slides, kiddie leisure pool,
Campbellsville
Green River Lake State Park opened in 1969 contains 1,331 acres along with the 8,200-acre lake. The park has many attractions for those who love nature and wish to experience the beauty that is Kentucky.
London
Roller skating, laser tag, kiddie corner, batting cages and arcade.
Clarksville
Indoor skating and family fun center.A Great Place for the Entire Family to Have Fun!!
Newport
Newport Aquarium offers families plenty to see and do during every visit. The world-class facility showcases thousands of animals from around the world in a million gallons of water. There are dive shows and "meet the biologist" sessions every day. V...
Cincinnati
Fun for all ages, the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum is an interactive, educational journey through over 140 years of Cincinnati Reds history. Movies, artifacts, and hands on activities, bring the game of baseball and its pageantry to life.
Cincinnati
We reveal stories about freedom's heroes, from the era of the Underground Railroad to contemporary times, challenging and inspiring everyone to take courageous steps for freedom today.

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Explorium Of Lexington

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Bounce U

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Gattitown

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Living Arts and Science Center

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Bluegrass Railroad Museum

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Paradise Cove

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Champs Entertainment Complex

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Richmond Underground Laser Tag

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Salato Wildlife Education Center

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Kentucky Horsepark

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Fun places to visit in Lexington with kids

Kentucky is the kind of fun place that both adults and kids will enjoy – your only problem, is going to be finding the time to fit all the great places to visit in! Because many of Kentucky's must-see attractions offer kid-friendly activities and exhibits, you won't have to miss out on any of the state's diverse culture and history. As you explore the multitude of fun things to do in Kentucky with kids, you'll definitely create memories that will last and last - and you can watch them back on video for years to come if you’ve got a shocking memory like me!

There are so many fun places to go with kids in Kentucky - great zoos and aquariums, museums, theme parks, water parks and swimming pools, places to visit outdoors (many of which are cheap or free), great historical places of interest, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look above , lots of the best things to do with children in KY