Zoos in Maine

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York Beach
A great place to enjoy beautiful wild animals and fun rides.
Bar Harbour
A great day out for famillies, a personal and hands-on experience, that takes in the Maine Lobster Museum, Marsh Tour, and Lobster Hatchery. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Maine
West Boothbay Harbor
Depicting the rocky coast of Maine, visitors to the aquarium will find 15 regional exhibits including 2 touch tanks with invertebrates and sharks tucked into the rocky coast of Maine. Presentations and educational programs available.
Gray
The Park serves as a permanent home for a wonderful array of wildlife that cannot survive in the wild. Over 30 species of native Maine wildlife are kept for protection, healing, and for you to enjoy and learn more about.
Saco
At Funtown USA, fun comes in all shapes and sizes. The park is the home of Maine's only wooden roller coaster Excalibur, Northern New England's largest vertical thrill ride Dragon's Descent, New England's longest and tallest log flume ride Thunder Fa...
Saco
Maine's largest water park. The park offers a day of fun and excitement for all ages. From high speed water slides to relaxing on a tube in the wave pool to a round of mini golf. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to...
Presque Isle
The Mission of the Northern Maine Museum of Science is to support science education in northern Maine by means of exhibits and programs, educational field experience on nature trails, scientific collections for research, and educational programs for ...
Millinocket
The safari begins in Millinocket, heart of the Katahdin Region, in the comfort of a van. Moose and Photo safaris for those who want to see and photograph moose and wildlife up close. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for thing...
Bar Harbor
Join us for one of our many adventurous boating tours on the Gulf of Maine. We feature several distinct whale watching, sightseeing, light house and nature trips which sail daily throughout the summer season. The Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company has sp...
Freeport
Visitors find it difficult to imagine among the rolling hills and rambling brooks at the end of Desert Rd. there is a Desert. Once you take your first step through the gift shop\\\'s front door, however, your doubts will vanish as you enter the vast ...
Portland
Captain Tom will guide you through the daily routines of a Maine lobsterman, while enjoying close-up views of historic lighthouses and harbor seals. Learn how to measure, band and bait or just relax during the 1-1/2 hour excursion. Onboard live tank ...
Bar Harbor
Personalized birdwatching and nature tours since 1993, for individuals, couples, families and small groups. We help you discover the flora and fauna of Mt. Desert Island and Down East and northern Maine with a special emphasis on native and migrato...
Bar Harbor
Kids will love to take a boat ride where they will pass lighthouses, lobsterman hauling their traps and ask the crew to point out the Tree decorated with Lobster Buoys! One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with k...
Bar Harbor
The Dive-In Theater adventure begins with a pleasant cruise to nearby Frenchman Bay. As you steam toward some of the bay\\\'s most interesting dive spots, Diver Ed points out and discusses the surrounding wildlife. Once there, you and your kids help ...
Bucksport
Offering private lobstering and sightseeing tours out of Bucksport, Maine. Trips are aboard a real working lobster boat owned by Capt. Greg Perkins. New mackeral fishing trips too!
Old Orchard Beach
Palace Playland is a four-acre, family-oriented amusement park located directly on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. Admission to the park is always FREE! The park features over 25 rides and attractions. We've added Two New Rides this winter, Wave Sw...
Bangor
A family fun park featuring miniature golf, go carts and batting cages, and much more, including sailing your own REMOTE-CONTROLLED pirate ship, and a game room featuring REDEMPTION GAMES will give you a chance to play for fun, or to win some real tr...
Brunswick
A fun, active and creative play space for kids ages 0 to 6, featuring gross motor room, reading and puzzle room, art and sensory zone and a well equipped room for imaginative play!
Brunswick
Come and enjoy a splash in our indoor, heated pool. The whole gang can enjoy this active and fun activity in our newly remodeled hotel. Grab a bite to eat after burning off some energy in our onsite eatery, The Parkwood Grille.
Orono
Experience the "wonder and splendor of the human experience" that the Hudson Museum has to offer. The museum showcases lots of temporary and permanent exhibits, celebrated by special events and discussed in lectures by such distinguished scholars as ...
Bangor
The purpose of the Cole Land Transportation Museum is to collect, preserve, and display (before they disappear forever) a cross section of Maine's land transportation equipment from which this and future generations will gain knowledge of the past.
Bangor
Enjoy the largest children\'s museum north of Boston, and Maine\'s premier center for learning and discovery. Seven permanent interactive exhibits invite you to explore the worlds of nature, geography, children\'s literature, music, art, science and ...
Rangeley
Rangeley has long been one of Maine\\\'s logging centers. Native Americans used the forest of spruce, balsam fir, beech, birch, and poplar for their homes, canoes, foods, and medicines.
Kingfield
The Museum commemorates and preserves the heritage of Stanley family genius. The famous \"Stanley Steamer\" automobile was invented by Francis Edgar Stanley and manufactured by him and his twin brother, usually referred to as the Stanley twins, F.E. ...
Bar Harbor
The mission of the Abbe Museum is to promote the understanding and appreciation of Maine\\\'s Native American culture, history, and archaeology. The Museum\\\'s collections, exhibitions, and programs focus on Native American traditions in Maine and e...
Augusta
Come experience Maine, the way life was! Visit the Museum's 12,000-plus years of history, from the Paleo-Indians to the first European explorers. See the homes, shops and mills where Mainers have lived and worked for centuries. Explore the factories,...
Waterville
Founded in 1959, the Colby College Museum of Art has an outstanding permanent collection of 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st century American art, as well as an active temporary exhibition program.
Searsport
The principal exhibits at Penobscot Marine Museum focus on the industry of Penobscot Bay in the 19th century and illustrate what it was like to live and work on one of the great square-rigged ships in the last quarter of the 19th century, and to visi...
Kennebunkport
The Museum contains the "National Collection of American Streetcars" plus collections af rapid transit vehicles, trackles trolleys, and buses. The exhibit "History in Motion" contain a children's space of interactive activities relating to mass ransi...
South Portland
Founded in 1987, Portland Harbor Museum is an exciting place to explore and celebrate the rich maritime history of Portland Harbor.
Portland
Take a trip back in time at the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum! Enjoy magnificent views of Portland's waterfront aboard antique rail cars pulled by hard-working steam and diesel locomotives.
Portland
- exists to inspire discovery and imagination through exploration and play. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Maine
Caribou
A museum dedicated to the work of Olof Nylander and the Natural History of the North East.
Bucksport
A regional moving image archive dedicated to collecting, preserving, and making accessible film and video related to northern New England.
Southwest Harbor
Come wander the grounds, view the carved panels adorning the museum building, and listen to the newly installed Kingfisher fountain. This summer the Museum presents a different twist on bird carving—an exhibition of ing
Rockland
Offers a nationally recognized collection of works from many of America’s greatest artists.
Rockland
The Coastal Children's Museum is dedicated to providing children ages 2-9 and their families the opportunity to explore, discover and learn through play about the natural world, the arts and sciences and the diversity of Maine's coast. Over 21 intera...
Amherst
A visual delight for all ages showcasing picture book art by numerous artists, plus the Public Drop In Art Program is open whenever the museum is and welcomes all ages to try their hand at some creative activities.
Ashland
The area provides numerous outdoor recreational opportunities for over 100,000 visitors each year while at the same time providing renewable forest resources which are a major part of Maine\'s economy. Harvesting wood products and providing recreatio...
Madawaska
During the summer there is a host of indoor and outdoor activities to participate in. Fall is ablaze with nature\'s pallet of red, orange, and yellow. Winter activities such as snowmobiling, ice fishing, snowshoeing, ice skating, and cross-country sk...
Bar Harbor
The site is focused on establishing a quiet atmosphere of respect meant to promote contemplation of the heroism and suffering of the French colonists in 160405.
Lubec
For many years, Franklin D. Roosevelt summered on Campobello Island. As an adult, he shared with his family the same active pursuits he enjoyed on the island as child. Although he visited less frequently after contracting polio, Campobello remained i...
Bar Harbor
The park is home to many plants and animals, and the tallest mountain on the U.S. Atlantic coast. Today visitors come to Acadia to hike granite peaks, bike historic carriage roads, or relax and enjoy the scenery.
Millinocket
The Park is home to numerous mountains, the two most notable clusters being the peaks comprising and surrounding the Katahdin massif and the cluster of peaks in the northern part of the Park consisting of the Traveler Range. The plant life in the Pa...
Richmond
Swan's Island in the Kennebec River is perfect for nature loving families, featuring a unique habitat teeming with native wildlife to view, and woodlands and meadows to enjoy.
Wells
Get your whole family out for the day in 2,250 acres of beautiful protected land rich in natural wildlife in Maine, filled with trails and exhibits.
Bangor
The scenic raised boardwalk offers a low level canopy tour with outstanding views of nature and indiginous wildlife with artistically presented information boards detailing things you should be able to see from those positions.
Windham
Up to 6 lanes of intense snow 'tubin and 2 lift lanes. No, you don't have to walk to the top. Sit on your tube and the lift will take you up! No snow outside? No worries...we make our own snow! One of the many family places to go if you're looking f...
Augusta
Provides an array of hands on exhibits and activities that promote developmental skills. An interactive community in which hands on learning is provided through play.
Bar Harbor
Ecological Sea Kayak Tours on the \"Western Side\" of Mount Desert Island. Paddle with Experienced Professional Maine Sea Kayak Guides. Discover why the remote \"West Side\" is the preferred paddling area to: view wildlife, explore the undeveloped Co...

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Fun places to visit in Maine with kids

Maine 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 Maine'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 Maine 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!

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There are so many fun places to go with kids in Maine - 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 ME