Things to do in Manchester with kids

Share |

Click on any COLOR BOX below to list by an ATTRACTION TYPE

If you know of any other fun things to do in Manchester with kids not listed on FamilyDaysOut.com - please get in contact so we can add them to the website and share the great family places to go with other children
fun things to do in
Manchester
The Currier features European and American paintings, decorative arts, photographs and sculpture, including works by Picasso, Monet, O'Keeffe, Wyeth, and LeWitt with exhibitions, tours, and programs year-round. The museum also offers tours of the Fra...
Manchester
The Museum features the permanent exhibit, Woven in Time: 11,000 Years at Amoskeag Falls, that tells the story of Manchester and the people who have lived and worked here. The story starts with the native peoples who fished at Amoskeag Falls 11,000 y...
Manchester
Feel forces, use mechanical advantage to Lift yourself up, Look through a periscope, Send a whisper across the room! Touch and try exhibits on light, electricity, forces, sound and more!
Manchester
Skiing and snowboarding with parents and tot lessons beginning at age 3 and around 30% green runs. Also has lift serviced tubing hill.
Manchester
The center houses an impressive interactive exhibit hall that allows visitors to explore the Merrimack River. The exhibits focus on the Merrimack River watershed, historical use of the Amoskeag area, and river wildlife. Visitors can view live turtles...
Manchester
The Lawrence L. Lee Scouting Museum/Max I Silber Scouting Library represents an exciting, unique, and colorful repository for an exceedingly large collection of Boy Scout memorabilia and an exceptional Scouting Library. Artifacts relating to Scouting...
Manchester
Chuck E. Cheese's is a great place to let kids of any age free to run, jump, climb and play on the games, rides and attractions Chuck E. Cheese's has to offer. From the coolest video games and high tech simulator rides to our Skytubes attraction and ...
Hooksett
In a high energy and colorful environment of over 30,000 square feet, we feature a full gaming arcade, a multi-story laser tag arena and a variety of rides for kids and adults. Plus, we have an on site restaurant that prepares an extensive menu of fr...
Hooksett
New Hampshire's Largest Inflatable Playground! Located in Hooksett, NH, we're New Hampshire's favorite private party destination! Open weekly on T/Th (10-7) and Friday (10-4) for the public.
Merrimack
Voted 2011 & 2012 Parenting NH's Family Favorite and Hippo's "Best of the Best". We Pride ourselves on being the cleanest, healthiest, family friendly indoor play facility in Southern NH. Our friendly staff is available to assist you with all your P...
Candia
Charmingfare Farm is home to many of the traditional agricultural animals you would expect to see on a farm. Children will enjoy the Oakhurst Dairy Discovery Barn , home to our large "hands-on" petting area.
Litchfield
Featuring two 18 hole mini golf courses, lazer tag, lazer maze, driving range, full arcade and batting cages! Come challenge the "Green Monster" the famous Fenway Park Replica!
Candia
is a locally-owned and family-run business inspired by New Hampshire's great outdoors, combining the tranquility and beauty of nature with the fun, excitement and adventure of a state of the art water park.
Derry
The Robert Frost Farm was home to Robert Frost and his family from 1900-1911. Frost, one of the nation's most acclaimed poets whose writings are said to be the epitome of New England, attributed many of his poems to memories from the Derry years. The...
Krazy Kids
(13 Miles)
Pembroke
Features of this warm and welcoming facility include a giant climbing structure, a laser maze, slides and obstacle courses. Do not expect to find video or redemption games: the name of the game here is exercise!
New Boston
Looking for a different seasonal campground? Well come and take a tour of our campground. We are a family orientated campground, with loads of activities for the children, teens, and adults.
Nashua
Indoor adventure jungle gym and play zone for under 7s featuring slides, inflatable fun, rock wall, toddler zone and plasma cars.
Nashua
The Head Fairy’s Realm opens for 3 hours, on the 3rd Saturday of July, every year here and this year we are celebrating our 13th year of promoting literacy. With over 45 FREE activities and even more on-stage theatrical and musical entertainment w...
Concord
The New Hampshire Historical Society serves thousands of children and adults each year through its Museum of New Hampshire History, research library, educational programs, and award-winning publications.
Nashua
Nashua Public Library has for the little ones The Children's Room. Kids can enjoy Storytimes Featuring Puppet Shows. Filtered internet, board games, toys, puzzles and computer games make the Library a great gathering place for families.
Deerfield
Captain Bill's Charters offers the best deep sea fishing, scuba diving and sightseeing tours in New England. Plan your private fishing trip for cod, haddock, blue fish, shark and tuna., great fun for all the family!
Concord
Take a journey to the stars: where the sky is no limit, it is just the beginning! Kids can participate in a rocket-making workshop, make a comet, land the space shuttle, try the amateur satellite radio and coo at the models space vessels.
Salem
Built by a Native American Culture or a migrant European population? No one knows for sure. A maze of man-made chambers, walls and ceremonial meeting places, America's Stonehenge is most likely the oldest man-made construction in the United States (o...
Party PlayLand
(17 Miles)
Hampstead
At Party PlayLand your child is invited to jump, climb, bounce and slide in a brightly decorated center featuring soft, interactive, fun-filled inflatables perfect for children ages 12 months - 10 years old.
Salem
This family fun center features miniature golf, Victorian Ice Cream Parlor, an arcade, haunted house. Water Wars! And much more, good family fun!
Chichester
Family Fun Park featuring miniature golf, go-karts, batting cages, climbing wall, Jumpsters, Shoot-N-Shower, Aeroball, and ice cream. Great family ambience and adventures for everyone!
Salem
Over 85 Rides, Games, Live Entertainment and Attractions! Fun for all the family.
Spooky World
(17 Miles)
Salem
Salem, New Hampshire is the NEW headquarters for Halloween fun in New England.
Salem
Field of Dreams has a wonderful children's playground, sand volleyball court, a special events stage, small picnic area and walking trails. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in New Hampshire
Pelham
Perfect for a rainy day, Pinball Wizard is an extensive collections of fun classic edition and ultra modern video games, whizzing pinball machines, redemption games, to name a few...!
Salem
Enjoy drop in activities using Legos, Lego Robotics, Knex, Uberstix, Zoob and more than one dozen family friendly build stations. Join us for a fun way to learn!
Henniker
A Hot Air Balloon ride with What's Up Ballooning is a once in a lifetime experience and should not be missed. On a clear day we can see the White Mountains to the north and Boston to the south. A balloon ride is a wonderful way to explore the natural...
Methuen
Jay gees fun center is great for family fun featuring Go Karts,Mini Golf, Batting Cages, Arcade Birthday Parties and more. Affordable Family Fun.
Westford
At any given time, the atrium may contain up to 500 butterflies representing as many as 50 different species from around the world, although butterflies which are native to the New England region are featured whenever possible.
Play
(25 Miles)
Lee
Featuring bouncy houses, wooden pirate ship, a race track and play structures, extensive dress up area, climbing wall and toddler area.
Canterbury
A National Historic Landmark museum with 25 original Shaker buildings and 694 acres of nature trails to explore. Families will find hands-on activities scattered throughout the Village ranging from arts and crafts, to dressing up as 19th century Shak...
Lowell
This is not your run-of-the-mill museum. From spinning wheels to airplanes and power looms to baseballs, history really comes alive here. Enjoy family-friendly interactive centers for hands-on fiber arts for all ages. Kids' programming available too.
Exeter
Well established trail system that provides a number of outdoor opportunities, including cross-country skiing, running and jogging, hiking, orienteering, mountain biking and snowshoeing. It is a fertile wildlife area for a variety of species and pro...
Imajine That
(25 Miles)
Lawrence
An interactive educational play space offering include a child sized grocery store, a HUGE dinosaur climbing structure, Between the Lions reading area, Peep and the Big Wide World Science Station, Pirate Area, and an arts and crafts area, just to nam...
Exeter
Discover the stories behind America's revolutionary past and how they relate to your experiences today by visiting the American Independence Museum. Located in historic Exeter, New Hampshire, the museum features stories of the brave men and women wh...
Warner
Exhibits of Native American objects, special events,and programming. 2.5 acre Medicine Woods Nature Trail. Tipi and Northeast Woodlands lodge frame on grounds. Shop for souvenirs in our giftshop.
Amesbury
Big thrills, fast and steep snow tubing, and globe riding...yes please!
Smolak Farms
(29 Miles)
North Andover
Visit the Smolak Farms, you will find animals such as Baby sheep, llamas, alpacas, golden pheasants, fallow deer, peafowl, goats, zebu cow, swans, rabbits, chickens and so much more!
Littleton
A fully wooded campground that can accommodate anything from the smallest tent to the largest motor home - we even have cabins available for rent! Propane tank refills, camping supplies and snacks are available in our store. Activities include...
Tewksbury
Multi level laser tag arena, 18 hole mini golf and arcade plus sports bar family restaurant with sundae bar.
Friendly Farm
(32 Miles)
Dublin
Wander through five acres and enjoy some of the most agreeable animals you'll ever meet. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in New Hampshire
Newburyport
Open a new world of adventure to your children that develops them physically, mentally and socially in a positive reinforcing environment. Kids are introduced to climbing through a series of games, group activities, challenging movements, and pure fu...
Dover
The Children's Museum of NH offers two floors of unique, interactive exhibits for children ages 1-12 and their families. Explore world cultures, under-sea research, brain waves, dinosaurs, music, nature and much more. Expanded location in a waterfron...
Franklin
The Daniel Webster Birthplace State Historic Site is associated with the birth and early childhood years of Daniel Webster, one of our country's most respected orators and statesmen. While the site affords a view of the early years of Daniel Webster,...
Rye Airfield
(33 Miles)
Rye
50,000 square feet facility cleverly arranged into a dozen sections which allows them to accommodate everything from bikes to skateboards and scooters to inline skates, all at the same time.

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near Manchester with kids

1

American Independence Museum

(26 Miles) Museums in Exeter

2

The Build Station

(20 Miles) Indoor Play in Salem

3

NUThin but GOOD TIMES

(6 Miles) Indoor Play in Merrimack

4

Party PlayLand

(17 Miles) Indoor Play in Hampstead

5

Krazy Kids

(13 Miles) Indoor Play in Pembroke

6

Space Entertainment Center

(3 Miles) Indoor Play in Hooksett

7

Chucksters Family Fun Park

(17 Miles) Kids Fun in Chichester

8

Bobos Indoor Playground

(14 Miles) Indoor Play in Nashua

9

Cowabungas Fun Center

(4 Miles) Indoor Play in Hooksett

10

Jump N Joy

(35 Miles) Indoor Play in Laconia

Fun places to visit in Manchester with kids

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