Theme Parks in Missouri with kids

Get ready to spin, scream, laugh, drop and soar because it’s Theme Park time in Missouri. Theme Parks are a great way to spend the day with the family - no matter what age.

From the fastest and loudest theme parks, to those family friendly amusement parks, The Show Me State offers you the perfect places to go for that family fun. 

The smallest dare devils in the family will always find age appropriate rides perfect for them, and often in the same park that those older thrill seekers can close their eyes and brave the tallest and fastest thrill rides! 

There is ALWAYS plenty of kids fun at the many theme parks you can find across this great state.

Hold on tight…because Missouri is ready to give your family a host of fun things to do with kids all year round - Theme Park style!

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  • Worlds of Fun

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    Kansas City

    Theme park AND water park fun with the one ticket in Kansas City, Missouri!

  • Six Flags St Louis

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    Eureka

    Six Flags St. Louis has it all - with those screaming coasters to those charming kiddie rides! With water rides too, get ready to enjoy this family classic theme park!

  • Silver Dollar City

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    Branson

    Travel back in time to an 1880s mining city, with this Missouri theme park that is perfect for family members of all ages!

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  • Kansas City Zoo

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    Kansas City

    Kansas City Zoo - Looking for wild family fun? See our tigers roar, cheetahs run, and polar bears flip. Each day is a new adventure. Marvel at more than 1,000 exotic animals featured in indoor and ...

  • World Aquarium

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    St. Louis

    Over 10,000 outrageous sea creatures and fun river critters await you at this St.Louis aquarium, with interactive fun for kids too!

  • St Louis Zoo

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    St Louis

    he Saint Louis Zoo has educated, entertained and earned a place in the hearts of St. Louisans for generations. With the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in 1904, there began a long and slow process to ...

  • The Butterfly House

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    Chesterfield

    The mission of the Butterfly House, a division of the Missouri Botanical Garden, is to foster a better understanding and increased awareness of our natural world. This facility presents an ...

  • Dickerson Park Zoo

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    Springfield

    Take a walk on the wild side at Dickerson Park Zoo. The zoo, located in Springfield, Missouri, is home to more than 500 animals representing 170 species. One of the many fun family places to go if ...

  • Wild Animal Safari

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    Strafford

    You can drive your own vehicle (or take the complimentary bus tour- seasonal) thru our Drive-Thru safari and get to experience hand feeding the animals. On the safari the exotic animals will ...

  • Promised Land Zoo

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    Eagle Rock

    An amazing drive thru animal park in Missouri, with over 500 animals, tours, feedings and fun!

  • Bransons Promised Land Zoo

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    Branson

    Branson's Newest and Wildest Animal Adventure is opening this Spring! We will be featuring many fun and exciting exhibits unlike anywhere else! Get up close and personal with your favorite animals ...

  • Lazy L Safari Park

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    Cape Girardeau

    Africa comes to Missouri with this walk-thru zoo, with over 50 different species from all over the world, with a petting zoo and gemstone mining too!

  • Going Bonkers

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    Columbia

    A great place to meet new friends, play arcade games, eat good food and exercise while playing on the largest indoor playground, in climate controlled comfort. One of the many fun family places to go ...

  • Aarons Family Fun Center

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    Belton

    Aaron's Family Fun Center is a great place for the whole family.

  • Americas Incredible Pizza Company

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    St Louis

    Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf, Bumper Cars, Go-Karts, Bowling + loads more fun

  • Miner Mikes

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    Osage Beach

    If quality family fun is what you are looking for, you will find it all under one roof at Miner Mike's and Buster's. Come and join Miner Mike and his mule, Buster, at our indoor 35,000 sq. ft family ...

  • Air Zone

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    Kansas City

    Kids ages 2 - 12 will go wild for four awesome inflatables including a giant slide, two obstacle courses and jousting coliseum. They will have an unforgettable time running, jumping, sliding and ...

  • Paradise Park

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    Lee s Summit

    Paradise Park is a family entertainment center that offers a unique mix of attractions: go karts, jr. go karts, miniature golf, batting cages, bumper cars, rock climbing, game room and foam factory.

  • I49 Fun Center

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    Belton

    A fun and bouncy indoor inflatable playground in the Belton/Raymore area, with bounce houses, inflatable slides and inflatable obstacle courses, as well a toddler area!

  • Jump Mania Springfield

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    Springfield

    Over 8,700 square feet of bouncing inflatable fun for those active kids, as well as a baby and toddler center!

  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center Kansas City

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    Kansas city

    LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Kansas City is a LEGO® based, indoor family attraction, based in Kansas City’s Crown Center shopping and entertainment mal. The attraction is best suited to children ...

  • Missouri Botanical Garden

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    St Louis

    Visit the country's OLDEST botanical garden in continuous operation! An oasis in St. Louis, with 79 acres of beautiful displays and gardens.

  • The Earthways Center

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    St Louis

    The EarthWays Home, a three-story Victorian residence built in 1885 at 3617 Grandel Square, was renovated in 1994 to showcase practical demonstrations of energy efficient systems, recycled products ...

  • Katy Trail State Park

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    Columbia

    Explore one of the longest rail-to-trails in the entire USA in this Missouri state park. Some of the sections are even part of the history Lewis & Clark Historic Trail!

  • Jordan Valley Park

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    Springfield

    Indoor ice skating, waterfalls, fountains and open play space in Springfield at this fun family park!

  • Big Surf Waterpark

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    Linn Creek

    The biggest, fastest, funnest, safest, cleanest, number one-en-est family fun at the Lake of the Ozarks! For any age, for anybody, Big Surf Waterpark has a variety of rides and attractions! The only ...

  • White Water

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    Branson

    White Water fun at Branson's only outdoor water park! Kids and their families can spend the day enjoying very cool water rides & attractions!

  • Bluff Falls Water Park

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    Poplar Bluff

    Family water park and fun centre with lots of different fun slides for the whole family.

  • Blanchette Park and Aquatic Center

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    St Charles

    The Blanchette Aquatic Center is complete with two waterslides, an otter slide, a children's water playground, lily pad walk, diving area, lap swimming, and more. Added in 2004 is a drop slide sure ...

  • Mark Twain Riverboat

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    Hannibal

    The Mark Twain has been a unique feature on the Hannibal riverfront for more than twenty years. We strive to offer visitors and residents of Hannibal a uniquely authentic riverboat experience on the ...

  • Ride the Ducks

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    Branson

    Experience Branson sightseeing fun from a duck\\\'s eye view on Branson\\\'s only duck tour. Travel on land and water in one amazing vehicle. Now Ride The Ducks has 2 fun-filled Branson ...

  • National Tiger Sanctuary

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    Saddlebrooke

    A beautiful sanctuary near Branson, Missouri where kids can get right up close to some incredible tigers and learn all about their environment, and nature as these tigers are protected in a safe, ...

  • National Frontier Trails Museum

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    Independence

    Welcome to the National Frontier Trails Museum! The National Frontier Trails Museum is a museum, interpretive center, and research library dedicated to telling the rich history of America's ...

  • Childrens Peace Pavilion

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    Independence

    The Children's Peace Pavilion was established in 1995 as a gift to all children from the Community of Christ. In January of that year the doors of the Children's Peace Pavilion opened to an ...

  • The American Royal Museum

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    Kansas City

    Participate in tours led by trained, museum docents.Try out the new equine exhibit and learn about different gaits.Gain insight into the vital role that agriculture played in Kansas City\'s rich and ...