Museums in Sanford

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Orlando
The Holy Land Experience is a beautiful, educational, and fun experience that offers kids a unique and interactive way to experience God and the bible.
Daytona Beach
The Museum of Arts & Sciences (MOAS) is the primary art, history and science museum in Central Florida. Located on a 90-acre Florida preserve the 86,000 square foot facility is host to over 30,000 objects including the most complete Giant Ground Slot...
Titusville
The American Police Hall of Fame and Museum was founded in 1960. It is the nations first national police museum and memorial dedicated to law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.The Museum, through interactive displays, simulators and nea...
Lakeland
Floridas “Official Aviation Museum and Education Center” features a dynamic display of the best examples aviation has to offer including one-of-a-kind designs, classics, ultra-lights, antiques and war-birds. But the Museum is more than a collect...
Tampa
A science-tastic day out for kids under 12 where they can play, interact, learn and understand science and the world around them. Perfect for the whole family in the countries largest kids science center!
Tampa
There are equipped role play settings, elemental experiment sections and construction zones plus art and crafts, computers and plenty more besides.
Jacksonville
With bright colors and a building shaped like a castle, the Hands On Childrens Museum offers almost 6500 sq. feet of interactive, hands-on exhibits for children from ages 1-12.
Jacksonville
Museum of Science and History (MOSH) offers hands-on activities and educational programs for kids. Children can let loose as they are surrounded by a nature-inspired area for exploration and discovery. They can wander through the treehouse, play with...
Jacksonville
Free maritime fun and fascinating museum showcasing the intricate history of Jacksonville.
Jacksonville
MOCA Jacksonville offers top-quality programming for children and families. In addition to the interactive ArtExplorium Loft, every Sunday is Bank of America Family Free Sundays, where children and accompanying adults receive free admission to the Mu...
Bradenton
The South Florida Museum interprets the region from the Pleistocene to the present with stunning life-size dioramas and dramatic exhibits based on its extensive collections of anthropological artifacts, paleontological specimens and objects of cultur...
Jensen Beach
Offers a wide selection of equipped roleplay environments for imaginative and social play for kids of all ages.
Elliott Museum
(128 Miles)
Boulevard Stuart
Explore a range of interests from regional and social history to art and technology through interactive displays and downloadable, self-guided tours.
Fernandina Beach
Have you always wondered what it would be like to travel through time? Come for an unforgettable journey at the Amelia Island Museum of History. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Nassau County for kids
Saint Marys
The museum is a great place to learn about the "Silent Service". A wide variety of Submarine artifacts, memorabilia and information are available for viewing, and you can checkout the beautiful St Marys waterfront thru a real periscope.
Fort Myers
Indoor and outdoor facilities including museum, three nature trails, a Planetarium, butterfly and bird aviaries.
Fort Lauderdale
Two fascinating floors of fun, interactive exhibits which make science and discovery entertaining for kids! Fossils, animals, sharks, bats...even test your pilot skills! A great family day out in Fort Lauderdale, and one that will make you realise sc...
Orlando
The iconic epitome of theme parks, they're bigger and better than ever with new additions including Hogsmeade!
Orlando
Journey with your family through five remarkable islands where all your favorite myths, legends, comic books, cartoon heroes and children's stories come to life on the most innovative rides and attractions ever created.
Wonderworks
(28 Miles)
Orlando
An amusement park for the mind with over 100 interactive exhibits for visitors of all ages to experience. The most eye-catching feature is the attraction’s dramatic exterior; a three-story tall, classically designed building that appears to have la...
Walt Disney World
(5)
(33 Miles)
Orlando
Disneyland has eight different lands, with over 40 attractions designed to appeal to guests of all ages. This park is for the young as well as the young at heart. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in...
Winter Haven
Part of the iconic them park chain and offers their usual high standard of entertainment for families, with walk through and interactive creations plus rides, play areas and more.
Busch Gardens
(88 Miles)
Tampa
Part theme park and part safari, Busch Gardens is a great option for thrill seekers and animal lovers alike.
Valdosta
A fantastic adventure theme park witha wide variety of attractions; including wild and exotic animals, amusement rides, and a variety of educational shows and concerts. The park's attractions are focused on the family and feature activities that are ...
Wet N Wild
(26 Miles)
Orlando
Wet 'n Wild - Orlando, voted by Amusement Business magazine as America's number - one water park, features a full-day of fun for the entire family. Honored by Aquatic's International as the first true water park, Wet 'n Wild's world-class signature t...
Orlando
Aquatica is a waterpark with rides from serene to extreme, up-close animal encounters and 80,000 square ft. of wide, sandy beach. Here, the parks signature attraction, Dolphin Plunge, sends riders down 250 feet of clear tubes through a lagoon with bl...
Daytona Lagoon
(33 Miles)
Daytona Beach
Twisty, turvey turns, over 1 million gallons of rushing water, exciting speed slides and attentive guards. The basic ingredients for a fun and safe summer await you at Daytona Lagoon.
Lake Buena Vista
Thrilling water rides and fun drops....a fun way to spend a hot summers day!
Wild Waters
(55 Miles)
Ocala
Wild Waters water park offers Florida visitors the perfect way to keep cool while vacationing in The Sunshine State. The park's thrill rides, include Bunyan's Bend, Osceola's Revenge and Hurricane are sure to keep the more thrill seeking content; whi...
Zephyrhills
This 7,000-square-foot sprayground features arches shooting water and soaker cannons, fountain jets and falling buckets of water. A great way to cool off for free!
Spring Hill
Enjoy Florida's ONLY spring-fed waterpark! White sandy beaches, thrilling flume rides, a kiddie pool area, tiki bar, beach volleyball and the constant 72 degree spring water! One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do ...
Tampa
Adventure Island's 30 acres of water-drenched fun in the sun features the ultimate combination of high-speed thrills and tropical, tranquil surroundings for guests of all ages. Within a soothing Key West atmosphere awaits an unrivaled blend of slides...
Sailfish Splash
(129 Miles)
Stuart
Facilities include a beach entry 7,326-square foot water playground full of interactive jets and other features; 2 differing 4 storey waterslides and 1000 ft lazy river ride.
Summer Waves
(155 Miles)
Jekyll Island
Summer Waves Water Park located on Jekyll Island with 11 acres of splashing summertime fun for the whole family! Nine exciting attractions including six water slides, wave pool, lazy river, splash zone and kiddie area.
Cape Coral
When you're looking for fun in the sun, Sun Splash Family Waterpark Sun Splash Family Waterpark is the perfect place to make a splash in SW Florida! Good place to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Florida.
Rapids Waterpark
(157 Miles)
West Palm Beach
Rapids Water Park is South Florida's premiere family water park from the Keys to Orlando. The park features a full-day of fun for the entire family - whether you make a splash in the cool blue waves, take a thrilling plunge down the waterslides, or j...
Royal Palm Beach
Features include 2 four-story high water slides, 897-foot lazy river ride, lily pad walk and an interactive children's water playground.
Boca Raton
Features include 2 four-story high water slides, 897-foot lazy river ride, lily pad walk and an interactive children's water playground.
Coral Springs
A waterpark for serious swimmers and divers, this offers 50-meter and 25-meter competition pools with a heating and cooling system, a diving well equipped for spring board and platform diving, and an acclimation pool.
Pompano Beach
Calypso Cove features three pools including a plunge pool, which you can slide into from either an enclosed or open slide (our safety rules state that all slide riders must be a minimum of 48" tall, and less than 300lbs). The zero-depth pool is a bea...
Sanford
Nestled in lush tropical foliage, the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens boasts over 400 animals, 23 acres of native gardens, animal encounters, train and carousel rides and ZOOM Air Adventures. With something for everyone, the adventures are en...
Seaworld
(29 Miles)
Orlando
SeaWorld takes you on a one-of-a-kind journey to the wonders that exist beyond the ocean's door. A place where up-close encounters connect you to the energy, excitement, and mystery of the sea and sea life. A world of fascinating days, captivating ni...
Discovery Cove
(30 Miles)
Orlando
Come and swim with dolphins at this idyllic setting.
Christmas
Real Florida...as Real as it Gets! Jungle Adventures Nature Park & Zoo is the natural habitat jungle home of our famous 200 foot long roadside wonder, Swampy, the World's Largest Alligator. Come and experience Live Guided Wildlife Encounters with Ra...
Gatorland
(32 Miles)
Orlando
A one-of-a-kind, protected habitat where adventures lurk around every corner! Internationally known as the Alligator Capital of the World, Gatorland's 110-acre theme park and nature conservatory is ideal for families.
Brevard Zoo
(52 Miles)
Melbourne
Small zoo whose mission is Wildlife Conservation Through Education And Participation. An inspiring, fascinating and fun visit.
Marineland
(60 Miles)
St Augustine
Marineland allows visitors a chance to swim, snorkel or scuba dive with dolphins and other marine life. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Florida
Giraffe Ranch
(60 Miles)
Dade City
45 minutes north of Tampa is 47 rolling acres of countryside teeming with wildlife that kids can play with, feed, look at, and even ride! This wildlife preserve offers intimate safari expeditions for the whole family.
Petting Zoo Ocala
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(68 Miles)
Ocala
Petting zoo for all ages. exotic animals and farm animals. Pony rides. Picnic area. Birthday parties. Bounce house. Camel rides.
Homosassa
Showcasing native Florida wildlife, including an underwater manatee observatory, plus a children's hands on education centre, daily encounter programs and a boat tour is included in your admission.

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Fun places to visit in Sanford with kids

Florida 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 Florida'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 Florida 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 Florida - The Sunshine State - 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 and tourist attractions, 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 FL