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Historical Attractions in SAYLORSBURG

You’ve heard the saying “History can be fun”…well, we think history IS fun (especially in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania!)

Saylorsburg is filled with history, and what better way to learn about it with children than to experience the many places to visit in this The Keystone State city that can actually take you back in time!

Historical attractions come in all shapes and sizes. There are landmarks where iconic events happened. There are homes of historic figures filled with treasures and artifacts from their amazing lives. There are historic buildings whose walls are filled with stories from Saylorsburg’s past. 

The best way for kids to learn about history, is to actually visit the places where history happened. It makes sense! Kids can use their imagination as they read and hear all about events, people and places, and feel like they have gone back in time.

There are plenty of things to do with kids in Saylorsburg when it comes to history, so what are we waiting for - let’s GO! 

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  • Da Vinci Science Centre

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    (24 miles) Allentown

    Lots of hands on fun things to do with plenty of events and special exhibitions throughout the year. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in ...

  • Morris County Planetarium

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    (39 miles) Randolph

    Kids love looking at the stars - so what better than to take them to a Planetarium show?!

  • Mercer Museum and Fonthill Castle

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    (42 miles) Doylestown

    Explore daily life circa 1850s through over 40,000 objects in 55 rooms, plus guided tours of the castle.

  • Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine and Steam Train

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    (54 miles) Ashland

    Kids can take a step back in time with this immersive historical experience understanding a life as a coal miner.

  • Dey Mansion

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    (57 miles) Wayne

    The historical revolutionary war headquarters of George Washington himself, giving kids an amazing day out in history!

  • Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation

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    (65 miles) Media

    A fascinating living history museum depicting Pennsylvania farm life in the late 1700s. History comes back to life in this historical day out!

  • Betsy Ross House

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    (66 miles) Philadelphia

    Explore the birthplace of the American flag at the Betsy Ross House, full of amazing history to learn through interactive experiences!

  • Independence National Historical Park

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    (66 miles) Philadelphia

    The birthplace of America! Venture to Independence National Historical Park and witness Independence Hall, the infamous Liberty Bell, and Franklin Court!

  • Battleship New Jersey

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    (67 miles) Camden

    An exciting museum open for tours, overnight camps and historic fun on a real live battleship in New Jersey!

  • Statue of Liberty

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    (68 miles) NYC

    That iconic attraction everyone must go and visit in New York City - the Statue of Liberty! Hold that flame high!

  • South Street Seaport Museum

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    (70 miles) Manhattan

    Home to the nation's largest fleet of privately maintained historic vessels: Stationary, Training, and Workhorses.

  • New Castle Historical Society

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    (86 miles) New Castle

    Offers opportunities for children to experience the life of Dutch colonists and revolutionary patriots in historic New Castle, Delaware.

  • Fort Delaware State Park

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    (91 miles) Delaware City

    One of the state's first state parks, and one of the most historical fascinating! Fort Delaware State Park is a fun and eye-opening island adventure for the family, and will take you back in time to ...

  • The Blueberry Factory

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    (91 miles) Hammonton

    We give info about the farm and about blueberry farming in New Jersey and why Hammonton is the Blueberry Capital. The tour is broken up into two parts, outside and inside. One of the many fun family ...

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  • Hunterdon Museum of Art

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    (28 miles) Clinton

    Fascinating and captivating art exhibits at this New Jersey Museum of Art, with classes and workshops for kids too!

  • Everhart Museum

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    (39 miles) Scranton

    Kids can learn about natural history, science and art in this fascinating and educational museum.

  • Sterling Hill Mining Museum

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    (40 miles) Ogdensburg

    Deep family fun with more than 700 objects on display, as well as cool mines accessible by guided tour.

  • The Houdini Museum

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    (41 miles) Scranton

    The museum is devoted entirely to the world's greatest magician, Harry Houdini. Fabulous guided exhibit and fantastic fun magic show with live magician and animals.

  • Franklin Mineral Museum

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    (41 miles) Franklin

    The museum has over 4,000 mineral specimens on display in the local room including those that are on display in the 33 foot long fluorescent display in the fluorescent room. The museum\'s ...

  • Morris Museum

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    (46 miles) Morristown

    The museum offers a full calendar of special events, festivals, classes, and activities for the entire family - with an ever changing hands on exhibitions varying from arts and science to historical ...

  • Montclair Art Museum

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    (58 miles) Montclair

    Experience a day of American and Native American art, programs and exhibitions where kids can get lost in that magical art world in New Jersey

  • Children's Museum

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    (59 miles) Bloomsburg

    Loads of interactive hands-on exhibits which bring out the imagination in every child and the child in every visitor. Over 50 interactive exhibits, presentations, live animals, and special ...

  • The Lambert Castle Museum

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    (60 miles) Paterson

    Fascinating museum set inside and about Lambert Castle. The Garret Mountain Reservation observation tower is right by you, as is the Rifle Camp Park with it's own natural history museum and ...

  • Newark Museum

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    (61 miles) Newark

    Whatever your child is passionate about, let the Junior Museum be your partner as your child explores their creative self, expands their mind, and above all, has fun while learning something new!

  • American Helicopter Museum and Education Center

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    (64 miles) West Chester

    The American Helicopter Museum and Education Center is the nations premier aviation museum devoted exclusively to helicopters. We collect, restore and display historic aircraft and chronicle the ...

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