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Springfield
In the centre of Springfield there is a park called The Quadrangle which contains sculptures of some of your favourite Dr.Seuss characters - great for photo opportunities
Springfield
Visitors to the Springfield Science Museum will find a world filled with the wonders of natural and physical science. The Museum also is home to a live animal center with fish, insects, reptiles and amphibians in such realistic natural habitats as an...
Springfield
The Hoop Hall features interactive and historic exhibits about every aspect of the game.
Springfield
The Zoo features exotic and indigenous animals representing a large variety of species found throughout the world and in North America.
Agawam
Thrill seekers come in all sizes. That's why we have tons of great fun for little ones to enjoy on their own and with parents. These rides spin, fly and promise to take kids on magical journeys that are perfect for their height and age.
Wilbraham
We are a 25,000 sq.ft. Roller Skating Family Entertainment Center, featuring Skating, Laser Tag (Lazer Runner), a 22' x 40' indoor playground (PlayQuest), a quick service restaurant, Live DJ, Big Arcade area and hugh redemption prize center.
Holyoke
The Children's Museum at Holyoke provides a unique setting in which children and adults learn together about art, science and the world around them. Through hands-on exhibits, children challenge themselves, discover how the world works, explore new r...
Lupa Zoo
(8 Miles)
Ludlow
Lupa Zoo is a conservation and education institution demonstrating the value, beauty and interdependence of all living things.
Sonnys Place
(10 Miles)
Somers
Sonny's Place is perfect place for the whole family to visit, have fun and relax. We offer miniature golf, an arcade, mini bowling, go karts, climbing wall, monkey motion, driving range, batting cages, a restaurant with food off the grill and ice cre...
Windsor locks
For some Family Fun, bring your kids to the New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, CT, a ninety minute drive from Boston and only twenty minutes from Hartford CT.
East Windsor
The Connecticut Trolley Museum invites you to take a journey back in time and experience the transportation of yesterday.
Granby
Families can come and enjoy nature, lunch on the trail, and exerience the special pleasure of hands on hiking with our gentle llamas. Our hikes are appropriate for young and older legs.
Universal Kids
(15 Miles)
Northampton
Multi level space themed adventure physical play plus dedicated toddler area and imagination role play zones.
Hadley
Central Rock Climbing Centers are home to 3 locations of more than 60,000 sq. ft. of rock climbing terrain. We offer birthday parties, group events, scouting packages, lock ins, instruction and have our very own rock climbing team for kids.
Bounce Town
(17 Miles)
South Windsor
Massive play area with five giant inflatable bounce houses in differing themes, including a super obstacle course they can race their friends through. Also has two dedicated party rooms and offers several party options.
Look Park
(17 Miles)
Florence
Look Park is a place of both active and passive recreation including exciting seasonal attractions such as Bumper Boats, Pedal Boats, 18 holes of Mini-Golf, and a Steamer Train ride!
South Windsor
Ready? Laser tag, black light mini golf, climbing wall, mini bowling, bumper cars, ten bounce houses, a three level soft play area, over 50 arcade machines, billiards and basketball!!!
Amherst
Housed in the 1750-era Strong House, the Amherst History Museum takes visitors on a journey from the town's colonial past, through its industrial age and into the computer-driven present.
Vernon
Ron-A-Roll Indoor Roller Sktng Roller/Inline Skating Rink was founded in 1991, Ron-A-Roll Indoor Roller Sktng of Vernon, CT is an indoor rink and open year round. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in...
Ron-A-Roll
(20 Miles)
Vernon
Ron-A-Roll "Indoor Roller Skating Center". Come and enjoy the wholesome family atmosphere, 14,040 square foot beach wood skating surface. High quality precision roller skates available for rental.
Vernon
Indoor play space for children under 6. Open Play, fun active play equipment, pretend play, arts and crafts, plus science and discovery areas. Classes and Birthday Parties too.
Flamig Farm
(21 Miles)
West Simsbury
At our Farm Animal Zoo here at Flamig Farm we have a cast of characters to entertain everyone, from young to old! From bunnies to draft horses, piglets, llamas, peacocks and happy egg laying chickens.
Canton
We offer a year-round schedule of educational programs for all ages. These programs range from week-long summer experiences to our school-year Discovery Days series for students.
Manchester
The Fire Museum is housed in a retired 1901 fire station with a unique atmosphere that saw the transition from hand drawn to horse drawn, then to motorized apparatus. our collection includes hundreds of fine examples of early American craftsmanship ...
Bolton
You are welcome to observer the milking and bottling process right there in the barn. Bring your children and become one yourself! Visitors to our farm can go into the barn, pet the cows, watch milk being bottled and then taste a scoop of homemade ic...
Hartford
offers over 140 largely interactive exhibits spread over 4 floors, with both permanent and regularly varying exhibitions designed to appeal to kids, plus 3D theatre.
Hartford
At The Mark Twain House, we want to make museums fun for kids and adults. A great way to get children excited about visiting The Mark Twain House & Museum is to better acquaint them with Mark Twain and his family.
Manchester
The mission of the Lutz Children's Museum shall be to provide a multi-faceted museum for children to explore culture, history, and the natural sciences through internal and external exhibits, programs, and experiences.
Canton
Inflatable fun as well as cool arcade games, and a hurricane simulator! A fun experience in Canton, Connecticut.
Hartford
Civil War era base ball games. Family-friendly with FREE admission and FREE parking! Watch the game as it was meant to be played. 19th century rules, customs, costumes and equipment. Kids activities between double-headers.
West Hartford
The Children’s Museum provides rich learning experiences in science and nature for all ages. Exploration of our multi-level museum captures imaginations and develops a sense of curiosity about the natural world.
Sturbridge
One of the countrys largest living history museums, OSV has historians in costume, 59 antique buildings, three water-powered mills, and a working farm. Visitors can ride a stagecoach, view antiques, tour heirloom gardens, meet heritage breed farm ani...
Hartford
Check out a place where we actually ENCOURAGE you to bounce off the walls! With over 10,000 sq. feet of connected trampolines forming one GIANT jumping surface and angled trampoline walls to bounce off of, Launch will get your whole family off the co...
Deerfield
A unique, entertaining world of New England charm, fairy tale fantasies, and hands-on, interactive candlemaking that's fun for every age. Also with permanent Christmas Wonderland exhibit.
Sturbridge
Whether you decide to rent a cabin, RV or sleep out under the stars, we'll be here to give you and your family a great camping adventure to remember.
Storrs
The Museum of Natural History and Connecticut Archaeology Center are home to the University of Connecticut's Anthropological Collections and repre- sents the single largest repository of Connecticut Native American, colonial and industrial artifacts ...
West Hartford
Great park with a new summer splash pad offering interactive play features. Free!
Newington
Bringing theater to kids - the Children's Theater Company is a non-profit theater that brings fun, culture, entertainment and hands-on programs to kids lives.
Winsted
This well heated & air conditioned facility offers state of the art Jugs Pro-Range Batting Cages offering all speeds of soft & hardball pitching. You select the speed & height of the pitch. Also, Phazerball & Battleball is a perfect...
Rugged Kids
(28 Miles)
Wethersfield
Teaches children confidence, team work, self-control and self-discipline using a combination of physical mediums and disciplines such as martial arts and non competitive sports.
Magic Wings
(28 Miles)
South Deerfield
The 8,000-square foot conservatory is home to nearly 4,000 free-flying butterflies from all over the world. One of many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Massachusetts
Asford
The Orchard offers Guided Orchard Walking Tours and Adopt-A-Tree by Appointment.Pick Your Own apples, peaches and blueberries. See the bee hive, sheep, chickens and horses on your way for a family hike. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy by the pond!
Newington
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 ...
Rocky Hill
We are one of the largest dinosaur track sites in North America. Beneath our geodesic dome, you will find an exceptional display of early Jurassic fossil tracks that were made 200 million years ago.
New Britain
The New Britain Youth Museum, founded in 1956, encourages children and families to explore the history and cultures of Connecticut and the world. Come explore with your child!
Newington
offers a fun indoor play experience suited to younger children, including a series of cubby style indoor tree houses with ladder access, play pirate ship and plenty more, plus classic bounce house.
New Britain
The collections now number approximately 5,000 works of American art: 680 oils, 1,050 drawings (including watercolors and pastels), 860 graphics, 160 sculptures, 25 photographs, and 1,460 illustrations.
Pottery Piazza
(33 Miles)
Plainville
There is a vast array of mediums and over 1,500 pottery items to choose from plus clay work, mosaics and printing. No experience necessary, friendly assistance on hand if required.
Kensington
A fascinating and fun family day out as you explore the world around us together, at the New Britain Youth Museum at Hungerford Park.
Oakham
In the heart of New England, is located on the shores of sparkling Lake Dean. Make your family vacation experience memorable at our five star rated camping resort.

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

1

Central Rock Climbing Centers

(17 Miles) Kids Fun in Hadley

2

Zoo in Forest Park

(2 Miles) Zoos in Springfield

3

Universal Kids

(15 Miles) Indoor Play in Northampton

4

Tougas Family Farm

(50 Miles) Kids Fun in Northborough

5

Mohegan Bowl

(37 Miles) Indoor Play in Webster

6

Pine Acres Family Resort

(33 Miles) RV/Campsite in Oakham

7

Animagic Museum of Animation

(37 Miles) Museums in Lee

8

Tri State Speedway

(36 Miles) Transport Attractions in Dudley

9

Six Flags New England

(5 Miles) Theme Parks in Agawam

10

Magic Wings

(28 Miles) Zoos in South Deerfield

Fun places to visit in Springfield with kids

Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts'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 Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts - 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 look above, lots of the best things to do with children in MA