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Stamford
Chelsea Piers Connecticut (CPCT) is a 400,000 sq. ft. indoor sports complex with a ton of fun activities for the whole family! Come play for the day - We're located directly off of I-95 at Exit 9.
Stamford
Learn the art of pottery through our ceramic art classes, using the potters wheel and sculpting, in a spacious studio in Stamford, CT. Instruction activities for children and adults, private lessons for adults or children, after school ceramic art...
Stamford
Arts and Crafts Studio where kids of all ages can get creative in a huge variety of ways.
Stamford
Seasonal fun awaits you at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center. Bring friends and enjoy a picnic on the Meadow, walk over 80 acres of nature trails, drop in to the Hecksher Farm and say hello the animals.The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is a place...
Greenwich
The Bruce Museum is an educational institution which, through its varied exhibitions and collections in the arts and sciences, provides programs for diverse audiences.
Norwalk
Visitors can board the Seaport ferry at the Association’s dock, adjacent to Stroffolino Bridge, corner of Washington and Water Streets, South Norwalk, CT, for their trip to the island, the lighthouse or harbor cruises. Once on the island, visito...
Norwalk
The Maritime Aquarium inspires people of all ages to appreciate Long Island Sound and protect it for future generations. A vibrant and entertaining learning environment, the Maritime Aquarium achieves this goal through living exhibits, marine science...
New Canaan
The New Canaan Nature Center is a not-for-profit environmental education center and sanctuary dedicated to helping people of all ages better understand, appreciate and care for the world of nature.
Norwalk
Fun - and lots of it! Learning and fun go hand-in-hand at Stepping Stones. Our exhibits and educational programs help expand a child's world by engaging them in fun, playful exploration. With four main galleries, a toddlers-only gallery and over 1...
Rye Playland
(10 Miles)
Rye
Playland is Metro New York's great family amusement park and entertainment center. Featuring more than 50 rides and attractions for children and adults, Playland also offers free entertainment and has a beach, pool, boardwalk and pier on scenic Long...
Scarsdale
33-acre nature preserve bursting with wildlife featuring trails, a pond and gardens, plus outdoor live animal display and indoor environmental education centre with public exhibit and program spaces.
Keeler Tavern
(15 Miles)
Ridgefield
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Keeler Tavern Museum has been a farmhouse, tavern, stagecoach stop, post office, hotel for travelers, home of noted architect Cass Gilbert and, since 1966, a museum.
Fairfield
Commemorate Martin Luther King Day with a weekend of activities and events, free with admission including- The Life and Times of William Webb: An African American Civil War Soldier from Connecticut.
Fairfield
Drop-in to help paint a collaborative mural on paper based on the beautiful scenes of coastal Connecticut in the Art for Everyone exhibit. Artist Deborah Bassino will involve everyone in this fun and collaborative project painting a scene based on hi...
Fairfield
The Fairfield Museum is participating in Open House Day -- a statewide celebration of Connecticut’s fascinating world of art, history and tourism. The Fairfield Museum and History Center and The Ogden House will offer free admission and a variety o...
Fairfield
Explore the museum’s latest exhibition featuring paintings of Connecticut scenes inspired by the landscape and the shore. Create an art project based on each day’s theme. Thursday – Summer Scenes Make a bright and sunny collage of your favo...
Yonkers
The Park’s 278-acres include a swimming pool complex, arboretum and 2 picnic areas. The remainder of the park is heavily wooded with a variety of hiking and mountain bike trails fairly well spread for all ability levels.
Muscoot Farm
(17 Miles)
Katonah
Visitors may stroll through the original barns, visit with the animals, participate in educational programs or hike the many miles of trails enjoying the natural heritage of a traditional Westchester County farm, circa 1900. Fun family events held.
Fairfield
*(grades 3-8) track and xc camps in Fairfield, CT along with 2 open summer meets We are excited to share with you the launch of our track and field and cross country camp offerings this summer along with two open summer meets. The trio of Timothy...
Yonkers
® Discovery Center Westchester is a LEGO® based, indoor family attraction, based in Westchester’s new Ridge Hill shopping and entertainment complex. The attraction is best suited to children aged 3-12 years and a typical visit takes around 2 -3 h...
Bridgeport
Since 1982, Captain’s Cove Seaport has grown from a vacant lot and a handful of slips to one of Connecticut’s premier tourist attractions and seaport complexes. Located on Historic Black Rock Harbor, we are an active maritime and amusement cente...
Bridgeport
From three floors of hands-on fun with science to daily Planetarium shows, all include with admission to the museum! One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Connecticut
Melville
The White Post Animal Farm provides year round fun for the whole family. The animal farm features many animals of all different species from around the world! The park also features Farmland Express Train Ride and The Animatronic Singing Chicken Sho...
Bridgeport
On January 1, 1842, P.T. Barnum opened his first museum on lower Broadway in New York City. Almost 166 years later, The Barnum Museum in Bridgeport, Connecticut carries on the extraordinary legacy of this great American icon.
Bronx
Create-A-Craft is a fun craft studio where you can paint a piece of plaster pottery, create your own t-shirt or make a wood craft! We offer great all inclusive birthday parties that include Karaoke, facepainting, crafts and games for all ages!
Bridgeport
Over 300 American species with varying exhibits and educational programming for families, including unique pop up viewing areas within the Prairie Dog exhibit.
Adventureland
(22 Miles)
Farmingdale
- Long Island's home of Family Fun since 1962. This family amusement park features 30 rides and attractions especially for kids and their parents. Great idea if you're looking for fun things to do in New York with kids
Danbury
We currently display a vivid cross section of 20th century American military history. Many of our vehicles are extremely rare, often the only example in the western hemisphere! The museum staff is composed primarily of unpaid volunteers who are respo...
Garden City
Long Island Childrens Museum is a hands-on museum for kids and their grown-ups.
Stratford
The Museum contains hundreds of photographs and models tracing the history of the helicopter both in the United States and around the world. Stratford is the birthplace of the American helicopter industry.
Bronx Zoo
(23 Miles)
Bronx
The Bronx Zoo’s world-class exhibits such as Congo Gorilla Forest, the Wild Asia Monorail, Tiger Mountain, and our newest exhibit, Madagascar!, get you eye-to-eye with massive crocodiles, majestic tigers, and inquisitive gorillas.
Deer Park
Indoor, 18 hole, Monster themed, Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf! With live DJ, great music, state of the art Arcade Games, Glow Air Hockey and tons of Redemption games with great prizes.
Floral Park
The Queens County Farm Museum's history dates back to 1697; it occupies New York City's largest remaining tract of undisturbed farmland and is the only working historical farm in the City. The farm encompasses a 47-acre parcel that is the longest c...
Nesconset
BounceU of Smithtown is the Ultimate Party and Play Experience! With over 10 of the most amazing inflatable structures including our Lightspace wall and Airgun Alley, our unbeatable customer service, and clean, climate-controlled environment, all you...
Danbury
The Museum, located in the historic station and rail yard in downtown Danbury, Connecticut, offers railroad history, tours, train rides, a collection of original and restored rolling stock, and opportunities for ha
Jumpin Jeepers
(25 Miles)
Mahopac
A clean, indoor children's play center with a two-story play structure, bounce house, imaginative play area, and dedicated toddler zone. We also have some ride on toys and arcade games.
Fairmont
Once the site of a lumber and grist mill community, the scenic treasure of Valley Falls State Park is located only a short drive from Fairmont and Grafton. This 1,145 acre day use park hosts a variety of outdoor recreation including fishing, picnicki...
Port Jefferson Station
Fun4all is half an acre of indoor, air-conditioned fun for children ages one to fifteen with adult supervision. Fun4all features slides and towers, treehouse play, tunnels, preschool play areas, and now we have Inflatable bouncers and slides.
Queens
Features more than 450 interactive exhibits, including the award-winning Science Playground, Preschool Place, and the new Rocket Park Mini Golf.
Le Play Cafe
(1)
(27 Miles)
Bellmore
Indoor play center and coffee lounge for kids 6 months to 6 years old. Open play 7 days a week and birthday parties available too.
Flushing
Exhibit updates have given the Queens Zoo the feel of a national park - albeit a small one. The zoo perimeter is a pathway that leads visitors to pockets of wild habitats, from the Great Plains to the rocky California coast to a Northeast forest. At ...
Centereach
Enjoy the 40-game arcade, which was nominated as one of the top arcades on Long Island. It features our new addition “In the Groove 2” to go along with “Dance Dance Revolution”, Skee Ball and kiddy games.
Kindermusik
(28 Miles)
Teaneck
Music and Movement Programs from birth-age 7 Innovative curricua includes Sign language for pre-verbal speakers ABC Music and Me-A Language and Literacy program set to music toddler programs infant family time and much more
Riverside Park
(28 Miles)
Manhattan
Riverside Park Fund nurtures Riverside Park’s well-being, helps preserve its historic nature and leads the community in developing active stewardship. Founded in 1986 by a small group of community activists, today Riverside Park Fund is a strong no...
Brookfield
Parent Supervised indoor playground and party center.
Bergen County Zoo
(1)
(28 Miles)
Paramus
The Bergen County Zoo offers education programs for everyone: children and adults; individuals and groups; at the zoo, or at your facility. A variety of programs are offered throughout the year. While a visit to the zoo is always fun and educational ...
Manhattan
The exhibits have just about everything you ever wanted to know about New York City and then some.
Craft Studio
(29 Miles)
New York
Is a beautifully decorated and spacious studio where imagination and creativity run wild. Your kids would enjoy spending an afternoon painting a work of art in their walk-in craft section, or they can join one of the seasonal workshops.
Paramus
Join us every Sunday from 10am to 4pm at The Brook Academy in Paramus for free children's activities. Activities are designed for children ages 1 year to six years old.
Paramus
Join us on Sunday from 10am to 3pm at The Brook Academy for FREE Preschool Family Fun Day! Our indoor playground is about 3,000 square feet in size and includes a bouncy house and a play gym.

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Fun places to visit in Stamford with kids

Connecticut 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 Connecticut'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 Connecticut 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 Connecticut - 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, activities and indoor play centres for toddlers as well as the usual family tourist attractions - take a look below, lots of the best things to do with children in CT