Things to do in Waterville with kids

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Waterville
Founded in 1959, the Colby College Museum of Art has an outstanding permanent collection of 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st century American art, as well as an active temporary exhibition program.
Oakland
Boat cruises for adults but children go for free. We have the Captain JAC Program (Junior Associate Captain). The kids get to drive the boat, blow the horn, learn how to read the basic GPS, coordinated by First Mate " Brenda" The kids "Graduate" wit...
Augusta
Provides an array of hands on exhibits and activities that promote developmental skills. An interactive community in which hands on learning is provided through play.
Augusta
Come experience Maine, the way life was! Visit the Museum's 12,000-plus years of history, from the Paleo-Indians to the first European explorers. See the homes, shops and mills where Mainers have lived and worked for centuries. Explore the factories,...
Belfast
Weekend and holiday train experiences, including fun theme train rides, through the beautiful Maine countryside.
Livermore
Norlands is a multifaceted museum offering in-depth experiences in 18th and 19th century rural life. Here, the visitor is an active participant in daily and seasonal farming and housework, and becomes involved in the social, political and educational...
Belfast
A family-friendly, must-see and fun for all ages, absolutely nutty, Nut House!
Swan Island
(33 Miles)
RICHMOND
Come visit Swan Island in the Kennebec River – an island in time – with unique river, forest and meadow habitats and abundant native wildlife like bald eagles, white-tailed deer, waterfowl, fish, songbirds and wild turkeys. There is spectacular w...
Camden
Skiing and snowboarding from 3 years, with trails including at least one green run, a beginner friendly terrain training park plus tobogganing and tubing.
Carmel
40 sites, full hookups, some for large pull through, clean free showers with hot water, kids playground, trout pond,. Quiet family camping close to Bangor and Acadia as well as other area attractions.
Searsport
This Maine campground offers the ocean at your site and picturesque Maine Harbors around every corner.
Searsport
The principal exhibits at Penobscot Marine Museum focus on the industry of Penobscot Bay in the 19th century and illustrate what it was like to live and work on one of the great square-rigged ships in the last quarter of the 19th century, and to visi...
Hermon
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 3 years, offering 9 green runs plus lift serviced tubing hill.
Kingfield
The Museum commemorates and preserves the heritage of Stanley family genius. The famous \"Stanley Steamer\" automobile was invented by Francis Edgar Stanley and manufactured by him and his twin brother, usually referred to as the Stanley twins, F.E. ...
Prospect
A fascinating and historically educational experience to Fort Knox in beautiful Maine - and it comes with a 420ft lift ride to 3 floors of viewing platforms! Fun!
Rockland
Offers a nationally recognized collection of works from many of America’s greatest artists.
Rockland
The Coastal Children's Museum is dedicated to providing children ages 2-9 and their families the opportunity to explore, discover and learn through play about the natural world, the arts and sciences and the diversity of Maine's coast. Over 21 intera...
Bucksport
Offering private lobstering and sightseeing tours out of Bucksport, Maine. Trips are aboard a real working lobster boat owned by Capt. Greg Perkins. New mackeral fishing trips too!
Bucksport
A regional moving image archive dedicated to collecting, preserving, and making accessible film and video related to northern New England.
Lost Valley
(43 Miles)
Auburn
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 4 years, offering 6 green runs plus 2 terrain training parks.
Black Beards USA
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(43 Miles)
Bangor
A family fun park featuring miniature golf, go carts and batting cages, and much more, including sailing your own REMOTE-CONTROLLED pirate ship, and a game room featuring REDEMPTION GAMES will give you a chance to play for fun, or to win some real tr...
Bangor
The purpose of the Cole Land Transportation Museum is to collect, preserve, and display (before they disappear forever) a cross section of Maine's land transportation equipment from which this and future generations will gain knowledge of the past.
Boothbay
The museum has one of the finest exhibits of classic, vintage and antique automobiles in New England.
Bangor
Maybe you've never seen a live orchestra perform -- or experienced the rush of great music all around you. Or, maybe you attend every concert, every season...and can even hum the opening bars of Ravel's Piano Concerto in G.
Bangor
Enjoy the largest children\'s museum north of Boston, and Maine\'s premier center for learning and discovery. Seven permanent interactive exhibits invite you to explore the worlds of nature, geography, children\'s literature, music, art, science and ...
Rumpus Room
(47 Miles)
Brunswick
Active and creative play space for kids ages 0 to 6, featuring gross motor room, reading and puzzle room, art and sensory zone and a well equipped room for imaginative play.
Brunswick
Come and enjoy a splash in our indoor, heated pool. The whole gang can enjoy this active and fun activity in our newly remodeled hotel. Grab a bite to eat after burning off some energy in our onsite eatery, The Parkwood Grille.
Rumford
Black Mountain is excited to expand on its Junior Race Program for the 2010 ski season. This new program is geared for grade 3 through high school who already know how to ski, but want to improve ability and learn to race faster. This program will ...
Bangor
The scenic raised boardwalk offers a low level canopy tour with outstanding views of nature and indiginous wildlife with artistically presented information boards detailing things you should be able to see from those positions.
Sugarloaf
(49 Miles)
Carrabassett Valley
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 3 and 23% green runs, plus tubing, snowshoeing, olympic sized ice rink and forest high wire adventure. Plus indoors cutting edge skate park with ultra modern features.
West Boothbay Harbor
Depicting the rocky coast of Maine, visitors to the aquarium will find 15 regional exhibits including 2 touch tanks with invertebrates and sharks tucked into the rocky coast of Maine. Presentations and educational programs available.
Orono
Opens a window on planets, stars and the universe, bringing the cosmos to life in the 20ft dome theater. Open for sky watchers of all ages to explore the wonders of the Maine sky.
Hudson Museum
(53 Miles)
Orono
Experience the "wonder and splendor of the human experience" that the Hudson Museum has to offer. The museum showcases lots of temporary and permanent exhibits, celebrated by special events and discussed in lectures by such distinguished scholars as ...
Freeport
Provides an individual centered approach to art making for children 2 to 9 years old using an ever changing and exciting variety of media. Offering morning summer camp, walk-in hours, Friday night Dinner and Art, and creative birthday party experienc...
Saddleback
(53 Miles)
Rangeley
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 3 years, offering 38% green runs, plus 2 terrain training parks.
Mount Abram
(54 Miles)
Greenwood
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 4 years, offering 7 green runs, plus a beginner friendly terrain park for developing skills and confidence.
Freeport
Visitors find it difficult to imagine among the rolling hills and rambling brooks at the end of Desert Rd. there is a Desert. Once you take your first step through the gift shop\\\'s front door, however, your doubts will vanish as you enter the vast ...
Gray
The Park serves as a permanent home for a wonderful array of wildlife that cannot survive in the wild. Over 30 species of native Maine wildlife are kept for protection, healing, and for you to enjoy and learn more about.
Rangeley
Rangeley has long been one of Maine\\\'s logging centers. Native Americans used the forest of spruce, balsam fir, beech, birch, and poplar for their homes, canoes, foods, and medicines.
Newry
Beginner friendly skiing with 43 green runs, lessons from age 3, tubing, zip lines, ice skating and more.
Windham
Up to 6 lanes of intense snow 'tubin and 2 lift lanes. No, you don't have to walk to the top. Sit on your tube and the lift will take you up! No snow outside? No worries...we make our own snow! One of the many family places to go if you're looking f...
Ski Big Squaw
(64 Miles)
Big Moose
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons available, offering 5 green runs, 5 blue and 2 black.
Bar Harbor
Personalized birdwatching and nature tours since 1993, for individuals, couples, families and small groups. We help you discover the flora and fauna of Mt. Desert Island and Down East and northern Maine with a special emphasis on native and migrato...
Southwest Harbor
Come wander the grounds, view the carved panels adorning the museum building, and listen to the newly installed Kingfisher fountain. This summer the Museum presents a different twist on bird carving—an exhibition of ing
Bar Harbour
A great day out for famillies, a personal and hands-on experience, that takes in the Maine Lobster Museum, Marsh Tour, and Lobster Hatchery. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Maine
Shawnee Peak
(68 Miles)
Bridgton
Skiing and snowboarding from 4 years, offering 25% green runs, plus terrain training park and summer activities.
Bar Harbor
Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf offers an unequaled miniature golf experience! The adventures and legends of infamous pirates come to life in our theme park like setting. Enter the world of 18th century pirates, carousing buccaneers, an authentic, full-...
Portland
Take a trip back in time at the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co. & Museum! Enjoy magnificent views of Portland's waterfront aboard antique rail cars pulled by hard-working steam and diesel locomotives.
Bar Harbor
The park is home to many plants and animals, and the tallest mountain on the U.S. Atlantic coast. Today visitors come to Acadia to hike granite peaks, bike historic carriage roads, or relax and enjoy the scenery.
Portland
Captain Tom will guide you through the daily routines of a Maine lobsterman, while enjoying close-up views of historic lighthouses and harbor seals. Learn how to measure, band and bait or just relax during the 1-1/2 hour excursion. Onboard live tank ...

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

1

Maine State Aquarium

(49 Miles) Zoos in West Boothbay Harbor

2

Rumpus Room

(47 Miles) Indoor Play in Brunswick

3

Orono Bog Board Walk

(49 Miles) National Parks / Natural World in Bangor

4

Childrens Discovery Museum

(19 Miles) Things to do for Active Kids in Augusta

5

Best Western Plus Brunswick Bath

(47 Miles) Indoor Play in Brunswick

6

Black Beards USA

(43 Miles) Indoor Play in Bangor

7

Maine Discovery Museum

(46 Miles) Museums in Bangor

8

The Coastal Childrens Museum

(41 Miles) Museums in Rockland

9

Maine State Museum

(21 Miles) Museums in Augusta

10

Perrys Nut House

(32 Miles) Only in America in Belfast

Fun places to visit in Waterville with kids

Maine 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 Maine'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 Maine 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 Maine - 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 above, lots of the best things to do with children in ME