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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 origin and development of rotary wing aircraft.
Glen Mills
The Oasis Family Fun Center is an ALL INDOOR family entertainment center located in Glen Mills, PA. With 20,000 square feet of safe, clean fun for the entire family including our Ballocity Arena, Soft Playground, Rock Climbing Wall, Laser Maze and ov...
Newtown Square
3 tier soft play funzone, giant slides, jungle obstacles, safari bounce houses + little cub play area
Media
The Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation is a living history museum which has dedicated itself to educating the public about Pennsylvania farm life in the 1760-1790 time period. The site is open for school tours from Monday through Friday and to the publ...
Wilmington
Encounter life-sized dinosaurs, look beneath the seas, experience an African watering hole, come face-to-face with a jaguar, marvel at the diversity of birds and shells from around the world... These and many other discoveries await you at the Delawa...
Media
Take a hayride through the lush fields and orchards; climb aboard the “The Playland Express” train; ride a real pony; visit with the farm animals, catch a big fish in Orchard Lake and play til you drop in the Playland Playground. Plus a thoroughl...
Wilmington
Although each of the parks in the Delaware State Park system has its own unique features, Fox Point State Park deserves something more than "unique" in its description. Perhaps the best word is "extraordinary."
Wilmington
Regularly presents major traveling exhibitions, offering the community an opportunity to become familiar with a wide variety of artists and artistic movements. The Museum also displays smaller exhibitions, often assembled from its permanent collectio...
Oaks
Spacious climbing centre welcoming families for indoor and outdoor experiences, bouldering, high rope, after school club, summer camp and more.
Broomall
An Educational Indoor Soft Playground for ages 1 to 11!
Brandywine Zoo
(14 Miles)
Wilmington
Open year round, the zoo is home to 120 animals representing 56 species on 12 acres.
Wilmington
The Delaware History Museum, located in a renovated art-deco Woolworth store, features three galleries of changing interactive exhibits on Delaware history, including displays of rare items of everyday life, costumes, children's toys, regional decora...
Wilmington
Includes exploration activities for every level of ability. A genuine full day's worth of delightful, entertaining and every so subtly educational play! With scientific, environmental, social and technological themes there really is something for eve...
Wilmington
The Kalmar Nyckel Foundation offers the premier classroom-without-walls experience for students of all ages. A variety of interactive and exciting learning experiences, including educational sails and tours are available to public.
Pike Wilmington
From the Conductor's "All Aboard" to the clang of the locomotive's bell, the Wilmington & Western presents real railroading from an earlier era. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do with kids in Delaw...
Conshohocken
MetroKids 5th Annual Super Camp Fair is a great opportunity to have a free day of family fun. Spend the afternoon meeting camp staff and learning about the various options available to your family while having fun and not spending a dime.
Bouncetown
(18 Miles)
East Norriton
Bounce houses, inflatable assault courses and several climbing structures with modern adventure play features.
Norristown
The zoo is arranged into different habitats - Bayou, Farmland, Grasslands, South/Central America, Wetlands, Woodlands with over 150 animals in their natural settings
Amped Up
(19 Miles)
White Marsh
General admission events that include open game time, teen activities, family game show nights, Ravens games and sports broadcasts and plenty more, but time a visit for an event if you can, they're worth it! heir facility features a technology-driven...
Jungle Wonder
(19 Miles)
Limerick
Glow in the dark indoor mini golf, laser tag, multi level adventure climbing maze with toddler zone, plus large arcade, all in jungle theme.
Newark
The Nature Center at the park hosts fun and interesting public programs, and visitors can enjoy summer outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, birdwatching, disc golf or a family barbecue. Sledding and cross-country skiing are among the many wint...
Newark
The lush greenery and sparkling streams of White Clay Creek State Park offer a refreshing change of pace from the encroaching urban development of New Castle County.
Pottstown
Rolling Game Station is the Ultimate Party on Wheels that comes to you!
Pond Ice Arena
(20 Miles)
Newark
Has public skating sessions on weekdays and every weekend, when you can practice what you learned in the Skating School. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do with kids in Delaware
New Castle
Offers opportunities for children to experience the life of Dutch colonists and revolutionary patriots in historic New Castle, Delaware.
Philly
Enjoy the view as the past meets the present through the colorful narrative of the experienced tour guides. The knowledgeable staff will enlighten and entertain you with humorous stories and fascinating facts about Philadelphia's famous sights and at...
Newark
Family run facility with 9-Hole Par-3 Golf Course, Indoor Baseball and Softball Batting Cages, and two Miniature Golf Courses.
Philadelphia
By the looks of it, Philly Zoo appears to be one of the best Zoos in the US. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Philadelphia for kids
Philadelphia
Overlooking one of the nation's most culturally vibrant cities, the Philadelphia Museum of Art welcomes nearly a million visitors each year, encouraging them to embark upon a walk through time that extends across two millennia and six continents.
Philadelphia
Provides play experiences in each exhibit zone, with toddler areas throughout the museum.
Newark
Walk in studio where you can make stuff for all of the family.
Schwenksville
Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 3 years, offering 3 green runs and 4 blue, plus lift serviced snow tubing hill.
Philadelphia
Professional instruction emphasizing the proper technique of individual skills and the development of fundamentals. Campers will learn proper techniques on various skills such as: dribbling, passing, shooting, receiving, heading, defending, shieldin...
Darien Lake
(24 Miles)
Darien Center
boasts a massive selection of amusements, rides and adventure suitable for all ages and abilities and includes an enormous water park. Epic.
Philadelphia
The Philly Duck Tour the best way for families to tour Philadelphia, because they combine fun and music with history and sights. Adults and seniors will have just as much fun as kids, as the Captains lead you through Philly's historic streets and a s...
Newark
The Iron Hill Museum, operated by the Delaware Academy of Science, is the primary educational resource for the study of human and natural history of the Iron Hill region. Its programs, collections, and library interpret the relationships between the ...
Philadelphia
Rising five stories above Independence Mall, in the heart of historic Philadelphia, the National Museum of American Jewish History will join Independence Hall, the National Constitution Center, the Liberty Bell and other landmarks at the hallowed sit...
Philadelphia
Baby loves disco is an afternoon dance party featuring real music spun and mixed by real djs blending classic disco tunes From the 70s, & 80s guaranteed to get those little booties moving and grooving.
Philadelphia
Experience the American Revolution, as it happened, where it happened through state-of-the-art technology, the first ambulatory sound and light show of its kind in the world.
North Wales
Color Me Mine is a paint your own pottery studio for painters of all ages, whether you are looking for a unique party idea, want to escape the stress of modern living, or just want to have some fun.
Philadelphia
Take a seat for your choice of seafaring lesson and join us on an exciting voyage through our region's rich maritime history.
Camden
Some of the exhibits include the massive shark tank, where people can walk through a tube and see the sharks swimming from all angles, a 4-D ride that takes visitors through the sea, as well as the West African River Adventure, where people can see l...
Camden
Features nearly 200000 square feet of sea life and wildlife, located at Camden.
Delaware City
Fort Delaware is one of Delaware's first state parks, created in 1951. On the National Register of Historic Places, the Union fortress dates back to 1859, and once served as a prison for Confederate prisoners of war. It was originally built to protec...
Delaware City
Come learn how to ride a horse! We offer beginner horse back riding lessons and trail rides. We also offer Pony Parties!!!
Nottingham
Free tour behind the scenes of the famous snack factory, multi media elements, excitable guides and free tasters keep kids interested.
Bear
Lums Pond State Park is built around the largest freshwater pond in Delaware. The park features excellent fishing, sports facilities, hiking trails and more on its 1790 acres on the north side of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal.
Rising Sun
Come see animals like Jimmie the Giraffe, Sis the Tiger, and Zoe the Zebra in a very close and intimate setting; over 130 animals on display.
Ronks
Ride back in time to and era before the car, train, or plane were ever imagined. Enjoy the beautiful countryside of Lancaster County with its immaculately kept Amish farms and gardens. Experience for yourself a taste of Amish country life here. We ho...
Strasburg
Hundreds of toy trains in a modern museum built like a historic train station! Toy trains are for kids of all ages! While real trains go back to the advent of the Industrial Revolution in the early 1800s, toy trains emerged later. Wooden and metal ...

Top 10 most viewed fun things to do near West Chester with kids

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Jumpers Fun Zone

(13 Miles) Indoor Play in Newtown Square

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The Oasis Family Fun Center

(10 Miles) Kids Fun in Glen Mills

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Jungle Wonder

(31 Miles) Indoor Play in Limerick

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Bouncetown

(29 Miles) Indoor Play in East Norriton

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Happy Tymes Family Fun Center

(48 Miles) Theme Parks in Warrington

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Fun Spot

(50 Miles) Indoor Play in Philadelphia

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Please Touch Museum

(37 Miles) Museums in Philadelphia

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Elmwood Park Zoo

(30 Miles) Zoos in Norristown

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Baby Loves Disco

(39 Miles) Kids Fun in Philadelphia

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Philadelphia Zoo

(35 Miles) Zoos in Philadelphia

Fun places to visit in West Chester with kids

There are so many fun places to go with kids in Pennsylvania - 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 PA