Don't just learn about history, live it! At Battleship Cove, you will experience firsthand what it was like to serve on board a Navy warship in WWII. Plus Nautical Nights program where families stay overnight on board the battleship for a boatload of....
Features include an aquarium with touch tanks and maritime exhibit gallery with interactive stations plus summer classes and programs aimed at families. Plus go sailing or lobstering!
Visit the historic home of Colonel Joseph Durfee who defended Fall River from the British. A historic adventure through the stories of the American Revolution.
Experience a glimpse into the private world of the Phillips family with this historic 1821 house in Salem.
Uncover 359 years of Salem's history at this collection of historic buildings, and museum. A great family historical experience in Massachusetts!
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
A fascinating historical attractions for the family and kids as they can learn all about the the stories and tales about actual people who were part of the colony in 1627. A living history adventure for the family in Massachusetts!
Walk though the world of 1937, quite literally, as you step into a one-of-a-kind, three-story, painted-glass globe. Once inside, watch a sound and light presentation, experience the unique acoustics and then continue out to explore everything else th....
A fascinating look into American history at the stunning Ventfort Hall, and American lives during the Gilded Age.
A fascinating 1830s New England living history museum - one of the largest in the country! With 59 antique buildings, costumed historians, and a working farm, kids can enjoy year round fun at this Massachusetts attraction!
Thrills, squeals, family fun and lots of events at the iconic Six Flags theme park!
Through winter and fall you have the choice of fun rides and play areas with fun seasonal activities and events to celebrate with your whole family.
26 acres of wildlife from all over the world, to educate, inspire, excite and engage - all near the sparkling Spot Pond reservoir in Stoneham, MA!
An 18,400 sq ft nature experience with a butterfly conservation center, with nearly 4,000 free flying butterflies from all over the world!
Family farmyard fun at the Tougas Family Farm, with a barnyard, playground, and farm kitchen, as well as family friendly activities. Enjoying the simple pleasures of life.
A charming animal sanctuary caring long term for now over 200 abandoned and mistreated creatures that kids can watch and learn from.
Great ocean fun in Massachusetts, where kids especially love the "touch tank," tide pools filled with starfish and sea cucumbers. Other displays include sea turtles, lobster and wolffish!
The 12th oldest zoo in the USA, Buttonwood Park Zoo in Massachusetts is a great day out with animals from all over the world, as well as a Zoo Train and carousel!
Coral reefs, from the Bahamas and the tropical Pacific to Australia. Meet lionfish and stonefish, some of the most poisonous fish in the sea. Great idea for family places to visit if you're looking for fun things to do in Boston with kids.
An amazing zoo in Massachusetts, with 10 main areas featuring animals from all over the world, as well as a 10,000 sq feet kids playground!
Combined with an award-winning playground and exciting educational programs, the Zoo is sure to delight the young and young at heart. Whether it's watching the Lions wrestle, coming face-to-face with a Snow Monkey, staring at a snake or relaxing in o....
Animal Adventures Family Zoo rescues orphaned and abandoned exotic animals, and offers presentations so you can visit them!
The Zoo features exotic and indigenous animals representing a large variety of species found throughout the world and in North America.
Prepare to be amazed viewing 850 exotic animals from all around the world, across 200 beautiful acres of naturalistic habitats.
Lupa Zoo is a conservation and education institution demonstrating the value, beauty and interdependence of all living things.
Get an up close look at the friendly animals in the farmyard and discover how they came to be such an important part of the human life. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Cape Cod for kids
Educational marine resource with Living Exhibits and touch tanks, hands on learning in the Explorers' Zone, Discovery Bay with toys and activities, and a 3D planetary display.
Plenty of friendly farm animals and a small playground for children under about 5 to enjoy before learning about fruit.
Surround yourself with over 500 butterflies, representing up to 50 species from all around the world, with this charming New England butterfly experience!
65,000 square feet of amazing indoor water park fun in Boston for the family day out! Where most days are 84 degrees, CoCo Key Boston is a tropical themed family fun experience!
Swim in crystal-clear Whitins Reservoir, and enjoy unlimited rides on three 300' waterslides (all with unlimited rides!), or just relax in the clean well-groomed grounds.
Day passes available at this great indoor wave pool at Cape Codder Resort! 8,200 sq foot of water fun, with water slides and waterfalls, AND outdoor heated pool!
Spend the day surrounded by art and culture in this popular Salem museum, with exhibits, programs and activities!
Over 700 interactive exhibits perfect for kids in Boston, where their imagination can run wild with science and technology!
There are two floors of exhibits about the flora and fauna of Cape Cod, including exhibits on whales, indigenous birds, and coastal change, and several aquaria holding different species of crustaceans, mollusks, fish, frogs, turtles and snakes. Sever....
A place where families and children can learn and play together. The museum features lots of hand on exhibits such as: A Pirate Ship, A Plantarium, the Puppet Theatre and Toddler Play Area.
The Wax Museum, gives a graphic portrayal in the magic of light, sound, and animation, recreating the persecuted years in England, the escape to Holland, the Mayflower voyage, and the landing at Plymouth, where the rain - thunder - and lightning or a....
There are 3 floors of interactive educational but fun exhibits and over 100 programs that allow kids children ages 1 through 8 to explore the world around.
Explore the untold stories of 1692 with live presentations and real life scenes depicting the stories of the trials in Old Salem village.
Step back in time to 1692, to a time when the Witch Trails of Salem were in full force. Fascinating for the older kids, this museum gives the family a dramatic history lesson with life-size figures, narration and lighting.
Loads of great hand-on exhibits to keep kids entertained in Boston - which focus on science, culture, environmental awareness, health and fitness and the arts.
Explore dinosaurs, hundreds of animals from around the world, rare minerals, meteorites. Check out the 42 ft. Kronosaurus, whale skeletons, and Harvard's world-famous Blaschka 'Glass Flowers'. Don't miss the University's most visited museum, just 10....
Family-friendly, big machines & wrenches....sound fun? A fascinating look at where water comes from!
The Hoop Hall features interactive and historic exhibits about every aspect of the game.
Set in an urban oasis, the EcoTarium offers a chance to walk through the treetops, take a thrilling multimedia journey through the galaxy at a digital planetarium, meet wildlife, stroll nature trails, ride a narrow-gauge railroad.
Relive the swashbuckling adventures of Captains Kidd and Blackbeard, with a walking tour and authentic pirate treasures!
Located in beautiful Larz Anderson Park the Larz Anderson Auto Museum is a great Museum for kids and adults of all ages! Learn about the history of the automobile and have some fun along the way! The Larz Anderson Auto Museum provides an exciting e....
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....
An interactive art gallery and studio designed for children offering hands on exhibitions and educational experiences.
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....
3,000 square feet of interactive exhibits and experiments, permanent collections plus travelling and special exhibitions, don't overlook the sub level aquarium and the Little Cinema.
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.
A fun Massachusetts museum to inspire a love of reading through picture books! Celebrating illustrations from around the world, it's a fun and colorful day out for kids!
The Peabody Museum is among the oldest archaeological and ethnographic museums in the world where kids can enjoy and learn from one of the finest collections of human cultural history found anywhere.
This compelling museum is composed of eerily life-like London made wax figures that depict Salems vivid history from its founding in 1626 through the terrifying Hysteria of 1692. Come face to face with such notable Salem figures as the famed author o....
A railroad museum that traces the history of railroading in Fall River, located in railroad cars - great fun for train loving kids!
Danforth Art actively engages its communities within an intimate environment to experience, create, and celebrate the expressive qualities of art through exhibitions, educational programs, and studio art classes that engage, inspire both children and....
You will see original models used in famous movies and a real Academy Award. You will discover how blockbuster movies as Chicken Run, Predator,X-Men,The Matrix was made.Special: $20 Workshop includes 2 hr. training, materials and take home video. Ins....
We present history by telling stories that are rich in content, use compelling narrative, and are supported by dynamic displays and interactive hands-on activities.
Experience a live re-enactment of the Salem Witch Trial! Go back in time to 1692 to hear real transcripts from the actual trials, before touring the dungeon!
Two museums in one! In the Children's Discovery Museum, the younger children learn while they play. At the Science Discovery Museum, children and adults of all ages explore hands-on scientific concepts creativity!
Free for kids, this is an ever changing range of consistently excellent exhibits, covering a diverse range of themes and mediums. Obviously for the less boisterous child, this is a fun afternoon for creative types: be prepared to get the paints out w....
This is not your run-of-the-mill museum. From spinning wheels to airplanes and power looms to baseballs, history really comes alive here. Enjoy family-friendly interactive centers for hands-on fiber arts for all ages. Kids' programming available too.
One Stop Fun for kids with gymnastics, karate, dance, a rock wall and an indoor playground!
Bouncingly fun play for kids in Massachusetts featuring a multi level indoor treehouse, dual rider inflatable slides and a bounce house, as well as activities in science and crafts.
Fun and creative indoor play for those active kids, with fun birthday party ideas and LOTS of inflatables!
The ultimate indoor fun center for families of any age, with mini golf, mini bowling, billards, and arcade and table games! Catch the fun on your Massachusetts family day out!
A fun-filled and creative environment for kids under 8, with a lovely soft playground, exciting toys, art and crafts area, educational and family-oriented events, and a dedicated crawler area.
Open gym play and a dedicated indoor play area for those children's birthday parties in Massachusetts!
Cheerleading fun for kids 9 months to 5 years where they can play and learn gymnastics and creative movement.
A fun and active play center with an inflatable play area, terrific multi-level adventure play structure, family friendly mini tenpin bowling and thrilling laser tag!
A fun family friendly indoor playspace for those creative and active kids up to 7 years of age.
Multi level space themed adventure physical play plus dedicated toddler area and imagination role play zones.
Offering inflatable bounce houses, obstacle courses and giant slides, plus tots' and juniors' areas away from main equipment with their own special stuff. Also has an arcade.
Multi level indoor soft play, plus series of roleplay settings, ball pit, bouncy house, soft toys for infants and toddlers, kiddie gym equipment.
Jungle Jake's is a fun and creative indoor play center for kids up aged from 1 to 12!
An fun and interactive educational play space for kids with activities including a child sized grocery store, a HUGE dinosaur climbing structure, reading areas as well as an arts and crafts area. Play time!
Indoor fun in Rochdale geared towards kids 3 years and up, with great open play filled with hands-on activities such as LEGO, and amazing events too!
LEGO fun for kids in Boston, taking them into a world where they can use their imagination, enjoy fun activities, workshops and rides too!
Inflatables, adventure climbing structure, infant zone, Lego Station, indoor car track, air hockey, arcade and more besides!
Offering inflatable bounce houses, obstacle courses and giant slides, plus tots' and juniors' areas away from main equipment with their own special stuff. Also has an arcade.
Family friendly indoor kids play center with open play times for those under 8, toys, bouncers and birthday parties!
A fun indoor play and party place in beautiful Massachusetts for toddlers up to those kids aged the big seven!
Offers a wealth of indoor play equipment and inflatables from big slides (must be over 42") to climbing mazes and more.
A colourfully fun indoor playground for those energetic and creative children 6 and under.
Fun indoor play in Boston with inflated bounce, fun play-cars, ball-pool, kid's gym, books, puzzles, Lego, dolls, dress up, computers....it's play time for kids 6 and under!
Indoor play featuring mooonwalks, cars and tricycles, slides, mini roller coaster and toddler play area. Also offers many sports and activities.
Indoor rock climbing fun in South Boston, perfect for kids of all experience levels. Bouldering, parties, camps and more!
Family bowling fun at this classic Massachusetts bowling alley, with fun events, birthday parties and fun event nights!
Family bowling fun in this retro bowling alley in Massachusetts, with themed nights, great food and great entertainment too!
Go-karts, batting cages, trampolines, indoor arcade, speed pitch, basketball, and LOTS of kids fun in Massachusetts!
Their patented style of fun with trampoline covered floors and walls provided high level angular bounces kids can't get enough of. Session types include open jump, 3D Dodgeball and SkyRobics fitness classes.
Explore the great outdoors with this fun adventure park, set on 4 acres with aerial challenges, zip lines and forest education for kids over 7 years
Indoor Play Cooking Art Birthday Parties Developmental Play Groups Parent & Caregiver Workshops Mom & Dad Coffee Get Togethers *Meeting Other Parents And Allow The Kids To Make a Mess And Let Play Makers Clean It. But, It's More Than That.......
Open a new world of adventure to your children that develops them physically, mentally and socially in a positive reinforcing environment. Kids are introduced to climbing through a series of games, group activities, challenging movements, and pure fu....
Rock climbing fun in Massachusetts with state of the art facilities, climbing walls, bouldering and even birthdays and camps!
Indoor climbing is the perfect activity for energetic children of all ages! It builds confidence, and their strength. Great idea for things to do in Boston with kids.
Indoor rock climbing fun in Massachusetts, with climbing areas, bouldering, and classes just for kids!
Mind bending adventure with live action entertainment at 5-Wits. A fully immersive experience with adventure and challenges in Massachusetts!
Features include inflatable obstacle course, Bungee Run, 60ft zipline, soccer nets, nasketball areas and climbing ropes.
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.
Get creative with The Twisted Potter - just pick a piece to paint, and let the creative juices flow! Great artistic fun for all ages!
A creative drop-in craft studio great for kids, with painting your own pottery, as well as mining for gems, and candle making!
A fun and creative paint your own pottery studio in Massachusetts, with pre-made ceramics to paint, as well as beading, glass fusing and mosaics too!
Beautiful forests, lush wetlands and peaceful fields...a great day out in nature in the stunning outdoors of Massachusetts.
Fishing, canoeing, trails...even ice-skating are waiting for kids to enjoy at this historically significant park in beautiful Massachusetts.
A former railroad yard, this urban park uses historical artifacts and exhibits to bring to life the controversial and danger-filled construction of the Hoosac Tunnel, one of the greatest engineering feats of the 19th century.
Visit the ONLY naturally formed white marble arch in the whole of the USA - right in Massachusetts!
The indoor theatre routinely offers 5 short films daily on a rotating schedule.The centre is right next to two polular nature trails as well.
A beautiful way to get the kids out into nature, popular with boaters and fisherman. Great for hiking, picnicking, canoeing and biking.
Natural Bridges preserves some of the finest examples of natural stone architecture in the southwest. On a tree-covered mesa next to deep sandstone canyons, three natural bridges formed when meandering streams slowly cut through the canyon walls. In ....
A scenic and historic Massachusetts park, great for hiking, picnicking, exploring and playing in the wading pool. Perfect for active families, anglers, horseback riders!
The largest urban wildlife sanctuary in New England is ready for the family! With over 400 acres and trails through fields, streams, woods and marsh, it's a fun day out in nature and wildlife.
Tells the story of the events that led to the American Revolution and the Navy that kept the nation strong. Junior Ranger packs for kids plus tours and talks.
The Salem Maritime National Historic Site consists of 12 historic structures and about 9 acres of land along the waterfront in Salem, Massachusetts, plus a Visitor Center in downtown Salem.
Incredibly fun and adventurous daily narrated tours along the historic sand dunes and National Seashore Park! An unusual and fun family day out experience for kids of ANY age!
Visit the park where the Babe pitched, The Kid hit, Yaz dazzled and Ortiz still thrills young fans today. Soak up the rich history; hear the echoes of the past. Visit the Green Monster, imagine being one of the "Knights of the Keyboard" as you see th....
Pilgrim history with these family friendly tours that enlighten and educate kids on all things Mayflower, Plymouth and Pilgrims - all from the point of view from Native Americans. History comes to life in Massachusetts!
A historical attraction for kids at one of the oldest independent bottling plants in the United States. A great look back into history!
Kids and families can discover fascinating facts about Boston and its history on either a PhotoWalks Tour or Photo Scavenger Hunt! Learn how to see and think creatively, and learn more about this great city! Family fun for any age!
History and food in one with these historic Boston Pizza Tours! These educational walking tours are a great way to experience the city's culture, history and food. A hit with kids!
Get ready for more thrills, more laughs and more speed than you ever imagined as you zip across the ocean at up to 40 miles per hour. Dont worry, though; a ride on Codzilla is as entertaining as it is thrilling. The wind roars. The music blares. And ....
See Boston from a unique WWII style amphibious landing vehicle, with historic commentary around the city then it's into the Charles River!
Learn all about the history of Salem (and it's other residents!) through walking tours....at night!
Join real Salem Witches in a tour around Salem, and get the real truth about Witchcraft and magic!
Highlight your Cape Cod vacation with an unforgettable cruise aboard the Mid-Cape's only Whale Watch. The high speed state-of-the-art vessel sails dailyMay through Octoberfrom picturesque Barnstable Harbor.
On weekends and holidays (Memorial Day weekend through the last weekend in October) the Museum offers two ninety minute round trip excursions from Lenox Station to Stockbridge and a forty-five minute round trip excursion from Lenox Station to Lee nar....
A multi-level indoor family entertainment center. We offer indoor high speed go karting, mini golf, billiards, arcade, bowlingo, bumper cars, play structure, and more!
A trip to Boston is not complete without a visit to Swan Boats. These tours have been run by the same family for over a hundred years in the Boston Public Garden, which was the setting for the famous children's story, "Make Way for Ducklings."
Swashbuckling adventures for kids aged 3 - 10 years, as they take to the seas hunting treasure in Hyannis Harbor on their very own pirate ship! Arrrrrr!
The whole family can get in on the karting action here, from the Kids' Track and Bumper Cars to family racing and the terrifying Slick Track!
Ride Cape Cod Duckmobiles'TM authentic military amphibious vehicles. Come ride the streets of downtown Hyannis See a Cape Cod light house, some of Cape Cod's best beaches, and waterfront properties. One of the many fun family places to visit if you'r....
Offers state-of-the-art equipment suitable for children 0-9 years of age, including a bouncy train and a tiny town they can drive around!
25,000 sq.ft of family fun at this Roller Skating Family Entertainment Center, featuring Skating, Laser Tag, and big arcade area! A great Massachusetts family day out for those active kids!
Big thrills, fast and steep snow tubing, and globe riding...yes please!
For an ongoing learning experience, kids can try Mountain Adventure, an eight week program for kids ages 6-17 that focuses on fun, safety and learning. Kids will practice and develop skills in two-hour supervised lessons every Saturday or Sunday.
All things Lazer! Top notch Tag arena, 18 hole blacklight mini golf, and cutting edge lazer maze games, plus arcade.
A winning combination of family splash park, mega maze, laser tag and adorable animals to pet and feed. You'll be here all day!
Visit the Smolak Farms for that classic farm fun, with animals, Fall festival, pumpkin patches, fruit picking and more!
Enjoy 20 state of the art candlepin bowling lanes in Massachusetts, as well as family bowling specials and Cosmic Bowling every Friday & Saturday night!
Every Sunday Posies'N Presents offers kid crafting fromm 11-3. Crafts are designed to be for children between the ages of 4 and 12. Crafts are $12 each change monthly.
A fun escape where you can just enjoy the fun sport of table tennis as a family!
6 major rides, super slide, softplay and two award winning 18 hole mini golf courses. A fantastic full day out for all the family!
Spend the day as a Secret Agent or exploring Captain Nemo's submarine in 2 immersive, interactive adventures!
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.
Family fun in Massachusetts with go-karts, batting cages, mini golf and SO much more...including ice cream! Kids will love it.
Sweet family fun out in nature at Look Park, with boat rides, mini golf, and even a steam train ride!
Fun mini golf that will take you over streams, through a cave, under a waterfall and around a fish pond. Also a climbing wall for those active kids in Massachusetts!
Visit the Skywalk Observatory, Boston's only sky-high vantage point for sweeping 360 degree views of Greater Boston and beyond.
Multi level laser tag arena, 18 hole mini golf and arcade plus sports bar family restaurant with sundae bar.
Just Claying Around is a creative space for all ages. Come in to have Fun and Create Memories! Whether your skill level is beginner or expert our amazing staff will guide you through your projects from start to finish.
Over 200 items to select from to personalise with a multitude of mediums, plus hand and foot prints. Regular events and classes held.
Einstein's Workshop is an amazing space for kids in Massachusetts to explore the creative side of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).
Activities include painting, decoupaging and mosaicing, t shirt design, plus the kids can pan for gems in the Mining Sluice and a regular programme of varied workshops for kids of all ages.
From cabins, RV's, to sleeping out under the stars, Yogi Bear will be there to give the family a great camping experience in Massachusetts!
In the heart of New England this family campground is located on the shores of sparkling Lake Dean with lots of great family activities!
A fully wooded family campground perfect for tents through to cabins. Kids will love the heated pool and other fun activities!