Things to do in St Louis with kids
Have fun with the WHOLE family in St Louis! There are tons of kid-friendly (and family-friendly!) activities to do!
There are critters to visit, art to uncover, and fun activities the parents always LOVE because they combine education with FUN! Who’s ready to explore!
Want to spend the day with over 10,000 pretty awesome sea creatures? Head on down to World Aquarium. They even have land animals like the very sweet sloth!
And of course, the St Louis Zoo has been entertaining families for a very long time!
Ever gone for a ferris wheel ride on the top of a museum? Now’s your chance! City Museum is a great experience where kids can get creative AND learn!
That’s just the beginning - places like Magic House Museum let kids problem solve through hands-on learning and MAGIC! Awesome!
Explore the beauty of nature with the Botanical Garden, or get on the tracks with Pole Position Raceway. Don’t forget to visit the Gateway Arch - it’s that very famous arch that leans over the whole city.
Let’s all meet in St Louis!
This St. Louis museum is one of the most unusual in the country, with multi-level madness, a rooftop Ferris Wheel and 3 stories of creativity - including caves!
A fascinating museum looking at the life, work and times of children's poet Eugene Field, all set in his childhood home
The nation’s tallest monument at 630 feet, the Gateway Arch is an iconic attraction for kids to experience! They can visit the very top on a super fun tram, and even watch movies! Iconic St. Louis!
The EarthWays Home, a three-story Victorian residence built in 1885 at 3617 Grandel Square, was renovated in 1994 to showcase practical demonstrations of energy efficient systems, recycled products and waste reduction practices. Today this handsome e....
Visit the country's OLDEST botanical garden in continuous operation! An oasis in St. Louis, with 79 acres of beautiful displays and gardens.
The World Chess Hall of Fame presents world-class exhibitions that explore the connection of chess to art, culture, and history
Explore science and learning with your children as they begin to understand the world around them. Families can experience the remarkable natural world together in a nurturing child-friendly environment. The Discovery Room helps children focus on the....
St Louis Zoo offers FREE admission, with additional fee-based activities great for kids, including carousel, railroad, 4D theater, Safari Tours and more!
Located in the heart of historic Forest Park, the Saint Louis Art Museum is one of the nation’s leading comprehensive art museums with collections that include works of art of exceptional quality from virtually every culture and time period
A trip down memory lane in a beautiful historic building, taking you through the history of the telephone!
High standard indoor karting in St Louis for kids as young as 6 years! Walk-ins available, and electric karts too!
Animal fun and history at Missouri's Grant's Farm, with over 900 animals, a historic cabin, carousel, pony rides and more!
Amazing kids fun in St. Louis with roller coasters, laser tag, tiny town, go-karts, bumper cars, and of course....pizza!
Hands-on learning experiences in St. Louis that encourage experimentation, creativity and the development of problem-solving skills for kids!
We Rock The Spectrum is a fun, colorful and safe indoor gym for kids up to 12yrs with open play, summer camp & birthday parties.
Zip, swing and climb through the ONLY treetop adventure course in Missouri! Great fun for active kids!
Mini golf with a difference where it's all glow in the dark! Fun arcade too for those family days out in St. Louis!
Near the Missouri River is this historical attraction featuring exhibits all about that famous Lewis & Clark expedition!
A beautiful and educational day out in Missouri, where kids can enjoy time surrounded by colorful creatures in the Butterfly House!
The Blanchette Aquatic Center is complete with two waterslides, an otter slide, a children's water playground, lily pad walk, diving area, lap swimming, and more!
A family friendly water park in St. Charles with water slides, swimming pool, water activities and tasty concessions for the whole family!
A fun community style aquatic facility in St. Charles, with family nights, water slides, kids area and concessions!
Six Flags St. Louis has it all - with those screaming coasters to those charming kiddie rides! With water rides too, get ready to enjoy this family classic theme park!
Natural wonders to explore in Meramec Valley, with cave tours for the whole family - and handicap accessible!
A family friendly campsite where you can enjoy not only the on-site activities, like the swimming pool, but also the fun adventures to be had nearby, such as fishing!
Africa comes to Missouri with this walk-thru zoo, with over 50 different species from all over the world, with a petting zoo and gemstone mining too!
Fascinating 55 minute tours into the Mark Twain Caves, as well as fun activities like special seasonal tours and Mark Twain shows.
Mini Golf, Bumper Boats, Water Wars, a Bounce House and much more at this Missouri family fun park!
An insight into the life and times of one of the world's most memorable political leaders in an accessible way for kids. Fascinating day of history in Missouri.
Auto World Museum in Fulton, Missouri displays some of the most memorable automobiles known, with a 18,000 sq ft facility, housing not only vintage cars but some of the more modern classic cars as well!
The Mark Twain has been a unique feature on the Hannibal riverfront for more than twenty years. We strive to offer visitors and residents of Hannibal a uniquely authentic riverboat experience on the "Mighty Mississippi".
The Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum properties includes eight buildings (six historically significant buildings and two exciting), & interactive museums offering the chance to explore Samuel Clemens' childhood and experience the beloved stories he c....
The Discovery Playhouse has 2 floors filled with exhibits designed for families to play, learn and discover, with more to come!
Explore what life was once like on the banks of the Mighty Mississippi River at the Cape River Heritage Museum is located at the old police & fire station!
Glenn House is a historic home built in 1883, and today is open to the public to experience like in 19th century Missouir!
The Zone is not just roller skating, but a ton of other fun activities for kids to spend the day! Laser Tag, Laser Maze, and a play area bouncers, as well as an arcade!
Crisp Museum is located at the Missouri State University, and features exhibits displaying fine art, and local history
Visit one of the remaining Civil War forts in Cape Girardeau at Fort D Historic Site, via self-guided tours, guided tours & re-enactments!
Fall fun in Callaway County, Missouri on this working farm that loves to have kids enjoy their corn maze, hayrides, campfires and more!
Great fun for active kids in Missouri with bowling, laser tag, and an arcade. Who is up for the challenge?
Explore one of the longest rail-to-trails in the entire USA in this Missouri state park. Some of the sections are even part of the history Lewis & Clark Historic Trail!
Amazing indoor fun in a HUGE play structure, with an arcade too, perfect for toddlers, right through to the grandparents! Everyone can play!
Papa's Cat Café gives you the chance to pet cats, play with cats, and enjoy delicious food & coffee too!
The Museum of Art and Archaeology is free & open to the public, with a host of treasures covering history, culture & art!
Stars and Stripes Museum is a dedicated to the official newspaper of the US Armed Forces!
Family water park and fun centre with lots of different fun slides for the whole family.
35,000 sq ft of family fun with rides, games and simulators, PLUS 12,000 sq ft of high-tech playground for kids to enjoy!
Painless, mess-less action combat game, with blacklight, fog, flashing lights and heart pumping music! Perfect for those active kids over 5.
The biggest, fastest, funnest, safest, cleanest, number one-en-est family fun at the Lake of the Ozarks! For any age, for anybody, Big Surf Waterpark has a variety of rides and attractions! The only thing missing is you!
Guided tours around one of the most scenic caves in the country, with the Bridal Cave in Missouri. With trails, lakes, and picnic areas too!
Enjoy a real life wild animal safari and get to experience feeding the animals. Exotic animals will literally eat right out of the palm of your hand!
Take a walk on the wild side at Dickerson Park Zoo. Llocated in Springfield, Missouri, it's home to more than 500 animals representing 170 species.
Indoor ice skating, waterfalls, fountains and open play space in Springfield at this fun family park!
4000 square feet of fun lazer tag arena with full arcade, and private party rooms. A great way for active kids to spend the day!
An interactive, hands-on museum where kids can discover about the world, science, and how things work!