Theatres and Museums

Kid-friendly museums and cultural activities bring history, science and the arts to life for your kids. Help them see the world in a new way, foster curiosity and creativity, and maybe even learn something new along the way. Here you’ll find great museums, theaters and cultural centers for kids right in the Philadelphia area. If you’d rather turn it into a day trip or weekend getaway, we’ve got you covered, too. There are dozens of options to choose from in Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs, from the Main Line to Bucks and Montgomery Counties to Lancaster and Lehigh Counties.

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Philadelphia's Magic Gardens
1020 South St Philadelphia PA 19147 0.76 mi
This magical garden must be seen to be fully appreciated and understood. The inspiration of one man and his wife, Isaiah and Julia Zagar, Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens (PMG) is a hidden trea […]
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Wolf Performing Arts Center
1240 Montrose Avenue, Bryn Mawr PA 19010 9.98 mi
Our non-profit organization provides a safe community for young performers to develop confidence, character, and creativity. Through professionally staged productions, private lessons, clas […]
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People's Light & Theatre Company
39 Conestoga Rd, Malvern Pa. 19355 20.45 mi
People’s Light, a professional, not-for-profit theatre in Chester County, Pennsylvania, makes plays drawn from many sources to entertain, inspire, and engage our community. We extend our m […]
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Grounds for Sculpture
80 Sculptors Way Hamilton, NJ, 08619 30.7 mi
Nestled in the heart of central New Jersey lies Grounds For Sculpture, a magical place where art and nature are always at play. At its core are more than 270 sculptures by renowned and emer […]
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th St Philadelphia PA 19103 0.55 mi
Rosenbach Museum & Library
2008-2010 Delancey Place Philadelphia, PA 19103 0.63 mi
The Barnes Foundation
2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130 0.67 mi
Independence Visitors Center
6th and Market Streets, PA 19106 0.8 mi
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19106 0.87 mi