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 […]
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 […]
Annapolis Maritime Museum
723 Second St. Annapolis MD 97.53 mi
Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park educates visitors about the Annapolis area’s maritime heritage and the ecology of the Chesapeake Bay. It offers programs, exhibits and community events. Yo […]
National Museum of the American Indian
National Museum of the American Indian
Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W. Washington, DC 123.25 mi
The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, in partnership with Native peoples and their allies, fosters a richer shared human experience through a more informed understanding […]
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts
118-128 N Broad St Philadelphia PA 19102 0.2 mi
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103 0.43 mi
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