Suggested Ages: 3-12
Kids of all ages love the aquarium on the lower level, but many of the other technical exhibits appeal to ages 6 and up.
500 N. Harbor Dr.
Suggested Ages: Infant-8
This city staple has been facilitating hands-on imaginative play for decades. Pocket Park is great for crawling babies to stimulate their senses, and the Be A Maker space is great for older kids.
929 E. Wisconsin Ave.
Suggested Ages: Infant-16
This is an ideal spot for everyone to escape the winter. Exhibits in the show dome change seasonally, but the train exhibit is a favorite for little ones every year in January. They have a guided scavenger hunt for older kids, too.
524 S. Layton Blvd.
Suggested Ages: 6-16
This expansive trampoline park has tons of games and attractions for older kids who have energy to burn. They also have Toddler Time so smaller kiddos don’t have to worry about getting knocked around.
4940 S. 76th St.
Suggested Ages: Infant-11
Open gyms on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday are a great chance to let tiny tots crawl around and explore all the different equipment. The foam pit is everyone’s favorite.
4630 N. Estabrook Ln., Glendale
Suggested Ages: 2-10
The giant inflatables are a bit safer than trampolines for the little ones, and older kids dig the laser tag. Adults can take advantage of the bar, arcade and ax throwing.
2801 S. Fifth Ct.
Suggested Ages: Infant-6
Clean, cozy and free coffee for caregivers! Keep an eye out for special events too, like cookie decorating, which happens monthly. Special events are often included in the price of admission.
Suggested Ages: 8 months-10
This pop-up studio will be on Farwell until the end of April – and hopefully longer. This is a perfect spot for your children to get messy and creative.
2201 N. Farwell Ave.