Kids Museums Last Updated: August 2021

Have you got some little ones looking to be entertained – really little ones? This itinerary should please them very much. Feel free to pick and choose here, or go all out with a multiday east-to-west museum blowout!

At this time, attractions are working dilligently to prioritize safety. As always, be sure to check each location before venturing out as many require timed tickets or have changed their hours due to COVID-19.

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Lutz Children’s Museum, Manchester

The Lutz Children’s Museum has many displays tailored for young children. Weather permitting, you might first want to go for a hike through the adjacent 52-acre Oak Grove Nature Center, then have the kids explore the museum, where walk-through, interactive displays take them through Main Street, Farm, Art and Live Animals areas.

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Niantic Children's Museum, Niantic

Niantic Children's Museum is a spot for learning and fun. Explore the Discovery Room with science-based activities. Greet resident animals and check out the inner workings of a real bee hive. Creative, imaginative play can be found in Imagination Station side where you can pilot a fishing boat, take on the role of architect with giant foam blocks, climb into the cab of a fire truck, or visit the Global Bazaar & Café. Toddler Land is ready to welcome the youngest visitors. Head outside where an outdoor playspace delights youngsters with a real tree house, whale drum, climbing wall, kid-sized zipline, and performing stage.

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The Children's Museum, West Hartford

The Children’s Museum offers engaging fun with science and nature for younger children and families, school and community groups, and home schooled children. Kids can enjoy interactive labs, workshops, multi-sensory exhibits and demonstrations, a live wildlife sanctuary, state-of-the art digital science dome planetarium shows and more.

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KidsPlay Children's Museum, Torrington

Children's museum that offers a variety of interactive and multi-sensory activities with the theme of "Our Town."

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EverWonder Children's Museum, Newtown

Children museum packed with interactive exhibits and activities, science demonstrations, art and Tinker Labs, Imagination Playground, Young Explorer area, and more.

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Kidcity Children's Museum, Middletown

Imagination play for kids to seven years old, and their favorite grown-ups.