From museums to parks to bowling, go-karting, and amusement parks, there is no shortage of family-friendly activities in Minneapolis. If the weather is warm, there are outdoor activities to enjoy. If it’s the middle of a Minnesota winter, don’t worry—there are a multitude of indoor options that allow the kids to run around and play. Whether you’re looking for something educational or just pure fun, Minnesota has kid-friendly activities to appeal to all ages.
Unleash the Power of Play!
Play is More than “Just Fun.” We thrive as a happier, healthier and more innovative community through the radiant power of play. For children and adults alike, play develops critical thinking, communication, creativity, coordination and more. We’ve got a simple message: PLAY MORE!
Crayola Experience is the only place in the world where the magic of Crayola comes to life. Here, you’re always encouraged to let your creativity run free, to color outside the lines and to play, explore, and learn. This attraction is where color, chemistry, and technology magically combine to create a colorful adventure for a child’s imagination.
Features over 30,000 square feet of games and rides for the whole family. Mini golf, laser tag, batting cages… we have it all! Our two-level laser tag is a hit with kids and adults alike, our indoor batting cages will help you maintain your swing year-round, and indoor mini golf is always a blast.
Focuses on the preservation of Minnesota’s electric railway history by acquiring, restoring, maintaining, and operating a fleet of eight historic Minnesota streetcars and the Excelsior Streetcar Line in Excelsior. MSM also preserves artifacts, papers, and photographs that it uses to interpret Minnesota’s electric railway history.
Once you have experienced MB2 Raceway you will know why indoor karting is the fastest-growing sport in the United States. Our high-performance electric European karts are capable of speeds of up to 45 MPH!
Sunny and 70 degrees all year round, Edinborough Park is Minnesota’s premier indoor public recreation facility. The completely enclosed, one-acre park features one of the largest indoor play structures in the country, a junior-Olympic size swimming pool, a running track and fitness area, and a multi-purpose play area.
Eat & Drink, Play Games, Watch Sports No matter who’s ready for fun—there’s something for everyone. Whether it’s classics like Pop-A-Shot, Pac-Man, and Skee-Ball, or the newest games in our Million Dollar Midway, everyone in your group will have a blast!
Twin Cities is a complete entertainment destination, with two WhirlyBall courts, four private meeting/party rooms, a 4,000 square foot laser-tag arena (the largest in Minnesota!), and a full restaurant and bar. We provide a fun environment for groups of all sizes and customers of all ages
Vertical Endeavors – Minneapolis offers numerous top rope climbs, Auto Belays, three bouldering areas, hand-carved cracks and sport lead climbing. In addition, we offer indoor and outdoor lessons, youth programs, group events, birthday parties and much more.
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