Things to Do with Kids in Downingtown, PA

TripBuzz found 114 things to do with kids in or near Downingtown, Pennsylvania. From Independence Hall to the Eastern State Penitentiary, Downingtown offers a variety of fun, kid-friendly things to do in the area—including 41 family activities perfect for kids with ratings over 90%.

There are 52 different types of family-friendly things to do with kids in or near Downingtown, PA. The most popular types of activities for kids and families include: Historic Sites, Parks, History Museums and Specialty Museums.

The attractions in the list below have an average rating of 80%, based on 13,444 total reviews from users of TripBuzz and other popular sites across the web.

There are 0 things to do with kids in Downingtown, and 42 things to do with kids in nearby cities within 25 miles, including: Wilmington, Newark, Media and West Chester.

Downingtown, PA

Highlights
  • Outdoors - 28 Family Activities
  • Museums & Galleries - 24 Family Activities
  • Sights & Landmarks - 21 Family Activities
  • Entertainment & Shows - 14 Family Activities

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Delaware Museum of Natural History
11
15.2 Miles

Delaware Museum of Natural History

4840 Kennett Pike, Greenville, DE 19807
Museums, Natural History Museums
Greenville, Delaware is home to the Delaware Museum of Natural History. This popular educational institution has collections featuring dinosaur skeletons, fine gemstones, mineral samples, taxidermied wildlife, asteroid fragments and much more.

Rating

63%
30 Votes
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Valley Forge National Historical Park
12
16.2 Miles

Valley Forge National Historical Park

1400 North Outer Line Drive, Valley Forge, PA 19406
Hiking Areas, Horseback Riding Places, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Biking, Battlefields, ...
Commemorating the site of George Washington's Continental Army winter encampment, Valley Forge National Historical Park, is a must see for young and old alike. The park features 26-miles of hiking/biking trails, historic buildings and educational exhibits.

Rating

94%
277 Votes
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Washington Memorial Chapel
13
16.7 Miles

Washington Memorial Chapel

Rt 23, Valley Forge, PA 19481
Historic Sites, Religious Sites
Completed in 1917, the Washington Memorial Chapel, was built in honor of General Washington and the patriot soldiers of Valley Forge. Located within Valley Forge National Historic Park, the site features a 58-bell carillon and tower.

Rating

93%
27 Votes
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Linvilla Orchards
14
17.6 Miles

Linvilla Orchards

137 W Knowlton Rd, Media, PA 19063
Farms & Ranches
Featuring seasonal events throughout the year, Linvilla Orchards has grown into much more than a typical pick-your-own fruit farm. The farm includes a petting zoo, fishing, indoor mini-golf, playground and other fun for the whole family.

Rating

86%
74 Votes
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Rockford Park & Tower
15
17.9 Miles

Rockford Park & Tower

Parks
Your visit to Rockford Park & Tower is highlighted by the 100-year old stone water tower. The rest of the park features a combination of large open areas, wooded areas with hiking trails, picnic areas and more.

Rating

100%
11 Votes
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New Candlelight Theatre
16
18.0 Miles

New Candlelight Theatre

2208 Millers Rd., Wilmington, DE 19810
Dinner Theaters
Operating as a summer stock theater from 1930 to the 1960's, the New Candlelight Theatre now features a variety of live entertainment and musicals. Dinner theater shows, comedy acts, and special events round out the busy schedule.

Rating

91%
22 Votes
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Delaware Art Museum
17
18.2 Miles

Delaware Art Museum

2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, DE 19806
Museums, Art Museums
Known for its huge collection of Pre-Raphaelite art, the Delaware Art Museum is a private institution in Wilmington, Delaware. Parking is always free, and the price of admission covers all galleries and buildings on the museum campus.

Rating

89%
98 Votes
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Hedgerow Theatre
18
18.4 Miles

Hedgerow Theatre

64 Rose Valley Rd, Media, PA 19063
Performances
Housed in an 1840's era Grist Mill, today's Hedgerow Theatre, was redesigned as a repertory theatre in 1923. The venue features award-winning productions throughout the year, holds special presentations for children, and is an integral part of the community.

Rating

91%
11 Votes
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Brandywine Creek State Park
19
18.4 Miles

Brandywine Creek State Park

Faulkland Rd., Wilmington, DE 19808
Hiking Areas, National & State Parks
Featuring 14-miles of hiking trails, the 933-acre Brandywine Creek State Park, provides visitors with wildlife and wildflower viewing opportunities. Other amenities include fishing, winter sports, picnic areas, and seasonal special events for the entire family.

Rating

89%
9 Votes
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Rockwood Museum
20
19.0 Miles

Rockwood Museum

610 Shipley Rd, Wilmington, DE
Museums, History Museums, Historic Sites
Travel back to the turn of the century when you visit Rockwood Museum in Wilmington. Located in a family mansion, the museum displays original furnishings and clothing from the 1890's through 1920 and represents life through the Depression and World Wars.

Rating

67%
6 Votes
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