- TripBuzz found 41 things to do with kids in or near Lafayette, Indiana, including 22 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like West Lafayette, Monticello and Crawfordsville.
- From Columbian Park Zoo to Main Street Amusements, the Lafayette area offers 38 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Bowling, Botanical Gardens and Parks.
- Between the city of Indianapolis and Chicago, Lafayette, Indiana is the home to Purdue University. Lafayette is known for it's downtown galleries, dining, shopping, and outdoor art for public viewing. With festivals around the year, wineries, breweries, parks, nature preserves, gardens, museums and more, the city has a lot to offer with a variety of entertainment to enjoy.
An interactive an community oriented organization, Columbian Park Zoo is more than just a place to see animals. Summer programs allow children to hold, nurture, and learn about the importance of wildlife and how to help preserve animals' livelihood.
Known as the 'Largest Pinball Arcade' in the state, Main Street Amusements is an arcade featuring over 30 pinball machines. Visitors to the arcade commonly enjoy participating in monthly pinball tournaments and leagues throughout the year.
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The most popular attraction at the Buccaneer Bay Indoor Aquatic Center is the Jolly Roy pirate ship. In here there are also large hot-tubs, a small children's pool, a 23 foot-long water slide, and other attractions. Birthday parties can be organized in here.
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An indoor entertainment venue, Monster Mini Golf is a family attraction. With animated props that glow-in-the-dark, the facility allows visitors to play eighteen holes of miniature golf with a host of monsters.
Featuring 24 synthetic lanes, Star Lanes offers open and league bowling and can host private events and parties. It has a restaurant and lounge, four big screen high-definition televisions, cosmic bowling and a game room.
The focus of the Tippecanoe Battlefield Museum is on the battle of Tippecanoe. The museum is housed in a 1852 house, built in the gothic revival architectural style, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
As a community science center, Imagination Station has interactive displays designed to engage the curiosity of both children and adults. The displays teach visitors about the science behind space and the history of astronauts.
A movie theater featuring seven screens, Lafayette 7 displays first-run feature films using digital projection. The theater offers self-service ticketing, stadium seating, 3D movies, closed captioning devices and a concession area with food and drinks.