- TripBuzz found 30 things to do with kids in or near Waterville, Maine, including 25 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Augusta, Skowhegan and Gardiner.
- From Railroad Square Cinema to Flagship Cinemas, the Waterville area offers 73 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, History Museums, Parks and Sports Teams (Amateur).
- Located by the Kennebec River, Waterville, Maine is a unique and historic city. Many local eateries, food from local farmers and craft artisans, the Maine International Film Festival, Taste of Greater Waterville, and more attractions are part of the Waterville culture. There is rich history to explore in the Redington Museum and structures throughout the downtown that are named on the National Register of Historical Places.
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The Margaret Chase Smith Library serves as a museum, public policy center, and archive that preserves the legacy of former United States Senator Margaret Chase Smith. Visitors can view documents, political papers, and photos from her 32 years in congress.
An historical landmark in Maine, Skowhegan History House Museum contains early records and documents relative to the establishment and growth of the community. Some exhibits include period clothing, newspaper articles, paintings and antique furnishings.
Part of a local chain of refreshment stands and family recreation centers, Gifford's Miniature Golf is located behind their ice cream shop. The 18-hold putt-putt course and ice cream stand is open during the summer and fall vacation season.
A ten-screen movie theater, Regal Augusta 10 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers reclining chairs, self-service and mobile ticketing, reserved seating and a lobby snack bar.
Central Maine Family Fun Bowling Center features 16 USBC certified bowling lanes, an arcade room featuring Skeeball along with numerous arcade games, a Billiards room and food court. Regular leagues and tournaments are also available.
Old Fort Western was built in 1754, and is the oldest surviving wooden fort in America. Visitors can also see the James Howard that was inhabited by 1770, and the general store stocked with supplies sold by Howard to other settlers.
Local geological history of Maine is put on display at Sonny's Museum which features exhibits of prominent rock and gemstone specimens. There is even an extensive retail store where guests can purchase stones, fossils, and even semi-precious gemstone jewelry.
The Marine State History Museum has over 500,000 artifacts in the history collection including the United States only viewable collection of Civil War Flags. Elsewhere in the museum, visitors can also see Maine's largest archaeological collection and natural history specimens dating back to 1830.