- TripBuzz found 184 things to do with kids in or near Wilmington, Delaware, including 157 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Newark, Philadelphia, West Chester and New Castle.
- From Can Do Playground to Delaware Children's Museum, the Wilmington area offers 98 different types of family activities, including: Theaters, National & State Parks, Movie Theaters and Specialty Museums.
- Located on the Christina River, Wilmington is the largest city in Delaware. An older town, it contains several historical districts with national landmarks such as the Cathedral of Saint Peter located in Quaker Hill. This community also provides for an array of entertainment from its local zoo, to its art museum and sports hall of fame.
Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, DE MoreLess Info
Museum houses over 12,000 pieces of Pre-Raphaelite art, American art, and illustration, along with rotating special exhibitions
Wilmington & Western Railroad is the first railroad to be included in the National register of Historic Places. Opened as a tourist attraction in 1966, this 1870 railroad uses steam engines to transport children of all ages back in time, for all occasions, whether for romantic evenings or special celebrations.
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1400 Delmarva Lane, Wilmington, DE MoreLess Info
Beginning as a marshland restoration project in 1998, the Russell W. Peterson Wildlife Refuge has grown into an award-winning eco-system and wildlife habitat. Featuring a trail system, educational outreach programs and more, plan your visit today.
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1400 Delmarva Lane, Wilmington, DE 19801 MoreLess Info
The Dupont Environmental Education Center is located in the Peterson Urban Wildlife Refuge and is open year-round for nature enthusiasts. Providing exceptional wildlife viewing opportunities, the center also includes indoor and outdoor exhibits on nature and history.
At The Playhouse on Rodney Square, visitors can see Broadway musicals, stand up comedy, youth theater, and a variety of other performing arts events. The theater features a Victorian style stage with a large, red velvet curtain.
Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park hosts numerous events like festivals on its wide grounds and also attracts visitors on a daily basis who enjoy strolling by gardens and resting on benches. The boardwalk is popular with joggers.
An indoor kart racing facility, Mid-Atlantic Grand Prix offers racing experiences to drivers ages 8 and up. The facility also hosts leagues and clinics on racing, and is available for parties and special events.
A 62 lane bowling alley that has been in business since 1959, Bowlerama features a variety of attractions. The facility hosts open bowling as well as tournament and league play, and features a video arcade and restaurant.
Affiliated with Illinois State Parks, the Garfield Park Activity Center hosts a variety of programs, including basketball, tee ball, and other sports that kids can play for free. The center also hosts special events.