- TripBuzz found 20 things to do with kids in or near Monroe, Louisiana, including 7 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like West Monroe.
- From Northeast Louisiana Children's Museum to Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zoo, the Monroe area offers 16 different types of family activities, including: Military Museums, Bowling, Zoos and Movie Theaters.
- Located in the northern region of Louisiana, the city of Monroe is a thriving residential area with nearly 50,000 residents. Visitors enjoy the peaceful setting of the town and it's many museums, gardens and golf courses. A popular media area in the state, the city also hosts the annual Miss Louisiana Pageant.
Nearby the Ouachita River, the Northeast Louisiana Children's Museum has exhibits that allow children to create objects out of recycled materials and work at a cafe or hospital. There is also a big mouth and a hearing aid room.
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With a dinosaur sculpture collection at the entrance, the Aviation Historical Museum of Louisiana exhibits aircrafts from the both world wars, whatever the military branch which used them was. It organizes each year air shows.
A ten-screen movie theater, Cinemark Cinema 10 displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers self-service ticketing, a game room and a concession area with food and drinks.
African American Museum provides patrons with current and historic information displaying the antiquity of the nation's African American population. The museum provides archives of significant African American achievement as well as an art gallery that showcases local African American artwork.
Initially home to Joseph A. Biedenharn who is believed to be the first one to bottle Coca-Cola, Biedenharn Museum & Gardens today, functions as a house museum featuring Coca-Cola memorabilia as well as a botanical garden.
Equipped with both indoor and outdoor space, the Osterland Recreation Center offers an array of educational and fitness programs. Along with a playground and inside gym, classes in Zumba, nutrition and self-defense are offered.