- TripBuzz found 15 things to do with kids in or near Skowhegan, Maine, including 5 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Waterville.
- From Gifford's Miniature Golf to Eaton Mountain, the Skowhegan area offers 54 different types of family activities, including: Bowling, Mini Golf, Other Entertainment and Theaters.
- Home to the oldest continuous state fair in the United States, as well as the beautiful Lake George, the city of Skowhegan is a historical tourist destination in Maine's Somerset County. The charming city is home to an array of traditional ice cream shops, antique markets and farm-fresh produce, as well as an array of local eateries.
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.
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At the Children's Discovery Museum, children can pretend they work in a restaurant, grocery store, construction, or bank. Children can also put on a puppet show, touch the marine life in the touch-tank, make music, create art, and climb into a tree house.
The Viles Arboretum, formerly the Pine Tree State Arboretum, features a conifer collection, a lilac collection, a native plant garden, a rock garden, Urban & Community Forestry Collection containing 36 species of trees especially chosen for their ability to do well in an urban environment, along with many other…
A state of the art, regulation sized ice rink, The Bank of Maine Ice Vault features conference rooms and a pro shop in addition to the ice area. It hosts public skating as well as organized hockey and figure skating.
Hosting regional hockey leagues and tournaments, Sparetime Recreation Augusta offers visitors a recreational bowling experience complete with shoe rentals and glow bowling. Visitors can purchase a party package that includes bowling games, refreshments, and more.