Fun for Families with Kids

Some activities are available free of charge, others require an admission fee or ticket purchase. Please check individual websites for details.

And be sure to check our Calendar page for other fun activities for the whole family!

Adventure Theatre

“Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day”
showtimes throughout the week & weekends
February 9 – March 31
website

The Puppet Company 

“Tales of Beatrix Potter”
Fridays, 11am
Saturdays & Sundays, 11:30am & 1pm
January 19 – February 11

“Beauty and the Beast”
Thursdays & Fridays, 11am
Saturdays & Sundays, 11:30am and 1pm
February 15 – March 25
website

both at Glen Echo Park
7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo
301-634-5380

Gaithersburg Community Museum

This historic railroad complex includes a Freight House, train car, and caboose – all with exhibits and hands-on activities for children.
Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 3pm

Story Time Station
Stories for ages 3 to 6. Reservations recommended.
4th Tuesday of every month at 11am

9 South Summit Avenue, Gaithersburg
301-258-6160
website

Glen Echo Park

Ride the historic Dentzel Carousel (open seasonally), see a puppet show at the Puppet Company, stop by the Glen Echo Aquarium, and many special events and concerts.
The grounds are open 6am to 1pm – check website for specific hours at each venue.

7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo
301-634-2222
website

Imagination Stage

“The Princess and the Pauper – A Bollywood Tale”
Saturdays and Sundays
February 10 to March 18

4908 Auburn Avenue, Bethesda
301-961-6060
website

King Barn Dairy MOOseum

Open in the spring with: Life-sized model cows, hands-on activities for kids of all ages!
Open every Saturday, 10am to 3pm, May through October and the 4th Sunday of every month, 1 to 4pm.

18028 Central Park Circle, Boyds (South Germantown Rec. Park)
dairymooseum@aol.com
website

Montgomery Parks

Offers recreation activities and programs at parks and historic sites throughout the county.
website

National Capital Trolley Museum

Train & trolley exhibits – trolley rides!
Saturdays & Sundays noon to 5pm

1313 Bonifant Road, Colesville
301-384-6088
website

Skating Rinks

Cabin John Ice Rink
10610 Westlake Drive, Rockville
301-765-8620
website

Wheaton Ice Arena
11717 Orebaugh Avenue, Wheaton
301-905-3000
website