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

“Tinker Bell
showtimes throughout the week & weekends
June 22 – August 20

The Puppet Company 

“Peter and the Wolf”
Thursdays & Fridays, 11am
Saturdays & Sundays, 11:30am and 1pm
August 9 – September 30


Glen Echo Park
7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo

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

Inquiring Minds
A program of exploration for young visitors
Wednesday mornings from 10:30 a.m. to noon
July 11 to August 15

9 South Summit Avenue, Gaithersburg

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

Imagination Stage

Saturdays and Sundays, 1:30am and 4:00pm
November 3, 2018 – January 6, 2019

4908 Auburn Avenue, Bethesda

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)

Montgomery Parks

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

National Capital Trolley Museum

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

Summer Fun: Thursdays & Fridays from June 15 through August 10 between 10am and 2pm.
Click here for more information.

1313 Bonifant Road, Colesville

Skating Rinks

Cabin John Ice Rink
10610 Westlake Drive, Rockville

Wheaton Ice Arena
11717 Orebaugh Avenue, Wheaton