CT for Kids Last Updated: August 2023

Family fun seekers can take their pick in Connecticut. Introduce the kids to creativity with art, music, theater, and dances experiences and classes. Plus check out classic amusement and outdoor adventure, aquariums and zoos filled with friendly creatures, spots for sweet treats, and the joys of “pick-your-own” farms.

And this summer, don't miss the chance to make learning fun! From July 1 to September 4, Connecticut children plus one accompanying adult get into select museums FREE thanks to the Summer at the Museum program.

Aquariums & Zoos

Mystic Aquarium, Mystic

Sharks, penguins, sea turtles, tigers, red pandas — get up close and personal with cool creatures at Connecticut’s aquariums and zoos.