Summer is coming, which means more time to do fun things with the kiddos! If you’re stumped on ideas, here are a few entertaining and cool things to do in Rochester with kids!
Known to be the ultimate play destination, the Strong Museum of Play is a highly interactive, collections-based museum. It is devoted to the history and exploration of play! Conveniently located at One Manhattan Square, the Strong Museum of Play features different exhibits and the world’s most comprehensive collection of toys, dolls, board games, video games, electronic games, books, documents, and other historical materials related to play. This includes an archives catalog, library catalog, an online collection featuring thousands of objects from the museum’s online database, and an on-site collections access.
Featuring 100,000 square feet of dynamic, interactive exhibit space, the museum proudly offers many exhibits such as the Play Lab, their Skyline Climb exhibit, a Raceway arcade, the Toy Halls of Fame, the Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden, Wegmans Super Kids Market, Reading Adventureland, Play Pals, Pinball Playfields, Peanuts and Play Display, One History Place, Imagination Destination, America at Play, and more, including short term exhibits to go along with their seasonal play-educational theme!
Seneca Park Zoo resides at 2222 St. Paul Street, focusing on conservation globally. It offers a sustainable, quality experience, allowing the community to view and interact with wild animals. It also offers unique events and activities like 5Ks, conservation education, the opportunity to support programs and conservation efforts, and experience spacious, striking animal habitats!
Seneca Park Zoo is a great way to support incredible wildlife conservation efforts while viewing beautiful animals in carefully curated habitat exhibits. Don’t forget to feed the giraffes while you’re here!
Seabreeze Amusement Park is the ultimate fun spot, with over 60 attractions to explore! Located at 4600 Culver Road, the amusement park has it all with a variety of different kiddie rides, family rides, thrill rides, and a waterpark, which includes a Soak zone, Hydro Racer, and a lazy river (what mom doesn’t love lounging in the river?)! Seabreeze Amusement Park even features delicious food stops, shows, shops, and more to add to your wonderful experience at the park!
Offering family fun since 1986, you can find Wickham Farms at 1315 Sweets Corners Road. Just a short drive from Rochester, this incredible family farm offers activities, yummy food, and, most importantly, a beautiful farm to explore!
A few of their seasonal activities include a corn maze, a mountain slide, farm animal interactions, and the infamous Wickham Express to take you on a smooth ride around the farm! This is a great place to experience old-fashioned fun and fresh air while making unforgettable memories with your little ones!
The whole family can have a blast at any one of these great things to do in Rochester with kids. Now go make fun memories and have a great time with your closest loved ones!
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