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6 Kid-Friendly Indoor Activities in San Antonio

Though summer may call for plenty of outside time, that's not always the case in San Antonio. Summers are known for high temps and above average humidity. But that doesn't mean the adventure has to end. Take your vacation indoors with one of these exciting, kid-friendly attractions.

Kids looking into aquarium

San Antonio Aquarium

Head under the sea at the San Antonio Aquarium. The San Antonio Aquarium offers the city's most awe-inspiring underwater views. Get up close and personal with thousands of marine species from sharks to stingrays to corals, along with reptiles, exotic birds, and more. Beyond the fish tanks, the Aquarium also hosts various encounters like greetings with an octopus.

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The DoSeum

Situated on 5.5 acres, The DoSeum’s sprawling footprint is an educational and entertaining destination for families. Each exhibit aims to put kids’ minds to work through fun challenges. Embark on a hands-on exploration of force and motion in the Force Course. Explore the many pathways to story-making in Imagine It. Test the powers of deduction in Spy Academy.


The Witte Museum

Nature, science, and culture meet at The Witte Museum. Exhibits feature all things Texas, including a showcase of Texas art from the past 250 years. What sets Witte apart from other museums is the hands-on exhibits. Put your bravery and brains to the test in Survival: The Exhibition. Acquaint yourself with Texan hunger-gatherers from a thousand years in the past.

Kids playing with legos

LEGOLAND Discovery Center

If you’re looking for a place where kids can burn off some energy, this is it. Keep your kids in action at the ultimate indoor LEGO Playground with 10 family attractions and activities. Visit the 4D cinema, Kingdom Quest laser ride,  the LEGO city play area, and more!

Kids in escape room

Escape the Room

Include the whole family in this one-of-a-kind escape room experience. Escape the Room San Antonio currently features three different escape experiences. Rob a bank and escape with the loot, make it out of the deep dark Earth on an excavator adventure, or channel your inner James Bond.


Ripley's Believe it or Not! Odditorium 

Indoor family fun ensues at the iconic Alamo plaza - Ripley's Believe it or Not! Odditorium. Strike a pose with the 1,400lb man and even see a shrunken head. With 18,000 square ft. of oddities, the San Antonio Odditorium will leave you amazed.