The weather in Lancaster County isn’t always perfect, but never fear. If the skies open up, there’s plenty of interesting things for kids to do indoors.
Local branch of national chain of make-your-own teddy bear stores
Park City Center, 228 Park City Center, Lancaster, PA 17601
Choo Choo Barn
An enormous, highly detailed model train layout that features more than 150 hand-built animated figures and vehicles and 22 operating trains.
226 Gap Rd, Strasburg, PA 17579
Hands-on House, Children’s Museum of Lancaster
Explore interactive exhibits, experience a unique educational program and visit the Play Garden.
721 Landis Valley Rd, Lancaster, PA 17601
A Lancaster County favorite for high-tech family fun since 1999, featuring laser tag, laser light shows and more.
2050 Auction Rd, Manheim, PA 17545
North Museum of Nature and Science
Natural history museum and planetarium. Kids can travel across the universe in the SciDome Theater, watch live animals and gawk at an amazing collection of fossils.
400 College Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
Historic steam locomotives and rail cars, plus a hands-on model train layout and railroad-related artifacts
300 Gap Rd, Strasburg, PA 17579
Sight & Sound Theater
Bible stories brought to life as musical plays for the whole family.
300 Hartman Bridge Rd, Strasburg, PA 17579
Sky Zone Lancaster
Wall-to-wall trampolines thrill kids. They also have rooms for birthday parties.
1701 Hempstead Rd #102, Lancaster, PA 17601
That Bounce Place
A village of inflatable bounce houses.
407 Granite Run Dr, Lancaster, PA 17601
That Fish Place/That Pet Place
Large pet store with lots of fish and animals to visit
237 Centerville Rd, Lancaster, PA 17603
— Ryan Robinson