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7 Engaging & Educational Things to Do in Miami with Kids

Apr 5, 2022

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Have you ever caught yourself on a Saturday morning wondering, where can we go as a family? Here’s a list of my favorite places and things to do in Miami with kids if you want to get the most out of the city.


One of Florida’s top-ranked cities for tourism with all the exquisite beaches and weather and historical and fun places to visit for both kids and adults, Miami is not only a perfect vacation destination but a city filled with fun locations, especially if you have kids!

There are various places and points in Miami that you and your little ones are going to love. I’ll let you know about a few of them here to start with.

6 month old laying down having fun with different things to do in Miami


Hey wait! Don’t move on just now. You must have thought about how boring a museum will be with all the historical and ancient stuff that is a big NO for kids.
But you might be a little wrong here my friend because Miami’s Children’s Museum, located in Watson Island Park, is all about creativity and inspiration for your kids along with learning about the various life aspects like wellness and health and everyday essential stuff.
This museum is packed with all the miniature real-life replicas of important places such as banks, grocery stores and etc. for your kids to interact with like grownups.Contact: 305-373-5437
Hours: 10am–12pm, 1–3pm, 4–6pm
Address: 980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami, FL 33132


This is good news for you as your kids are going to have all the arts and crafts-related activities here without you cleaning up for hours afterward!
Yes, you heard it right. The Poppet Project of Miami has everything you or your tiny ones need in an art room. Your kids can spend hours here with all the fun activities from painting and coloring to sand molding and slime-making. This place also offers kids to create their own artsy-crafty inventions! 

Contact: 786-773-1750
Hours: Opens 9AM and close at 6PM
Address: 8650 Biscayne Blvd #29, El Portal, FL 33138
6 year old having fun in Miami with all the things to do in the city


A reclining high technology science museum is so full of persuasive programming connecting people of all age groups with science.
The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science also has a “MeLab” which is the most exciting thing for kids where kids learn and perform health-related experiments with their own bodies. YES WITH THEIR OWN BODIES! These hands-on activities provide the chance for the kids to learn and have simultaneously. Kids can see, touch or smell anything they’re learning about.
Having fun while they are learning? That’s a win!Contact: 305-434-9600
Hours: Opens 10AM and closes at 6PM
Address: 1101 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132


Because everyone is always up for the pool or splash activities!
Venetian Pool in Miami is one of the most beautiful swimming pools out there with waterfalls and Italian architecture. The pool is shallow and it can be a one-stop entertainment for your kids I tell you as once inside, your kids come out tired after hours of playing and having fun. Not just this, along with non-stop water play for your kiddos, the café there serves ice cream, pizza, and French fries for you kids to have an absolute favorite day.
Picnic perfect, yeah!Contact: 305-460-5306
Hours: Opens 10AM and closes 4:30PM
Address: 2701 De Soto Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33134

4 year old boy having fun in miami


As zoos are a favorite for kids, no kid can turn down a visit to a cool zoo where they can safely interact with the wildlife.
The Zoological Wildlife Foundation is the perfect spot for kids in Miami is the only zoo that has animals rescued from the other zoos or is donated. This cute place has an adorable camel that your kids can feed a carrot to and a pair of the sweetest and naughtiest capuchin monkeys, Amaya and Ahmed, who love to pose for you to take their photos.
Since the visits are guided by skilled people there, your kids get to learn a lot about the primates.Contact: 305-969-3696
Hours: Opens 9AM and closes 6PM
Address: 16225 SW 172nd Ave, Miami, FL 33187


A mall that allows you to shop stores and local vendors, offers various types of foods and allows you to enjoy the outdoors? Bayside Marketplace is a place you can go on the weekends and enjoy live music while feeling the warmth of the sun on your skin. Watching the kids play together while grabbing a bite to eat outside. It’s a place where all ages can come and enjoy. Contact: 305-577-344
Hours: Monday-Thursday: 10:00AM-10:00PM
Friday-Saturday: 10:00AM-11:00PM
Sunday: 11:00AM-11:00PM
Address: 401 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132-1977


An art gallery that is digital and also and interactive? No way!
YES, IT IS! The Artec House in Miami is a digital art gallery for kids where they can touch and interact with the artworks and move with you. You can move your fingers and control and manipulate the artwork. So much can happen with just a sweep of your hand.
So what are you waiting for? Go there with your kids and have loads of fun experiences. Contact:
Hours: Opens 2:00PM and closes at 9:00PM. Closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Address: 736 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, FL 33139

Things to Do in Miami with Kids
6 month old sitting up on the bed. Photo by Ivanna Vidal Photography

Let’s face it, Miami is a BIG place and there may be hundreds of things to do in Miami with kids along the ones I mentioned. So if you know any of the places that should fit right in this article, please share with us in the comments and make this guide better!


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