Kids Activities in Groton


Family Membership or Visit for Two Adults to the The Mashantucket Pequot Museum (Up to 61% Off)

The Mashantucket Pequot Museum

The Mashantucket Pequot Museum

One of the world’s largest museums that celebrates Native American history, art, and culture; walk-through dioramas and live performances

$75 $29

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Two or Four 30-Minute Private Music Lessons at Amped Music School (Up to 65% Off)

Amped Music School

Wyoming

Instructors teach guitar, piano, drums, or vocals in one-on-one lessons

$40 $16

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Three Private Guitar or Drum Lessons or a Rock 'n' Roll Birthday Party at Corner Music (Up to 54% Off)

Corner Music

Old Saybrook Center

Music retail outlet hosts private lessons for guitar or drums, as well as kids' birthday parties with live music

$199 $99

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SUP Rental or SUP Yoga or Boot Camp at Paddleworks at Harborside Marina (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available.

Paddleworks at Harborside Marina

Paddleworks at Harborside Marina

Explore Clinton Harbor on a standup paddleboard, or build strength, balance, and flexibility in yoga or boot camps that incorporate the SUP

$70 $39

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All-Day Ride and Splash Away Bay Pass for Two or Four at Quassy Amusement Park (Up to 41% Off)

Quassy Amusement Park

Quassy Amusement Park

Race through a dark tunnel on the Wooden Warrior coaster, spin around the Grand Carousel, and get soaked at Splash Away Bay water park

$80 $48

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$25 for Two Hours of Bowling with Shoe Rental for Up to Four at Kingstown Bowl in North Kingstown (Up to $55 Value)

Kingstown Bowl

North Kingstown

Automatic scoring systems record each roll, and complimentary bumpers and light balls cater to kids

$55 $25

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Ice-Skating Outing for Two or Four with Skate Rental and Hot Cocoa at Northford Ice Pavilion (Up to 50%Off)

Northford Ice Pavilion

Northford Ice Pavilion

Pairs or groups of 4 enjoy hours of ice-skating, complete with skate rentals and hot cocoa

$22 $12

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$275 for $500 Groupon — The Art Truck

The Art Truck

Glastonbury

From the merchant: Celebrate your child’s birthday at The Art Truck’s NEW Boutique & Paint Bar in Glastonbury! Kids create, you relax.

$500 $275

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$15 for General Admission for Four at Lutz Children’s Museum ($28 Value)

Lutz Children's Museum

Manchester

Children of all ages can experience cultural, historical, and natural-science displays that offer interactive exhibits and programs

$28 $15

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Sesame Street Live "Make A New Friend" at Toyota Oakdale Theatre on April 18 or 19 (Up to 59% Off)

Sesame Street Live: Make A New Friend

Toyota Oakdale Theatre

Grover, Elmo, Abby Cadabby, and Cookie Monster learn that friendship is universal when a foreign visitor arrives at Sesame Street

$48.50 $20

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45-Minute Musical Instrument Lesson at Guitar Instruction with John Monllos (45% Off)

Guitar Instruction With John Monllos

Newport

Instructor teaches all levels of guitar; with 30 years experience, instructor will teach you the right way

$73 $40

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Two-Hour Bowling Package for 2, 4, or 6 at Hall of Fame Silver Lanes (Up to 50% Off)

Hall of Fame Silver Lanes

AMF Silver Lanes

Bowling bowls careen down slick lanes as bowlers take breaks for pizza and concessions

$51 $30

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$14 for One Game of Bowling with Shoe Rentals for Four at Callahan's Bowl-O-Rama ($36 Value)

Callahan's Bowl-O-Rama

Callahan's Bowl-O-Rama

Bowling alley built in 1959 offers lanes with automatic scorers, DirecTV, and a lounge with cold beer and karaoke on Friday nights

$36 $14

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Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 67% Off)

AMF Bowling Co.

Multiple Locations

More than 200 locations across the country offer two-hour bowling packages for groups of two, four, or six

$42.38 $17

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$39 for a One-Year Family Membership for Up to Six at Long Island Science Center ($75 Value)

Long Island Science Center

Riverhead

Admission for one year for up to six people, including family activities such as chicken hatchings, conservation, and dinosaur crafts

$75 $39

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$73 for Family Admission with 3D Movie Tickets to Connecticut Science Center ($93.80 Value)

Connecticut Science Center

Downtown

Access to more than 165 hands-on exhibits, live science demonstrations, and entrance to a 3D movie

$93.80 $73

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Visit for Two or Four to The Mark Twain House and Museum (Up to 46% Off)

The Mark Twain House and Museum

The Mark Twain House and Museum - G1

The house of literary legend Samuel Clemens casts a light on his personality and career as well as America in the 19th century

$36 $20

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Admission for Two or Four to Harriet Beecher Stowe Center (Up to 55% Off)

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

Museum located in the home of the famed American author welcomes visitors with historic artifacts and furnishings

$20 $9

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Two or Four 60-Minute Horseback-Riding Lessons at Newport Equestrian (Up to 59% Off)

Newport Equestrian

Newport Equestrian Academy

A mother-daughter instructional team teaches different riding styles and care methods during lessons for all levels of experience

$120 $55

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Four Private Instrument Lessons at The Woodshed (45% Off)

The Woodshed

South Windsor

From the merchant: Professional drum lessons for students of all ages, levels and abilities in all styles of music on pro drum gear.

$108 $59

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Urban Survival and Citizen Preparedness Training Session for 1, 2, or 4 at Wilderness Survival (Up to 54% Off)

Urban Survivor

Multiple Locations

Urban survival course covers essential skills to help prepare for different emergencies or natural disasters

$75 $36

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$22 for $40 Worth of Range Balls, Mini Golf, and Batting Cages at Mulligan's Island Golf & Entertainment

Mulligan's Island Golf & Entertainment Center

Mulligan's Island Golf & Entertainment

Nationally recognized driving range with 11 acres of hitting area, 10 batting cages with adjustable ball speeds & 36 holes of mini golf

$40 $22

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Visit for Up to 2, 4, or 15 People to The Butterfly Zoo (Up to 82% Off) 

Newport Butterfly Farm

Newport Butterfly Farm

A perfect educational experience for kids, an enclosed greenhouse features native species and butterflies from the tropics

$20 $7

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Admission for Two or Four at Barnes Museum (40% Off)

The Barnes Museum

Southington

Home dating to 1836 presents a glimpse into Southington’s past with antique furniture and clothing, Civil War letters, and restored gardens

$10 $6

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Dress-Up Tea Party for One or Two or Cupcake Decorating Class at Bella Beauty (Up to 51% Off)

Bella Beauty

Little Ms Bella Beautique

Young girls can play dress-up while attending tea parties or learning to decorate cupcakes

$45 $22

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One or Three Open-Play Sessions at Bounce Town Canton (Up to 50% Off)

Bounce Town Canton

Bounce Town Canton

Kids work their way through Disney- and sports-themed bounce houses with slides

$10 $5

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$22 for $44 Toward Flute or Piano Lessons

Allegretto Music Studio

Mt. Hope

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$44 $22

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John Brown House Museum Visit for Two or Four from Rhode Island Historical Society (Up to 50% Off)

Rhode Island Historical Society

John Brown House Museum

Museum examines early US social and cultural history in the 18th-century home of John Brown, an important figure in early America

$20 $11

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$45 for an Annual Family Membership to the Audubon Society of Rhode Island ($45 Value)

Audubon Society of Rhode Island

Audubon Society of Rhode Island

28 acres of wildlife refuge surrounds environmental education center with exhibits & seasonal events, plus 16 refuges across Rhode Island

$45 $22

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$59 for Three 45-Minute In-Studio Piano Lessons at New England Studio of Music ($135 Value)

New England Studio of Music

Multiple Locations

Lessons based in classical training for pianists of all ages and experience levels

$135 $59

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Visit for Two or Four to the New England Air Museum (Up to 40% Off)

New England Air Museum

Bradley International Airport

Visitors peruse a collection of more than 80 military and civilian aircrafts, including a B-29 Superfortress

$24 $16

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Admission or Class at Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut (Up to 54% Off). Three Options Available.

Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut

Windsor

Museum follows the evolution of electronic communication from early radio and telegraph to modern television and computers

$14 $7

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Children's Museum Visits for Two or Four at Imagine Nation (Up to 50% Off)

Imagine Nation

Imagine Nation

Youngsters aged 2–8 explore three floors of interactive, enlightening exhibits, including an art studio and model ESPN set

$20 $10

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Museum Admission at The New England Carousel Museum (Up to 54% Off)

The New England Carousel Museum

The New England Carousel Museum

Visitors see vintage carousels and a working Carousel

$19 $8

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$40 for $80 Groupon — New England Music Studio

New England Music Studio

Pawtucket

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$80 $40

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Ice Skating with Skate Rental and Hot Cocoa for Two or Four at Milford Ice Pavilion (Up to 50% Off)

Milford Ice Pavilion

Milford Ice Pavilion

After lacing up their skates and taking a few spins around the indoor rink, skaters warm back up with hot cocoa

$22 $12

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Two Games of Bowling with Shoes for Two, Four, or Six at Lore Lanes (Up to 52% Off)

Lore's Lanes

Lores Lanes

Bowling alley corrals guests with slick lanes, rental shoes, and weekend cosmic bowling with black lights and music

$28 $15

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A Private Music Lesson from Steve Coyne Guitar Lessons (44% Off)

Steve Coyne Guitar Lessons

Devon / Walnut Beach

Introductory guitar lesson with ShredGuy recording artist Steve Coyne

$25 $14

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One or Two Months of Music Lessons for Any Instrument at The Music Score (Up to 69% Off)

The Music Score

The Music Score

Trained musicians teach students age five or older how to play instruments such as the piano or violin; all skill levels are welcome

$120 $41

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Admission for Four to Timexpo: The Timex Museum (Up to $24 Value)

Timexpo: The Timex Museum

Timexpo: The Timex Museum

Explore all the ways Timex revolutionized timekeeping and the local area by participating in interactive and educational exhibits

$24 $10

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Membership for Two or Household Membership to Waterford Historical Museum and Cultural Center (Up to 64% Off)

Waterford Historical Museum & Cultural Center

Waterford Historical Museum

Historical building perched on Mohawk River houses collection of locally-focused exhibits and artifacts

$30 $12

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Castle Fun Friday Night for One, Two, or Up to Four at Medieval Kingdom (Up to 59% Off)

Medieval Kingdom

The Fun House - Medieval Kingdom

Replica medieval castle that offers kids traditional games, face painting, arts & crafts, and concession foods

$25 $11

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Visit for Two, Four, or Six to the Museum of Work and Culture (Up to 56% Off)

Museum of Work and Culture

Museum of Work and Culture

Nine walk-through exhibits share the stories of the immigrants who traveled to Rhode Island in the late 19th century in search of prosperity

$16 $8

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Two or Four One-Hour Music Lessons, or Two One-Hour Studio Sessions at LMI Studio (Up to 58% Off)

LMI Studio

East Longmeadow

Guitar, piano, bass, drums, and vocal lessons for students of all skill levels; studio sessions offer a professional recording experience

$90 $38

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Five Private Music Lessons from Bravo Musical Instruments (45% Off)

Bravo Musical Instruments

Bravo Musical Instruments

From the merchant: Private one on one instruction in developing musical skills.

$120 $66

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Rafting and Ziplining with Cabin Tent or Lodge Room for Two at Zoar Outdoor (Up to 34% Off)

Zoar Outdoor

Zoar Outdoor

Guests enjoy whitewater rafting, a treetop zipline tour, and overnight stay in a tent with a deck or a comfortable lodge room

$362 $238

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  • Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut
    At the Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut, kids can build skyscrapers out of giant foam blocks, experience flight with a small zipline, and learn about cultures on other continents in a global village. Apart from the sciences, the exhibits also focus on the arts and health, whereas two outdoor play places make it easy to burn off energy with a climbing wall and tree house. The 5,000-square-foot museum has everything children need to explore, leaving them only limited by the power of their imaginations.
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    409 Main St.
    Niantic, CT US
  • The Mashantucket Pequot Museum
    Within a 308,000-square-foot complex run by the government of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation lies the keys to unlock 20,000 years of Native American history. Atop a 185-foot tower made from stone and glass, visitors drink in views of the region before heading back downstairs to visit the exhibits. Life-size, walk-through dioramas and live performances tell stories via interactive means, and two libraries keep archival materials that are perusable by children and adults. In addition to the permanent exhibits, special events take place throughout the year from harvest festivals to beading circles.
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    110 Pequot Trail
    Mashantucket, CT US
  • High Rollers Luxury Lanes and Lounge
    High Rollers is a state-of-the-art bowling, dining and entertainment destination located in the heart of Foxwoods Resort Casino. The 35,000 square foot venue features 20 bowing lanes, billiards, 60 high def TVs, video games, innovative cuisine and creative cocktails.
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    350 Trolley Line Boulevard
    Mashantucket, CT US
  • Mystic Aquarium
    Both options are valid for the Fall-O-Ween festival on Saturday, October 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or on Sunday, October 30 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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    55 Coogan Boulevard
    Stonington, CT US
  • Slater Memorial Museum
    Inside a neo-Romanesque building on the Norwich Free Academy campus, Slater Memorial Museum traces local and world history with an extensive art collection. More than 150 plaster casts of classical and Renaissance sculpture tower above basketry, ceremonial masks, and leatherwork from African artisans, as well as artifacts from Mesopotamia and Persia. Saving space for those from North American shores, the museum also displays work from 19th-century Norwich artists, such as Denison Crocker and John Trumbull, plus pieces from 20th-century Connecticut artists, such as Ozias Dodge and Charlotte Fuller Eastman. The galleries host annual rotating exhibitions and events. Visitors courting their own muse can craft metal art and jewelry at adult art classes, and kid artistes sample a range of disciplines from printmaking and watercolors.
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    108 Crescent St.
    Norwich, CT US
  • Florence Griswold Museum
    Something special happened in Connecticut during the early 20th century: artists began flocking to Miss Florence?s boardinghouse, creating a home for American impressionism in the village of Old Lyme. Today, visitors to the Florence Griswold Museum can explore the same house and grounds, learning about Connecticut's crucial role in American art while dreaming up masterpieces of their own. Size: an 11-acre museum campus with indoor art galleries, gardens, and historic buildings Crown Jewel: A National Historic Landmark, the Florence Griswold House once served as a boarding house to more than 200 American artists The Art: changing exhibitions of American art featured in the Krieble Gallery Eye Catcher: a landscape historian and volunteers have recreated Miss Florence's old-fashioned garden, which was the subject of many paintings Hands-On Activities: young guests can try "Can You Find Me?" cards to search for key paintings, as well as a scavenger hunt list of objects to look for inside the Florence Griswold House Don't Miss: Enter the dining room where famous guests such as Childe Hassam dined and left beautiful paintings right on the walls and door panels Pro Tips: well-behaved dogs are allowed outside, and artists can bring along their tools to paint the scenery Special Programs: art lectures, crafting events, seasonal festivals, and signature Make-a-Painting Sunday events
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    96 Lyme St.
    Old Lyme, CT US
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