Kids Activities in Torrington

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

Imagine Nation

Bristol

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

$14 $8

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Museum Admission or a Birthday Party at The New England Carousel Museum (Up to 51% Off). Three Options Available.

Connecticut Carousel Museum

Bristol

Visitors see vintage carousels and a working Carousel; birthday parties include a carousel ride and themed craft

$19 $10

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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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Two Indoor Water-Park Passes at CoCo Key Water Resort (Up to 47% Off)

CoCo Key Water Resort

Waterbury, CT

Indoor water park maintained at 84 degrees with three 40-ft. slides, a lazy river, water basketball, and an arcade with more than 55 games

$38 $20

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

Timexpo: The Timex Museum

Waterbury

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

$24 $13

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Membership for Two or Household Membership to Waterford Historical Museum and Cultural Center (Up to 60% Off)

Waterford Historical Museum & Cultural Center

Waterford

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

$30 $12

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Admission for Two or Four to New Britain Museum of American Art (Up to 48% Off)

New Britain Museum of American Art

New Britain

Collection of 10,000 works of art includes oils, acrylics, and sculptures culled from more than 300 years of American artistic endeavors

$24 $13

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$18 for One Game of Bowling with Shoe Rentals for Four at Callahan's Bowl-O-Rama ($36 Value)

Callahan's Bowl-O-Rama

Newington

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

$36 $18

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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

Asylum Hill

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 43% Off)

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

Asylum Hill

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

$20 $12

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Paint-Your-Own Pottery Session and Ceramic Pieces for One or Two at Ready Glaze Fire (40% Off)

Ready Glaze Fire

Cheshire Village

Guests can choose from hundreds of pieces, most of which are made in the factory; glazes are nontoxic and safe for food

$20 $12

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

Bounce Town

South Windsor

Justice League superheroes-, Disney-, and ocean-themed inflatables, as well as a 16-foot indoor climbing wall, delight children and parents

$10 $5

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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

East Hartford

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

$51 $30

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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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Two 60-Minute Jump Passes with Skysocks at Sky Zone (41% Off). Two Options Available.

Sky Zone

Wallingford Center

After putting on cozy skysocks, guests jump on wall-to-wall trampolines and tumble into foam pits

$32 $19

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Kids' Skating Class at Winter Garden Ice Arena (Up to 55% Off). Three Options Available.

Winter Garden Ice Arena

Ridgefield

Kids as young as 3 learn the basics of gliding on ice; class for hockey-style skating among options

$40.12 $19

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Ice Skating for 2, 4, 6, or 10 with Skate Rental at Danbury Arena (Up to 53% Off)

Danbury Arena

Danbury

Couples and families spend an afternoon or evening skating around the warm, cozy arena; skate rental included

$24 $12

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Two Hours of Open Jump for Two or Four, or Birthday Party for 10 or 15 at Sky Zone (Up to 42% Off)

Sky Zone

Bethel

Burn off energy on a wall-to-wall half pipe of trampolines; parties include pizza, soft drinks, and jump time

$52 $34

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One or Two Races for Two People at On Track Karting (Up to 43% Off)

On Track Karting

Brookfield

Eight-minute sessions spent behind the wheel of a performance kart that can reach speeds of up to 40 mph around the 1,800-foot indoor track

$44 $28

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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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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Visit for Two or Four (Up to 58% Off)

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Forest Park

40,000-sq.-ft. basketball haven houses shrines to more than 300 Hall of Famers, 70+ interactive exhibits, and a full-size court for practice

$42 $19

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$59 for Four 30-Minute Private Music Lessons at Falcetti Music ($131 Value)

Falcetti Music

Springfield

Skilled teachers instruct students with lessons in guitar, bass guitar, drums, piano, violin, sax, voice, woodwind, and brass

$131 $59

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Visit for Adults and Children to Four Springfield Museums (Up to 51% Off). Three Options Available.

Springfield Museums

Springfield Museums

One ticket gets you admission into four museums, including art, history, and science museums

$36 $20

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Two or Four One-Hour Music Lessons, or Two One-Hour Studio Sessions at LMI Studio (Up to 51% 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 $45

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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

New Milford

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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Two Hours of Trampoline Play for Two or Four at Bounce! Trampoline Sports (Up to 52% Off)

Bounce! Trampoline Sports

Bounce Poughkeepsie

Indoor trampoline courts allow visitors to bounce off the floors and walls

$44 $25

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Mini Golf for Two with Optional Laser Maze Challenge, or Mini Golf for Four or Six at Glowgolf (Up to 56% Off)

Glowgolf

Hadley

Luminescent golf balls, lit-up putters, neon obstacles, and incandescent walls illume players negotiating tricky glow-themed landscape

$18 $9

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$14 for $25 Groupon — Light It Up

Light It Up

Black Rock

From the merchant: Meet Olaf!!! He will give away fun light up glasses, dance and will take photos with your family!!!

$25 $14

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Pokemon Party for Up to 10, or $11 for $20 Worth of Games at Friendly Fire Game Center

Friendly Fire Game Center

Storrs

Gamers meet to play video or board games, and special events such as Magic: The Gathering; parties include Pokemon starter packs

$20 $11

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Visit to FASNY Museum of Firefighting for Two or Four Adults or Family of Four (50% Off)

FASNY Museum of Firefighting

Hudson

Museum traces the history of firefighting from ancient Rome to today through a collection of 60 engines and gear such as helmets

$14 $7

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Visit for Two or Four to Bailiwick Ranch & Discovery Zoo (Up to 42% Off)

Bailiwick Animal Park

Bailiwick Ranch

Kids explore a petting zoo, a playground, and train rides at a park that houses exotic animals including camels, bears, and alligators

$30 $18

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$65 for Three Classes, Five Play Passes, and a $50 Birthday-Party Credit at Kidville ($229 Value)

Kidville Westport

Westport

Family-owned children’s center helps develop social and educational skills with art, music, and gym classes and a playspace

$229 $65

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Four or Eight Groupons, Each Good for All-Day Bounce-House Fun at Jumpin Jakes (Up to 52% Off)

Jumpin Jakes

Fishkill

Bouncey houses, slides, and other activities for kids at an indoor play center that’s good for birthdays or family fun

$13 $6.50

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Pizza, Lazer Maze Challenge, and Jump Time for Two or Four at My Three Sons Family Fun Center (Up to 51% Off)

My Three Sons Family Fun Center

Central Norwalk

Kids 10 aged and younger dodge laser beams in a black-lit maze, bounce in the inflatable Jumpy House, and eat made-from-scratch pizza

$24 $12

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Ice Skating with Skate Rentals for Two or Four at SoNo Ice House (Up to 66% Off)

SoNo Ice House

South Norwalk

Groups of two or four hit the ice on state-of-the-art rinks with decks

$28 $10

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Two or Four Private Music Lessons at New Windsor Music Academy (Up to 55% Off)

New Windsor Music Academy

New Windsor

Backed by a master's degree from Yale, owner Mike Benninger and a team of polished instructors offer lessons in guitar, drums, and more

$50 $25

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$252 for $459 Groupon — Lil Beans Parties

Lil Beans Parties

Scotts Corners

Children’s themed party for up to 10 children. 90 minutes of fun-filled games and activities with various themes.

$459 $252

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Ice-Skating Outing for Two or Four or Rink Rental for 35 at Northford Ice Pavilion (Up to 57% Off)

Northford Ice Pavilion

North Branford

Pairs or groups of 4 or 35 enjoy hours of ice-skating, complete with skate rentals

$24 $12

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One Hour of Bowling with Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Spins Bowl (Up to 44% Off)

Spins Bowl

Mount Kisco

Upscale bowling alley features black-lit backdrops, neon lights, and plush lounge area with LCD projectors and American-style snacks

$50 $29

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Go-Karting and Arcade Package with 2 Races for a Child, Teen, or Adult at Grand Prix New York (Up to 46% Off)

Grand Prix New York

Mount Kisco

Adults, kids, and teenagers race around go-kart tracks at speeds of up to 40 mph, then go head to head in the video-game arcade

$35 $19

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$199 for a Five-Hour Basic Music-Recording Workshop with Online Class and Studio Time at Sweatshop Studios ($600 Value)

Sweatshop Studios

Katonah

Two seasoned recording engineers relay their field's basics in a live online class and a three-hour recording session in the studio

$600 $199

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Admission for Two, Four, or Six to Florence Griswold Museum (Up to 52% Off)

Florence Griswold Museum

Old Lyme

In addition to its art galleries, the museum showcases the house and scenic grounds painted by some of America’s most iconic Impressionists

$20 $12

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Holiday Train Show Admission for Two Adults or Family of Four at Connecticut River Museum (Up to 47% Off)

Connecticut River Museum

Essex Village

Museum housed in a refurbished 1878 steamboat warehouse plays host to a 26-foot model-train layout filled with working locomotives

$18 $10

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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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One-Year Individual, Dual, or Family Membership to Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (Up to 60% Off)

Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art

Peekskill

Museum membership includes free admission for one year and discounted access to special events and public programs

$40 $18

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$99 for Five Group Skateboarding Lessons Plus $15 Off at Skate Shop at 2nd Nature ($190 Total Value)

2nd Nature

Peekskill

Learn to skateboard from experienced teachers. Lessons are geared toward beginners, but novices could pick up a trick or two.

$190 $99

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Shaun T Live! at Mohegan Sun Uncas Ballroom on April 12 at 10 a.m. (Up to 36% Off)

Shaun T Live!

Mohegan Sun Uncas Ballroom

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Creator of the high-intensity fitness program Insanity leads an hour-long class before answering questions and posing for group photos

$173.03 $110

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Two or Four Guitar Lessons at Rick's Guitar Lessons (56% Off)

Rick's Guitar Lessons

Pleasantville

Ideal for kids ages 7–10, half-hour guitar lessons cover basic guitar techniques and theory in weekly sessions

$70 $31

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Two Games of Bowling for Two, Four, or Six with Shoe Rentals and Optional Soda (Up to 60% Off)

Port Jeff Bowl

Port Jefferson Station

Groups of two, four, or six can strike down pins at a family-friendly bowling alley with a sports bar and lounge

$30 $14

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One or Two Months of Music Lessons for Any Instrument at The Music Score (Up to 63% Off)

The Music Score

Rocky Hill

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

$120 $49

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One or Three One-Hour Guitar Lessons at Michael J. Perrotta-Guitar Lessons (50% Off)

Michael J. Perrotta-Guitar Lessons

Setauket-East Setauket

Guitar students can delve into all genres of music, learning how to read standard notation and tablature and the principles of music theory

$60 $30

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Admission for Two or a One-Year Family Membership at The Long Island Museum (50% Off)

The Long Island Museum

Stony Brook

Affiliated with the Smithsonian, the museum offers visitors a glimpse of Long Island’s past with art, carriages, and cultural artifacts

$18 $9

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$8 for $15 Worth of Art Camp — JumpingClay USA

Jumpingclay Usa

Enfield

From the merchant: Step-by-step modeling workshops using our one-of-a-kind air-drying polymer clay.

$15 $8

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With three floors of interactive exhibits, Imagine Nation keeps tykes aged 2?8 and their parents engaged for hours of synapse-firing fun. Kids can create their first masterpiece in the art studio, or visit the ESPN center, where they can pretend to be sportscasters as they sit behind the desk of a model TV set, replete with real equipment from the Worldwide Leader in Sports.

The museum also boasts a health exhibit in which children can don hospital attire and explore a model newborn nursery and an operation table, ideal for parents trying to nudge their child toward a career as a hypochondriac. After whippersnapper's minds have been blown learning about the cosmos at the space exhibit, they can unwind with drinks and snacks at the old-fashioned soda fountain, which winds the clock back to the 1940s with the help of a player piano.

One Pleasant St.
Bristol,
CT
US

American Clock & Watch Museum’s staff and visitors never have to worry about keeping track of time. Inside a Federal-style home originally built in 1801, curators display more than 1,500 clocks and watches from a collection of more than 5,500, making it one of the largest in the world behind the legion of wristwatches glued together to form Big Ben. Guest curators showcase timepieces from different eras and manufacturers, from antique clocks to art deco accessories made in the Jazz era. Visitors can admire clock maintenance in action on the first and third Friday of each month when the “Ol’ Cranks” wind more than 70 of the museum's historic items. Visitors can also learn more about their own antique treasures by consulting with the museum staff during scheduled evaluation events.

100 Maple St
Bristol,
CT
US

Once, antique wooden carousels dominated parks around the country, delighting kids and adults with jaunty music and exquisite craftsmanship. Today, the experts at the New England Carousel Museum preserve those bygone playtimes for future generations, acquiring and restoring old-fashioned carousels and carousel memorabilia to educate the public on these vintage treasures. In addition to its restoration and exhibition work, the museum also houses an art gallery hosts educational programs for families that can include visits from collectors of other pieces of Americana such as quilts and dolls.

95 Riverside Ave
Bristol,
CT
US

Thirty acres of rolling, grassy meadows provide ample space for equestrians and their mounts to learn, practice, and compete at Avon Valley Show Stables. Indoor and outdoor arenas light up at night, providing riders with an array of options of when and where to ride, no matter the season, weather, or time of day. Led by a team of accomplished trainers, lessons in the English Hunt Seat style of riding are offered to students of all ages, experience levels, and proximities to an original copy of Black Beauty. Children as young as 3 can climb into the saddle and get acquainted with the ins and outs of equestrianism, with the opportunity to even join the competitive team for kids in grades 6 through 12.

595 Waterville Road
Avon,
CT
US

Nestled in the charming and historic suburb of Farmington, the Hill-Stead Museum hosts a mixed-medium menagerie amidst a sprawling, 152-acre Colonial Revival estate. Hill-Stead's dynamic collection includes French Impressionist works by Monet and Degas, as well as notable works by Manet, Cassatt, and Whistler, as well as a bounty of prints, photographs, ceramics, furniture, and archival documents. Along with unlimited complimentary admission to the museum, members enjoy reduced admission to museum programs, a 10% discount on Museum Shop purchases, and a one-on-one painting lesson with the cheery spirit of museum founder Alfred Atmore Pope. Join other new members on Wednesday, June 8, for the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival, where poet Tony Hoagland will pluck audience heartstrings with poignantly funny stanzas about life and heartache.

35 Mountain Rd
Farmington,
CT
US

Hoyts Simsbury Cinemas enthralls cinephiles and periodic moviegoers alike with the latest Hollywood fare screened in Dolby Digital surround sound. A concessions stand nourishes viewers with delectable noshes, and the theater's stadium seating comfortably harbors audience members waiting their turn to give an acceptance speech for Best Movie Viewer. In addition to its usual cinematic offerings, Hoyts Simsbury Cinemas screens biweekly sensory-friendly showings––for families with youngsters affected by autism and sensory disorders––during which theater lights remain on, the volume is turned down, and patrons may opt to dance, sing, and hop throughout the film. Private showings for mothers and babies invite parents to enjoy movies without worrying that their child's clamor is bothering other audience members. Birthday-party packages treat celebrants to a movie-themed birthday area with a snack pack and helium balloon for each child, and private presentations or VHS support groups welcome up to 50 attendees.

530 Bushy Hill Rd
Simsbury,
CT
US