Kids Activities in Manchester, CT


The Children's Museum: Admission for Two or Four to The Children's Museum (Up to 44% Off)

Admission for Two or Four to The Children's Museum (Up to 44% Off)

The Children's Museum

West Hartford

Museum engages kids with hands-on and interactive activities and exhibits, including a wildlife sanctuary and planetarium shows

$29.50 $17

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Sesame Place: $35 for Admission for One to Sesame Place ($69.55 Value)

$35 for Admission for One to Sesame Place ($69.55 Value)

Sesame Place

Langhorne

Theme park based entirely on Sesame Street where families can whirl on rides, splash down slides, and enjoy live shows

$69.55 $35

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

$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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KidsPlay Children's Museum: KidsPlay Children's Museum Visit for Two, Four, or Six (Up to 38% Off)

KidsPlay Children's Museum Visit for Two, Four, or Six (Up to 38% Off)

KidsPlay Children's Museum

Torrington

Museum’s hands-on activities include pretend grocery store, and enclosing yourself in a giant bubble

$10 $6.50

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Cape Ann Whale Watch: 
$29 for a Whale-Watching Cruise from Cape Ann Whale Watch (Up to $48 Value)

$29 for a Whale-Watching Cruise from Cape Ann Whale Watch (Up to $48 Value)

Cape Ann Whale Watch

Gloucester

View humpback and fin whales as they feed and play within close range of the 115 ft. boat, Hurricane II; valid all season long

$48 $29

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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame: Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Visit for 2, 4, 6, 8, or 10 (Up to 57% Off)

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Visit for 2, 4, 6, 8, or 10 (Up to 57% Off)

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

South End

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

$46 $25

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Connecticut Science Center: Family Admission with 3D-Movie Tickets for Two or Four at Connecticut Science Center (Up to 22% Off)

Family Admission with 3D-Movie Tickets for Two or Four at Connecticut Science Center (Up to 22% Off)

Connecticut Science Center

Downtown

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

$46.90 $37

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Torza's Professional Golf: $9 for $16 Worth of Mini Golf — Torza's Professional Golf Center

$9 for $16 Worth of Mini Golf — Torza's Professional Golf Center

Torza's Professional Golf

Cromwell

From the merchant: A beautiful course that can be played two different ways and batting cages that pitch both soft and hard ball.

$16 $9

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Capt. Bill & Sons Whale Watch: Whale-Watching Excursion for One or Two from Capt. Bill and Sons Whale Watch (Up to 44% Off)

Whale-Watching Excursion for One or Two from Capt. Bill and Sons Whale Watch (Up to 44% Off)

Capt. Bill & Sons Whale Watch

Gloucester

A family of experts shares tips on spotting humpback and minke whales—as well as dolphins and seals—during three- to four-hour outings

$48 $28

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Quassy Amusement Park: Amusement and Waterpark Rides for Two or Four at Quassy Amusement Park (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available.

Amusement and Waterpark Rides for Two or Four at Quassy Amusement Park (Up to 50% Off). Four Options Available.

Quassy Amusement Park

Middlebury

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

$84.48 $44

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The Mark Twain House and Museum: Visit for Two or Four to The Mark Twain House and Museum (Up to 49% Off)

Visit for Two or Four to The Mark Twain House and Museum (Up to 49% 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

$38 $20

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The Museum of Sex: $25.99 for Admission for Two to The Museum of Sex (Up to $37 Value)

$25.99 for Admission for Two to The Museum of Sex (Up to $37 Value)

The Museum of Sex

Flatiron

Interactive exhibits and more than 15,000 sex-related artifacts explore the truths and enduring mysteries of human (and animal) sexuality

$37 $25.99

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Apple Valley Bowl: Bowling with Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Apple Valley Bowl (Up to 50% Off)

Bowling with Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Apple Valley Bowl (Up to 50% Off)

Apple Valley Bowl

Southington

Groups of two, four, or six hit the synthetic lanes, which are equipped with automatic scoring and bumpers for kids

$23.96 $14

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Historic Deerfield: Colonial Living Museum Visit for Two or Four, or Family Membership to Historic Deerfield (Up to 48% Off)

Colonial Living Museum Visit for Two or Four, or Family Membership to Historic Deerfield (Up to 48% Off)

Historic Deerfield

Deerfield

Take a trip into the past, strolling through a mile-long colonial village complete with homes built as early as 1730.

$28 $16

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

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

Northford Ice Pavilion

North Branford

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

$44 $22

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

$25 for Two Hours of Bowling with Shoe Rental for Up to Four at Kingstown Bowl (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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Willi Bowl: Two Games of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Willi Bowl (51% Off)

Two Games of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Willi Bowl (51% Off)

Willi Bowl

Windham

Compete for the highest score with two games of bowling for pairs or groups of four or six

$45 $22

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Bowl New England, Inc: Two Games of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two or Four at Spare Time (Up to 50% Off)

Two Games of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two or Four at Spare Time (Up to 50% Off)

Bowl New England, Inc

Multiple Locations

LCD screens keep score as bowlers lace up shoes and send balls hurtling down polished lanes

$24 $12

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Lucky Lanes: Two Games of Bowling for Two, Four, or Six with Shoe Rental at Lucky Lanes (Up to 50% Off)

Two Games of Bowling for Two, Four, or Six with Shoe Rental at Lucky Lanes (Up to 50% Off)

Lucky Lanes

Berlin

Bowlers lace up their rental shoes and bowl their way through two games at this lane with modern touches such as flatscreen TVs

$24 $14

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New Haven Museum: Admission for Two or Four or Family Admission for One Year to New Haven Museum (Up to 51% Off)

Admission for Two or Four or Family Admission for One Year to New Haven Museum (Up to 51% Off)

New Haven Museum

Downtown

See Eli Whitney’s cotton gin, John Quincy Adams’s letter to the Amistad captives, and other artifacts that cover 1638 to the present

$65 $32

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AMF Bowling Co.: Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 64% Off)

Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 64% Off)

AMF Bowling Co.

Multiple Locations

Long-time bowling industry leader with 200+ locations across the country offers two-hour bowling packages for groups of two, four, or six

$124.30 $45

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Sky Zone Wallingford: Two 60-Minute or Two 90-minute Jump Passes at Sky Zone Wallingford (Up to 47% Off)

Two 60-Minute or Two 90-minute Jump Passes at Sky Zone Wallingford (Up to 47% Off)

Sky Zone Wallingford

Skyzone Wallingford

Jump for fun, work out, or play games on expansive floors and walls covered in trampolines

$34 $18

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Blue Fox Rock N' Bowl: Bowling Packages at Blue Fox Rock'n Bowl (Up to 56% Off). Four Options Available.

Bowling Packages at Blue Fox Rock'n Bowl (Up to 56% Off). Four Options Available.

Blue Fox Rock N' Bowl

Simsbury

This bowling and fun center turns into a futuristic alley during Rock n’ Bowl events on Friday and Saturday nights

$78 $39

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Wallingford Bowl: Two Games of Bowling With Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Wallingford Bowl (Up to 57% Off)

Two Games of Bowling With Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at Wallingford Bowl (Up to 57% Off)

Wallingford Bowl

Wallingford Center

This bowling alley boasts 40 synthetic lanes with automatic scoring systems, as well as an arcade, snack bar, and a bar and lounge

$30 $17

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Pioneer Valley Indoor Karting: One or Two Races for Two or Four at Pioneer Valley Indoor Karting (Up to 45% Off)

One or Two Races for Two or Four at Pioneer Valley Indoor Karting (Up to 45% Off)

Pioneer Valley Indoor Karting

Northampton/Hatfield

Drivers zip around the 1,000-foot-long track in Sodi GT5 karts

$50 $35

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

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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Center Stage Guitar Academy: Guitar-Lesson Package or One Year of Online Guitar Lessons from Center Stage Guitar Academy (Up to 90% Off)

Guitar-Lesson Package or One Year of Online Guitar Lessons from Center Stage Guitar Academy (Up to 90% Off)

Center Stage Guitar Academy

 

High-quality video guitar lessons shot from many angles teach everything from guitar basics to specific songs

$40 $9

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SkillSuccess: $9 Online Music Courses from SkillSuccess (95% Off). Five Options Available.

$9 Online Music Courses from SkillSuccess (95% Off). Five Options Available.

SkillSuccess

 

Students learn the skills to play musical instruments through video lectures; no prior experience necessary

$199 $9

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Corner Music: Three Private Guitar or Drum Lessons at Corner Music (54% Off)

Three Private Guitar or Drum Lessons at Corner Music (54% Off)

Corner Music

Old Saybrook Center

Music retail outlet hosts private lessons for guitar or drums

$129 $59

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TeachArt2Me: Art Classes for Preschoolers or School Age Kids, or Middle-School Kids from TeachArt2Me (Up to 51% Off)

Art Classes for Preschoolers or School Age Kids, or Middle-School Kids from TeachArt2Me (Up to 51% Off)

TeachArt2Me

Glastonbury Center

Preschoolers and school age kids explore principles of art through mixed-media collage, clay sculpture, and painting

$75 $39

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K1 Speed: $48 for a Racing Package with Four Races and Two Yearly Licenses at K1 Speed ($91.96 Value)

$48 for a Racing Package with Four Races and Two Yearly Licenses at K1 Speed ($91.96 Value)

K1 Speed

Poughkeepsie

Eco-friendly electric karts; speeds up to 45 mph; karts for kids and adults; collection of racing memorabilia on display

$91.96 $48

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The Great Puzzle Pursuit: Scavenger Hunt for One, Two, or Four People from The Great Puzzle Pursuit (Up to 55% Off)

Scavenger Hunt for One, Two, or Four People from The Great Puzzle Pursuit (Up to 55% Off)

The Great Puzzle Pursuit

Hartford

Motivated by national treasure, this fun outdoor scavenger hunt where exploeres decode clues in historic locations for a chance to win cash

$99 $45

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Amped Music School: Two or Four 30-Minute Private In-Home Guitar Lessons from Amped Music School (Up to 53% Off)

Two or Four 30-Minute Private In-Home Guitar Lessons from Amped Music School (Up to 53% Off)

Amped Music School

Hartford

Graduate of Berklee College of Music teaches students the fundamentals of guitar playing including technique, chords, and tuning

$60 $30

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

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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JumpingClay USA: Entry for One or Two Adults to a 90-Minute Clay-Modeling Workshop at JumpingClay USA (Up to 44% Off)

Entry for One or Two Adults to a 90-Minute Clay-Modeling Workshop at JumpingClay USA (Up to 44% Off)

JumpingClay USA

Enfield

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

$40 $25

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Three Belles Marina: One or Three 1-Hour Introductory SUP Yoga Classes with Paddleboard Rental at Three Belles Marina (Up to 55% Off)

One or Three 1-Hour Introductory SUP Yoga Classes with Paddleboard Rental at Three Belles Marina (Up to 55% Off)

Three Belles Marina

Niantic

Build flexibility and strength out on the water in an fun and accessible SUP yoga class

$80 $39

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Five-Star Basketball: Basketball Camp at Five-Star Basketball (50% Off). Four Options Available.

Basketball Camp at Five-Star Basketball (50% Off). Four Options Available.

Five-Star Basketball

Springfield College

Elite basketball camp teaches youths aged 8–16 technical skills; camps take place from 9:15 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. and include a shirt and lunch

$399 $199

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

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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Middlebury Academy Of Guitar In Connecticut: Four-Day Musical Instrument Course at Middlebury Academy of Guitar In Connecticut (50% Off)

Four-Day Musical Instrument Course at Middlebury Academy of Guitar In Connecticut (50% Off)

Middlebury Academy Of Guitar In Connecticut

Hartford

From the merchant: The Childbloom Guitar Program for kids ages 5-12 is an innovative group approach to music making on the classical guitar.

$76 $38

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Mark's Drum Instruction: A Private Music Lesson from Mark's Drum Instruction (43% Off)

A Private Music Lesson from Mark's Drum Instruction (43% Off)

Mark's Drum Instruction

Branford

From the merchant: this is a great deal for those who are unsure if they are right for drum lessons.

$30 $17

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Outstanding Guitar Video Course: $8 for a Downloadable Online Guitar-Lesson Course from Outstanding Guitar Video Course ($100 Value)

$8 for a Downloadable Online Guitar-Lesson Course from Outstanding Guitar Video Course ($100 Value)

Outstanding Guitar Video Course

 

Step-by-step coaching program teaches beginner/intermediate students how to master the acoustic or electric guitar and build basic skills

$100 $8

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Harriet Beecher Stowe Center: Admission for Two or Four to Harriet Beecher Stowe Center (Up to 41% Off)

Admission for Two or Four to Harriet Beecher Stowe Center (Up to 41% Off)

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

Asylum Hill

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

$28 $17

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Esteban Ramos Music: Two Private Music Lessons from Esteban Ramos Music (45% Off)

Two Private Music Lessons from Esteban Ramos Music (45% Off)

Esteban Ramos Music

Hartford

Music Lessons for beginners and intermediate students.

$80 $44

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

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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LMI Studio: Two or Four One-Hour Music Lessons, or Two One-Hour Studio Sessions at LMI Studio (Up to 51% Off)

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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Francesco Barone Music: Four or Eight 30-Minute Private Music Lessons at Francesco Barone Music (Up to 69% Off)

Four or Eight 30-Minute Private Music Lessons at Francesco Barone Music (Up to 69% Off)

Francesco Barone Music

South End

From the merchant: Francesco Barone is a highly skilled musician and gives lessons in guitar, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, and piano.

$120 $39

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Pete And Chris Amusements: $220 for $400 Worth of Magician Rental — Pete and Chris Amusements

$220 for $400 Worth of Magician Rental — Pete and Chris Amusements

Pete And Chris Amusements

Hartford

From the merchant: Our full 45- to 60-minute two-man kids’ magic show! Lots of kid-friendly slapstick, audience participation, and fun.

$400 $220

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Woodbury Ski Area: Four Zipline Rides for Two or Four or Thrill-Seeker Pass at Woodbury Ski Area (Up to 40% Off)

Four Zipline Rides for Two or Four or Thrill-Seeker Pass at Woodbury Ski Area (Up to 40% Off)

Woodbury Ski Area

Woodbury

Visitors enjoy activities such as ziplining over the treetops, tubing down slides, and scaling a climbing wall

$89 $54

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Mattatuck Museum: MATT by Night Event for Two, or Museum Visit for Two Adults at Mattatuck Museum (Up to 37% Off)

MATT by Night Event for Two, or Museum Visit for Two Adults at Mattatuck Museum (Up to 37% Off)

Mattatuck Museum

Waterbury

Cultural history comes alive through exhibitions and programs; after-hours event features food, a bar, live music, and artistic activities

$30 $19

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  • Gallery Cinemas
    For high-quality flicks and an array of tasty snack selections, head on over to Gallery Cinemas in Colchester. The doors are open for you at this theater with their people friendly restaurant and great, home-cooked food. Don't leave the kids at home — youngsters will love the family-friendly activities at this theater just as much as mom and dad. Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    396 Old Hartford Road
    Colchester, CT US
  • Parkade Cinemas
    Whether it's on film or digital, Parkade Cinemas has all the latest movies in Manchester. When you're out and about in the area, you'll love that this theater has a restaurant to take care of any last minute hunger. Families will feel right at home at this theater with its kid-friendly atmosphere. Parking is plentiful, so patrons can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    308 Broad Street
    Manchester, CT US
  • Vernon Arcade
    At Vernon Arcade in Vernon, you can play a variety of classic arcade games and challenge your friends to a gaming battle. Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles. If you're looking for a game that will keep you on your toes, visit Vernon Arcade and check out the latest selection of arcade games.
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    95 Hartford Turnpike
    Vernon, CT US
  • Showcase Cinemas Buckland Hills
    Manchester features a number of movie theaters, but Showcase cinema buckland hills always offers convenient show times and a great movie selection. Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    99 Redstone Road
    Manchester, CT US
  • New England Juke Box-Amusement
    Buckle up and hang on tight! New England Juke Box in Manchester will bring thrills, excitement, and fun for the whole family. Parking is plentiful, so patrons can feel free to bring their vehicles.
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    81 Tolland Turnpike
    Manchester, CT US
  • Hall of Fame Silver Lanes
    Bowlers Tony Reynaud, Roger Baral and Marcel Lessard have spent countless hours knocking down pins, and are all State and Local Association Hall of Famers. So it's no surprise that the trio of pin-crushers know how to run a bowling alley. High-energy music blasts inside the facility, with themed nights such as top songs from the 1980’s or 1470’s. During birthday parties, kids can nosh on pizzas and bowl as many games as they can in a two-hour period. An on-site bar and grill serves wings, hot dogs, and beers galore for adult bowling parties.
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    748 Silver Ln.
    East Hartford, CT US

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