No need to fret about the weather outside. We have you covered with a curated list of activities to enjoy in Niagara Falls with your kids, no matter what the conditions are. Discover the wonders of our renowned museums, indoor attractions, and amusements, which provide excellent options for indoor entertainment in the Niagara Region.
If you’re looking for a place to escape the elements, we have numerous recommendations suitable for individuals of all ages. Take a look at the fantastic offerings of Clifton Hill, where you’ll find expansive indoor venues that guarantee endless family fun.
#1 Carnival Chaos – NOW OPEN!
Prepare yourself for an adrenaline-fueled battle against the deranged inhabitants of Carnival Chaos. Lock and load your weapons as you enter a nightmarish realm crafted by a vengeful clown, where ghastly creatures spawned from his twisted mind lurk in a macabre setting. Be prepared to be thrown, pulled, and manipulated like a helpless mouse in the clutches of a villainous feline. Overcome your fears, gather your friends and family, and gear up for a relentless clash with the fiendish hordes of Carnival Chaos.
As you delve deeper into this demonic world, you’ll need to bring your best skills to confront the relentless carnies attacking from all directions. Brace yourself for a series of treacherous amusement rides that will test your mettle. Experience the heart-pounding thrills of a rickety roller coaster crashing through the roof of a sinister workshop, the dizzying chaos of the Wheel of Misfortune, the spine-tingling swings of the scary swing ride, and the wild bumper car collisions. Each ride leads you closer to the peculiar Big Top show, where the freakish inhabitants of Carnival Chaos reign supreme, stirring up unrelenting chaos throughout your journey.
Armed with laser guns, every rider must defend themselves against the nightmarish onslaught. But remember, working together with your fellow adventurers greatly enhances your chances of survival. Compete for the highest score by taking aim at as many targets as possible. This fully immersive dark ride experience is like nothing you’ve ever encountered before. Brace yourself for the ultimate battle as you navigate the twisted world of Carnival Chaos.
Get ready for an exhilarating time at the Great Canadian Midway, where the real excitement lies in winning redemption tickets! Take your pick from a wide selection of over 300 games and rack up those tickets to exchange for fantastic prizes at the redemption booth. With a sprawling 70,000 square foot space filled with endless fun, you can easily lose track of time. And that’s not all – the Midway also features two thrilling rides: the Ghostblasters Dark Ride and the Cosmic Coaster.
From beloved classics like “Skee-Ball” and “Roll-a-Ball” to exciting new attractions like “Deal or No Deal” and “The Walking Dead,” there’s something to entertain everyone!
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#3 Wizard’s Golf
Wizard’s Golf on Clifton Hill offers a delightful experience that the entire family can enjoy. Step into a captivating glow-in-the-dark setting, where children’s imaginations will be sparked by enchanting Wizards, Dragons, and other mythical creatures throughout the challenging 18-hole indoor miniature golf course. The mesmerizing sights and magical sounds will not only create lasting memories but also provide captivating photo backdrops that children will cherish for a long time to come.
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#4 Butterfly Conservatory
Embark on a mesmerizing journey through the enchanting world of butterflies at the Butterfly Conservatory. Step into a lush tropical-like environment where you can interact with and discover various species of these magnificent creatures. With over 2000 exotic butterflies representing 60 different species, the conservatory is a haven for these delicate creatures. Everywhere you turn, you’ll encounter stunning breeds of butterflies gracefully fluttering in the warm and moist air.
As butterflies are naturally attracted to vibrant colors, encourage your kids to wear their most vivid clothing for a chance to have a butterfly perch on them! The conservatory also features a fascinating hatching station where children can learn all about the remarkable life cycle of butterflies. It’s an experience that will captivate and delight kids of all ages.
#5 Bird Kingdom
Discover the wonders of the Bird Kingdom, the largest indoor free-flying aviary in the world, right here in Niagara Falls. This incredible adventure offers children the opportunity to interact with and even hold friendly parrots, exotic birds, and other fascinating animals.
For those seeking a slightly darker and more mysterious experience, venture into the “Night Jungle.” This section houses owls, bats, and other nocturnal creatures, including spiders (rest assured, they are safely contained!). As your adventure unfolds, you’ll reach the climax when you open the door to the breathtaking free-flying indoor aviary. Marvel at the sight of vibrant, exotic birds soaring freely amidst the multi-level rainforest.
Embark on a journey along a path that begins at the top level, guiding you behind a magnificent 40-foot waterfall and leading you down to the lush jungle floor. It’s an adventure that promises to captivate your senses and leave you with lasting memories.
#6 Fallsview Indoor Waterpark
Experience the ultimate waterpark adventure that surpasses all expectations. The Fallsview Indoor Waterpark provides an indoor oasis that guarantees warmth and year-round access. Immerse yourself in a world of aquatic excitement as you explore the vast expanse of 3 acres dedicated to water fun.
Get ready to unleash your inner thrill-seeker with sixteen exhilarating waterslides, some reaching towering heights of six stories. Dive into the massive indoor wave pool, where you can ride the waves and feel the rush of excitement. The adventure continues with the sprawling “Beach House” Aqua Play area, offering endless opportunities for splash-filled enjoyment.
Indulge in a day of wet and wild entertainment at Fallsview Indoor Waterpark, where the fun never ends.
#7 Museums, Museums, Museums…Oh My!
Niagara Falls boasts a wide selection of museums that offer both education and entertainment. Take a trip to the Movieland Wax Museum, where you can get an up-close and personal encounter with renowned celebrities from the world of movies, television, and music. This includes all new super hero characters that children will adore.
Explore the fascinating exhibits at Louis Tussaud’s Waxworks, where remarkably realistic wax figures come to life. Delve into the rich history of Niagara Falls at the Niagara Falls History Museum, and discover the captivating stories that have shaped this iconic destination. With a multitude of museums to choose from, the possibilities for exploration and enjoyment are truly limitless.
#8 Ripley’s Believe It or Not Odditorium
Freshly renovated in 2016 and much larger than the original, Ripley’s Believe It or Not Odditorium offers educational and interactive fun. Kids learn and play within an exciting environment of science and intrigue. Since 1964 Ripley’s has scoured the globe for unbelievable exhibits and strange oddities. Click here for Ripley’s Believe It or Not Online Offer
Immerse yourself in a world of educational and interactive fun at Ripley’s Believe It or Not Odditorium. This captivating attraction provides a thrilling environment where children can learn and play while being surrounded by fascinating science and intriguing discoveries. Since its establishment in 1964, Ripley’s has tirelessly searched the globe to bring you unbelievable exhibits and peculiar oddities that will leave you amazed.
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#9 Zombie Attack
Prepare yourself for an unforgettable experience inside the Zombie Attack, a mind-blowing 6D multi-sensory ride! This thrilling attraction guarantees lasting memories for the entire family. Step into a theater accommodating up to 30 people, where everyone can enjoy the immersive adventure while staying comfortably dry.
As the undead menace approaches, the entire theater becomes a battleground for survival against the relentless zombies. Engage in friendly competition with your fellow audience members to determine the ultimate champion in defeating these monstrous creatures. Brace yourself for an adrenaline-pumping ride that will leave you exhilarated and eager to relive the excitement again and again.
#11 Niagara Parks Power Station
Uncover captivating tales concealed within the historic Niagara Parks Power Station, a must-visit attraction that promises fascinating discoveries at every turn. From towering turbines to intricate details, delve into the rich history of this remarkable site. Take a leisurely stroll through the 2,200-foot long tunnel, and then descend 180 feet in a glass-enclosed elevator that leads to a brand-new viewing deck overlooking the river’s edge.
Immerse yourself in immersive exhibitions, marvel at meticulously restored artifacts, and engage with interactive storytelling as you delve into the story of the first major power plant on the Canadian side of the Niagara River. As the sun sets, prepare for an unforgettable interactive experience that brings the once-dormant power plant to life in a mesmerizing display of sights and sounds.
#12 Niagara Tunnel
Embark on an extraordinary journey through the hidden depths beneath the majestic Niagara Parks Power Station, where a remarkable 2,200-foot tunnel awaits. Descend a staggering 180 feet below ground level and immerse yourself in the captivating history of hydro-electric power at Niagara Falls.
Step into a glass-enclosed elevator and be transported into a world of wonder as you make your way down into the depths of the tunnel. Prepare to be awestruck by a breathtaking panoramic view of the Falls that awaits you. As you explore this remarkable attraction, you’ll gain valuable insights into the enduring legacy of Niagara Falls in the realm of hydro-electric power.
Don’t miss out on this incredible experience – admission to the Niagara Parks Power Station includes access to the tunnel, allowing you to delve deeper into the secrets of this extraordinary site.