Activities for Kids

Looking for Cambridge kids activities? Don’t leave your children behind while visiting Cambridge! From outdoor adventures to arts and crafts to hands-on learning, Cambridge offers endless activities for kids.

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Boston Duck Tours. Photo by Smart Destinations

The Cambridge Public Library and Boston Museum of Science, both located in or near Cambridge, host interactive activities to learn, explore, and discover new knowledge.

Tours of the Harvard Natural History Museumthe Duck Tours, and the Charles River Boat Tour, are just some of the activities open for exploration in Cambridge. CLICK HERE to check out and book the tour of your choice.

For families who enjoy arts and crafts, the Made By Me company is a painting and pottery spot where visitors can show off their creative talents. It’s great for Cambridge kids activities!

Seasonally, Cambridge kids activities include ice skating at the Charles Hotel, canoeing on the Charles River, and swimming at the Francis J. McCrehan Memorial Swimming & Wading Pool.

Interested in sports? Have your children check out the Harvard University athletics schedule to catch one of the many Harvard teams in action. With so many different possibilities, you’ll always find an adventure in Cambridge.