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The Best Indoor Play Places for Kids in Baltimore

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Storyville at Baltimore County Public Library Storyville at Baltimore County Public Library

If you’re looking for a round-up of the best indoor play places in the Baltimore area, look no further. We’ve got you covered with a look at the best, including a playground megastore and a variety of STEM options. Check these out when you need a new spot to play – and don’t forget your socks!

Hyper Kidz in Columbia, MD

Hyper Kidz Columbia Maryland

This "ultimate indoor playground" is a huge, immersive, ocean-themed interactive play space filled with motorized revolving rides, obstacles, wave and spiral slides, ball pit, teeter totters, giant Lite Brite boards and more. Due to its overwhelming popularity, Hyper Kidz recently expanded into an adjacent space to offer an additional 4,000-square feet of fun with even more play equipment and family-friendly features (read all about it HERE). This is truly the ultimate play experience! Save up to 40% off a Hyper Kidz 3-month unlimited season pass or annual pass or 40% off a SUPER party.

EVERKIDS in Columbia, MD

EVERKIDS Columbia Maryland

EVERKIDS is reinventing the concept of indoor playgrounds to include amenities for both kids and adults. Built to inspire creativity and encourage exploring the world surrounding them, little ones will enjoying lots of toy options. While little ones are playing, adult caregivers can enjoy coffee, Wi-Fi and massage chairs. That’s right, massage chairs! Sit back and relax – you deserve it. Save up to 50% on admission with this grand opening deal!

Totsville Indoor Playground in Glen Burnie, MD

Totsville Indoor Playground

Totsville Indoor Playground might as well be called paradise. This awesome play space for ages 0-10 has a gigantic sandbox ready for epic sandcastle building year round. The silica-free sand is safe for little ones and easy to wipe off – so you don’t have the deal with a mess when playtime is over. There are also lots of slides and climbing structures, but really, your kids will just want to play in the sand. Read all about it in our Real Mom Review.

Bubala Indoor Playground in Pikesville, Fulton and Eldersburg, MD

Bubala Playground Pikesville

There's lots of reasons to love Bubala, but at the top of our list is their movie viewing room. For little ones that have never experienced a movie in a theater, this is a great “first run” for them. Plus it gives them a break from playing after a snack or lunch so their food can settle, then back to the play area for more climbing and sliding. For an inside look, check out our Real Mom Review.

Port Discovery Children's Museum in Baltimore

Port Discovery Children's Museum SkyClimber Baltimore

Ranked one of the top five children's museums in the country, there’s a reason this Inner Harbor spot should be on your must-explore list. Port Discovery recently unveiled two new exhibits - the SkyClimber and The Port. Both will have your kids climbing and discovering and exploring during an afternoon at this awesome Baltimore treasure. Read all about it in our Real Mom Review.

The Playroom in Forest Hill, MD

The Playroom Forest Hill

With a focus on open-ended activities, The Playroom allows the tiniest tots to create their very own masterpieces through a variety of STEM activities. From speeding racecars down ramps to driving Thomas the Tank Engine around the giant train table, there is no right or wrong when it comes to playing here. And bonus, Tuesday is Papa Johns Day! The Playroom has partnered with the Forest Hill Papa Johns, and each paid admission will receive a coupon for a FREE small cheese pizza. You’ll win extra points as the coolest parent with this one!

Storyville at Baltimore County Public Library (Rosedale and Woodlawn branches)

Storyville Baltimore County Public Library

By far one of the coolest spots in any library we've ever encountered, Storyville is a play-and-learn center designed to promote early literacy and school readiness skills. This child-sized village – including a grocery store, mailroom, construction zone and more – features developmentally appropriate books, toys and activities for children ages 5 and under with their parents or caregivers.

Play N’ Learn in Columbia, MD

Play N' Learn in Columbia, Maryland

Yes, Play N’ Learn looks like a warehouse from the outside. And it is, kind of. This playground superstore is where swingset dreams come true! And you can drop-in for up to 2 hours of play in their spacious showroom, which features safe rubber flooring and all the swingsets, basketball hoops and trampolines your 2-8-year old could ever want!

Kiddie Crusoe in Timonium, MD

With a variety of exciting attractions for kids all the way up to age 12, "every day is an adventure" at Kiddie Crusoe. From an indoor kid-sized town with toys and costumes for the littles, to a massive playset with climbing walls, zip track and tube slides for the bigs, and a bounce house arena with ball pit for everyone in between, hours of indoor fun and adventure await at this Timonium gem. Don't forget your socks!

Eco Adventures in Millersville, MD

Eco Adventures Millersville Maryland

Eco Adventures is an Education, Enrichment and Conservation organization that offers hands-on ecological education for all ages. What you may not know is that Eco Adventures also offers awesome Open Plays where kids can "monkey around" and explore animal interactions, discovery tables, moon bounce, arts and crafts, dress up corner, and fossil digs (weather permitting). Open Plays also include a 30-minute STEAM class with a new theme each week, such as "Water Water Everywhere," where children get to explore animal habitats and make a themed craft to take home. And for even more animal fun, check out our deal to save up to 31% Eco Adventures' lineup of special, one-of-a-kind interactive animal encounter events and 18% off School's Out Camps.

Be With Me Playseum in Annapolis

Be With Me Playseum Annapolis

This new location of the uber-popular Bethesda play space opened last year in the Annapolis Mall. The Annapolis Playseum features a Kid-Sized City where your little ones can explore, discover and play "grown-up" in 24 uniquely designed "CityShops" inspired by real life. You'll quickly recognize scenes of Annapolis and the greater Baltimore-Washington area - from Chevy's Mexican Restaurant and South Mountain Creamery Farm to the State Capitol and 91.5 SHINE FM Radio! Whether creating a masterpiece in the art room, shopping at the grocery store, or decorating a cupcake in the bakery, kids will delight in each CityShop's interactive areas with hands-on projects run by the Playseum Team. 

Kidz City in Odenton

Kidz City Odenton

This one-of-a-kind play center includes a Mini City with interactive playhouses, a STEM area with life-sized Everblocks and Zome kit for creative play and building, and a Sports Arena for the junior athletes in your fam to expend their energy with a rousing game of basketball, hockey or soccer. There's even a separate Tots Arena to ensure safe play for your littlest littles. Kidz City's open floor plan encourages exploration and imaginative play in a safe environment - great for kids ages 1 - 12. Save 40% off Open Play at Kidz City and 21% off birthday parties.


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