Methil Heritage Centre (10 miles)
Methil Heritage Centre
This child friendly and volunteer run museum often hosts fun, family-oriented exhibitions with lots of activities to take part in for toddlers upwards. Exhibitions regularly change, so plan ahead if you can!
Dundee Science Centre (12 miles)
Dundee Science Centre
Immerse yourself in their interactive exhibitions! Move a ball with the power of your mind; Enjoy dramatic science demonstrations; See yourself in infrared; Morph yourself into an ape; Investigate a crime; Try keyhole surgery or Take part in a science show!
Sensation (12 miles)
Unique visitor attraction with over sixty hands-on exhibits based on the senses. Ideal for families and fun for all ages, including toddler sessions hands-on workshops, story-time and a science and art activities
British Golf Museum (14 miles)
British Golf Museum
Imaginative exhibitions, hands on activities and stunning multimedia displays bring to life over 500 years of golfing history. Follow the children's trail, try dressing up in period costume and practicing putting with replica clubs and balls from the last 175 years.
Scottish Fisheries Museum (19 miles)
Scottish Fisheries Museum
is a multi-award winning national museum which tells the story of Scottish fishing from the earliest times to the present. A guided tour takes approximately 90 minutes and themed tours can be arranged to link in with specific projects or interests.
Angus Folk Museum (22 miles)
Angus Folk Museum
The museum houses charming quirky exhibitions housed in six 18th-century cottages, offering vivid insights into rural life in Angus throughout the ages.
The Museum of Edinburgh (25 miles)
The Museum of Edinburgh
A delightful maze of historic rooms crammed full of iconic objects from the Capitals past. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Edinburgh
The People's Story Museum (25 miles)
The People's Story Museum
The People’s Story explores the lives of Edinburgh’s ordinary people at work and play from the late 18th century to today. Visitors can see displays showing a bookbinder’s workshop, a wartime kitchen and much more, all packed with real objects. You can even see a former jail, an original part of this historic building.
Our Dynamic Earth (25 miles)
Our Dynamic Earth
Thundering tropical storms, icy winds from the North Pole and moving tectonic plates bring the extremes of Planet Earth to life at Edinburghâs five-star visitor attraction, Our Dynamic Earth
Museum of Childhood (25 miles)
Museum of Childhood
Young people can learn about the children of the past and see a fantastic range of toys and games, while adults enjoy a trip down memory lane.
Museum on the Mound (25 miles)
Museum on the Mound
Want to see a million pounds? See Scotland's oldest banknote? Explore the changing face of Edinburgh? Build a model home? Crack open a safe? These are just some of the things you can see and do at the Museum on the Mound.
St Cecilias Hall Museum of Instruments (25 miles)
St Cecilias Hall Museum of Instruments
The oldest concert hall in Scotland and a museum of musical instruments. There are kids' trails, tours for all ages and demonstrations of harpsichords.
National War Museum (25 miles)
National War Museum
Discover how war and military service have touched the lives of countless Scots. In the magnificent setting of Edinburgh Castle, explore over 400 years of the Scottish military experience. Uncover stories of courage and determination, victory and defeat, heroics and heartbreak and find out how war has left its mark on Scotland's history, image and reputation abroad.
National Museum of Scotland (25 miles)
National Museum of Scotland
Another great museum. All our collections have tales to tell. See treasures from the edges of history and trace Scotland's story from fascinating fossils to popular culture. For generations we've collected key exhibits from all over Scotland and beyond.
Prestongrange Museum (25 miles)
A museum site of major importance in the story of Scotland's Industrial Revolution, you can still see the remnants of glass works, potteries, coal mine and brick works, as well as the Hoffman Kiln and the unique Cornish Beam Engine. Games, toys and trails keep children occupied inside and out.
Boness Motor Museum (26 miles)
Boness Motor Museum
An interesting mix of classic cars and James Bond 007 memorabilia including props from Film and TV. Also on site is a childrens soft play area as well as a bar and diner.
National Museum of Flight (28 miles)
National Museum of Flight
Something for the whole family! Have you tried to fly our airship, seen a Spitfire, got on board Concorde or completed our assault course?
The museum also includes hands-on games, cafe and shop. East Lothianâs five star attraction with indoor and outdoor fun. Children under 5 free!
Arbroath Signal Tower (28 miles)
Arbroath Signal Tower
Museum and tower building. You can find out about the fascinating history of the Bell Rock Lighthouse and visit the outhouse to see the massive lens of the last manually operated lamp.
The Linlithgow Story Museum (29 miles)
The Linlithgow Story Museum
Come and see what Linlithgow was like way back in the olden times. Take a walk through the beautiful garden and explore the live willow maze.
National Mining Museum Scotland (31 miles)
National Mining Museum Scotland
Guided tours and interesting historical mining information, plus the new Mini Miners' softplay area for kids up to 8, to help soften all the education!
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Regime (33 miles)
Eyemouth Museum (51 miles)
is a family friendly museum. Kids, dress up as a fisher lassie or fisherman and play in our wheelhouse while the rest of your family learn all about Eyemouth’s fishing and farming past. View our spectacular tapestry which took 2 years to make to commemorate the fishing disaster of 1881.
The Peoples Palace (52 miles)
The Peoples Palace
Explore the city’s social history through a wealth of historic artefacts, paintings, prints and photographs, film and interactive computer displays.
Glasgow Transport Museum (53 miles)
Glasgow Transport Museum
The dynamic new Riverside Museum displays Glasgow’s rich industrial heritage, which stems from the River Clyde. The Tall Ship is berthed alongside the Museum, creating a fantastic experience in this stunning setting.
The Eyemouth Maritime Centre (54 miles)
The Eyemouth Maritime Centre
In keeping with the external vision of an 18th century frigate, the theme continues inside to create an atmospheric replica gun deck and living quarters of the period, complete with sound effects!
Glasgow Science Centre (54 miles)
Glasgow Science Centre
Fun, excitement and intrigue with free interactive science shows, fun workshops like the 'Egg Drop Challenge' and the 'Perception Deception', the amazing new BodyWorks' exhibition and 3 floors of fascinating displays showcasing science and life. Glasgow Science Centre is a world of wonder beside the Clyde.
Lochcarron of Scotland Visitor Centre (54 miles)
Coldstream Museum (58 miles)
In addition to a varied programme of exhibitions and workshops, the Museum houses permanent displays exploring the history of the parish. Other features include an indoor children's play area, shop and a courtyard with picnic table.
Highland Folk Museum (63 miles)
Highland Folk Museum
Visitors to this living history Museum can learn how their Highland ancestors lived, built their homes, tilled the soil and how they dressed.
With play areas, 1930's schoolhouse and activities during the summer months there is plenty here to occupy the whole family.
Winners of the ASVA Visitor Attraction of the Year award and Finalists for the 2010 'Kids in Museums' award.
Textile Towerhouse (63 miles)
A beautifully restored building which uses period rooms, figures and audiovisuals to explain the turbulent past of the town and the tower. With a regular programme of changing exhibitions and children's schoolroom.
Grampian Transport Museum (66 miles)
Grampian Transport Museum
Dramatic displays, push button exhibits and video presentations trace the history of road travel. Climb Aboard vehicle exhibits include: buses, trams, traction engine, fire engine and Mack Snow Plough.
McLean Museum and Art Gallery (67 miles)
McLean Museum and Art Gallery
The Museum features an Egyptian mummy cartonnage, a Samurai warrior, an Indian Tiger, a Nile crocodile, a Sloth Bear and other animals, also ship models. Free quiz sheets are available along with an art table with activity materials for children. Gift shop.
Museum of Lead Mining (68 miles)
Museum of Lead Mining
Visit a real lead mine and learn about the processes and experience. Guided tours down a former working mine. Situated in The Lowther Hills at Wanlockhead, Scotland's Highest Village.
Aberdeen Maritime Museum (71 miles)
Aberdeen Maritime Museum
Houses a unique collection covering shipbuilding, fast sailing ships, fishing and port history. It is also the only place in the UK where you can see displays on the North Sea oil and gas industry. Granite Jack, the museum mascot, will keep the kids' attention throughout.
The Dick Institute (71 miles)
The Dick Institute
The museum is nicely family oriented and the ever changing exhibits are frequently focused on children's interests.
Satrosphere Science Centre (71 miles)
Satrosphere Science Centre
is full of exciting exhibits, science shows, workshops and special events like Little Scientists Day. Fun for all the family and everyone who loves to explore and experiment!
Castle House Museum (73 miles)
Castle House Museum
Well stocked museum on upper floors of one of Dunoon’s most historic locations. Putting and tennis also available in the Castle Gardens with excellent views of the Firth of Clyde.
Grace Darling Museum (74 miles)
Grace Darling Museum
Learn the story of Grace Darling and discover the details of what happened that stormy night in 1838 when she and her father risked a terrible storm to help those in danger. A RNLI facility.
Strachur Smiddy (74 miles)
For the young visitor, the implements, artefacts and photographs on display provide a valuable aid to learning and give a realistic insight into an important aspect of Scotland's rural history.
Fife Animal Park (< 1 mile)
Fife Animal Park
A wide range of exciting animals, plus further family attractions and a multi storey adventure soft play.
The Scottish Deer Centre (3 miles)
The Scottish Deer Centre
A visit to the picturesque Scottish Deer Centre is a truly unique experience where the whole family is guaranteed to find something to enjoy. Daily talks and feeding sessions, woodland trails, treetop walkways. inside shelter areas for the family picnic and children's indoor play area.
St Andrews Aquarium (14 miles)
St Andrews Aquarium
Full of adventure, fun and learning for children and adults alike, here you can come face to face with some of the more beautiful and dangerous creatures of the watery world, meet our two loveable seals, our meerkats or new to the aquarium, our waddle of Humboldt penguins!
Deep Sea World (23 miles)
Deep Sea World
With so many fascinating creatures to meet, a visit to Deep Sea World offers a great day out for your family. Explore the aquariumâs hidden depths at this triple award-winning National Aquarium of Scotland. For the really adventurous visitor, there are diving opportunities, as well as shark awareness courses. You will find us on the banks of the Firth of Forth, just below the Forth Railway Bridge.
Fife Institute of Physical Education (9 miles)
Fife Institute of Physical Education
FIPRE comprises of a complex of indoor and outdoor facilities providing sport from fun beginner's classes to international standards. Facilities include swimming pools, sauna, games hall, gym, squash courts, athletics track, grass, astroturf and all weather pitches.
East Sands Leisure Centre (15 miles)
East Sands Leisure Centre
Free form Leisure Pool with sloping beach area- toddlers pool - Flume. A great idea for family days out in Fife.
Bonkers Playbarn and Cafe (6 miles)
Bonkers Playbarn and Cafe
Come and visit our Indoor Playbarn and Cafe: our soft play zone caters for children up to 11 years old! Let the kids run around and burn off some energy in our playframe, while you relax on the comfy couches and chairs, even browse the internet with our free Wifi.
Jungle Gyms Indoor Soft Play Centre (8 miles)
Bongos Soft Play Centre (9 miles)
Action Zone Indoor Play Centre (10 miles)
Action Zone Indoor Play Centre
-an interactive indoor adventure play centre. Open all year round with Ball Cannons, Ball Juggler, Slides. We are where all the fun is.
Play Zone (14 miles)
Laser Play and Childrens soft play!
Thanks for all the great things to do and Museums and Galleries near Collessie with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.
Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed
So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in Fife can enjoy the great day out as well.
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