Take a look below for loads of fantastic things to do with kids in Birmingham for you to browse easily & quickly. If you know of any other great attractions or family days out not listed below, please get in contact.

Things To Do & Days Out near Birmingham

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Teenie Weenies (< 1 mile)
Birmingham
Teenie Weenies is located in the heart of Birmingham opposite Selfridges. It offers a soft play facility (stacked with activities), a creche to leave your children, a party room to cater for those special moments and an onsite cafeteria.
Thinktank (< 1 mile)
Birmingham
Thinktank From steam engines to intestines, this exciting museum has over 200 hands-on displays on science and technology from the past, present and future. This includes the state-of-the-art Planetarium and outdoor Science Garden!
Birmingham
Teamworks Karting Birmingham For 8+: a fleet of karts are specially designed to allow youngsters to race at their own pace. They can limit the power for younger drivers as they learn how to drive, and teach all the skills needed to win on the track. They also do parties!
Birmingham
The Birmingham Mystery Treasure Trail Explore the streets of Birmingham on this self guided themed Treasure Trail. Suitable for the whole family, follow the route whilst solving the clues set on buildings, statues and monuments to find the location of the long lost treasure!
Birmingham
Birmingham Museum and Gallery They offer a series of family oriented galleries and displays, with additional family and kids' activities every weekend on a drop in basis.
Birmingham
BBC Birmingham Public Space Do you fancy yourself as a TV presenter? Visit us inside The Mailbox and have a go at presenting Newsround, Midlands Today or a weather forecast. Have your photo taken with Dr Who's TARDIS and an old Dalek!
Pen Museum (< 1 mile)
Birmingham
Pen Museum Our Museum is a chance to immerse yourself in the exciting world of pens and calligraphy and explore our amazing collection of over 5,000 objects related to the Birmingham steel pen trade and the history of writing.
Birmingham
National Sea Life Centre Escape city life and step into tropical paradise of an aquarium in the heart of the buzzing city of Birmingham. At the National SEA LIFE centre you can take an amazing marine voyage beneath the waves and experience so much more! Sea Stars!
Birmingham
Grand Prix Karting Karting experience for kids with new lower age limit, welcoming member drivers from 8 years! A fantastic memorable achievement for kids, and maybe the start of lifelong interest.
Birmingham
IMAX Cinema Birmingham The biggest movie screen in the Midlands: as high as a five storey building and as wide as four buses. The great range of fantastic IMAX 2D and 3D films will put you right in the heart of the action.
Birmingham
The Museum of the Jewellery Quarter A time capsule of past trade, with fascinating insight into Birmingham's renowned jewellery and metalworking heritage. Includes live demonstrations at the jeweller's bench showing how the Smith and Pepper bangle was made.
Birmingham
Bowlplex Birmingham Family friendly tenpin bowling, with bumpers and ball ramps for the kids.
Birmingham
Creation Indoor Climbing Centre A friendly start point for your cool new hobby: indoor climbing facility featuring dedicated and supportive kids' clubs, bouldering, lessons and taster sessions, abseiling, lead rope, slabs and overhangs.
Birmingham
Ackers Adventure is an outdoor activity centre only 2 miles from the centre of Birmingham. We offer a wide range of activities for all ages (4+) and abilities. These include skiing, tobogganing, climbing, canoeing , kayaking, archery, jungle challenge, birthday parties, school holiday clubs, lessons, clubs, courses, events...
Birmingham
Birmingham Mini Golf is a whopping 36 hole brand new mini golf course with waterfalls, bridges, putting islands, exciting wilds style hazards and loads of fun to be had for all! Fore? Five!
Birmingham
Birmingham Botanical Gardens Fifteen acres of safe, secure, clean landscaped gardens with lawns and four glasshouses for children to explore. Indoor and outdoor activities for children and all the family. Picnic areas, outdoor theatre and music during the summer months.
Birmingham
Tenpin Birmingham Star City is a bowling centre located in Watson Road. We have 22 modern fully computerised lanes, American Pool tables, Amusement Arcades all catered towards families and kids. There is also the Beach Road Cafe for some delicious meal and snack options and a fully licensed bar with Sky Sports for the adults.
Laser Station (2 miles)
Birmingham
Laser Station Bruise-less battle fun for the whole family, tracking down mean old aliens! Explore the arena with the kids, packing infra red combat equipment for a zero contact showdown! For over 6s.
Birmingham
Cannon Hill Park an ideal venue for families, with children's play areas and boats for hire on the lake in the summer! There are plenty of picnic areas and refreshments are available. 10 year Green Flag Awarded!
Birmingham
Birmingham Nature Centre homes a wide range of animals from across the world. including many children's favourites like meerkats, lemurs and otters. The Centre has a wide collection of endangered reptiles and you can get Animal Encounters or be Keep For A Day, too!
Birmingham
Adventure Island Mini Golf The courses have been built across 3 levels and wind past palm trees and volcanoes, through caves, behind waterfalls and through Tiki Villages providing a fantastic and fun leisure experience for all!
Birmingham
Twin Peaks Indoor Climbing Walls The perfect venue for some fun climbing, an activity that's proven to develop not only the body but the mind too. All levels catered for, special session for under 6s.
Birmingham
Star City Birmingham A staggering array of family fun venues under one (enormous!) roof, from bowling and laser tag to mini golf and dodgems, to the cinema, football and indoor climbing!
Monster Mayhem (2 miles)
Birmingham
Monster Mayhem Monster themed soft play facility with multi level climbing frame, interactive zone for toddlers, kiddie Quad Bikes and elevated football pitch. Plus the numerous other delights of Star City!
Birmingham
Winterbourne House and Garden Restored to its former Edwardian glory, two floors of exhibition rooms explain the fascinating history of the house's former occupants plus interactive train set, audio exhibits and rooms full of antique artefacts. Outside, 7 acres of Botanic Garden can be explored and enjoyed.
Birmingham
Hickory Dickorys Playhouse Huge soft play frame areas packed with entertainment. Separate play areas for under 12s and under 5s. 8 slides including one of the highest indoor slides of its type in the UK. Balls pools, trampolines, powerful ball cannons, numerous fun obstacles
Birmingham
Funaticz Fun and Fitness Centre All weather play centre for children up to age 12 with huge 5 tier play frame, drop slides, assault course and more. Separate area for toddlers, themed party rooms, cafe and seating area and a fitness studio. Children's classes include Urban Street Dance and kick boxing.
Birmingham
Wacky Warehouse - Old House at Home Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant.
Cafe Craft (3 miles)
Bearwood
Cafe Craft is a crafts studio where adults and children can do various crafts such as pottery paining, jewellery making and decopatch.
Birmingham
Scallywags Birmingham Features in this friendly, bright and colourful facility include a Toddler Village, large main play frame and sports arena.
PSL Bowling (4 miles)
Birmingham
PSL Bowling Kids love bowling, and if they are under 6 they can use a ramp and gutter guards plus access the cool UV effect sessions: Glow Bowling! Plus a small kids' soft play area too, so even bring the baby!
Wibbly Wobbly (4 miles)
Birmingham
Wibbly Wobbly Multi level adventure play structures, toddler zone, elevated sports court, go karts and more. Extra comfy seating!
Birmingham
Quasar Elite Birmingham Quasar is a fun and safe game where each player wears a luminous vest and carries a laser pistol while roaming around in a multi-level maze. The object of each game is simply to laser tag as many people as you can in the set time. Kids go crazy for it! Tenpin bowling also on site.
Birmingham
Selly Manor Museum Today, Selly Manor is home to fascinating furniture collections. Not for very young children, this is nonetheless a family friendly site which also hosts a variety of annual open days, workshops, exhibitions and popular educational tours.
Bournville Green
The Bournville Treasure Hunt Treasure Tr The kids will love exploring this real life model village as they solve the clues on this treasure hunt themed Trail centred on the Cadbury’s factory - there’s a lot to discover as the whole family solves the clues!
Cadbury World (4 miles)
Birmingham
Cadbury World Uncover a world of chocolate delights and enjoy a fascinating, fun packed day out at Cadbury World!
Birmingham
Kingstanding Leisure Centre Wave Machine and Slide currently out of order! Standard swimming facilities still open.
Birmingham
Cocks Moors Woods Leisure pool features a wave machine, a 50 metre flume, interactive water features, baby pool and beach entry. Soft play facility and other sporting opportunities also available.
Birmingham
F1 Karting West Midlands 8+ only. Karting race events, training and parties. Race up to 40mph in their 200cc biz karts. Their track is 400m long with 100m main straight.
Tumble Jungle (4 miles)
Birmingham
Tumble Jungle A brilliant indoor adventure playground where the kids can let off steam regardless of the weather. Astra and drop slides, ball pools, and can you complete the Tumble Jungle Run?
Forge Mill Farm (5 miles)
West Bromwich
Forge Mill Farm is one of two farm visitor centres within Sandwell Valley Country Park. It is a working dairy farm where the main attraction is the herd of rare breed Hereford Cows.
Birmingham
Wacky Warehouse - Fort Jester Indoor play area with particularly excellent disabled facilities throughout, featuring loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, attached to a family restaurant. Plus outdoor children's play area too!
West Bromwich
Sandwell Valley Country Park is a great place to spend the day with the family. As well as two working farm visitor centres, we have an adventure playground, an aerial assault course, picnic areas, crazy golf, pitch and putt, tennis courts, miles of footpaths and fantastic nature areas for you to explore.
Birmingham
Sheldon Country Park Old Rectory Farm has been fully restored and operates as a demonstration farm, showing city dwellers traditional methods of farming. animals kept at the farm include Jersey cattle, pigs, goats, ponies, ducks, chickens and geese. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in...
Solihull
Solihull Ice Rink Full sized indoor skate rink offering Family and Disco Sessions, Skating lessons, Parent and Toddler classes, plus Children’s birthday parties! Open daily throughout the year. So no excuses get your skates on for some fantastic family fun!
Just Play (5 miles)
Birmingham
Just Play Multi level adventure climbing maze with babies', toddlers' and juniors' zones, all full of colourful physical play fun! Plus parties, cool classes and fun events.
Birmingham
Treasure Island Play Centre A themed kids' indoor soft play centre with main frame and under 4s areas plus sports court, with new additions including role-play area, dress up area, reading corner and a fun educational area.
Oldbury
TeamSport Laser Tag Birmingham The only multilevel indoor laser tag arena in Birmingham with plenty of missions to keep the family entertained all day long!
Oldbury
TeamSport Indoor Karting Birmingham is an indoor karting experience in Birmingham available for families with kids aged 8 years and above, to come along and take on 1000m of fun fuelled activities whatever the weather!
Oldbury
Wacky Warehouse - One and Two Halves Indoor play area with loads of slides and features and dedicated toddler zone, with craft sessions too. Attached to a family restaurant with great new piratey menu! Arr!
At Day Out With The Kids, we've tried to put together as many great family days out & things to do with kids in Birmingham as possible, especially those that are affordable for everyone. Popular attractions include Teenie Weenies and Thinktank, although there are many more to discover. If you've been on a fun day out in the area you'd like to share, please contact us so other families visiting Birmingham can enjoy it too!

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