Kids Attractions

Peterborough offers plenty of great kids attractions! There really is no shortage of fun things for you to do with your children here. Check below to see some of our suggestions for places to take your kids for some fun. We’ve also got a listing of family friendly events that are upcoming, so have a look there to see what events or shows are heading this way that would be good options to entertain the little ones for a few hours.

If you’re looking for free options, there are plenty of playgrounds that can be found throughout some of Peterborough’s beautiful parks across the city. And of course, there is the Riverview Park and Zoo which is always a fun (and free!) way to spend the day with children.

Places to go and fun things to do with kids in Peterborough, Ontario:


Riverview Park & Zoo

1230 Water St, Peterborough, ON K9J 6Z5

Peterborough's Riverview Park & Zoo is one of the most popular destinations for kids and families in the entire area and attracts over 250,000 visitors each year.. The Peterborough... More Information

Indian River Reptile Zoo

2206 County Road #38 Indian River, ON K0L 2B0

The Indian River Reptile Zoo is located just east of Peterborough on highway 7 and is Canada's only registered non-profit reptile zoo. It's home to over 200 reptiles in total inclu... More Information

Milltown Mini Golf & Family Fun Park

933 Lansdowne Street West, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 1Z5

Milltown Mini Golf is an amusement park located on Landsdowne Street in Peterborough that has a ton of awesome fun activities for all ages. Situated on over 2 acres, our beautifull... More Information