Indoor Things To Do in Lancaster, PA

Things To Do With Kids In Lancaster Pa

Things To Do Indoors in Lancaster County, PA (Rain or Shine)

While there are many things to do in Lancaster, PA, sometimes weather doesn’t cooperate, or you just want to stay indoors. Well, in that case, you don’t have to get bored. Lancaster County has a buggy full of fun attractions and things to do inside.

  • Arcades and indoor Amusement Parks – The fun doesn’t have to stop just ’cause you’re indoors. Bumper cars, climbing adventures, arcades, and more are close by.
  • Art Galleries – See the variety of art galleries that abound in Lancaster, many within a short walk of each other.
  • Breweries, Distilleries, and Wineries – Take a tour of the many local craft breweries, distilleries, and wineries to be found in Lancaster County.
  • Classes – Not your run of the mill classes. How about quilt-making, soap-making, among others.
  • Escape Rooms – Trapped indoors by the weather? Why not get trapped in a room where you can use your creativity and cleverness to escape.
  • Factory Tours – From steam railroad to motorcycles to food processing, you’ll find a variety of options here.
  • Farmers Markets – Fresh baked goods, produce, cheeses, lunches, local gifts, and much more.
  • Massage & Day Spa – Relax and unwind in comfort.
  • Historical Sites & Museums – Learn about the Amish Country’s unique history and culture. Kids will love our children’s museums.
  • Shooting Ranges – Perfect your aim at one of our numerous indoor shooting ranges.
  • Shopping – Lancaster offers a wide array of shopping, outlets, furniture manufacturers, quilts, and much more
  • Theaters – Here you’ll find dynamic shows and performances as well as celebrity concerts, magic shows, and more.

When it’s too hot, too cold, or too rainy
Check out these indoor activities in Lancaster, PA:

Choo Choo Barn – Traintown U.S.A.

Choo Choo Barn – Traintown U.S.A.

Gigantic model train layout! Our 1,700 square foot train display is home to over 150 hand-created, animated figures and 22 operating model trains. Family-owned since 1961, this work of art is fun for all ages! We are much more than “just trains”! Open daily, Mid-March - December.

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Hands-On House Children’s Museum of Lancaster

Hands-On House Children’s Museum of Lancaster

There’s so much to explore at Hands-on House, where learning and play go hand-in-hand. We feature interactive educational experiences that delights kids 10 and under and their grownups alike! Exhibits include Little Valley Farm and Farmers Market, STEM Lab, Engineering and Construction Zone, outdoor maze and play garden.

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National Watch & Clock Museum

National Watch & Clock Museum

Travel through time as you explore the history, art, and science of timepieces from around the world, from mechanical clocks and watches to modern atomic clocks. With more than 13,000 artifacts, the museum houses the largest horological collection in North America.

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