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Looking for something fun to do indoors with kids?  Here’s a list of some of WNY’s best places to play indoors.


Adventure Landing – Tonawanda and Wheatfield

Albright-Knox Art Gallery – Buffalo

Allie Brandt Lanes – Lockport

AMF Bowling – Lancaster

Aquarium of Niagara – Niagara Falls

Art By You – Depew


Barnes and Noble Children’s Section –Amherst, Blasdell, Williamsville

Billy Beez –  Walden Galleria Mall

The Bookworm – East Aurora

Boulevard Mall Play Area (near JC Penney’s) – Amherst

Bounce Magic – Amherst, Hamburg

Bounce it Out the Ultimate Play and Party Place – Rochester

Bowl Inn Bowling Center – Buffalo

Braymiller’s Lanes – Hamburg

Buffalo Battleground – Tonawanda (city)

Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens – Buffalo

Buffalo History Museum – Buffalo

Buffalo Museum of Science – Buffalo

Buffalo Zoo – Buffalo

Butterfly Conservatory – Niagara Falls, CANADA


Cheeky Monkeys Indoor Playland – Niagara Falls, CANADA

Chuck E. Cheese – Amherst and Blasdell

Classic Lanes Bowling – Kenmore/Tonawanda

The Clay Cafe – Grand Island

Clay Hands Pottery – Clarence

Crafts Unique Ceramics – Blasdell

Creative Essence – Clarence Center


Dave & Busters – Cheektowaga

Designing Dish – Designing Dish, find the artist in you, whether its  hot or cold outside this is always the place to play!  (East Aurora)

Dog Ears Bookstore – South Buffalo


Eastern Hills Mall – Williamsville (small play area)

Epic Sports Center – Williamsville

Explore and More Children’s Museum – East Aurora


Fallsview Indoor Waterpark – Niagara Falls, Ontario


Get Air Indoor Trampoline Park – Cheektowaga

Grand Island Fun Center – Grand Island

Great Wolf Lodge – Niagara Falls, CANADA


Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum – North Tonawanda (closed January through March)



Jump Club – Rochester

Just Fun Family Entertainment Center – Hamburg


7 Kids Play 

Kenmore Lanes – Tonawanda

Kingdom Kids Family Fun Center – Buffalo


Lasertron – Amherst

Leaps N Bounce – Williamsville

LEGOland Discovery Center – Toronto, Ontario



Mallwitz’s Island Lanes – Grand Island

Manor Lanes – Tonawanda

Monkey See, Monkey Do…Children’s Bookstore – Clarence

Monster Mini Golf – Amherst


Niagara Aerospace Museum – Niagara Falls

Niagara Climbing Center – North Tonawanda

Niagara Falls Fun Zone – Niagara Falls, CANADA

Niagara Hobby and Craft Mart – Cheektowaga

Niagara Power Projects Vista Center – recently updated!


Ontario Science Center – Toronto, Ontario


Paddock Chevrolet Golf Dome – Tonawanda (mini golf inside – golf is closed in summer)

Palm Island Water Park – Batavia

Pole Position Raceway – Cheektowaga (at the Walden Galleria Mall)



Rainbow Rink – North Tonawanda

Rainbow Skateland – Lockport

Rapids Bowling Center – Niagara Falls

Rochester Museum of Science – Rochester

Rolly Pollies – East Amherst and Orchard Park:  Rolly Pollies offers gym classes and open play times for children 6 months thru 12 years old.  Open Play is typically offered Mondays – Fridays from 1:00 – 4:00 PM, no reservation or membership is required.  Check the website for the most current schedule.


Sandbox Indoor Playground – Rochester

Sensational Fun, Inc – Orchard Park

Skylon Tower, Niagara Falls, Ontario

SkyZone Indoor Trampoline Park – Cheektowaga

Spinners Rink – West Seneca

Splash Lagoon Indoor Waterpark – Erie, PA

SportZone at the Dome – Tonawanda

Strikers – West Seneca

Storytime Bookstore – Snyder

Strong National Museum of Play – Rochester

Sweet Charlottes – Clarence


Theatre of Youth – Buffalo

Tonawanda Bowling Center – Tonawanda

Transit Lanes – Williamsville



Voelker’s Lanes – Buffalo


We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gym – Derby

We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gym – Williamsville

Whitworth Ferguson Planetarium – Buffalo

Wimbledon Lanes – West Seneca


Xtreme Wheels – Buffalo




Where do you take your kids for indoor fun in the winter? Leave a comment below and I will add it to my list!