Where to Go Indoors With Kids in Dallas/Fort Worth

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LEGOLAND Discovery Center, Dallas/Fort Worth
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Great Wolf Lodge, Grapevine, Texas
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Great Wolf Lodge

It's 84 degrees year-round at Great Wolf Lodge's 80,000-square-foot water park. After drying off, enjoy any number of free activities before retiring to a fun, themed room.

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LEGOLAND Discovery Center Dallas/Fort Worth)
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LEGOLAND Discovery Center

4D cinema, rides and interactive exhibits complement the wonderful world of all things Legos.

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Crayola Experience, Plano, Texas
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Crayola Experience

In Plano, the Crayola Experience is more than crayons—although there are plenty of those. Watching a live show or starring in your own coloring page are among the 22 hands-on attractions.

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Perot Museum of Nature and Science
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Perot Museum of Nature and Science

From illuminated dinosaurs during the holiday season to "Expanding Universe Hall," the museum explores life on Earth and beyond with exhibits that entertain kids both young and old.

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Jaguar at the Dallas World Aquarium
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Dallas World Aquarium

Don't sleep on the Dallas World Aquarium which has much more to investigate than just incredible sea life. 

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Dallas Museum of Art
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Dallas Museum of Art

Let older ones follow their interests with the mobile app or go to the Center for Creative Connections for varied experiences including creating art. Little ones can head to Arturo's Nest for interactive play.

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Medieval Times
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Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

Enjoy a battle for the kingdom with knights fighting and jousting while you savor the finest meats in the land without using silverware. Fun for all ages.

By Scott Rouch

Whether rain, sleet or heat of the day, don't worry about how to get kids out of the house and keep them entertained in a temperate environment. Across Dallas/Fort Worth there are plenty of indoor places that will keep kids enthralled with experiences that can be both fun and educational. Don't fret adults, there's plenty along the way for you as well.

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