Best Indoor Places for Kids in Phoenix

Time for a quick list of the best indoor places for kids in Phoenix! Our master list has over 350 activities and destinations, but can be a lot to consider. Here is a paired down list of the more popular indoor places, and our personal favorites, ranging from museums to trampoline parks to playgrounds. If you have a favorite we neglected please let us know!

Note: Remember to check the website of each business, or call to double check hours of operation/any restrictions due to social distancing.

We always recommend checking Groupon for deals before planning a visit to indoor places. And here are some other great tips about getting discount admission to Phoenix attractions.

West Valley

Luv2Play – up to age 12 are welcome, with separate play areas for little ones ages 0-2, and a toddler area for ages 1-4.

Uptown Jungle – there are four locations in the Valley: Peoria, Avondale, Mesa, and Chandler. All ages are welcome! There’s a 5 and under area at each location as well.

Playgrounds Fun Zone – ages 6 months to 8 years old; for over 8 years old consider visiting Playgrounds Dart Zone.

Urban Air – there are two locations in the Valley: Goodyear and Phoenix/Ahwatukee. All ages welcome, but we feel this is best enjoyed by ages 4 and up.

Teeny Town – this place is perfect for up to age 6.

Sky Zone – there are two locations in the Valley: Peoria and Phoenix/Scottsdale. All ages are welcome! There is a separate 4 and under area.

Jumpers Jungle – ages 2-10 years old, with a small toddler area.

The Rush Fun Park – all ages are welcome to play! There is also a fabulous separate 6 and under play area.

East Valley

IDEA Museum – up to age 12, with a separate area for ages 0-4.

Amazing Jakes – all ages are welcome, with rides and activities best suited for ages 3 and up.

Uptown Jungle – there are three locations in the Valley: Peoria, Mesa and Chandler. All ages are welcome! There’s a 5 and under area at each location as well.

SeaLife Aquarium – all ages are welcome. We feel this is the perfect aquarium for children 8 and under and there’s an indoor playground.

Legoland Discovery Center – all ages of LEGO lovers are welcome! There is a small toddler play area. We feel this place is best suited for ages 2-12.

Giggles Indoor Playground – ages 0-6 are welcome to play, older siblings can sit in the snack area and do homework or games.

Fat Cats – all ages will enjoy the move theatre, bowling alley, mini golf, and arcade!

Altitude Trampoline Park – two locations in Gilbert and Phoenix, all ages, with a toddler area included.

Crayola Experience – all ages who love to color and create are welcome, ages 2-12 will likely enjoy it best.

Scottsdale

Sky Zone – there are two locations in the Valley: Peoria and Phoenix/Scottsdale. All ages are welcome! There is a separate 4 and under area.

Odysea in the Desert complex – seriously so much to experience here for all ages! Butterfly Wonderland, Odysea Aquarium, and Pangaea are the top destinations.

Mini Social – ages 0-6, we feel it’s best suited for 5 and under.

AZ On the Rocks – climbing fun for ages 5 and up, even adults.

Phoenix

Children’s Museum of Phoenix – geared for ages 0-12, with a wonderful 3 and under area.

Party Jungle – rides, arcade games, laser tag and and indoor play area for all ages, we feel this is best enjoyed by ages 1-8.

Arizona Science Center – ages will enjoy learning and experimenting!

Ready Set Play – there are two locations in Gilbert and Phoenix, for ages 0-6.

Urban Air – there are two locations in the Valley: Goodyear and Phoenix/Ahwatukee. All ages welcome, but we feel this is best enjoyed by ages 4 and up.

Altitude Trampoline Park – two locations in Gilbert and Phoenix, all ages, with a toddler area included.

Kids Empire – all ages, with a separate play area for toddlers.

Whiz Kids Playland – ages 0-10, we feel it’s best suited for ages 7 and under.

Hall of Flame Museum – great for all lovers of fire engines, with a small kids play area and learning center included.

Remember, many places offer memberships too! So if you visit and love it, make it your go to place for the year. Here’s a list of places that offer memberships in Phoenix.

Jana is a homeschooling mother of three children, and lives in Scottsdale with her husband, Chris. She enjoys traveling, reading and coffee. Follow @phoenixwithkids on Instagram for daily photos around Phoenix!

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