Barnes and Noble Bookstore- Storytime - 5:30 Every Friday night (snack provided!)
4916 S. Broadway, Tyler 903-534-3996
Brookshire's Museum and Country Store Museum features mounted and stuffed wild animals
Tues-Sat 9am - noon and 1pm - 4:30pm
1600 WSW Loop 323, Tyler 903-534-2169
Carnegie History Center -Smith County Artifacts dating from days of Indian occupation to present.
125 S. College, Tyler 903-593-7989
Goodman - LeGrand Museum House built in 1859 and stocked with antiques.
Wed- Sun 1-5 PM -624 N. Broadway, Tyler
Tyler Municipal Rose Garden & Center Walk around lush green grounds and tour beautiful roses!
Open Mon- Fri 8 - 5, Sat, 9 - 5, Sun 1 - 5; 420 Rose Park Center, Tyler 75702 - 903-531-1213
Tyler Museum of Art Also hosts Family Days the 2nd saturday of each month!
Mon- Fri 8 AM- 5, Sat 9 AM - 5PM, Sun 1 PM- 5 PM 1300 S. Mahon, Tyler 75701903-595-1001
Tyler Public Library Story Hour for Preschoolers Tues- Thur 10:30
Click here for summer workshop and programs schedules! 201 S. College, Tyler 903-593-7323
(Not so Free) Fun!
Caldwell Zoo Open 7 days a week 9AM-5PM - 2 and under free; 3-12 $7; 13-54 $10; 55+ $9.25
2203 W. Martin Luther King Blvd, Tyler 903-593-0121
The Center for Earth & Space Science Education-public science education facility, offering programming to encourage science education. Hands-on science exhibits and large-screen movies in the 40-foot domed theater.
Tues-Thur - For admission prices and show and exhibit details, call 903-510-2312
Discovery Science Place Explore science through hands on play!
Mon- Sat 9 - 5:00 - $8 per adult, Children 2 and up $6 - 308 N. Broadway, Tyler 75702 903-533-8011
Fire Mountain Amusements Go-carts, mini-golf, arcades
Thur-Sat 10-10PM, Sun 1-7 PM - Free Admission, rides and attractions individually priced. -14722 State Hwy 155 S, Tyler 903-561-2670
Historic Aviation Memorial Museum View and tour retired aviations
Tues-Sat 10-5 PM, Sun 1 -5 PM- $5 adult, $3 teens 12-17 years, $2 children 6-12 years, 5 and under free 150 Airport Dr. Tyler, TX 75704 903-526-1945
Kid's Depot 2000+ Large indoor playground, and arcades
M-Th 10-5 PM, Fr-Sat 10-7PM, Sun 12-6PM -Adults FREE, 1-15 yrs $6- 7916 S. Broadway, Tyler 75703- 903-509-4390
Piddlin' Pottery Choose a piece of pottery, paint with kids, leave it to get glazed, and pick up a week later!
Open Fri-Sat 10-5 PM - Prices vary by which pottery piece you pick - 903-939-9111
Putt-Putt Golf & Games Miniature Golf
Mon- Sat 10AM-12PM, Sun 1 PM- 11PM - 2311 E Southeast Loop 323, Tyler - 903- 561-7750
Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge17544 Hwy 14, Tyler 75706
2.8 Miles North of Tyler State Park in Red Springs903-858-1008
Tyler State Park789 Park Road 16, Tyler 75706
2 miles north of Interstate 20 on FM 14 north of Tyler903-597-5338
Fun Forest Pool & Sprayground
Open Swim Tues-Sun 1-6 pm, Free- 900 N. Glenwood Blvd, Tyler 903-531-1363
Woldert Swimming Pool
Open Swim Mon-Sat 1-6 pm, Free - 701 W. 32 Street, Tyler 903-531-1362
Faulkner Park - 410 W. Cumberland Road
Whitehouse Splash Park - Open 10-6PM Mon- Sat - $2 per person - East Main Street Whitehouse, TX
The Waterpark at The Villages Indoor waterpark!
Open daily 10AM - 9 PMRates vary, usually around $20 a person - Silverleaf Resorts - 18270 Singing Wood Ln Flint, TX 75762
Splash Kingdom Water Park
Adults $23, Kids $18 - I-20 @ FM 859 Canton, Texas
Just a drive away
Cherokee Trace Drive Thru Safari See wild roaming animals in Jacksonville
Mon- Sat 10 -5:30 - $15 per person, Ages 3-10 $10.00 903-683-3322
East Texas Gators and Wildlife Park Live aligators and various aquarium animals - Grand Saline
Sun- Thur 9-6 PM, Friday-Sat 9-8 PM - $6 per adult, Ages 2-12 $5 - 903-9625630
East Texas Oil Museum Revist life in the 1930s, Admission Free
Tues- Sat 9-4 PM, Sun 2-5PM Hwy 259 & Ross, Kilgore 75662 903-983-8295
Great Texas Balloon Race Festival activities all week!
July 22-28 2013903-753-3281
Mrs. Lee's Daffodil Garden Four mile trail that winds through beautiful daffodil gardens
Mid Feb - March - Free- 903-845-5880
Texas Freshwater Fisheries - Fish hatchery
Tues - Sat 9am - 4pm, Sun 1pm-4pm - 5550 Flat Creek Rd (FM 2495), Athens 7575 - 903-676-2277
Texas State Railroad State Park 2503 W. 6th Street, Rusk 75785903-683-2561
List provide by Doctor Wick
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