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Are you looking for something fun to do with the family? Toronto offers many wonderful attractions for kids of all ages.


CN Tower

Located on Front Street near the Rogers Centre and the Toronto Convention Centre, the CN Tower is one of Toronto’s most popular tourist attractions. Take your kids on a ride in a glass elevator to the glass floored observation deck for a one of a kind view of the city. Kids under the age of three years are free and additional tickets and attraction packages can be purchased online. The CN tower offers several different options depending on budget needs. They are family friendly with stroller access and washrooms offering diaper stations.

Royal Ontario Museum

For a more down to earth attraction visit the Royal Ontario Museum located on Queen’s Park. This attraction boasts the Michael-Lee Chin Crystal wing, a permanent collection of dinosaurs, Chinese temple art, Hands-on biodiversity gallery, and a bat cave-which is a favorite among kids. Kids under age 5 are free, age 5-14 tickets are $14, and adult tickets are $20. You can find out about reduced fare days from the Free or Almost Free Activities in Toronto page.

Riverdale Farm

Want a taste of the country in the middle of the city? Located in downtown Toronto on Winchester Street, the Riverdale Farm is a sprawling 7 acres of early 20th century farm life. Like any good farm, Riverdale houses cows, horses, goats, sheep, pigs, chickens, and other farm animals. Admission is free and the farm is open year round. If you visit this attraction during the growing season, you can sample some of the farms efforts at their farmer’s market on Tuesday afternoons. See the compiled list Free or Almost Free Activities in Toronto with more ideas.

Ontario Place

Toronto’s waterfront is home to Ontario Place; an internationally acclaimed attraction that boasts a water park, IMAX Cinesphere, and over 30 other rides and attractions. Ontario Place also offers stroller rentals, a baby care station, and a park smart tracker system – in case kids get accidentally separated from their parents while on park grounds. Admission to the park grounds is free in 2011, and attractions and rides are available on a pay-as-you-play basis and range between $5 and $15 for most attractions.

Toronto Zoo

The Toronto Zoo has animals from all over the world spread across 710 acres so you’ll want to wear comfortable walking shoes. Located North of Highway 401 on Meadowvale Road, children 3 and younger are free and tickets for the rest of the family range from $13 to $23 this attraction is not one to be missed.

Canada's Wonderland

Just outside of Toronto is Canada’s Wonderland. This amusement park attraction offers thrill rides and shows for kids of all ages. There is a Nickelodeon kids’ area, a 20-acre water park, and one of the world’s tallest and fastest roller coasters. Like Disneyland, you pay one admission fee and are granted access to all the parks’ rides and attractions. Tickets can be purchased online or at the gate.

Toronto Islands

A short ferry ride will get you to Toronto’s Centre Island and the Centreville Amusement Park. This attraction features an antique ferris wheel, a carousel, and pony rides. The park also offers bicycle paths and wading pools and is geared more for younger children.

See Also :Free or Almost Free Activities in Toronto

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