The Best Family Attractions in Missouri

If you are looking for something new to do this summer with the family, be sure to check out these top-rated family attractions in Missouri that offer something fun for everyone.

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Silver Dollar City

Silver Dollar City is a fun-filled 1880’s style theme park that is located in Branson. It features over 40 thrilling rides and attractions, and there are live shows held all throughout the season. The theme park also has plenty of heritage crafts on display as well as some of the best dining options in town.


Saint Louis Zoo

The Saint Louis Zoo was recently voted one of the best in America as well as the top free attraction in the country. This zoo welcomes 3 million visitors per year who have the chance to see 17,000-plus animals up close. With their dedication to providing their animals with innovative care, this zoo is one of the best, and most affordable, places for the family to visit any time of year.


Titanic Museum

The Titanic Museum is the world’s largest museum attraction, with two locations in the country (an additional museum is located in Pigeon Forge, TN), this attraction is one of the most fascinating that you will have the chance to see. Step aboard and go back in time as you tour the Titanic model room, hallway, grand staircase and other special areas filled with priceless items.


Missouri Botanical Gardens

Learn more about plant conservation, gardens, and gardening when you visit the Missouri Botanical Garden. With special exhibits held throughout the year that offer guests the chance to view unique and obscure plant life up-close, it’s easy to see why this indoor garden is a popular attraction. Throughout February and March, enjoy the colorful floral display during Orchid Nights that also features live music and drinks from local breweries.


Saint Louis Science Center

The Saint Louis Science Center offers free general admission for all visitors and paid exhibits throughout the year. Watch blockbuster movies such as Star Wars: The Last Jedi in the IMAX theater. Exhibitions featuring artifacts from history and hands-on science events take place regularly.


Worlds of Fun

This exciting theme park features over 235 acres of fun, thrills, and entertainment. With new rides added each season, locals look forward to riding classic wooden coasters such as the Timber Wolf, and family rides like the new Nordic Chaser. Season passes are available and special events are held each month.