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Children can learn while having fun. Mobius Kids is a museum that allows children to learn about science and culture through interesting interactive activities and exhibits. There are several different exhibits, including "Geotopia" which explores Earth Science and the "Out-of-Hand Art Studio" where children can paint or draw. You can also sign your children up for classes and programs, including Geology Rocks! Class, Science Explorers Class and World Explorers.
One of the main entertainment hubs in Spokane, Riverfront Park provides great family entertainment while still having enough secluded spots for someone who just wants to enjoy nature. Many attractions and landmarks reside within the park, including the Looff Carousel and the historic Clock Tower. Many of the city's popular family festivals take place here, especially in the summer, so make sure to check out their website for a calendar of events as well as hours of operation for all attractions.
This collection is a must see for Crosby fans. Located at in the crooner's childhood home (now part of Gonzaga Univeristy), the Bing Crosby Collection is an impressive assortment Bing Crosby's memorabilia. Bing Crosby donated several personal items to the University, including gold and platinum records and photographs. His family and fans have continued to donate to the collection and visitors can see around 200 items, such as sheet music and trophies.
Northwest Museum of Art & Culture showcases a diverse selection of art from around the world. A trip to the museum is not complete without visiting the Campbell House, which entrance fee is included in the price of the Museum's admission. The 1898 house shows how life was led in the 20th Century. The Northwest Museum of Art & Culture is in a contemporary building and features local history, fine art and collections from various cultures.
John A. Finch Arboretum is 65 acres of landscape that feature both regional and exotic plants. The arboretum is the perfect place for a walk or to learn about different plant species. There is a picturesque creek with a waterfall and bridge that runs through the arboretum. There is parking on site.
Founded in 1991, Cat Tales Zoological Park can't be missed if you're in the area. The Cat Tales Zoological Park stays true to its name and features rescued felines, including lions, tigers, pumas, bobcats and leopards. However, the park is home to more than just felines, such as bears and snakes. You can go on a guided tour or explore the park on your own. The admission is reasonable and you can go on a "Big Cat Adventure" where you hand feed a lion or tiger behind a barrier fence with the help of a zookeeper. The park is fun for the whole family.
With 65 rides and attractions, you'll find plenty of entertainment at Silverwood Theme Park. For adventure seekers try the Aftershock Rollercoaster with a 177 foot (53.94 meters) drop or Velocity Peak which is a high speed water slide. However, there are plenty of relaxing rides, including some rides designed for children. There are also shows, stores and restaurants. You'll always have something to do at this theme park. Admission prices vary depending on the date.