Indoor Family Fun in Nashville

Places to Visit and Ideas for Activities

Nashville has some great places for indoor family fun, perfect to escape the rain, cold or heat. While we think Nashville is perfect, the weather doesn't always cooperate to enjoy outside. Check out some of the area museums, indoor playgrounds, family fun centers and more! Have a favorite we haven't been to? Be sure to Contact Us and let us know – we'd love to add it and share more places to explore in the area.

Indoor Playgrounds

There is a wide variety of indoor playgrounds and places to jump and run all over Middle Tennessee. Some are in malls, some in churches, some with a fee and some are free but they are all fun! Here's a great list of playgrounds to start with and then below are full stories of places we have visited.

Bowling and Family Fun Centers

Before you head out to bowl, make sure you register for the summer fun Kids Bowl Free program, then check out this list of every place we know of to go bowling in Middle Tennessee. Plus, you can get more details in the articles below about the bowling alleys we have visited.

Skating Rinks

Sign up for the year-round Kids Skate Free program for free skate times and then find a skating rink near you on this giant list of places to skate in Middle Tennessee. Then check out more details on the rinks we've visited below.

Roller Skating Rinks

Ice Skating Rinks

Arts and Crafts

Experience Restaurants and Stores

Museums and Historical Homes

Science and Nature Centers

Music and Theatre

More Ideas for Indoor Fun…

Ideas for Fun at Home

Have several days to play? Check out our 5-day staycation plans for preschoolers, school-aged kids and teens!

Upcoming Events

Sun 17

Family Climb

February 17, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Ascent
Sun 17

Nashville Public Library LEGO® Contest

February 17, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Nashville Public Library
Sun 17

Audience of One Present: She's Loves Me

February 17, 2019 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sun 17

Vanderbilt Women's Basketball

February 17, 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mon 18

Toddler Time

February 18, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM