Maybe it's raining. Perhaps it's too hot or cold outside. Either way, the Hershey Harrisburg Region has tons of indoor things to do like go-karts, museums, and tours!

Put time in reverse at AACA Museum, Inc., a Smithsonian-affiliated museum, with a pristine collection of antique cars and vintage buses. The National Civil War Museum presents an unbiased account of our nation’s most turbulent time using artifacts, photographs, and perspectives from both sides of the battlefields. Spend a little time exploring the art galleries in Harrisburg, featuring a rotating collection of art styles and themes. Catch an indie film or foreign flick at Midtown Cinema where the snack bar menu includes freshly roasted coffee, local ice cream, and craft beer.

Take aim and throw some axes (No, really. You can do that.) at Generation Axe at Joe K’s Brewhouse. When you can’t get on the green, work on your golf game indoors at Harrisburg Golf Simulator or The Golf Garage, which includes dozens of virtual courses, sports and skill games.

Let it ride at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course with thousands of video poker and slot machines, plus table games, restaurants, and sports betting.


Indoor family activities

Indoor Things to Do with Kids

We have several kid-friendly indoor attractions to keep your little ones entertained! Immerse yourself in the world of Milton S. Hershey at the interactive and entertaining Hershey Story Museum on Chocolate Avenue. Get hands-on creating chocolate bars, solving mysteries, and exploring the factory at Hershey’s Chocolate World Attraction. Head underground to explore the geologic wonders of Indian Echo Caverns. No matter the weather above, the caverns are always 52 degrees! Introduce your children to the wonders of STEM-based learning at the Harsco Science Center at the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts. Kids five and under will enjoy the toddler-friendly Curiosity Connection at The State Museum of Pennsylvania.


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