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Adventure Landing

1944 Beach Blvd

Jacksonville Beach, FL

904.246.4386

Located just east of the Intracoastal Waterway, this family entertainment center features go-karts, laser tag, bumper boats, mini-golf, batting cages. Waterpark features a new 18,000 sq. ft. wavepool, eleven waterslides, 65-foot pirates play village and lazy river.

 

Art Connections at the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens

829 Riverside Avenue

(904) 356-6857

Admission free Tues. evenings 4-9.

Children can use computers to study the principles of design, actually doing a rubbing or a collage.  They can also learn about Florida history through paintings in the Cummer Museum collection. 

 

Jacksonville Fire Museum

1406 Gator Bowl Blvd.

(904) 598-6504

Displays include glass balls designed in the 1800’s to be filled with water and thrown at the fire. 

 

Kids Kampus

1410 Gator Bowl Blvd.

(904) 573-3153

Free Admission

10 acres of open space as well as state of the art playground equipment.  Includes an area called “Safe City” which contains a child-sized city in miniature.  This amazing miniature version of 4 blocks of Jacksonville features stores, schools, and Little Tyke houses.  Tricycles and helmets are available for children to borrow and ride through the “city.” 

The park contains a water park complete with squirt guns, sprinklers, jungle gyms, and a water slide.

 

Peterbrooke Chocolate Factory

1470 San Marco Avenue

(904) 398-2489

Watch chocolate made into many delectable shapes and sizes.  Free samples.

 

Sprinkles’ Museum

101 W. First Street

(904) 356-2992

Tues.-Sat. 10-1.  Children’s area:  Wed. and Sat. 10-1.

Museum Admission free.  Small charge for children’s area. The children’s wing of the Karpeles Manuscript Library is an educational, hands-on play area for ages 1-10.