These are some of my favorite things to do with kids around Tyler.

Barnes and Noble Bookstore
Storytime - call to check times.
4916 S. Broadway, Tyler
903-534-3996
www.barnesandnoble.com

Brookshire's Museum and Country Store
1600 WSW Loop 323,  Tyler
Tues-Sat 9am - noon and 1pm - 4:30pm
FREE
903-534-2169
www.brookshires.com/company/museum.asp

Caldwell Zoo
2203 W. Martin Luther King Blvd, Tyler
Open 7 days a week
Closed Christmas, Thanksgiving and New Years Day
903-593-0121
info@caldwellzoo.org
www.caldwellzoo.org

Carnegie History Center
Smith County Artifacts dating from days of Indian occupation to present.
125 S. College, Tyler
FREE Admission
903-593-7989
http://texas-on-line.com/graphic/tyler.htm

The Center for Earth & Space Science Education
serves as a dynamic public science education facility, offering educational
and entertainment programming to encourage an interest in, and support
for, science education. Enjoy traveling hands-on science exhibits in the
exhibit hall and large-screen movies in the 40-foot domed theater. Open
Tuesday through Sunday. For admission prices and show and exhibit
details, call
903-510-2312
or visit www.tjc.edu/CESSE

Cherokee Trace Drive Thru Safari
903-683-3322
www.cherokeetrace.com

Discovery Science Place
308 N. Broadway, Tyler 75702
903-533-8011
www.discoveryscienceplace.org

East Texas Gators and Wildlife Park
Grand Saline
903-9625630
www.eattexasgators.com

East Texas Oil Museum
Hwy 259 & Ross, Kilgore 75662
903-983-8295
www.easttexasoilmuseum.com

Fire Mountain Amusements
Free Admission, rides and attractions individually priced.
14722 State Hwy 155 S, Tyler
903-561-2670
www.firemountainamusements.com

Goodman - LeGrand Museum
House built in 1859. Closed Holidays
FREE Admission
624 N. Broadway, Tyler
http://texas-on-line.com/graphic/tyler.htm

Grapeland Drive Thru Safari
936-687-5292
www.grapelanddrivethrusafari.com/index.php

Great Texas Balloon Race
903-753-3281
greattexasballoonrace.com

Harrold's Model Train Museum
8103 North US Hwy 271, Tyler 75708
Tues-Sat 10am-4pm
Admission $3.50 adults, $2.00 seniors & kids under 12
903-531-9404

Historic Aviation Memorial Museum
Tyler Pounds Airport
150 Airport Dr. Tyler, TX 75704
Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sundays from 1 p.m.-5 p.m
$5 adult, $4 Seniors 65 plus, $3 teens 12-17 years, $2 children 6-12 years,
and free 5 years & under and active military with ID
903-526-1945
www.tylerhamm.org

Kid's Depot 2000+
7916 S. Broadway, Tyler 75703
M-Th 10am-6pm, Fr-Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 10am-6pm
Adults FREE, 12-24months $2.99, 2-15 yrs $5.99
903-509-4390

Mrs. Lee's Daffodil Garden
February and March
www.daffodilgarden.com
903-845-5780

Piddlin' Pottery
903-939-9111
www.piddlinpottery.com

Public Pools
Tyler Parks and Recreation 903-531-1373
Fun Forest Pool & Sprayground
900 N. Glenwood Blvd, Tyler 903-531-1363
Open Tues-Sun 1-6 pm, Saturday Nights from 6:30 - 8 pm.
Admission $1 per person.
Woldert Swimming Pool
701 W. 32 Street, Tyler  903-531-1362
Open Mon-Sat 1-6 pm, Friday Nights from 6:30 - 8 pm.
Admission $0.25 per person.
www.cityoftyler.org

Putt-Putt Golf & Games
2311 E Southeast Loop 323, Tyler
903- 561-7750
www.putt-putt.com

Rogers Children's Theatre
TCTC Acting Conservatory
903-593-STAR(7827)
www.tylercivictheatre.com

Splash Kingdom
Water Park Located in Canton Texas
I-20 @ FM 859
www.splashkingdomwaterpark.com

Texas Freshwater Fisheries
5550 Flat Creek Rd (FM 2495), Athens 75751
Tu - Sa 9am - 4pm, Sun 1pm-4pm
Closed Christmas, Thanksgiving, and New Years Day.
903-676-2277
www.tpwd.state.tx.us/fish/infish/hatchery/tffc

Texas State Railroad State Park
2503 W. 6th Street, Rusk 75785
903-683-2561
www.tpwd.state.tx.us/park/railroad
www.texasstaterailroad.com

Tiger Creek Wildlife Refuge
17544 Hwy 14, Tyler 75706
2.8 Miles North of Tyler State Park in Red Springs
903-858-1008
www.tigercreek.org

Tyler Municipal Rose Garden & Center
420 Rose Park Center, Tyler 75702
Garden, Garden Center, Rose Museum.
903-531-1213
www.cityoftyler.org

Tyler Museum of Art
1300 S. Mahon, Tyler 75701
903-595-1001
www.tylermuseum.org

Tyler Public Library
201 S. College, Tyler
903-593-7323
www.tylerlibrary.com

Tyler State Park
789 Park Road 16, Tyler 75706
2 miles north of Interstate 20 on FM 14 north of Tyler
903-597-5338
www.tpwd.state.tx.us/park/tyler  

The Waterpark at The Villages
Lake Palestine
www.waterparkatthevillages.com/

Please contact me with additions or corrections @ melanie@doctorwick.com.

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