Syracuse offers plenty of options for families. The attractions here should please all ages especially the museums that offer hands on, adventure exhibits.

The Milton J. Rebenstien Museum of Science & Technology is a family favorite. The exhibits are family friendly, educational, and entertaining. The museum also includes and IMAX theater and a planetarium to keep children of various ages happy the entire day. Children also love the International Mask and Puppet Museum that puts on performances, has educational programs, and brings you into a character fantasy land.  

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo pleases all ages with its array of exotic animals. Educational programs are also available as well as other program listings for children and families.

Mini-golf courses make for great family fun; you can visit the following:

The reason many families come to Syracuse is to enjoy the great outdoors just outside the city. There are many parks where you and your family can get active and enjoy the fresh air. Visit the city's online park guide for listings.