5 Best Things to Do with Kids in Pensacola, Florida 

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Florida - Pensacola - Attractions - Tours - Kids - Family

Finding entertaining things to do in Pensacola that will also keep your kids enthralled can be a daunting task. However, there is plenty to do in Pensacola to keep the whole family in fun. 

 If you want some wet and wild fun, look no further than Splash Center Adventures. Trying to escape the heat? The kids will adore Sky Zone Trampoline Park and Kid’s Place. Let’s unpack the 5 Best Things to Do with Kids in Pensacola, Florida. 

#1 Splash City Adventures 

Located just south of I-10 on Highway 29, Splash City Adventures is the only water and amusement park in Pensacola, Florida offering more than 20 rides and attractions. Splash City boasts 12 slides, seven pools, including two play pools for little tykes, and an endless river.  

Hungry? Try out Splash City’s Pirates Cove Galley restaurant.  Admission prices start at $32.99, and hours are as follows: 

  • Thursday 4–8 PM 
  • Friday 4–8 PM 
  • Saturday 11 AM–9 PM 
  • Sunday 12–6 PM 
  • Monday 12–8 PM 
  • Tuesday 12–8 PM 
  • Wednesday 12–8 PM 

#2 Pensacola MESS Hall 

Located on Wright St in Pensacola, Florida, the Pensacola MESS Hall brings science, math, and engineering to kids and the whole family. It’s a hands-on, self-guided science museum. Here your youngsters can explore scientific concepts with real-life, hands-on experiments.   

Adults & Children ages 3+ get in for $15. Hours are as follows:  

  • Thursday Closed 
  • Friday Closed 
  • Saturday 10 AM–5 PM 
  • Sunday Closed 
  • Monday Closed 
  • Tuesday 10 AM–5 PM 
  • Wednesday 10 AM–5 PM 
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#3 Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center 

Located on Gulf Blvd in Navarre, Florida, the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center is home to a 15,000-gallon saltwater pool and Sweet Pea, the center’s non-releasable green sea turtle and ambassador-in-residence.   

Here kids can engage in painting tortoise tracks, shark school, a shark tooth treasure hunt, and more. Hours are from 10 AM to 4 PM Tuesday through Saturday; CLOSED Sunday and Monday. Admission is just $5. 

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#4 Pensacola Museum of Art 

The Pensacola Museum of Art is Pensacola, Florida’s only art museum. Founded in 1954 by women from the American Association of University Women, it has been a University of West Florida Art Museum since 2016. 

The PMOA now hosts permanent collections that focus on 20th-century, modern and contemporary art from artists like Alexander Calder, Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Leonard Baskin and more. Hours are 10 AM to 4 PM Tuesday – Saturday; 12 – 4 PM on Sunday and CLOSED Monday. 

#5 Pensacola Children’s Museum 

Located on Zaragoza St, the Pensacola Children’s Museum is a great place to hit up after you leave Pensacola MESS Hall. It boasts interactive, imaginative, and educational fun for all ages.  

Admission is $8 per adult and $4 per child and hours are 10 AM to 4 PM Tuesday – Saturday; 12 – 4 PM on Sunday and CLOSED Monday. Stay up to speed on all the hot spots and sweet destinations.

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