Indoor Activities in Columbus - Columbus Moms Network

The hot weather is here, but sometimes we still need to get out of the house! Scroll down for a list of indoor options in Columbus that will keep everyone busy and keep you cool!

For all information on hours, admission cost if any, and other details please check the business website, or contact them directly.

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Dave & Buster’s Polaris

1554 Polaris Parkway, Suite #206, Columbus

Dave & Buster’s Hilliard

3665 Park Mill Run Dr. Hilliard

Chuck E Cheese

3631 Soldano Blvd, Columbus

3886 Morse Rd, Columbus

2711 Martin Rd, Dublin

Pins Mechanical Co

21+ after 8pm

6558 Riverside Dr, Dublin

141 N 4th St, Columbus

4117 Worth Ave, Columbus

Scene 75

5033 Tuttle Crossing Blvd, Dublin


Colony Cats Adoption Center

2740 Festival Lane, Dublin

Visit the adoptable cats and kittens!  Hours: Tuesday-Friday: 4pm-7pm and Saturday-Sunday: 12pm-4pm.  Closed Monday.

Kitty Bubble Cafe and Cat Lounge

5568 N. High St, Columbus

Hours: Monday, Thursday and Friday, 12pm-9pm. Saturday and Sunday, 10am-9pm.  Cat lounge closes at 8pm.  Reservations are highly recommended!  Walk-Ins are welcome only if spots are available.




Arts + Crafts

uPaint Pottery Studio

1205 Polaris Parkway

Brush Crazy

1299 Bethel Road, Columbus

Clay Cafe

1644 W 5th Ave., Columbus

Delaware Pottery Studios

5 West Winter St, Delaware

AR Workshop

661B High St., Worthington

Makers Social

461 W Rich St, Columbus

Home Depot Kids Workshops

Kids projects and activities calendar here

Michaels Craft Store

3612 W. Dublin Granville Rd, Columbus

9051 Columbus Pike, Columbus

90 Graceland Blvd, Columbus

1830 Hilliard Rome Rd, Hilliard

1614 Stringtown Rd, Grove City

Classes & Events Calendar here

Color Me Mine Dublin

6375 Perimeter Dr.

Aprons and Easels

3582 Fishinger Blvd, Hilliard

Board & Brush Creative Studio

36 N. Liberty St, Powell

Penn & Beach Candle Co.

1255 Grandview Ave, Columbus

737 N High St, Columbus

646 High St, Worthington


Book Stores that Kids Will Love

Beanbag Books

25 Winter St, Delaware

The Book Loft of German Village

631 South Third St, Columbus

Cover to Cover Children’s Books

2116 Arlington Ave, Columbus




Bowling Alleys

Gahanna Lanes

215 W Johnstown Rd, Gahanna

HP Lanes

2012 Innis Rd, Columbus

Rollhouse Entertainment-Columbus

500 Georgesville Rd, Columbus

Dragon Lanes

1189 Columbus Ave, Marysville

Plain City Lanes

325 S Jefferson Ave, Plain City

Don’t forget about the Kids Bowl Free Program in the summer! Read more here.

Escape Rooms and Virtual Reality

All in Adventures

Polaris Fashion Place

Magic Escape Rooms

35 E Gay Street Fifth Floor, Columbus

The Escape Room USA

459 North High Street, Suite 2, Columbus

Lockology Escape Rooms

86 Village Pointe Dr, Powell

Breakout Games

835 Grandview Ave, Columbus


5819 Chantry Dr, Columbus


Indoor Ice Skating

Chiller Ice Rinks

7001 Dublin Park Dr, Dublin

8144 Highfield Dr, Lewis Center

401 E Wilson Bridge Rd, Worthington

3600 Chiller Ln, Columbus



Indoor Playgrounds + Sports Centers

Recreations Outlet

484 W. Olentangy, Powell

Ninja Citi

2620 Sawmill Place Blvd. Columbus

Urban Air Adventure Park

7679 Dublin Plain City Rd, Dublin

Bounce Club-Powell Location

3967 Presidential Pkwy, Powell

Rockin Jump-Dublin

5625 Shier Rings Rd. Dublin

Rockin Jump-Westerville

1220 County Line Rd. Westerville

LEGOLAND Discovery Center

157 Easton Town Center, Columbus

Get Air

3708 Fishinger Blvd. Hilliard

Graeter’s Play Area

2136 Bethel Rd, Columbus

Momi Land

Polaris-704 Radio Dr.

Hilliard-3681 Park Mill Run Dr

Gahanna- 310 S Hamilton Rd, Gahanna

We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym

Oak Creek Center, 1250 E Powell Rd, Lewis Center

Play Area at the Mall at Tuttle Crossing

5043 Tuttle Crossing Blvd, Dublin

Play Area at Polaris Fashion Place

1500 Polaris Parkway, Columbus

Big Air Columbus

1400 Polaris Pkwy, Columbus

Coffee Connections

Indoor play area is located in the annex.

4004 Main St, Hilliard

Bug & Bear Play Cafe

130 E 5th St, Marysville

Little Diggers Playspace

6327 Sawmill Rd, Dublin

Better Together Playnasium

5089 York Rd. SW Pataskala

The Naz Play Space

4770 Hoover Rd, Grove City


Libraries are a great place just to go and visit and browse for books. Many of the branches below have dedicated children’s areas, places to play and other fun things to see and do. Be sure to check the website of the Library you are visiting for Storytimes and other fun family events this summer!


Columbus Metropolitan Library Locations:

Barnett Branch

3434 E. Livingston Ave., Columbus

Canal Winchester Branch

115 Franklin St., Canal Winchester

Driving Park Branch

1422 E. Livingston Ave., Columbus

Dublin Branch

75 N. High St., Dublin

Franklinton Branch

1061 W. Town St., Columbus

Gahanna Branch

310 Hamilton Rd., Gahanna

Hilliard Branch

4500 Hickory Chase Way, Hilliard

Hilltop Branch

511 S. Hague Ave., Columbus

Karl Road Branch

5590 Karl Rd., Columbus

Linden Branch

2223 Cleveland Ave., Columbus

Main Library

96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus

Marion-Franklin Branch

2740 Lockbourne Rd., Columbus

Martin Luther King Branch

1467 E. Long St., Columbus

New Albany Branch

200 Market St., New Albany

Northern Lights Branch

4093 Cleveland Ave., Columbus

Northside Branch

1423 N. High St., Columbus

Parsons Branch

1113 Parsons Ave., Columbus

Reynoldsburg Branch

1308 Brice Rd., Reynoldsburg

Shepard Branch

850 N. Nelson Rd., Columbus

South High Branch

3540 S. High St., Columbus

Southeast Branch

3980 S. Hamilton Rd., Groveport

Whetstone Branch

3909 N. High St., Columbus

Whitehall Branch

4445 E. Broad St., Columbus

Worthington Library Branches:


820 High Street

2280 Hard Road

Worthington Park Library

1389 Worthington Centre Drive


Upper Arlington Library Branches:


Westerville Public Library

126 South Street, Westerville

Plain City Public Library

305 West Main St, Plain City

Bexley Public Library

2411 East Main St, Bexley

Grandview Heights Public Library

1685 West First Avenue, Columbus

Delaware County Library Branches

84 East Winter St., Delaware

7468 Steitz Road, Powell

7171 Gooding Blvd., Delaware

75 North Fourth St., Ostrander

460 South Liberty St., Powell





Movie Theaters

Crossroads Cinema

200 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus

AMC Dublin 18

6700 Village Parkway, Dublin

AMC Dine-In Easton Town Center 30

275 Easton Town Center, Columbus

AMC Grove City 14

4218 Buckeye Parkway, Grove City

AMC Columbus 10

5275 Westpointe Plaza Drive, Columbus

Phoenix Theatres Lennox Town Center

777 Kinnear Rd, Columbus

Strand Theatre

38 E Winter St, Delaware



National Veterans Museum and Memorial

300 W. Broad St, Columbus

Ohio Railway Museum

990 Proprieters Rd, Worthington

Columbus Museum of Art

480 E. Broad St, Columbus

Ohio History Center

800 E. 17th Ave, Columbus

COSI-Center of Science and Industry

333 W. Broad St, Columbus

Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum

Sullivant Hall, 1813 N. High St, Columbus

Central Ohio Fire Museum

260 N 4th St, Columbus, OH 43215


Nature Centers

Highbanks Metro Park

9466 Columbus Pike, Lewis Center

Battelle Darby Metro Park

1775 Darby Creek Dr, Galloway

Blendon Woods Metro Park

4265 E Dublin Granville Rd, Columbus

Blacklick Woods

6975 E Livingston Ave, Reynoldsburg

Deer Haven Park

4183 Liberty Rd, Delaware

Grange Insurance Audubon Center

505 W Whittier St, Columbus


Roller Skating Rinks

Skate Zone 71

4900 Evanswood Dr, Columbus

United Skates of America

3362 Refugee Rd, Columbus


Dublin Rec Center

5600 Post Rd, Dublin

Westerville Community Center

350 N. Cleveland Ave, Westerville

Columbus Aquatics Center

1160 Hunter Ave, Columbus

Worthington Community Center

345 E. Wilson Bridge Rd.


Toy Stores

Learning Express Toys & Gifts

180 F Market St, New Albany

7227 N. High St, Worthington

3140 Riverside Dr, Upper Arlington

Dublin Toy Emporium

28 North High St, Dublin

Lakeshore Learning

2148 Polaris Pkwy, Columbus





Other Indoor Activities

OSU Airport

2160 West Case Road, Columbus

Franklin Park Conservatory (Indoor Areas)

1777 E. Broad St, Columbus

Ohio Statehouse

1 Capitol Square, Columbus





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