Ann Arbor Indoor Activities

Are you looking for fun Ann Arbor Indoor Activities for your kids (or the whole family)? Whether you’re looking for a full-day outing, or an hour long diversion, there are plenty of options for your family.

Ann Arbor Indoor Fun

While our events calendar includes all of the great indoor events that are happening, there are plenty of Indoor Activities you can enjoy anytime. 

Ann Arbor Indoor Activities

Did we miss some of your favorite Ann Arbor Indoor Activities? Let us know in the comments and we’ll be sure to add them to the summary.



Kidopolis, one of our sponsors, is a great choice for indoor fun! They offer creative indoor play in their themed areas. Your child can blast off to outer space, perform a show, visit a fairy garden, or fight fires. For the summer, they are open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 10a-3p.

Ann Arbor Indoor Activities - Kidopolis

2|42 Community Center

The 2|42 Community Center is holding their Grand Opening on Saturday, December 2. They will be open 8a-9p Mondays-Saturdays and 8a-4p on Sundays. Admission is always free. A cafe is available to purchase food and drinks. They also have an adjacent turf field and a party room that can be rented.

Colby Bounce

New to Ann Arbor for the summer of 2017 is Colby Bounce at Briarwood Mall. They sponsored our visit to facilitate a review.

Ann Arbor Indoor Activities - Colby Bounce - Slide

Visit a Museum

We have lots of great museum options in the Ann Arbor Area. Just be careful if it’s Monday. Several of the museums are closed that day.Ann Arbor Indoor Activities - Top 5 Ann Arbor Area Museums for Kids


Bowling is always a great indoor activity. There are several bowling options in the Ann Arbor area.

Ann Arbor Indoor Activities - Ann Arbor Bowling Alley Guide


Movies are always a great indoor activity. You can find free weekend movies at Quality 16 (Fridays-Sundays through October 29). Each theater also offers discounts on regular movies or concessions:

  • Rave – Discount Wednesday – $5.75 movies all day Wednesday (premium applied for 3D, IMAX & DBOX not eligible).
  • Rave – Early Bird – $6 first matinee of the day before 1p (premium applied for 3D, IMAX & DBOX not eligible).
  • Quality 16 – Thrifty Tuesday – $7 movies all day Tuesday (3D Premium applies)
  • Emagine – Free Popcorn Tuesdays for Emagine Rewards members

Wednesday Activity Reviews

Check out our reviews of some fun indoor activities.

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