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A Guide To Kid-Friendly Indoor Activities Around Rome, Ga

I've been on the lookout for some kid-friendly indoor activities to get through the rest of those rainy and gloomy winter days. Here is a list to help you out!
A Guide To Kid-Friendly Indoor Activities Around Rome, Ga

I’ve been on the lookout for some kid-friendly indoor activities to get us through the rest of those cold and gloomy winter days. Feel free to message us if you would like anything added!

FREE Indoor Activities

You can’t go wrong with the library. Keep kids entertained with computer games, a big wooden castle, free DVD rentals, and books to keep the mind busy for years!
Cost: FREE
Hours: Mon-Thurs 8:30 am-8:30 pm and Saturday 10 am-5 pm
*Story Time Tuesdays at 10-10:30 am and 11-11:30 am
Address: 205 Riverside Pkwy NE, Rome, GA 30161
Phone: (706) 236-4600

McDonald’s Play-Place
Okay, so it’s a fast-food restaurant. It can also be a bored mother’s saving grace. Bring your young child and let them make friends while you chill with your french fries salad.
Cost: Price of food
Hours: Store hours (24 hours)
1. 2215 Shorter Ave
2. 1504 Turner McCall Blvd
3. 2847 Martha Berry Blvd NE

Eco Center
I love the ECO Center. Check their schedule for great kid-friendly, educational (and fun) events.
Cost: FREE (donations accepted)
Hours: Mon-Thurs 1-4 pm (with occasional closings)
Address: 393 Riverside Parkway, Rome, GA 30161
Phone: 706-622-6432

A Guide To Kid-Friendly Indoor Activities Around Rome, Ga
Alligator at the Rome ECO center

Mount Berry Mall
Let your kids run free as you wander the wide hallways of this sparsely populated mall. Get some shopping done, or just walk the halls as you read about Rome’s history on the murals.
Cost: Free
Hours: Mon-Sat 10 am-9 pm; Sun 12-6 pm
Address:2770 Martha Berry Hwy. Rome, GA  30165
Phone: (706) 234-3597

Barnes and Noble Story Time
Free stories on Saturdays and Baby Story Time on Sundays.
Cost: Free
Hours: Saturdays at 11 am
Address: 1442 Turner-McCall Blvd Rome, GA 30161
Phone: 706-232-3202

Rome Area History Museum
Learn about area history or try a trolley ride on weekends!
Cost: FREE
Hours: Wed-Fri 10 am-4 pm; Sat 11 am-2 pm
Address: 305 Broad Street, Rome, GA 30161


Bowling is good old-fashioned fun. What more can I say?

Floyd Bowling and Amusement
Hours: 9 AM–11 PM weekdays (until 1 am Fri-Sat); Sun 12-10 pm
Address: 7 Riverbend Dr SW, Rome, GA 30161
Phone:(706) 234-7373

Classic Bowling (West Rome)
Hours: 9 AM–11 PM weekdays (until 1 am Fri-Sat); Sun 12-10 pm
Address: 75 Huffaker Rd NW, Rome, GA 30165
Phone: (706) 234-332

Crayon Panda Indoor Playground (Cartersville)
Okay, so this is in Cartersville, but for those with young kids who need to use some energy indoors, it may be worth the drive. (Bring socks)
Cost: Monday-Friday $8.89/child; Saturday-Sunday $9.99/child, Adults are free.
Hours: M-Th 10 am
– 6 pm | Fri & Sat 10 am – 7 pm | Sun 11 – 6
Address: 801 W. Ave Cartersville, GA 30120
Phone: (770) 387-1020

Froggy’s Family Entertainment
(Where Kangaroo Jakes used to be) A fun place for kids of all ages to jump, run, bounce, and play. (Wear socks, and be aware it is located in the shopping center with Food Lion, but behind other stores.)
Cost: $8.99 for 3 and up; $5.99 for 2 and under; Non-jumpers are free
Hours: (School In Session-check Facebook for holiday hours)
Wed-Fri 2:00 – 8:00 pm | Saturday 10:00 am – 9:00 pm | Sunday 1:00 – 7:00 pm.
Address: 3347 Martha Berry Hwy NW Rome, GA
Phone: 706-235-4600

Fun Wheels Skating Center
I have more research to do on this one, but there is fun potential here.
Hours: Tue: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Fri: 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.; Sat: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.; Sun: 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Address: 2606 Calhoun Road, Rome, GA 30161

Go Time! Family Fun
Mini Golf
Hours: Friday 2:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Saturday 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Sunday 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Address: 3349 Alabama Hwy Rome, GA 30165
Phone: 706-784-4473

Swim, gym, kids classes, lessons and more. You have to pay a daily fee if you’re not a member, but lessons (swim/karate) and sports are separate from membership.
Cost: Varies
Hours: Varies for open gym/swim, classes
Address: 810 East 2nd Ave  Rome, GA 30161
Phone: (706) 232-2468

RFPRA Gymnastics Center
Children must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times.
Address: 1 Shorter Ave, Rome GA 30165
Phone: (706) 291-0766
Tot Time
Ages: Walking – 5 years
Open Gym
Ages: 6+

Hot Shots Open Gym 
During open Gym, ages 4 and up can play, climb, tumble, jump, and get rid of some energy!
Call for availability.


Museums may be more manageable with older children.

Chieftains Museum
Look out for family-free days when they have interesting demonstrations!
Cost: Adults $5.00, Seniors $3.00, Students $2.00
Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Address: 501 Riverside Parkway, Rome, Georgia
Phone: 706-291-9494

Museum of Flight
If your little one likes things that “go,” this is a great place to walk around and check out a LOT of planes and trucks. It is in an airport hangar, so it may not have proper heating in winter.
Cost: ~$5
Hours: Tues. – Sat. 10 am – 4 pm; Sunday & Monday: Closed
Address: 304 Russell Field Road, Rome, GA 30165

A Guide To Kid-Friendly Indoor Activities Around Rome, Ga
The Museum of Flight in Rome, Ga is fun for kids of all ages!

Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum
Check out the grounds even if your children wouldn’t appreciate the tour.
Cost: $8 adults, $5 students. Children 5 and younger are free.
Hours:10am-3:30 pm Mon-Sat (grounds open until 5, closed holidays)
Address:24 Veterans Memorial Hwy Rome, GA 30161
Phone: (706) 368-6789

Rome Area History Museum
Learn about history right on Broad Street!
Cost: FREE
Hours: Wed-Fri 10am-4pm; Sat 11 am-2 pm
Address: 305 Broad Street, Rome, GA 30161


Movie Theaters
No explanation is needed.

Mt Berry Square

Address: Mount Berry Square Mall, 2820 Martha Berry Hwy, Rome, GA
Phone: (706) 235-9335


Studio Siri Lil’ Artists/Mommy ‘n Me
Check the schedule for the Mommy ‘n Me classes once a month, art lessons are also available.
Cost: $25
Hours: Friday 10:30-11:45 am once a month
Address: 1205 Dean Ave. Rome, GA 30161
Phone: 706-409-3022

Swerve Art Studio
Swerve is an eclectic art studio offering all types of art events, parties, classes & workshops. Painting, pottery, mosaics, and FUN.
Hours: Vary – see website
Address: 108 Broad St. Rome, Georgia
Phone:(706) 346-5429

Michael’s Crafts Kids’ Craft
Affordable crafts for kids every Saturday. Check online (link above) for pictures and schedules.
Hours: Vary and many classes are online now
Address: 1432 Turner McCall Blvd SW, Rome, GA 30161
Phone: (706) 295-9081

Comment if you have more indoor favorites to add and don’t forget about the upcoming and regular weekly events around town which are posted on our Activities Page!