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Nominees for Hartford Top 20 Survey

The following is the list of nominees in's annual survey of the Top 20 Places to Take Kids for the Hartford area. (Click here to see last year's Top 20 and category winners.)

If it is before June 21 at midnight and you haven't already voted, click here to access our 2024 survey to place your votes for your top three venues and educator categories.

HERE ARE SOME GREAT SUGGESTIONS! (You can also write in your own venues on the survey.)

Venue Nominees

"My Local Library"

Amelia Park Children's Museum

Billy Beez at Holyoke Mall

Bolton Ice Palace

Bounce Town

Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park

Central Rock Gym Glastonbury

Champions Skating Center

Chuck E. Cheese's

Connecticut Science Center

Dinosaur State Park

Ducks on the Ave Duckpin Bowling

Eastern States Exposition: The Big E

Elizabeth Park

Enfield Twin Rinks

Essex Steam Train and Riverboat

Flamig Farm Inc.

Flight Adventure Park Manchester

Fort Hill Farms

Foster Family Farm

Hammonasset Beach State Park

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

Hartford Wolf Pack

Hartford Yard Goats

Hungerford Nature Center & New Britain Youth Museum

Imagine Nation, A Museum Early Learning Center

Integrity Martial Arts

Jump On In - Newington

Kidcity Children's Museum

Lake Compounce

Laser Planet

Lessard Lanes

Lutz Children's Museum

Lyman Orchards

Mandell JCC of Greater Hartford

My Gym West Hartford

New England Carousel Museum

Newington Arena

Niantic Children's Museum- Niantic, CT

Quassy Amusement & Waterpark

Rascals Gym


Roaring Brook Nature Center

Rockledge Golf Club

Ron-A-Roll Indoor Roller Skating Center

RoseGarden Ice Arena

Rose's Berry Farm

Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center

Sonny's Place

Spare Time Vernon

Springfield Science Museum

Stanley-Whitman House

Stone Age Rock Gym

The Adventure Park at Storrs

The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum

The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts

The Dinosaur Place at Nature’s Art Village

The Mark Twain House & Museum

The New Britain Museum of American Art

The Tennis Center of Newington/Wethersfield

Thornton Martial Arts and Fitness

Toyota Oakdale Theatre - Wallingford

Veterans Memorial Ice Rink

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

West Hartford Yoga

YMCA of Greater Hartford

Whippersnapper's Play Gym

Arts Educators

Arts Center East

Charter Oak Cultural Center

Connecticut Family Theatre

Farmington Valley Dance & Music LLC

Grow With Me Music

Hartford Stage Company

Hartt School of Music Dance and Theater

International Skating Center of Connecticut

Kate's Camp for Kids

Little Beethovens LLC

Lyman Allyn Art Museum

Macri School of Music

Martocchio Music

Music Together of West Hartford and Farmington Valley

MusicMakers Academy

Newington Children's Theatre Company

Newington Music

Nutmeg Conservatory for the Arts

Oddfellows Playhouse

Real Art Ways

Romp n' Roll - Wethersfield

School of Rock West Hartford

Sea Tea Comedy Improv

Suffield Music

Summit Studios

The Artists Collective

The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts Center

The Children's Building: Connecticut Children's Museum

The Children's Museum- West Hartford, CT

The Hartt School

The Little Green Tambourine

The Music Store LLC

The Pottery Piazza

Village Center for the Arts

Windsor Art Center

Sports Educators

Glenbrooke Outdoor Sports Center

Gymnastics Training Center- Simsbury, CT

The First Tee of Connecticut

YMCA of Greater Hartford

STEM Educators

Brooklyn Robot Foundry Hartford

Connecticut Science Center

Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy

MindHub - Connecticut

New England Air Museum

NextGen SmartyPants

Springfield Museums

Talcott Mountain Science Center

Westmoor Park