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Somerset County NJ Indoor Things to Do with Kids and Teens

Jersey Family Fun helps you explore indoor things to do with kids in Somerset County, New Jersey.

Sometimes it’s a rainy day. Sometimes it’s just too crazy hot outdoors and other days it’s so cold you feel like you might freeze in place, those are the days we often take to our computers and phones in search of indoor things to do near me.

While we do offer The Ultimate Guide to New Jersey Indoor Activities for Kids and Teens we know some of our readers want to just hone in on the best indoor things to do in their area of New Jersey. That’s where this guide will come in handy. It’s focused on just the Somerset County things to do and trust us there are plenty of indoor activities in Somerset County.

About our guide to fun indoor things to do in Somerset County NJ

Indoor playgrounds, the top attractions, movie theaters, escape rooms, arcades, bowling alleys, skating rinks, etc we’ve included all the best things to do indoors in Somerset County. You may even discover some indoor activities you hadn’t thought of or you didn’t know you could do indoors in our great state.

We’ve also made sure our list of indoor things to do are activities you can drop in and do or can reserve in advance as an occasional activity. While there are places for classes, lessons, and activities on a regular basis they are not included as part of this guide.

If you represent an indoor attraction in Somerset County that would like to be included here or featured more prominently please contact Jenn at [email protected].

Somerset County includes these towns: Bedminster, Bernards, Bernardsville, Bound Brook, Branchburg, Bridgewater, Far Hills, Franklin, Green Brook, Hillsborough, Manville, Millstone, Montgomery, North Plainfield, Peapack & Gladstone, Raritan, Rocky Hill, Somerville, South Bound Brook, Warren, Watchung.

Top Attractions for Indoor Activities in Somerset County NJ

The top attractions in Somerset county provide plenty of indoor activities the entire family will enjoy! Check out these great places.

Branchburg Sports Complex in Branchburg NJ

Branchburg Sports Complex is a complete sports and family entertainment center in Branchburg. There is something for everyone in the family here. In addition to the sporting areas, there’s a Playmaze, arcade, and laser tag arena. They are located at 47 Readington Road in Branchburg. Call (908) 203-1600 for more information.

Branchburg Sports Complex indoor playground in Branchburg NJ in Somerset County
Photo credit Branchburg Sports Complex

ClubAir in Warren NJ

As if offering multiple areas to jump and play at their trampoline park wasn’t enough ClubAir also offers a ninja course AND rock climbing space. There’s even a special time reserved just for toddlers. ClubAir is located at 50 Mt Bethel Rd Building 1 in Warren. Call (908) 573-4114 for more information.

Indoor ninja course at ClubAir in Warren one of the many indoor things to do in Somerset County NJ.
Photo Credit ClubAir

Somerset County NJ Indoor Playgrounds

Restaurants with indoor playgrounds

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Attractions with indoor playgrounds

  • Chuck E Cheese – Promenade At Bridgewater Commons, 600 Promenade Blvd, Bridgewater. (732) 764-0808.
  • Branchburg Sports Complex – 47 Readington Rd, Branchburg. (908) 203-1600.
indoor playground

Indoor Events in Somerset County NJ

Our statewide NJ Calendar of Events always has several indoor events in Somerset County. Visit our calendar of Somerset County events for nearby events.

More Indoor Things to do in Somerset County NJ

Indoor play doesn’t have to be limited to indoor playgrounds or the top attractions with lots of indoor activities. Play can also look like skating at the rink, building with Legos at the library, jumping on trampolines, trying to escape at escape rooms, rock climbing an indoor mountain, battling an opponent in laser tag, or facing off at a video game in an arcade. When you’re looking for fun things to do for the entire family on a rainy day consider one of these activities.

Somerset County Library

A quick look at the Somerset County Library calendar shows several indoor events like Songs and Stories, Anime Club, and Creation Station. The library offers 13 branches, there’s sure to be one nearby that’s the perfect place for indoor fun.

Somerset County Roller Skating Rinks

At this time there do not appear to be roller skating rinks in Somerset County.

Roller skates waiting on a counter at South Jersey roller skating rink

Somerset County Indoor Ice Skating Rinks

Ice skating is another fun indoor thing to do. Sadly it’s becoming harder to find indoor ice skating in New Jersey, but we found these spots in Somerset County NJ.

  • Pro-tech Hockey Ponds Ice Center in Somerset NJ – 15 Worlds Fair Dr, Somerset (732) 868-9181
  • Bridgewater Sports and Ice Arena in Bridgewater NJ – 1425 Frontier Rd,  Bridgewater. (732) 627-0006.

Somerset County Bowling Alley

Rack up the pins! Pick out bowling balls for the kids! Slip into the bowling shoes and take the entire family out for bowling at Bowlero Green Brook. Find more bowling alleys in our guide to New Jersey Bowling Alleys.

  • Bowlero Green Brook Bowling Alley in Green Brook Township, NJ – 380 US-22, Green Brook Township, NJ. (732) 356-0011

Somerset County Trampoline Parks

Sometimes the kids have so much energy you just need to let them bounce and jump it out. ClubAir trampoline park will help you do just that. Find more trampoline parks in our guide to NJ Trampoline Parks Near Me & You!

  • ClubAir in Warren NJ – 50 Mt Bethel Rd Building 1, Warren, NJ. (908) 573-4114
ClubAir indoor trampoline park in Warren NJ
Photo Credit ClubAir

Somerset County Escape Rooms

If you’ve got a tween too cool for regular indoor things to do or a teen who likes a challenge try some of these Somerset County escape rooms.

  • The Amazing Escape Room in Green Brook NJ – 326 Route 22 West Suites 13/14B, Green Brook. (732) 564-7035.
  • Ultimate Xscape Rooms in Somerville NJ – 1 West Main Street, 2nd Floor, Somerville. (908) 685-0382

Somerset County Laser Tag

The fun thing about laser tag is that almost everyone in the entire family can do it! Even if you’re not as skilled at shooting (I’m not), I still enjoy trying to zap my kids with lasers. I know they enjoy zapping me. LOL. Branchburg Sports Complex in Somerset County NJ offers indoor laser tag.

  • Branchburg Sports Complex – 47 Readington Rd, Branchburg. (908) 203-1600.
Somerset County Indoor Things to do - Laser tag in Branchburg NJ
Photo Credit Branchburg Sports Complex

Rock Climbing in Somerset County NJ

Climb a mountain without going outdoors? Yes, it’s possible in Somerset County with ClubAir. It’s not your traditional rock climbing with a hard floor, but it does promise if you fall you should bounce right back up.

  • ClubAir in Warren NJ – 50 Mt Bethel Rd Building 1, Warren, NJ. (908) 573-4114
ClubAir in Warren NJ offers indoor things to do with rock climbing over a trampoline floor.
Photo Credit ClubAir

Somerset County Arcades

Got Pac-Man fever? Need to shoot some hoops? Craving a game of skeeball? These arcades in Somerset County NJ offer so many arcade games you may just forget that you ‘had’ to spend the day indoors. Need more arcade options? Read our guide Game On: The Best New Jersey Arcades!

  • YESTERcades in Somerville NJ- 29 Division St, Somerville. (908) 526-3270.
  • Chuck E Cheese Bridgewater – Promenade At Bridgewater Commons, 600 Promenade Blvd, Bridgewater. (732) 764-0808.
  • Branchburg Sports Complex – 47 Readington Rd, Branchburg. (908) 203-1600.
Line up of NBA Hoops Basketball games at NJ arcade in gloucester

Indoor Swimming in Somerset County

Not every day can be a beach day, but it can be a pool day. When it’s a rainy day, too hot, or too cold outside visit one of these indoor pools for swimming or visit a local hotel with an indoor pool and see if they’ll allow you a day pass.

  • Greater Somerset County YMCA in Basking Ridge NJ – 140 Mt. Airy Road, Basking Ridge. (866) 269-4729

Art Studios in Somerset County

Create something beautiful at one of these art studios.

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kids sitting around with painting kits

Additional Indoor Family Attractions in Somerset County

  • Hoop Heaven in Bridgewater NJ –  1 Easy St, Bridgewater. (732) 271-4667.
  • Zoned Inc. in Bridgewater NJ – 24 Kearney St E, Bridgewater. (732) 537-1770.

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Somerset County NJ Indoor Places to Visit

Sometimes you aren’t looking for a grand adventure or a day of active play, that doesn’t mean your family can’t still enjoy an indoor day trip. There are plenty of great indoor places to visit in Somerset County.

Somerset County Museums

Explore the military, history, and firefighter paraphernalia at these Somerset County museums.

Jacobus Vanderveer House and Museum in Bedminster NJ

Admission is free at the Jacobus Vanderveer House and Museum where guests can learn about General Henry Knox and the only surviving building associated with the Pluckemin Artillery Cantonment, America’s first military academy. The Jacob Vanderveer House and Museum is located at 3055 River Road Park in Bedminster. Call (908) 396-6053 for current hours.

Somerville Fire Department Museum

The Somerville Exempt Firemen’s Museum is located in a restored 1888-built firehouse. Walk through 180 years of Somerville firefighting history. Two floors of exhibits and artifacts including a pre-Civil War hand pumper and a horse-pulled steam engine will excite even the youngest of visitors, especially when they get the chance to operate the hand pumper and a restored fire alarm box system that once summoned volunteer firefighters to the station.

Admission is free. Somerville Fire Department Museum is located at 15 North Doughty Avenue in Somerville. Call (908) 725- 9437 for hours and more information.

Somerville Fire Department Museum just one of many indoor things to do in Somerset County.
Photo Credit Somerville Fire Department Museum

Visit our listing of New Jersey Museums for our list of Somerset County, New Jersey Museums.

Somerset County Movie Theaters

As of February 14, 2023, there are 4 movie theaters in Somerset County, New Jersey.

  • AMC Dine-in Theatres Bridgewater  7 – 400 Commons Way Ste 380, Bridgewater. (908) 725-2005. 
  • Hillsborough Cinemas – 111 Raider Blvd, Hillsborough Township. (908) 874-8181. 
  • Montgomery Cinemas -1325 US Highway 206, Montgomery Shopping Center, Skillman. (609) 924-6283. 
  • Reading Cinemas Manville – 180 N Main St, Manville. (908) 707-4373.

Somerset County Performing Arts Theaters

There is nothing like watching a story come alive on a stage before your eyes. Singers singing, actors acting, and vivid scenery, it’s fun and engaging for the entire family. In Somerset County NJ, we have these performing arts theaters.

  • Edward Nash Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg NJ – 118 Lamington Road, Branchburg. (908) 725-3420. 
  • Somerset Valley Playhouse in Hillsborough NJ – 689 Amwell Rd, Hillsborough.  (908) 369-7469.
Honk Ugly Ducking Two River Theatre Doug prepares to read to us

Recap of the best indoor things to do in Somerset County NJ

While a visit to Branchburg Sports Complex, ClubAir, or YESTERcades falls among the top in our list of indoor things to do in Somerset County, New Jersey. We hope our list has shown you that there are plenty of indoor activities nearby to enjoy with the entire family. A rainy day, a snowy day, or a very hot summer day does not have to mean a boring day.

Did we leave a great place for indoor fun off our list? Let us know in the comments below.

For more ideas of things to do in Somerset County, please read Jersey Family Fun Blogs about Somerset County.

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