Keep everyone entertained and burn some energy in the great indoors with indoor attractions everyone in the family will love. Jump around, get a sky high view, or explore arts and culture history with indoor attractions that are ready to discover, regardless of rain, snow, sunshine, or a heatwave.
Indoor Attractions in Calgary
The Great Indoors
Indoor Attractions in Calgary
TELUS Spark Science Centre
TELUS Spark Science Centre is Calgary’s Science Centre. Drink out of a toilet! Lay on a bed of nails! Live science demos, amazing Facilitators and an open studio where you can create and explore. Lean back and enjoy a film showing in the The Dome Theatre. Over 200 interactive experiences, great food and shop the amazing Spark store! Plan to spend 2 to 3 hours at TELUS Spark Science Centre.
Bounce a rainy day away at Flying Squirrel, the world’s largest indoor trampoline parks. Practice your moves in the Airbag Pit, tackle the 3D Climbing Wall, or jump your way to the Ninja Course, Slack Line, and Fly Zone, with 4 Olympic sized trampolines to get some big air. Flying Squirrel has two Calgary locations that will have you bouncing off the walls for 2 to 3 hours.
The Rec Room
Get your game on even when the weather is too hot or cold for comfort. The Rec Room in Calgary is a gamer’s dream space with everything from shuffleboard, ping pong, and pool to classic arcade video games, virtual reality, and a Topgolf Swing Suite. Hungry? Try The Shed or Three10 for a Canadian inspired menu of fun eats. Located in Deerfoot City, The Rec Room is an all ages space until 10:00 p.m. each day. Plan to spend around 3 hours at The Rec Room.
Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre
Explore the history of music in Canada on those rainy or cold days in Calgary at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, home to music artefacts, special exhibitions, and the chance to make some music yourself. You can also explore the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame, and Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame all in one place. How’s that for a rainy or snowy day adventure? Explore Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, for around 2 hours.
B-Line Indoor Bike Park
B-Line Indoor Bike Park is a biking playground with features and tracks for cyclists of every skill level. New riders can jump into the dedicated beginner section and pump tracks while experienced riders can tackle the jump lines or practice flips and tricks in the foam pits and Big Air Room. Drop-ins are welcome on a day pass basis with bikes, helmets, and pads available for rent on site.
Come inside and explore Fort Calgary, built in 1875 by the North West Mounted Police (NWMP), it continues to be an important part of Calgary’s story to this day. Tour this historical site with interactive exhibits, and replicas of the original Canadian Pacific Railway station, NWMP barracks, and Calgary Herald newspaper room. Interpretive tours are also available. Allow 1 to 2 hours to explore Fort Calgary.
The spectacular 360° view from the Calgary Tower changes with the weather. Get the best views of Calgary from 191 metres above the downtown core and test your courage on the famous glass floor. The Theatre Room on the observation deck features a curved wall video experience showing original short films and aerial footage of the Alberta landscape. Visitors should plan to spend at least 1 hour at the Calgary Tower.
The Locked Room
Solve problems, decipher clues, and find the key to The Locked Room in Calgary. Your team is given 60 minutes to crack the code and use elements in the room to solve the puzzle. Choose your room and start your quest to escape at three Calgary locations. Teams can be from 3 to 10 players and are made up of players 6 years of age and older. Plan to spend approximately 1 hour at The Locked Room and call ahead for same day bookings.
The Hangar Flight Museum
Take flying indoors at The Hangar Flight Museum with the history of aviation in Canada. A collection of rare and historically significant aircraft are housed inside the beautiful hangar museum space. Kids to seniors will enjoy spending the day inside The Hangar Flight Museum for your next indoor exploration. Plan to spend 2 hours at The Hangar Flight Museum.
GO GO GOLF
Tee off with the ultimate indoor golf simulators at GO GO GOLF. Choose your tee time, book one of six golf simulators, and order a plate of cheesy loaded nachos, crispy potato tots, or classic chicken wings to share, with over 150 world class golf courses to choose from. It's the best way to practice your swing year-round with family and friends in the great indoors.
Spruce Meadows is an internationally recognized equestrian facility that hosts a series of indoor tournaments, from October to March each year, in the comfort of the Equi-Plex. Their annual fall tournaments are the perfect opportunity to experience world class show jumping up close and indoors. Best of all, parking and admission to these events are free for the whole family. Tournament schedules vary but plan to spend at least one hour to view a complete round of competition.
The Glenbow Museum
Glenbow is temporarily closed for major building renovations. The museum operates a new exhibition space at the Edison which will operate until 2024, when Glenbow’s renovated building reopens to the public. Learn more about Glenbow’s Renovation Plan and how they are transforming the building from the inside out.
Canada's Sports Hall of Fame
Sports fans can get active in 40,000 feet of indoor athletic glory at Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. Featuring 12 interactive exhibits and a collection of over 100,000 sports artefacts, you can shadow box, wheelchair race, or row your way through even the hottest days in Calgary. In fact, Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame has the largest collection of summer and winter Olympic Games artefacts in Calgary. Plan 2 hours to see all the sports action at Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame.
Please note: Canada's Sports Hall of Fame is closed to the public until further notice.