Indoor Guide to Spartanburg

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Don’t let the weather keep you stuck indoors! It can be a challenge leaving the house on rainy days or cold days with your family, but fortunately, Spartanburg has many indoor places that are great for any day.

This list includes museums for special outings, indoor play places and arcades, restaurants with playgrounds, and more. You can visit each of the places on this list without registering as they are all drop-in during their usual hours. Use this full list as a resource for fun on those dreary days. ~Jennifer Curry, KAS Contributor

Things to Do Inside in Spartanburg, SC

Things to do Inside by Category

Big Air of Spartanburg

SPONSORED 864.580.6462 660 Spartan Boulevard, Spartanburg, SC

Big Air is the next generation of trampoline parks! You and your family can make the biggest memories on one of our signature attractions. Watch your kids battle it out on our industry-exclusive Battlebeam, compete on the 2,500 sq ft ninja warrior course, try to beat each other’s time in the Laser Maze, or see them try to last 8 seconds on the mechanical bull! Big Air Trampoline Park is guaranteed fun for the whole family!

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Barnes and Noble

864.587.8822 1489 W.O. Ezell Boulevard, Spartanburg, SC

It includes a children’s area with a train table and a lego table. Plus, books and coffee for you!

Big E Gaffney

864.489.1515 1100 Factory Shops Boulevard, Gaffney, SC

Offers: Movie theater, bowling, arcade, bumper cars, giant indoor playland, laser tag, mini golf and ropes course

Chapman Cultural Center

864.542.2787 200 East Saint John Street, Spartanburg, SC

Chapman Cultural Center is home to several local museums, Ballet Spartanburg, and the Spartanburg Little Theatre.


Offers: Chik-fil-A food with an indoor play space for younger children

Locations with an indoor play area:

Chick-fil-a in Boiling Springs
Chick-fil-a on Asheville Hwy
Chick-fil-a at Hillcrest
Chick-fil-a in Duncan
Chick-fil-a in Greer

Chuck E Cheese

864.574.4748 660 Spartan Boulevard, Spartanburg, SC

Offers: Video & Arcade Games and pizza

Climb Upstate

864.699.9967 6655 Pottery Road, Spartanburg, SC

Offers: Upstate’s largest indoor rock climbing facility

Creating Artists for Tomorrow

864.561.7420 1711 Old Spartanburg Road, Greer, SC

An art studio for even the youngest artists

Frankie's Fun Park

864.627.9888 45 Park Woodruff Drive, Greenville, SC

Offers: Mini golf, go karts, indoor playground, laser tag, batting cage, arcade, drop zone, and bumper boats


864.585.8897 100 McMillan Street, Spartanburg, SC

Offers: Video & Arcade Games and pizza

Hands On! Children’s Museum

828.697.8333 318 North Main Street, Hendersonville, NC

Interactive exhibits, science programs and tons of hands-on activities to stimulate imagination and learning in nearby Hendersonville.

Hearts of Clay

864.576.2228 660 Spartan Boulevard Suite #20, Spartanburg, SC

An art and pottery studio

Hub City Railroad Museum

864.596.3501 298 Magnolia Street, Spartanburg, SC

It showcases the history of Spartanburg’s railroads with views of local train lines. See trains and models up close!

John F. Green Spartanburg Science Center

864.583.2777 200 E. Saint John Street, Spartanburg, SC

Interactive exhibits, live animals and an extensive collection of fossils, bones, rocks and minerals will encourage a love of science.


The following locations have indoor play areas:

106 Garner Road, Spartanburg
500 Hearon Circle, Spartanburg
2131 E Main Street, Spartanburg
1917 Boiling Springs Road, Boiling Springs
2050 New Cut Road, Spartanburg
2157 E Main Street, Duncan
750 S Alabama Avenue, Chesnee
308 W Wade Hampton Blvd, Greer

Mountain Play Lodge

828.676.2120 3389 Sweeten Creek Road, Arden, NC

A huge indoor play area designed for a safe place for kids to play freely and use their imaginations.

Paradise Lanes

864.576.0066 469 E. Blackstock Road, Spartanburg, SC

Offers: Bowling, video games and pool tables


864.576.8868 150 E. Blackstock Rd Suite A, Spartanburg, SC

For animal lovers on rainy, cold days, you can always take your kids to an indoor zoo (also known as a pet store).


864.542.2350 1931 E. Main Street Suite D, Spartanburg, SC

For animal lovers on rainy, cold days, you can always take your kids to an indoor zoo (also known as a pet store).

Pump It Up

864.574.6232 440 Southport Commerce Boulevard, Spartanburg, SC

Offers:Inflatable play for all ages, including Open Jump for preschoolers, Family Jump and Parents Night Out

Roebuck Skate Center

864.415.0633 989 Old Georgia Road, Roebuck, SC

Offers: Roller skating, an arcade and a three story indoor playground

Sk8erz Family Fun Center

864.585.1005 415 Sha Lane, Spartanburg, SC

Offers: Roller skating, an arcade and an indoor playground

Skate Palace on Pine

864.573.5922 2345 South Pine Street, Spartanburg, SC

Offers: Roller skating and an arcade

Spartanburg Art Museum

864.582.7616 200 E Saint John Street, Spartanburg, SC

The Spartanburg Art Museum also offers family programming on the second Sunday of every month from September-April. Free admission (donations accepted)

Spartanburg County Public Library System


Spartanburg County Public Libraries offer a full line-up of free programming listed on their website. In addition to storytimes and other free programs, the Spartanburg libraries include a children’s area with activities and books. The Headquarters downtown branch is a popular location that offers a great interactive learning space in the children’s area.

Headquarters Library – 151 S Church Street, Spartanburg
Boiling Springs Library – 871 Double Bridge Road, Boiling Springs
Chesnee Library – 100 Pickens Avenue, Chesnee
Cowpens Library – 181 School Street, Cowpens
Cyrill-Westside Library – 525 Oak Grove Road, Spartanburg
Inman Library – 50 Mill Street, Inman
Landrum Library – 111 Asbury Drive, Landrum
Middle Tyger Library – 170 Groce Road, Lyman
Pacolet Library – 390 W. Main Street, Pacolet
Woodruff Library – 270 E. Hayne Street, Woodruff

Spartanburg Humane Society

864.583.4805 150 Dexter Road, Spartanburg, SC

For animal lovers on rainy, cold days, you can always take your kids to visit the pets in need of homes.

Spartanburg Regional History Museum

864.596.3501 200 East Saint John Street, Spartanburg, SC

Permanent exhibitions of the earliest Native American settlements in the county to the commercial hub of the 20th century. Free admission (donations accepted)

Star Lanes Bowling Center

864.579.4208 2595 E. Main Street, Spartanburg, SC

Offers: League night, family bowling, holiday specials and a game room

The Children's Museum of the Upstate - Spartanburg

864.233.7755 130 Magnolia Street, Spartanburg, SC

TCMU opened the Spartanburg museum in May 2018. This children’s museum has tons of hands-on activity areas for children five years and under. Those with a TCMU Greenville membership may visit both museums.

Upcountry History Museum

864.467.3100 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC

This regional history museum has an interactive children’s section with revolving exhibits that focus on early literacy. Past exhibits have included Curious George and Dr. Seuss.

WestGate Mall

864.574.0264 205 W. Blackstock Road, Spartanburg, SC

There is a fun indoor playground at the local mall. It is located by Belk.

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