You will find no shortage of outdoor activities, attractions and events to explore while in Barrie & Area. Try all of these great family activities and experience the city without breaking your vacation budget. 

Base Borden Military Museum
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Base Borden Military Museum
Cost:
 Free
Hours: Tuesday - Friday: 9am - 3pm; Saturdays & Sundays: 1pm - 4pm
Location: 27 Ram Street, Borden
Description: War buff? Base Borden is one of Canada's largest Military Museums which holds a
significant collection of WWI, WWII and post war armoured vehicles, trucks and aircraft.

Barrie Public Library
Cost: 
Free
Hours: See website
Location: Downtown Branch - 60 Worsley Street, Barrie; Panswick Branch - 48 Dean Ave. Barrie
Description: Various activities each month including Family Storytime, Teens After School, Cookie Swaps, Holiday Crafts and more.

City of Barrie Recreation Centres - Pools
Cost: 
Child: $4; Youth: $4.50; Adult: $5.50; Seniors: $4.70: Special Needs: $4.70
Hours: Click here for Swimming Drop-In Schedule 
Locations: See website
Description: Enjoy open swim with the family or get fit during lane swim.

 
Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery Tours
Cost:
 Free
Hours: Mon - Fri: 2pm, Sat: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm, Sun: 2pm
Location: 107 Dunlop Street East, Barrie
Description: Learn about craft brewing while enjoying some free samples.


Last Level Arcade Lounge
Cost: $5.00 admission, Children 12 and under: $3.00
Hours: Mon: Closed, Tues - Thurs: 5pm - 12am, Fri: 5pm - 2am, Sat: 2pm - 2am, Sun: 2pm - 8pm
Location: 72 Dunlop Street East
Description: Barrie's First Retro Arcade Bar. Unlimited Plays for $5. Get all your friends together to eat and play your favourite 80’s arcade or pinball game in Downtown Barrie! 

MacLaren Art Centre
Cost:
 Suggested admission - $5.00
Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri: 10am - 5pm; Wed: 10am to 7pm; Sat & Sun: 10am - 4pm
Location: 37 Mulcaster Street, Barrie
Description: Take in a little art while in Barrie. The MacLaren Art Centre has a permanent collection of works by contemporary Canadian artists and offers world class exhibitions year-round. Enjoy lunch on the garden patio!


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