Indoor Mini Golf Near NYC: 10 Courses in New York and New Jersey for Family Fun

Golf with Red, Bomb, Chuck, and the Pigs at Angry Birds Not-So Mini Golf, located inside American Dream Mall. Photo by Gina Massaro
Golf with Red, Bomb, Chuck, and the Pigs at Angry Birds Not-So Mini Golf, located inside American Dream Mall. Photo by Gina Massaro

If your kids are aching to play mini golf, but the weather's not quite right for an outdoor rendezvous, consider an indoor mini-golf course near New York City. At these attraction-filled spots in New Jersey, upstate New York, Long Island, and even the five boroughs, you can keep everyone warm, cozy, and entertained while you work on your putt-putt skills.

Whether you want to play a round on a glow-in-the-dark mini-golf course, or play alongside the Angry Birds gang, we've found 10 local indoor mini golf courses to explore. Find more local places to play in our Guide to Kids' Sports Centers, Gyms, and Fun Zones.

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Many of these indoor mini-golf courses near NYC are part of bigger complexes that include arcades and other activities like rock climbing or laser tag, making them destinations for a full day of fun. They elevate mini golf with blacklights or glow-in-the-dark holes and animated obstacles.

Indoor Mini Golf in New York City

Jewish Children’s Museum – Crown Heights, Brooklyn

The fifth floor of the Jewish Children’s Museum in Crown Heights houses the ‘Six Holes of Life’ mini-golf course where children can play six holes of miniature golf while learning about major Jewish life events including baby naming, bar mitzvahs, and weddings.

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Shipwrecked Mini Golf is located in Red Hook, Brooklyn
Shipwrecked Mini Golf offers a full glow-in-the-dark course, plus plenty more family-friendly fun, with an arcade, escape rooms, and more. 

Shipwrecked NYC – Red Hook, Brooklyn

Shipwrecked is an immersive mini-golf experience that takes you on an adventure through four themed areas complete with theatrical scenery, lights, and sound. The 18-hole course is entirely ADA compliant and fully recycled, having been moved in its entirety from a defunct mini-golf park in Maryland!

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Located inside the Palisades Center Mall, Space Adventure Mini Golf is the largest indoor mini-golf course on the East Coast
Located inside the Palisades Center Mall, Space Adventure Mini Golf is the largest indoor mini-golf course on the East Coast. 

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Space Adventure Mini Golf – West Nyack

This 18-hole mini-golf course covers 7,000-square-feet and is the largest indoor mini-golf course on the East Coast. This blacklight course is filled with alien landscapes, spaceships, and astronauts. Kids need ingenuity to navigate around the alien obstacles. An arcade and laser tag arena are opening soon.

Glowgolf – Garden City

Located in the Roosevelt Field Mall, Glowgolf ups the indoor mini-golf ante with a course of 28 glow-in-the-dark holes. This location also has a laser maze where kids can try twisting and contorting their way through a web of lasers before time runs out.

DC Sports – Wappingers Falls

DC Sports is packed with fun family activities including outdoor mini golf, golf simulators, sand volleyball with live music (in the summer), bumper boats, an arcade, and this indoor, nine-hole, blacklight mini-golf course. It’s $8 per person to play as many rounds as you like. If you've got little ones, take note: It's completely FREE for kids ages 5 and younger.

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Medieval Fantasy Mini Golf
Medieval Fantasy Mini Golf offers open-air putt putt protected from the elements on the Ocean City boardwalk.

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Medieval Fantasy Mini Golf – Ocean City

At Medieval Fantasy Mini Golf, 19 elaborate glow-in-the-dark holes take you through a looney library, a tipsy tavern, a kooky classroom, and a dark dragons’ den while wizards, knights, and dragons of all sizes watch your progress. Medieval Fantasy Mini Golf has an indoor/outdoor set-up; some holes are inside while others are shielded from the elements by a roof but have open sides so you can enjoy the ocean views while playing your round. Hours vary by season; bookmark its Facebook page for current hours.

Blacklight Mini Golf – East Rutherford

The Blacklight Mini Golf at the day-trip-worthy American Dream Mall offers 18 holes of intergalactic fun! Explore the space-themed course with astronauts, planets, satellites, and neon illuminated obstacles that take you right out of this world.

Angry Birds Not-So Mini-Golf – East Rutherford

For a completely different mini-golf experience, American Dream is also home to an Angry Birds mini-golf course with 18 indoor holes featuring all your kids’ favorite characters from the iconic game—and plenty of fabulous photo-ops.

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Pirates of Wildwood Mini Golf
Pirates of Wildwood Mini Golf features both glow-in-the-dark and 3D technology.

Pirates of Wildwood Mini Golf – Wildwood

At Pirates of Wildwood, golfers are given a set of 3D glasses in addition to a putter and golf ball. These glasses bring the glow-in-the-dark, pirate-themed course to life. Located right on the boardwalk, this 18-hole course costs just $7 per person and is guaranteed to eat up some time on a bad weather day! At just $7 per person, this is a unique way to spend a day out of the elements if you’re in Wildwood. Pirates of Wildwood is open daily from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend and on weekends in April, May, and September.

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Monster Mini Golf
Monster Mini Golf offers glow-in-the-dark mini-golf courses at a variety of locations in the tristate area.

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Monster Mini Golf – Multiple Locations

Monster Mini Golf is a well-known chain with multiple locations across New Jersey, Westchester, and Long Island. Each location has a custom-designed, glow-in-the-dark course with animated monsters greeting golfers at each hole. Attractions vary by location but arcades, bowling, and laser mazes plus an in-house DJ keep kids entertained after they're done putting. Prices start at $12 per child and combination tickets are offered.

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