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Children's Discovery Museum

Open Now: 11:00 - 16:00
Open today: 11:00 - 16:00
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The kids had a blast!

So this is the second or third time we have been here with our now 4 year old girls. This place is... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2018
Windham, Maine
via mobile
Great for very young children

This was great for the preschool aged children. My grandson is three and he had a wonderful time in... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
Ruth D
Groveland, Massachusetts
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  • Average19%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible5%
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A good rainy day attraction offering crafts and exhibits.
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171 Capitol St Ste 2, Augusta, ME 04330-6232
+1 207-622-2209
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

So this is the second or third time we have been here with our now 4 year old girls. This place is not large, but they somehow remained entertained for almost 2.5 hours! We used our reciprocal museum membership which gave us 50% off admission....More

Thank SingingOTune
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I took my son here who was 12 at the time, even though this place is meant for children much younger my son presents himself much younger than he is, he did enjoy almost every aspect of the museum from the big bulldozer to the...More

Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

This was great for the preschool aged children. My grandson is three and he had a wonderful time in all the areas. Must say they should maintain all areas so that they are all functioning. The bike that would turn the light on in the...More

Thank Ruth D
Reviewed 28 May 2017

this place is very small outdated and cost 2 much.....grandson ended up playing with lego's which he has a ton of at home once he got done doing other stuff only took a few mins ...we went to the lego's could have done that at...More

Thank lilacs_13
Reviewed 15 March 2017

unfortunately this place is really run down. The bank area has a computer in it but it doesn't work. The cash register for the store used to work, but doesn't any longer. They don't have any activities to do in the art area, just coloring...More

1  Thank emmaloushop
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The place was very clean, had enough interest and activity for young children. The hosts were very interesting and competent,

Thank Roger L
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This is a well designed activity center (museum is an aggressive description) with about a dozen fun things for kids (2-12). The pretend banking center has a real tube system like a bank drive-thru. My kids really enjoyed the pretend grocery store too.

1  Thank CJTD_CloverLeaf4
Reviewed 13 September 2016

always took my chilren hear for enjoyment and education.even adults can learn something.relaxing and safe.

1  Thank capcalzone
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Lots of toys set up In a big room. My grandchildren 5 and 3 thoroughly enjoyed the grocery store, Bank, manual train area. I enjoyed that there were places to sit. Good for a two hour activity but a little pricey. It was difficult to...More

Thank Joy E
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I came here with my nephews and they absolutely love playing and there's a lot for them to do. They also run special events which are a hit. However on the adult side it's not as much fun. First of all there's a fairly hefty...More

Thank Tara D
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