We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Children's Discovery Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
Review Highlights
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
SingingOTune
,
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
via mobile
Read all 51 reviews
14
All photos (14)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good25%
  • Average19%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible5%
11 Feb 2018
“The kids had a blast!”
9 Aug 2017
“This is a great place for young children!”
About
A good rainy day attraction offering crafts and exhibits.
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
See all hours
Contact
171 Capitol St Ste 2, Augusta, ME 04330-6232
Website
+1 207-622-2209
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (51)
Filter reviews
50 results
Traveller rating
15
13
10
9
3
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
15
13
10
9
3
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 50 reviews
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

Date of experience: February 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2016
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

Date of experience: July 2017
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this place is very small outdated and cost 2 much.....grandson ended up playing with lego's which he has a ton of at home once he got done doing other stuff only took a few mins ...we went to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

Date of experience: August 2016
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

Date of experience: September 2016
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,

Date of experience: March 2016
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.

Date of experience: October 2016
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.

Date of experience: October 2015
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

Date of experience: August 2016
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

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank 649tarad
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 9 nearby hotels
Senator Inn & Spa
873 reviews
.76 miles away
Quality Inn & Suites Maine Evergreen Hotel
728 reviews
1.03 miles away
Homewood Suites by Hilton Augusta
341 reviews
1.23 miles away
Hampton Inn Augusta
529 reviews
1.28 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 103 nearby restaurants
Sweet Chili Thai Restaurant
160 reviews
.48 miles away
Bagel Mainea
112 reviews
.34 miles away
Augusta House Of Pancakes
128 reviews
.13 miles away
Damon's
103 reviews
.56 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 30 nearby attractions
Maine State Museum
274 reviews
.55 miles away
State Capitol
96 reviews
.56 miles away
Capitol Park
22 reviews
.67 miles away
Sonny's Museum
15 reviews
.97 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Children's Discovery Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines