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Children's Museum of New Hampshire

6 Washington St, (Gps Setting for Parking: 10 Henry Law Ave), Dover, NH 03820-3814
+1 603-742-2002
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Different venue for a child's birthday party

Something different in the Dover, NH area for a kid's b-day party. Alot of interesting exhibits and... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2016
akaAnthi
See a part of New Hampshire History

I first found out about this trip when I accompanied my children on a field trip for American... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2016
VM1168
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“Grandparents taking Grand Kids Out”
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“Lots of fun for all ages”
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6 Washington St, (Gps Setting for Parking: 10 Henry Law Ave), Dover, NH 03820-3814
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+1 603-742-2002

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Reviewed 27 November 2016

Something different in the Dover, NH area for a kid's b-day party. Alot of interesting exhibits and activities.

Thank akaAnthi
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I first found out about this trip when I accompanied my children on a field trip for American History. We were picked up by a trolly (Which I did not know we had in Dover) and taken to the Museum. The children enjoyed it and...More

Thank VM1168
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I had a family membership with kids ages 5 and 3 this past year. We visited the museum many times and while it helped find us something to do during the winter months, I would rate this as average for a children's museum in a...More

Thank ToodleOn
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We had a wonderful time! Kids were 8 and 3 and they especially loved the interactive displays! They were visiting from their home state of Hawaii (with their parents) and lucky for us they were able to expend a lot of energy during our visit....More

Thank M L
Reviewed 23 August 2016

It was a wonderful place to go. The kids had fun. It is smaller then other ones that I have been too. There were still lots of things to do. They had staff walking around if you had questions. One thing was that some of...More

Thank cdngirl70
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We went to the Children's Museum on a road trip from ME to CT, because my sons (aged 2.5 and 6) were getting antsy in the car. The museum does not have a large "footprint" but they really make a *great* use of space. There...More

Thank Alison K
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I think this is the best Children's museum I've come across even if it is not the largest. Plenty of exhibits and some really smart ones, such as the brain wave competition, and the build your own flyer. The new sandbox is inspired, and a...More

Thank rediffusion
Reviewed 25 July 2016

My children love visiting the children's museum and were thrilled to find a new exhibit in the prehistoric section. The sandbox let's children see different continents projected onto the sand.

Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is a relatively small museum. There is a limited amount of free parking outside, and nearby metered parking. A new outdoor exploration area is under construction. Our grandkids love this place. The activities seem best geared from toddler to about 8. Kids can spend...More

Thank L9393NIrobertm
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I have an annual membership and take my granddaughter often. they have a great selection of interactive activities. a great website for calendar of events so you can plan ahead. great location for in-town walking.

Thank gigiles
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chucksmith1962
Are you open Columbus Day
8 October 2016|
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Jeanne M
Would 14 year old boys find the museum interesting or is it for much younger children?
21 August 2015|
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Response from NHChildMuseum | Property representative |
Hi Jeanne, while the majority of our visitors are younger, between the ages of six months to 8 years, a lot of older kids do find our exhibits fun. There's a lot of fun technology used in many of our exhibits, and the Muse... More
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Pat H
Can you bring in your own lunch?
9 June 2015|
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Response from NHChildMuseum | Property representative |
Yes, the Children's Museum of NH has an indoor snack area and you can bring your own food. We also have a park with benches and picnic tables outside for nice weather days.
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