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Children's Discovery Museum

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Address: 171 Capitol Street, Suite 2, Augusta, ME 04330
Phone Number: 207-622-2209
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Arts and crafts
Description: A good rainy day attraction offering crafts and exhibits.

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Great place for kids - inexpensive

i took my grandson here we had a blast. It was a budget operations. But he had so much fun riding the tractors an things like that. They painted his face - he loved it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
chino631
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Augusta, Maine

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Augusta, Maine
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

i took my grandson here we had a blast. It was a budget operations. But he had so much fun riding the tractors an things like that. They painted his face - he loved it.

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Vassalboro, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This activity is for up to about age 10 or so. Not really anything i would take teenagers to. The little ones love it. Keeps them busy.

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Hampden, Maine
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33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

At first, deceptively simple. The kids had to be DRAGGED away after 2 hours. A veterinary office suspiciously close to a diner. A pneumatic tube from a bank to a race car. A real steam shovel! They have a quiet zone, and the areas are cordoned off by waist high partitions. I was blown away by all the creativity this... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Our granddaughter had her 4th birthday party here and it was absolutely perfect!! At that age, nothing organized works but there was so much here to keep them having fun, I wished I was little too! Even our grandson, who was 8, had fun!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Would be a lot better if the older woman at the desk actually greeted us when we came in. Instead, she grumbles under her breath, "Why aren't these kids in school today?!" when our home school group comes in. Too pricey for one room, and why do adults have to pay?! That's a first. Seems aimed at young toddlers. Definitely... More 

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Fort Bragg, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

One big room but our kids (2 and 6) loved it on a rainy day. Adults have to pay admission which is a first for us having visited many kids museums.

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Augusta, Maine, United States
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36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is a great place to teach your child socialization skills. There are many activities and learning toys for the kids to play with. There is a tree house, books to read, a kitchen that is set up like a restaurant, a bank, there is a construction vehicle in the building that the kids can climb on, a train set... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

My 5 and 6 year olds had a great time! It was hard getting them to leave! Their 9 year old cousin was there with them and he seemed to have a good time as well, but that might be the maximum age I would recommend for this place. Lots of fun exhibits for such a small space.

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

If your child is under the age of 8 and loves to play make believe - this place is perfect. It has about 20 activity areas that are perfect for a rainy day break. Its hidden in a shopping center and the word Museum is misleading - think more like a children's play gym - with toys set ups donated... More 

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Portland, Maine, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

as a childrens dicovery museum it is very well fitted with interesting things for children to explore but it is very small and after about two visits the children tire of going there. why not expand it?

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Additional Information about Children's Discovery Museum

Address: 171 Capitol Street, Suite 2, Augusta, ME 04330
Phone Number: 207-622-2209
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Augusta
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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