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

Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 171 Capitol Street, Suite 2, Augusta, ME 04330
Phone Number: 207-622-2209
Website
Improve this listing
Today
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
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.

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 30 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 10
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
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
,
Augusta, Maine

Similar Things to Do in Augusta

Add Photo Write a Review

30 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Augusta, Maine
Level Contributor
16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Vassalboro, Maine
Level Contributor
5 reviews
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hampden, Maine
Level Contributor
42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Level Contributor
15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 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!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Level Contributor
16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Augusta, Maine, United States
Level Contributor
36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Orlando, Florida
Level Contributor
34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Portland, Maine, United States
Level Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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?

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Children's Discovery Museum also viewed

 

Been to Children's Discovery Museum? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Children's Discovery Museum staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?