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Maine Discovery Museum

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Address: 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401
Phone Number: (207) 262-7200
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Very Imaginative and Fun

I was very impressed with this museum. It provided at least a couple of hours of fun for our five year old. I especially loved going inside books with the life size recreations... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
New Brunswick, Canada
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Bangor, Maine
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A huge variety of interactive exhibits with something for everyone. Kids can spend hours here having fun while learning.

Thank northwoods99
Houlton, Maine
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65 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

We took our 7-year-old granddaughter to the museum as part of an experience birthday. After 1 1/2 hours we had to drag her away. There were so many things to do and see that she didn't want to leave.

Thank Wayne B
Winterport, Maine, United States
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48 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

What a great time my niece and nephew had when we took them. They didn't want to leave! Lots of things to do and it definitely kept their attention.

Thank AnnRonco
Atlanta, Georgia
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

The reviews made us think we would be staying the day there. We had a 2, 5, 6 and 10 year old. We spent 1.5 hours there. I'm a patient guy as well. They had some neat stuff, but nothing that would engage the kids interest for more than a couple of minutes. When we walked in, someone was describing... More 

Thank goldpanjac
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

This was one of the best gifts I ever gave my grandson and his family. We use the family pass all the time

Thank WinterportFan
Bangor, Maine
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175 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

If you love watching your children play and interact and not even aware they are learning, you love our little museum. There are several floors of fun and places for direct interaction for each child. It is reasonably priced and you can stay all day. We live here and we go frequently

Thank Lo3rn
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477 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

worth a morning or afternoon plenty for all to do stop in an have a fun day. plenty to keep the small ones going or a few hours.try it you'll like it

Thank thedipman
New Brunswick, Canada
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106 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I was very impressed with this museum. It provided at least a couple of hours of fun for our five year old. I especially loved going inside books with the life size recreations. The price seemed fair. It was much nicer and bigger than other children's museums I have visited.

Thank CndnFlagOnBckpck
Hampden, Maine
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43 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Plenty to do, lots to see. There are areas that are quieter for kids on the Autism Spectrum to go and chill on each floor. The baseball room on the first floor, the library or concession areas on the second, and a dino dig area on the third floor. No guarantee of privacy, but these areas seem to be the... More 

Thank Liz_McCullen
Southington, Connecticut
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107 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Had a great visit with the kids and it does not take that long with those that have short attention spans!!

Thank Dirk6460

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