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Maine Discovery Museum

74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401-6304
+1 207-262-7200
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Great place for kids!

Three floors of great activities and things to explore for children. The gift shop has lots of... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2017
Mom_to_fiv3
Great fun. Needs some tlc

Brought my Granddaughter on a rainy day. Tons to see and do but many electrical powered displays... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2017
Kevin M
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Bangor, Maine
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Three floors, eight major exhibits, daily educational programs, and Too Much Fun!
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“moon room” (7 reviews)
“rainy day” (10 reviews)
“three floors” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401-6304
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+1 207-262-7200
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Reviewed December 23, 2017

Three floors of great activities and things to explore for children. The gift shop has lots of great items and being downtown means you can make a "day" of it with lunch out!

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Reviewed September 14, 2017

Brought my Granddaughter on a rainy day. Tons to see and do but many electrical powered displays not working with no apparent plan to repair. Alot of scratched walls that need repair and paint. Fortunately , my Granddaughter is not even 2 and doesn't understand...More

Thank Kevin M
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Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect, but it's much bigger than you might expect. Great price and very interesting exhibits.

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Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

I love this museum! I've been taking my grand baby here since he was 4 months old! He just adored splashing with the boats in the ever running 'river'! And as he grew we explored more and more! It was fun to watch him enjoy...More

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Reviewed June 7, 2017

During our stay in Bar Harbor, we knew that our kids needed a change of pace from the national park. So we read the TripAdvisor reviews for this museum and drove up here for a day trip. They loved it, from being able to climb...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2017

This is a great children's museum. It's not huge and "science-y" like Indianapolis or St Louis, but I like that it is unique and totally geared toward Maine. There's a whole area dedicated to waterways and animals, another dedicated to children's storybooks (ride in Burt...More

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Reviewed April 30, 2017

Good Museum, the kids loved it, and a fair amount to do. Nothing space age, but again something to keep your kids busy for a few hours. Mine were 6 and 7 and they had a good time. They loved the "water works" area and...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2017

We used to go here when kids were younger. It's not amazing, but the kids always wanted to go back, sop that says something. Parking is a challenge.

Thank nblobstr
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

This is a hands on fun place for kids and adults both. One can spend a whole day here. There is a lunch room where one can eat and relax between enjoying all the exhibits.

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Reviewed January 10, 2017

My family and I didn't get to this Museum this trip to Bangor but have visited twice before. This is an excellent place to take children as it has alot to offer.

Thank Paula O
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Its closed on Mondays
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