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Great place for young children

Rainy or hot day this is the place to go. Lots of activities for kids to use the imagination and... read more

Reviewed today
Julie A. C
via mobile
Great fun

This was not what I expected of a museum ( being English). Staffed by enthusiastic volunteers this... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2018
John C
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The Coastal Children’s Museum is dedicated to providing children ages 2-9 and their families the opportunity to explore, discover and learn through play about the natural world, the arts and sciences and the diversity of Maine’s coast.Our Core...more
75 Mechanic St, Sharp's Point South, Rockland, ME 04841-3513
+1 207-596-0300
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Reviewed today via mobile

Rainy or hot day this is the place to go. Lots of activities for kids to use the imagination and develop there creativity.

Thank Julie A. C
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

This was not what I expected of a museum ( being English). Staffed by enthusiastic volunteers this venue offers loads of different play/experience areas for children up to 12 to interact with. With other families around children learn to relate with piers and have a...More

Thank John C
Reviewed March 9, 2018

MY grandchildren just love this lovely, creative nook in the world. So many fun activities, ever changing craft activities, fish tank, musical instruments, and the ever favorite... the kitchen/grocery store. If my kids lived closer I would have a membership for sure.

Thank Ginnie F
Reviewed September 7, 2017

This was a perfect place to take our grandchildren ages 3 and 5. The museum has rooms filled with interactive and educational displays. We were totally pleased with it and the staff and will visit it again when they come back to Maine. We had...More

Thank bigal435
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

We were looking for something to do near Rockland, ME that our children would enjoy. Both are toddlers and had a great time. I wouldn't classify this place as a museum. Just a bunch of rooms with different themes. There are a bunch of fish/crab...More

Thank James282988
Reviewed August 2, 2017

My three year old girl has been to this great little gem on the south side of Rockland. Lots of interactive stuff for children in the preschool age. This place rivals the Portland children's museum as far as local exhibits. The puzzles are fun for...More

Thank Trustfundkid
Reviewed July 6, 2017

The museum was a nice find on a rainy day. Although modest in size, our 2 and 4 year old grandchildren found plenty to do for a couple of hours, and the staff was both friendly and helpful. Older children will have trouble finding things...More

Thank CTtourist91
Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

We keep coming back to the Coastal Children's Museum year after year, and are always delighted by it. Our kids - who range from 9 to 1 - can easily and happily kill a couple of hours there, making it a nice break from some...More

Thank littlebird75
Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Went an hour and a half before closing, kids had a ton of fun. Actually lost track of time playing. Something great for kids!

Thank Catherine F
Reviewed June 25, 2016

The museum is about 1 mile south of Rockland. year round it is open from Wednesday- Sunday. For July and August they add Tuesdays. As a small nonprofit, it is well worth the admission fee. This is a small facility which has covered every inch...More

Thank cdmarg
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