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Children's Museum of New Hampshire

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great for the Kids

This is a childrens museum in the heart of Dover a lot of action for small children and many... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Gloucester, Massachusetts
Fun for Young Children

The Children's Museum has a good variety of exhibits for young children. Although we have not seen... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
West Simsbury, Connecticut
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The Children's Museum of New Hampshire invites families to explore amazing creative exhibits that make learning fun. Discover dinosaurs, submarine, aerodynamics, brain waves, music, art, nature and more. Special area for babies and toddlers...more
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6 Washington St, (Gps Setting for Parking: 10 Henry Law Ave), Dover, NH 03820-3814
+1 603-742-2002
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All reviews post office all ages across the street interactive exhibits great place for young kids green screen outdoor playground river exhibit free parking parking lot lots of fun few hours cold winter day i'd recommend type activities birthday parties great place to go
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a childrens museum in the heart of Dover a lot of action for small children and many activities to keep them occupied There are 2 levels in the building and you will see a lot of kids running in both directions there is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Children's Museum has a good variety of exhibits for young children. Although we have not seen much of an attempt to introduce new exhibits into the mix, the standards will keep kids occupied for a couple of hours, and the playground outside adds to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 14, 2019

It is small but ACTION PACKED for young children from toddlers to 7 +. Perfect if you have a few hours to spare and need some educational play for your children. We loved it. Easy to oversea if you have several children of different age...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 30, 2019

Took my grandson and he had a ball.. Lots of exhibits to explore and many more to explore when he gets bigger.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank juliemG6905CZ
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

This is a very good venue to take young children to explore and to play. Well worth the trip. Many activities for children - best time seems to be early afternoon then it gets really busy.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

We first visited last year while on holiday in North Conway. We loved it so much, we plan our routes around getting a stop there. So much fun stuff to do for kids and many exhibits seem to change regularly. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Harte_Family
Reviewed October 26, 2018

Took our 20 month year old granddaughter here. She had a blast, and so did we! The exhibits are excellent and very creative. If you are an Active Duty Servicemember, or Veteran, the Museum offers a healthy discount. Enthusiastically recommended for children of all ages....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HeloShark
Reviewed August 23, 2018

So Maine was supposed to have a thunderstorm on Wednesday, August 22. Not good for a trip to Canobie Lake Park, which was what we had planned. We decided on the Children's Museum of NH as Plan B. It didn't rain but the grandkids LOVED...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DaveP2010
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Visited for first time with a 15 month and 2 yr old. Amazingly had to pay $10 for each of them as well as $10 per adult. Found the museum to be run down, somewhat dirty and several exhibits broken/closed. In addition there is a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kat s
Neva C, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of New Hampshire, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your visit. We do offer discounts to anyone who holds an EBT Card (they get up to four family members in for $1/each) as well as discounts for retired and current military personnel and their families. We do our...More

Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

My husband & I took our kids, ages 6 & 2, and we all had a blast! There was so much to see and do for this age group, and it was also fun for us adults! If you go in the summer, you may...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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October 8, 2016|
Response from Neva C | Property representative |
Yes we are typically open on Columbus Day.
Jeanne M
August 21, 2015|
Response from Neva C | Property representative |
Hi Jeanne, while the majority of our visitors are younger, between the ages of six months to 8 years, a lot of older kids do find our exhibits fun. There's a lot of fun technology used in many of our exhibits, and the Muse... More
Pat H
June 8, 2015|
Response from Neva C | Property representative |
Yes, the Children's Museum of NH has an indoor snack area and you can bring your own food. We also have a park with benches and picnic tables outside for nice weather days.