Parade of Lights 2018

Did you know that the Children’s Discovery Museum organizes the Parade of Lights in downtown Waterville? Registration is now open! Downtown Waterville’s annual holiday parade held the evening after Thanksgiving has drawn thousands of families to Main Street for many years and serves as a fun and festive kickoff to the holiday season. What better time of the year to get together and show
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Movies in the Park

The Children’s Discovery Museum, Healthy Communities of The Capital Area and the Augusta Downtown Alliance invite you to join us for Movies in the Park – a free outdoor film series at Waterfront Park, this summer! Pull up a lawn chair and stake out your favorite patch of grass for four movies as we kick off an evening of fun under the stars. With a new movie each week,
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What Can You Find in our Hannaford Exhibit?

Visit this museum this summer for some quality family fun! We are open regular hours, even during camps. Plus, we have air conditioning for those sweltering summer days! One of our favorite (and longest-standing!) exhibits is our child-sized make-believe Hannaford exhibit where children can fill their carts with healthy foods like fresh produce, giant blocks of cheese, healthy drinks and lots of canned goods. Sort veggies
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Sunday, April 1st

We will be closed on Sunday, April 1st. Happy Easter!


Summer Camps

Our Summer Camp Schedule has been released! Check out all our camps by visiting: http://www.childrensdiscoverymuseum.org/summer-camps or clicking here


March 14th

Due to the weather, we will be CLOSED on Wed March 14th. Stay safe!


SMART Afterschool

Get your hands messy and your creative juices flowing as we mash together science and art in our new afterschool program!  Thursdays from 3:00-4:15. Spaced Out: March 22 – April 19 Ignite a curiosity for the great unknown with glow-in-the-dark experiments, nebula recreations, squishy planets and more! Larger Than Life April 26 – May 24 Using unusual materials and funky techniques, we’ll create our own 3D (& sometimes
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February Break

We have all sorts of fun this week and everything is free with admission! February Break, 2/18-2/23 Mon: Transform Creation Corner with group art at 11:00 Tue: Come meet Kirby, a visiting character from Gardiner Federal Credit Union, at 10:00 Wed: Family jam with Kennebec Music Together at 10:30 Thu: Family concert by Matt Loosigian at 11:00 Fri: Join Nick from Colby in making
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Play, Learn and GLOW!

It’s back! Come enjoy the magic of the museum in the dark, check out some super fun glow-in-the-dark activities, music, giveaways, and more – you won’t want to miss it! March 23rd, 2018 from 5:30 – 7:00 $12 per child ($10 for members!), with a free adult admission per child! (Additional adults are $5 each) Includes some goodies while supplies last! No preregistration required.


Annual Book Sale

Have some books to offload? We’ll take them! The museum is accepting donations for all types of books, any genre and for any age group. Donations may be dropped off Tuesday-Sunday during regular business hours during the months of January and February. Then, throughout the entire month of February, browse a variety of books at the Museum. Books are by donation, so pay what
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