Celebrate Halloween with us!

Halloween is right around the corner, and at CDM we believe that Halloween is about more than just candy. Come celebrate with us!   Visit the museum on Saturday, October 26th for some spooky fun! We will have Healthy Halloween snacks available all day long, plus face painting, and guided activities at 11:00, 1:00 and 3:00. Thank you to Capitol Dental Care for helping to
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Wednesdays at 3:15

The museum is offering an exciting new session of classes that take place on the beautiful grounds of the Viles Arboretum! Like our summer program, Kids in the Woods After School incorporates activities from a variety of disciplines for fun, hands-on lessons about our natural world. We will learn about Maine planst and animals and find out what happens to them as the weather
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Members bring friends FOR FREE!

Hey members! Don’t miss Family and Friends Week – September 17th to the 22nd. When you visit during this week, you can bring two guests with you to enjoy the museum for FREE!

Fairies & Gnomes Festival

Join us for a magical afternoon of Fairies and Gnomes! Bring the whole family to enjoy child-friendly activities, like building gnome houses, fantasy face painting, fairy wands and more. The event will be held on Saturday, October 5th, 2019 at Vaughan Field Dog Park in Hallowell, from 1:00 – 4:00. Follow along for update on our Facebook Event Page! There will be music by
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Holiday Closure

***Please note the museum will be closed from July 4th-July 7th for the holiday weekend. Camps will resume on Monday July 8th and we will reopen to the public on Tuesday July 8th. Happy 4th!***

Feb Break

February Break! 2/18-2/22 All programs begin at 11:00 Mon: Experiment with ball ramps, paint, magnetic gears, and a giant geoboard! Tues: Check out and maneuver our collection of robots and circuits! Wed: pedal a stationary bike to blend a fruit-smoothie of your own design! Thurs: touch and hold a variety of animals, like snakes and lizards- you might learn a thing or two from
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Saturday, January 26th

On Saturday, January 26th, we will be opening early at 8:30am for a free morning of fun, must-know information, and GREAT deals! It’s a New Year and we want to share what’s happening, with new daily programs, new community partnerships, and new visions for growth in Kennebec County. Grab a cup of coffee and a muffin, let the kids take part in some cool
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Open on the First

We will be open on January 1st, 2019 from 10:00 – 4:00! Happy New Year! (We will not be open New Years Eve, December 31st, 2018)

Give the Gift of Play!

Countless studies show that experiences have the ability to bring us happiness, and much more than material goods. So why not give the children in your life the gift of play this year? Simply give us a call and we can process the purchase over the phone and mail them right to you. Whether it’s a membership for a full year of fun or
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Movies in the Park

The Children’s Discovery Museum 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, we
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