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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Hands On Science

Thursday Afternoons, 3:00-4:15 Hands-On Science After School is a weekly science program for elementary school students (5-8). Each program immerses students in the world of science, encouraging them to be inquisitive and curious about their universe. Join us as we learn to explore and discover through hands-on experimentation. Practice designing and testing your own experiments, learn useful vocabulary to help explain what you see,
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Closed

Due to the weather, we will be closing at 1:00 on December 12th.


Halloween Party

Join us on Saturday, October 21st at the museum for spooky activities, crafts, and story time throughout the day. All activities are free with admission. Costumes encouraged!


Vote for us!

Votes needed! We were selected as one of 200 nationwide finalists in State Farm’s Neighborhood Assist grant-giving program. This means we have an opportunity to win $25,000 to launch a mobile “Museum without Walls,” bringing high-quality museum fun on the road throughout central Maine. Now we need your votes to make this happen! Give us your 10 votes today and everyday Aug.16-25. Recruit friends, family
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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, September 22nd at Vaughan Field Dog Park in Hallowell, from 1:00 – 4:00. There will be music by Jonah Howard! Free admission. Sponsored by        


The Chuck Calligan Memorial Golf Open

  The Chuck Calligan Memorial Golf Open, to benefit the Children’s Discovery Museum in Augusta, will be held Monday June 26th, 2016 at the Augusta Country Club. Chuck connected with and was appreciated by many in our community. He was an active and dedicated citizen and volunteer to the Augusta area, serving on the Children’s Discovery Museum board in its very early stages. The
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