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 8th, 2019 from 6:00 -8:00 $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.

All month long in Feb

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