Need a Night Out?

Yes, I really mean a night out WITHOUT the children! Our annual Polar Express-themed Date Night is scheduled for December 16th this month; just in time for a night of gift shopping or relaxing before the holidays! Drop your kids off with our wonderful staff and volunteers from 5:30 – 8:00 for activities and dinner provided. $15/child, $12/sibling. Pre-registration is required. This event is
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Money! Money! Money!

We want to help your kids learn about money!! When? Tuesdays after school from 3:30 – 4:30pm, March 10th – April 14th What is the cost? IT IS FREE!!! Yes FREE! Simply call us at 622-2209 to sign up. Space is limited. We will play fun games, talk about needs and wants, what kinds of businesses are in our community, have fun creating our
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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! He would have been 111 years old on Monday, March 2nd! Even though we are not open Mondays here at CDM, we can’t pass up the opportunity to celebrate such an important author in the lives of our children! So, we are dedicating our activities for the REST OF THE WEEK to the dearly departed Theodor “Dr. Seuss” Geisel. Tuesday
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Book and Bake Sale February 19th 6 – 8pm

On Thursday, February 19th, come buy some new to you books! (and yummy goodies to enjoy!)  Our Book and Bake Sale is open 6 – 8pm, with free admission into the museum.  Items priced between 10 cents and $2 each.  Hope to see you!


Author Visit Scheduled 2/19 Postponed

Due to the snow storm, we will be postponing our Maine Children’s Book Author, Barbara Walsh, visit from today at 11am to Saturday at 1pm.  Plan to see her on Saturday! As for the museum, we WILL open today at 10!  See you for some play, learn and grow time! The Book and Bake Sale scheduled for this evening 6 – 8pm is still ON!
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Daily Admission Prices increasing on Feb. 1, 2015

We have made the hard decision to increase our daily admission prices as of 2/1/2015.  The last increase was over 5 years ago.  Membership prices will NOT increase, and so you may find it more beneficial to purchase a membership and come as often as you would like to in a year!  Visit our Membership Page for more information. Current daily admission price per
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February Break

February Break is FUN at CDM! Monday, Feb. 16th  OPEN 10 – 4 for President’s Day activities throughout the day Tuesday, Feb. 17th OPEN 10 – 4 “Music & Imagination”  Crayon Clay Play at 1pm, Music with Professor Smartypants at 2pm Wednesday, Feb. 18th OPEN 10 – 4 “Happy & Healthy” Plant Part Salad with Food Corps at 11am, Nutrition Detective with Roxanne at
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Open for Martin Luther King Day!

Come celebrate MLK Day with us, open 10:00-4:00. We’ll have special activities going on all day to celebrate friendship, respect, community and the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther Kings Jr.


February Break

We’ve got quite the lineup of guests & special activities all week long. Check back soon for a detailed schedule, but expect more superheros, stories, yummy food, egg-drops and more!


Zumbathon for CDM

Zumbathon to Benefit CDM!  Saturday, January 10th from 6 – 9pm at The Buker Center in Augusta! Ditch the Workout and Join the Party–all for a good cause1  Several talented instructors will be there and come together in support of this great non-profit organization.  100% of the proceeds to benefit The Children’s Discovery Museum.  Suggested donation is $15.