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Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut

409 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-3103
+1 860-691-1111
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You've gotta take your pre-school kids here!

a grandfather (Pop Pop) now, I have taken our 2 grandsons here multiple times. educational without... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
Lou C
Waterford, Connecticut
Lots of activities and fun for kids

This was our first visit. They have two rooms with lots of activities for children to engage in... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Gloria H
Fairfield, Connecticut
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Make Discoveries!The Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut is a hands-on, interactive, educational place for children ages 9 and under to let their imaginations soar. Explore the Discovery Room featuring the Museum’s resident critters and science-based activities. Visit the Imagination Station and pilot a fishing boat, build skyscrapers with giant foam blocks, hop into an authentic fire truck cab, or explore the global market. Outdoor areas delight youngsters with a real tree house, obstacle course, whale drum, climbing wall, performing stage, and kid-sized zipline! Open year-round.
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  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“outdoor area” (4 reviews)
“rainy day” (4 reviews)
“fire engine” (4 reviews)
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409 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-3103
+1 860-691-1111
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

a grandfather (Pop Pop) now, I have taken our 2 grandsons here multiple times. educational without them realizing it

Thank Lou C
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit. They have two rooms with lots of activities for children to engage in. Some of the activities include a market, tug boat, fire engine, building sets. There is also an outdoor area with slides and a tree house. My granddaughter...More

Thank Gloria H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We took our 6 year old grandson here and although he enjoyed it, I personally, as a retired teacher, felt it is more for toddler age to 5 age appropriate. It is not very big but does have hands on activities. There are a few...More

Thank Grammie131
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

First impromptu visit to this museum located in an older building on the Main Street in downtown Niantic. Nicely decorated submarine out in front of the building. Very inexpensive compared with most museums/attractions. ($7 versus $15-30 for many others throughout the state). Our 5 yo...More

Thank BillP1123
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Definitely a great stop with kids. Very Interesting layout and distractions. Everyone was very entertained!

Thank dgdayana
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This place is perfect to let your children imagination run wild. From dressing up as a fireman to run their own market this place is what you need when you want your kids to burn out some steam. Better and cheaper than Chukee cheeses.

Thank Rivera F
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This place is not your typical children museum. This is an old structure converted into a huge play ground with interactive activities as a fire engine, huge building blocks and such. This place is extremely cheap so you can have your young ones have a...More

Thank Danny R
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Our grandchildren ages 3 and 7 really loved visiting this museum. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Loved the activities that encourage imagination. There are so many things to do outdoors as well as indoors. There are a variety of educational as well as...More

Thank REW135
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This clean and well designed children's museum offers a variety of fun activities for children where imagination is encouraged. Indoors, outdoors, sensory stimulation, art, animals and even more things to do.

Thank Feike v
Reviewed 8 August 2016

My daughter is 8 and she still loves going here. It is a bit young for her. Children aged 0-5 would truly get the most out of this museum. Its a very nice addition to Niantic. And definitely good if you get a rainy day...More

Thank Meghann G
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