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The Coastal Children’s Museum is dedicated to providing children ages 1-9 and their families the opportunity to explore, discover and learn through play about the natural world, the arts and sciences and the diversity of Maine’s coast. Children (and...more
Hours Today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
75 Mechanic St, Sharp's Point South, Rockland, ME 04841-3513
Had no idea what to expect from the Coastal Children's Museum, but our grandson thoroughly enjoyed the many rooms and activities. He started with the ship climbing structure, and loved pulling up the pulley full of fish, then sliding down the pole. The store held...More
This was not what I expected of a museum ( being English). Staffed by enthusiastic volunteers this venue offers loads of different play/experience areas for children up to 12 to interact with. With other families around children learn to relate with piers and have a...More
MY grandchildren just love this lovely, creative nook in the world. So many fun activities, ever changing craft activities, fish tank, musical instruments, and the ever favorite... the kitchen/grocery store. If my kids lived closer I would have a membership for sure.
This was a perfect place to take our grandchildren ages 3 and 5. The museum has rooms filled with interactive and educational displays. We were totally pleased with it and the staff and will visit it again when they come back to Maine. We had...More
We were looking for something to do near Rockland, ME that our children would enjoy. Both are toddlers and had a great time. I wouldn't classify this place as a museum. Just a bunch of rooms with different themes. There are a bunch of fish/crab...More
My three year old girl has been to this great little gem on the south side of Rockland. Lots of interactive stuff for children in the preschool age. This place rivals the Portland children's museum as far as local exhibits. The puzzles are fun for...More
The museum was a nice find on a rainy day. Although modest in size, our 2 and 4 year old grandchildren found plenty to do for a couple of hours, and the staff was both friendly and helpful. Older children will have trouble finding things...More
We keep coming back to the Coastal Children's Museum year after year, and are always delighted by it. Our kids - who range from 9 to 1 - can easily and happily kill a couple of hours there, making it a nice break from some...More