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Coastal Children's Museum = Fun for Young Children

Had no idea what to expect from the Coastal Children's Museum, but our grandson thoroughly enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
GFWCGardener
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Hudson, New Hampshire
Great place for young children

Rainy or hot day this is the place to go. Lots of activities for kids to use the imagination and... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
julieac2016
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Grantham, New Hampshire
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The Coastal Children’s Museum is dedicated to providing children ages 2-9 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.Our Core...more
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75 Mechanic St, Sharp's Point South, Rockland, ME 04841-3513
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GFWCGardener
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Rainy or hot day this is the place to go. Lots of activities for kids to use the imagination and develop there creativity.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank julieac2016
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank John C
Reviewed 9 March 2018

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.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Ginnie F
Reviewed 7 September 2017

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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank bigal435
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Lead2829
Reviewed 3 August 2017

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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Trustfundkid
Reviewed 7 July 2017

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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank WStourist91
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank littlebird75
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Went an hour and a half before closing, kids had a ton of fun. Actually lost track of time playing. Something great for kids!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Catherine F
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