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Children's Museum of New Hampshire

6 Washington St, (Gps Setting for Parking: 10 Henry Law Ave), Dover, NH 03820-3814
+1 603-742-2002
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Very impressed with exhibits and use of space.

I had the day off with my kids (5 and 8) but our plans fell apart so I was looking for something... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
YoungFamily01420
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Fitchburg, Massachusetts
via mobile
Grandparents taking Grand Kids Out

If,you have children or grandchildren under 8 this is a great venue. It's really aimed at under 8... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Peter H
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Acton, MA
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The Children's Museum of New Hampshire invites families to explore amazing creative exhibits that make learning fun. Discover dinosaurs, submarine, aerodynamics, brain waves, music, art, nature and more. Special area for babies and toddlers upstairs. Riverfront setting with playground, benches and picnic tables. Open year round with special events, classes, performances and workshops. Fall/Winter/Spring Hours: Tues-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12-5pm. Summer Hours (mid-June - Labor Day): Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12-5pm.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
1 week ago
“Very impressed with exhibits and use of space.”
18 May 2017
“Grandparents taking Grand Kids Out”
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6 Washington St, (Gps Setting for Parking: 10 Henry Law Ave), Dover, NH 03820-3814
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+1 603-742-2002
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the day off with my kids (5 and 8) but our plans fell apart so I was looking for something different that we had never done before. My first reaction when I walked in was that it was really small and probably wasn't...More

Thank YoungFamily01420
Reviewed 18 May 2017

If,you have children or grandchildren under 8 this is a great venue. It's really aimed at under 8, focus on totlders to 7. They do a wonderful job of hands on exhibits, creative investigation (find the dinosaurs, paleo excavation), and the post office! And then...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The Children's Museum of New Hampshire is a fantastic spot to bring children, adult and grandparents. There are lots of interactive events for all ages. The sit right outside Henry Law Park and what a great picnic lunch spot. During the summer they hold concert...More

Thank shergirl
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit with my two year old granddaughter! There is so much to do there to interest toddlers and pre-school age children! My granddaughter loves the play kitchen, the sand area, and the area that looks out over the river! She also...More

1  Thank motherofbride19
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Very well done. Nice areas for the children to interact with all the activities. Very nice learning store to purchase items.

Thank dianasF1415RY
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Took the twins for an afternoon on a Sunday, OMG what a blast they had ! There is so much for children to do there , we didn't really even scratch the surface as far as the interactive exhibits go , we will sign up...More

Thank thorshammer36
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Lots to see and do at this Children's museum in this great New England town. Visited for the first time with my daughter and granddaughter on her birthday. From the Dinosaur exhibits to the hands on music machine, lots for the kids to touch and...More

Thank Romelle11
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This is a fun indoor activity with lots of interaction exhibits. Geared more towards young toddlers - 10+ years old would likely get bored quickly.

Thank John C
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Stimulating way to educate and entertain your kids. Well lighted, friendly staff , professionally managed.Plenty of hands on displays. Down town and parks within easy walking distance. Charming New England town.

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 11 January 2017

This museum is definitely worth your time. It has different exhibits, more than you ever would expect. It has something of everything, all related to either Dover or New Hampshire. I won't go into detail, you need to go and see yourself. You also will...More

Thank Karen C
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Jeanne M
Would 14 year old boys find the museum interesting or is it for much younger children?
21 August 2015|
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Response from NHChildMuseum | Property representative |
Hi Jeanne, while the majority of our visitors are younger, between the ages of six months to 8 years, a lot of older kids do find our exhibits fun. There's a lot of fun technology used in many of our exhibits, and the Muse... More
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Pat H
Can you bring in your own lunch?
8 June 2015|
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Response from NHChildMuseum | Property representative |
Yes, the Children's Museum of NH has an indoor snack area and you can bring your own food. We also have a park with benches and picnic tables outside for nice weather days.
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