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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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Very Good for Kids under 5-6 years old

First impromptu visit to this museum located in an older building on the Main Street in downtown... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Plainville, Connecticut
via mobile
Great place for kids!

Definitely a great stop with kids. Very Interesting layout and distractions. Everyone was very... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Sedona, Arizona
via mobile
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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.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“rainy day” (4 reviews)
“fire engine” (3 reviews)
“young ones” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
409 Main St, Niantic, CT 06357-3103
+1 860-691-1111
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 11 June 2017 via mobile

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

Thank dgdayana
Reviewed 18 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 18 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 28 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 29 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
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Coming back to this lovely little museum after an absence, I found it had been beautifully transformed by rearranging space and changing presentations to be even more charming. Both indoor and outdoor areas are more attractive and interesting. It's a hit with younger kids and...More

Thank Michele S
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

This is my go to place when we need to get out of the house. Simple museum with lots to explore for the kids. Great location wth lots of stuff to do nearby for a great day out.

Thank climberchica
Reviewed 15 March 2016

It is a wonderful tiny museum with lots of activities for 2-8 crowd for a rainy day. It is an indoor playground of sorts with various stations to play, build, roleplay, learn.

Thank ksu-ny
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