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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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Not a worthwhile trip

Visited for first time with a 15 month and 2 yr old. Amazingly had to pay $10 for each of them as... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kat s
via mobile
Summer Family Fun!

My husband & I took our kids, ages 6 & 2, and we all had a blast! There was so much to see and do... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kitten723
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Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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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.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“post office” (18 reviews)
“all ages” (17 reviews)
“older kids” (7 reviews)
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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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"post office"
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"all ages"
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"older kids"
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"rainy day"
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"yellow submarine"
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"across the street"
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"interactive exhibits"
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"great place"
in 10 reviews
"green screen"
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"nice playground"
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"mind game"
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"free parking"
in 3 reviews
"birthday party"
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"lots of fun"
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"parking lot"
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"we spent hours"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for first time with a 15 month and 2 yr old. Amazingly had to pay $10 for each of them as well as $10 per adult. Found the museum to be run down, somewhat dirty and several exhibits broken/closed. In addition there is a...More

Thank kat s
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Neva C, Public Relations Manager at Children's Museum of New Hampshire, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your visit. We do offer discounts to anyone who holds an EBT Card (they get up to four family members in for $1/each) as well as discounts for retired and current military personnel and their families. We do our...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I took our kids, ages 6 & 2, and we all had a blast! There was so much to see and do for this age group, and it was also fun for us adults! If you go in the summer, you may...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Took the granddaughter here during spring break. She loved it, especially the post office and the build it fly it exhibit. It was a nice day and she also enjoyed the playground. Looking forward to going back.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I have visited this museum multiple times over the last few years with my kids, and have also hosted 2 birthday parties here. I can't say enough about how awesome this place is! A must visit for families!!

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is a small museum, but it has unexpectedly a lot of different things for kids to do. We spent 3 hours there with a 3y/o and a 7y/o, both had a lot of fun. We will come back. Great place to go in a...More

Thank AnnaDvinsky
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

I've been here twice in the past year. What a gem! A few things worthy of mentioning: 1) Use the discounts available-I was able to get a discount pass from my local public library. Also, as a teacher, I got in free with my badge....More

2  Thank cutietam81
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

A great place to bring children! Things for all ages, both educational and fun. Good parking close to museum. Plan 1-2 hours.

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

We hit children’s museums everywhere we go with our 4 y/o twin daughters. This place is not huge, but they pack some neat exhibits into their layout. Large submarine, tv studio, restaurant/kitchen, some dinosaurs, train tables, a cave with some neat light elements, large craft/...More

Thank SingingOTune
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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

What a great place for children to learn and play. Very reasonable admission price. Cute outdoor playground for play before/after. Numerous exhibits and play areas for kids of all ages.

Thank GallagherLaw
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Took my granddaughter here. She was just 5. She was happy to stay here for over 2 hours. Everything is hands on. Lots of fun for the kids

Thank bluto011
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Jeanne M
21 August 2015|
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Response from Neva C | 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
9 June 2015|
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Response from Neva C | 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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