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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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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 4 days ago
Peter H
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Acton, MA
Lots of fun for all ages

The Children's Museum of New Hampshire is a fantastic spot to bring children, adult and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
shergirl
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Dover
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4 days ago
“Grandparents taking Grand Kids Out”
5 days ago
“Lots of fun for all ages”
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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 4 days ago

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 5 days ago

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 3 weeks ago 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

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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
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

If you are with small kids, then definitely go to this museum. They have a lot of great attractions and the staff is very friendly.

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chucksmith1962
Are you open Columbus Day
8 October 2016|
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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?
9 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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