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Children's Museum of New Hampshire

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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went there with my daughter. she loved it. a lot of things to see and play!

Reviewed 31 March 2012
julie d
Rochester, New Hampshire

This museum is fantastic, we are lucky to have this gem in Dover.

Reviewed 29 March 2012
Dover, NH
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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...more
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6 Washington St, (Gps Setting for Parking: 10 Henry Law Ave), Dover, NH 03820-3814
+1 603-742-2002
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All reviews post office all ages older kids rainy day yellow submarine across the street interactive exhibits great place green screen nice playground mind game river exhibit free parking parking lot birthday party lots of fun we spent hours
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Reviewed 31 March 2012

went there with my daughter. she loved it. a lot of things to see and play!

Thank julie d
Reviewed 29 March 2012

This museum is fantastic, we are lucky to have this gem in Dover.

Thank JillA
Reviewed 27 March 2012

This is a fun museum - parking can be a little tricky to find, but they do offer a small free parking lot (shared by the Dover indoor swimming pool - follow the signs). Otherwise, street parking in Dover is relatively cheap, especially compared to...More

Thank 2Adults_2Dogs
Reviewed 12 February 2012

Not a large museum compared to the Boston Children's Museum but just as much fun, less crowded and noisy. There is plenty to do for all ages. The only food available is from vending machines.

Thank tiza
Reviewed 19 January 2012

Great way to spend a day with the kids, even the little ones will enjoy this well put together hands on childrens museum.

Thank hope4all
Reviewed 16 January 2012

We went to the Children's Museum today in Dover, NH. We really enjoyed it. On a cold winter day, it was a great place to be inside and let my toddler interact with the exhibits. We arrived at opening and parking wasn't an issue for...More

Thank travelingmommy09
Reviewed 28 December 2011

This is a cute little museum but quite small. You do everything in about 2 hours. $9 per person over 1 year old. No food except a vending machine

Thank davidafranklin
Reviewed 29 October 2011

I found some old information online talking about the old location in an old house. This new location is in a huge building in quaint downtown Dover. The museum is fabulous for kids ages 8 and under, but even older children should tag along and...More

Thank sgordon26
Reviewed 12 August 2011

Good place to visit with a baby. They have a designated area for children younger than 2 years old.

1  Thank Bostonian2011
Reviewed 5 March 2011

I took our three children here for the first time today. It is located in Dover, NH, which happened to be a rather quaint little town. The museum was nice and clean. It is a very small museum, comprised of most exhibits on the first...More

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8 October 2016|
Response from Neva C | Property representative |
Yes we are typically open on Columbus Day.
Jeanne M
21 August 2015|
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
Pat H
9 June 2015|
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.