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Children's Museum of New Hampshire

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Family Membership is WELL worth it if you live nearby!

This is a fun museum - parking can be a little tricky to find, but they do offer a small free... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2012
St. Petersburg, Florida
Good Museum

Not a large museum compared to the Boston Children's Museum but just as much fun, less crowded and... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2012
Eliot, ME
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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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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

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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.

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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.

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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

Thank paradiseinNH
Reviewed 2 September 2009

Newly renovated and moved from Portsmouth. This is a relatively small children's museum with 2 floors, but it has some great exhibits set in a older but renovated building, making for a fantastic backdrop. Main floor is much larger than the smaller second floor. The...More

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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.