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Discover Fun at the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire

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Just across the New Hampshire border, about 30 minutes from York in Dover, the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire provides a fun learning experience for children. Seeking to actively engage children and families in a hands-on environment of discovery, the museum inspires the next generation toward innovation and creativity. There’s so much to discover at the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire!

What You’ll Find at the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire

At the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire, there are many ways to discover fun! Guided, self-guided, and group visits take you through the museum with plenty of time to explore. Here are some of your options.

Self-Guided Visits

With a self-guided visit, you’ll have the chance to bring hands-on learning and discovery to your kids! The museum has increased in size and scope to better serve children of all ages. It’s perfect for kids on vacation, a weekend trip with grandparents, or a summertime activity. Self-guided tours are available in 2-hour and 1.5-hour visits at a cost of $6 per child.

Group Visit + Program

The group visit with a program is great for a more personal touch to your hands-on learning experience. Schedule the group visit with a program in advance for just $8 per child. Then, choose which program you want the kids to experience. Choose between a Science + Math program featuring nocturnal animals, deep sea creatures, dinosaurs, or patterns. Or, a State History/World Cultures/Art featuring New Hampshire history, celebrations of the world, mask making, and fish printing. Even more, you can choose the Ecology program which features river builders and a recycling workshop.

Group Visit + STEAM Lab

This 2.5-hour visit makes a wonderful learning experience. Elect for the group visit plus STEAM learning lab, and choose between nine different programs like “Mission to the Moon,” “Birds, Beaks, and Adaptations,” or “Water: Who Needs It?” to complete the trip. Each program is an hour long, leaving an hour and a half for exploration of the museum. At just $9 per child, it’s well worth it!

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