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Niantic Children's Museum

Hands-on interactive museum for young children and families. Ideal for ages 9 months to 9 years. Indoor and outdoor exhibits and activities cover science, arts, world cultures. Live critters. Classes and workshops for toddlers thru school-age children. 

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Where discoveries are made & fun just happens! Perfect for ages 9 and under.

Explore the Discovery Room with science-based activities. Greet our resident animals and check out the inner workings of a real bee hive. Creative, imaginative play can be found in Imagination Station side where you can pilot a fishing boat, take on the role of architect with our giant foam blocks, climb into the cab of a fire truck, or visit the Global Bazaar & Café. Toddler Land is ready to welcome our youngest visitors. Head outside where our outdoor playspace delights youngsters with a real tree house, whale drum, climbing wall, kid-sized zipline, and performing stage!

Come ready to play…and learn along the way!

Average play time: 1.5-2 hours


Pricing: $10 per person, children (12 months and under) free.

Other Amenities: Open After COVID, ADA Compliant, Bus Parking, Gift Shop, Groups Welcome, Indoor Activity, Meeting/Event Facilities, Special Rentals



409 Main St.
Niantic, CT 06357


Tue.-Sat. 9:30am-4:30pm, Sun. 12-4:30pm. Last admission at 4pm.

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