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Maine Discovery Museum

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Address: 74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401-6304
Phone Number:
+1 207-262-7200
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10:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Three floors, eight major exhibits, daily educational programs, and Too...

Three floors, eight major exhibits, daily educational programs, and Too Much Fun!

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2 Much Fun 2 Tell About

Visited with my 7 year old daughter, and she really enjoyed the day exploring the museum. Lots of great interactive exhibits, and she liked the recording studio experience and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 December 2016
Ralph E
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Saint John, Canada
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My family and I didn't get to this Museum this trip to Bangor but have visited twice before. This is an excellent place to take children as it has alot to offer.

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Thank Paula O
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A small local children's museum full of fun, intelligent, and interactive learning experiences for children of all ages.

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Thank Carolyn H
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Visited with my 7 year old daughter, and she really enjoyed the day exploring the museum. Lots of great interactive exhibits, and she liked the recording studio experience and getting to make a necklace in the craft room. Very fun and educational place to visit with young children. I had a hard time getting her to leave. On the down... More 

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Thank Ralph E
Bangor, Maine
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

A multilevel museum for kids of all ages. Many interactive activities to do on their own along with scheduled labs. Gives the kids the opportunity to touch on the different sciences.

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Thank Linda W
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Recently my son was able to go on a field trip and I was lucky enough to chaperone. I had brought my children here when they were younger, but it had been more than a few years since last I was inside the discovery museum. There is so much to do it is an entire day worth of activity to... More 

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Thank Becky T
BRIDGEWATER
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37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is a delightful little museum just perfect for young families. Children can have fun learning and experiencing science. You won't feel rushed or be overwhelmed by crowds.

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Thank skey1952
Saco, Maine
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129 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Too much to say in a short review, but for the price, there isn't a better museum in the entire state. I'm a transplant to Maine and don't know much about the state, so this was a great learning experience for me as well as my family.

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Thank fortwilliams09
Bangor ME
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The kids always have fun here but it sure has seen better days. I wish the community could step up and help give this place the extra love it needs. I also wish there was better parking options.

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Thank Miguelslvr
Cushing, Maine
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Great place to spend a few hours. Both kids and Adults have fun. It was nice that we could bring our own lunch and could do interactive activities.

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Thank auntkel65
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

We love this place so much, we bought a season pass. Always something new going on. The restaurant is our favorite place to pretend

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Thank Sally F

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