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Coastal Children's Museum

75 Mechanic St, Sharp's Point South, Rockland, ME 04841-3513
+1 207-596-0300
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The best children's museum ever!

We keep coming back to the Coastal Children's Museum year after year, and are always delighted by... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2016
littlebird75
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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Vacation fun

Went an hour and a half before closing, kids had a ton of fun. Actually lost track of time... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2016
Catherine F
via mobile
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The Coastal Children’s Museum is dedicated to providing children ages 2-9 and their families the opportunity to explore, discover and learn through play about the natural world, the arts and sciences and the diversity of Maine’s coast.Our Core Values:* Each Child and parent/caregiver deserves respect.* Families are the first educators.* Learning occurs through play.* The Community is out first resource.* The Museum is responsible to the world and the environment.The Coastal Children's Museum opened at Sharp's Point South in the summer of 2009 and we are so excited about our new home and love seeing the children learning, playing and creating. Children (and their parents!) are exploring our indoor sailboat, CedarWorks indoor climber, and “Sharpie’s General Store”. The museum also hosts many species of tropical and Maine Coast sea life in our "Under the Sea Room" and our full size Gulf of Maine touch tank. We also have a daily craft at the art table , puppet theater, Tubes and Tracks, and a woodworking bench and wonderful puzzles and books all throughout the museum.Workshops, special guests, and family fun days are held at the museum entertaining and educating families on diverse topics. We have had programs on dance and movement, animals and insects, writing and poetry, and everything in between. You can also have your birthday party at the museum. Membership is affordable and it entitles you to free admission, and discounts on programs and events, birthday parties, and t-shirts.Check out our website which has details and pictures of all our exhibits, past workshops, upcoming events and more. Why not swing by your new Coastal Children’s Museum. We are open Wed-Sat 10:00- 4:00 and Sundays 1:00 to 4:00. See you there! Summer Hours Tues-Sat 10:00-4:00 and Sundays 1:00 to 4:00
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75 Mechanic St, Sharp's Point South, Rockland, ME 04841-3513
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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We keep coming back to the Coastal Children's Museum year after year, and are always delighted by it. Our kids - who range from 9 to 1 - can easily and happily kill a couple of hours there, making it a nice break from some...More

Thank littlebird75
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Went an hour and a half before closing, kids had a ton of fun. Actually lost track of time playing. Something great for kids!

Thank Catherine F
Reviewed 25 June 2016

The museum is about 1 mile south of Rockland. year round it is open from Wednesday- Sunday. For July and August they add Tuesdays. As a small nonprofit, it is well worth the admission fee. This is a small facility which has covered every inch...More

Thank cdmarg
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Took my daughter who is 3 and she had a blast and the price to get in wasn't bad either it's only $5.00 a person couldn't beat it. We would go back

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 6 March 2016

My grand daughter LOVED this when she was 3 and 4 but at almost six she needed to have a friend her own age to enjoy the activities.

Thank mahlon h
Reviewed 15 December 2015

I brought my almost 2 year old here on a rainy day. He absolutely adored everything about the place! He particularly loved that he could touch everything. We'll be back frequently!

Thank TJHD2012
Reviewed 2 December 2015

I can't say enough good things about the Coastal Children's Museum. I had my great nephew ages 3 and 7, for a week, while their mom had their baby sister. I was exhausted trying to find things to entertain them, when I came across the...More

Thank Kellly896
Reviewed 23 November 2015

This is such a fun place. If you are a child there are so many things to learn and have fun doing it. If you are old, its like a step back in time. I had a fine time playing!

Thank franneydaisey
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Young children will have a blast here. Visitors are greeted with a very pretty garden where there are outdoor musical exhibits and little watering cans for the kids. Inside, there are lots of fun activities. The fish tanks, touch tank and boats to play in...More

Thank MaineTraveler51
Reviewed 10 September 2015

This is a fun cheep place to take small children. I ofter take my children. They have a touch tank and each room is a theme. Vets office, grocery store and restaurant. This is a fun safe place for kids to go. I would say...More

Thank Melissa B
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