Countdown to Noon, Dec. 31

Come celebrate the NOON Year with a 300+ balloon drop, wild animal show, Captain America and more! Advance tickets required.

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Sensory-Friendly Evening, Dec. 22

Join us for a special evening, which is free for families with children on the autism spectrum or with sensory processing challenges.

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Winter Vacation:
Wonka Week

December 26-30

Join us as we do candy experiments and construction, make top hats and golden tickets, and many more activities throughout the week!


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Classes are back!

Learn the science of the seasons or enjoy welcoming winter. Register your little for one of our new classes today!


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Explore our new Nano exhibit!

Imagine and discover a world you can’t see!


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Get kids craft and activity ideas from our blog!

Looking for something to do with your little ones? The Museum Educators are sharing some of their favorite crafts and activities on our blog!

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Fall & Winter Hours

Tuesday- Saturday: 9:30am – 4:30pm.
Last admission at 4pm.

Holiday Hours

Closing at 3pm on Saturday, Dec. 9
Closed on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

Welcome to The Niantic Children’s Museum!

Where discoveries are made and fun just happens.

The Niantic Children’s Museum is an interactive, hands-on, educational place for children to try on new roles, let their imaginations soar and feel safe while exploring the world around them.

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Explore Exhibits

Come take a look around the Museum, there’s something for everyone! We engage, encourage, and challenge children from 9 months to 9 years in the arts, sciences, and world cultures.

Upcoming Events & Classes

The Museum has an abundance of activities nearly every day of the week! From special events to weekly themed classes, our classes and programs are a great way to get your child exploring!

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Parties at the Museum!

We are THE birthday party place for any age!

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Education Programs

Outreach Programs can be easily adapted to fit ANY grade level!

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Support the Niantic Children’s Museum

Discoveries and fun await…but we need your help!


Where discoveries are made and fun just happens!