• Museum Hours: Advance tickets not required.

    Open Tuesday-Saturday, 9:30am-3:30pm. Last admission at 3pm. Closed Sunday & Monday.


    Jan. 17: Open for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 9:30am-3:30pm. Last admission at 3pm.

    Masks are required for all Museum visitors ages 3 & up.

    Parking:

    Our Museum has limited lot parking. Free parking is also available behind St. John’s Church, located directly across the street from the Museum. See Map>

Sensory-Friendly Evening: Let's Get Building, Jan. 21

Join us for a special evening, free for families with children on the autism spectrum or with sensory processing challenges. Pre-registration required.
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Please note: Masks are still required at the Museum

Please note that masks are still required for all Museum visitors ages 3 and up.

First Friday Dollar Night, Feb. 2

Come enjoy an affordable Friday night at the Museum due to the generosity of Electric Boat Employees Community Service Association. $1 per person over 12 months old.
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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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Encouraging learning and sparking imagination!

  • Discover

    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.

  • Explore

    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!

  • Join

    Become a member of the Museum and receive special discounts, passes for friends, and more! Help us continue to make the museum an exciting experience for everyone!

Upcoming Events/Classes

Party Time

We are THE Birthday Party place for ANY age! Or are you looking for a unique venue for another event – Baby Shower? Business Meeting? Team Building? We rent our facilities, too!

  • Choose a theme, or plan your own!
  • Add a fun Museum Program to the festivities
  • Great for private events
  • Play & explore
  • Enjoy refreshments
  • And tons more!

Rave Reviews

Great for kids of all ages, many different areas of play,…from toddler to pre-teen. Programs and special classes kids can sign up for are all hands on and fun. Areas with clay, painting, blocks, inside and outside.

— Dawn G.

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