• Museum Hours: 

    Tuesday-Saturday, 9:30am-3:30pm. Closed Sundays & Mondays.
    Discover Room closed Wednesday mornings in October for classes.

    Special Opening: Open for Indigenous People’s Day, Oct. 11, 9:30am-3:30pm

    Masks are required for all Museum visitors ages 2 & up.


    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>

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Summer Science Returns!

July 15, 2020 · SPARK

We’re kicking-off our reopening with our popular Summer Science Days! Join us for a summer filled with science, learning and wonder. We’ll be exploring a […]

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Little Prince Little Star Projector

June 29, 2020 · SPARK

Happy Little Prince Day! You can go on your own adventures in the stars with this easy to make toilet paper roll projector. Messy level: […]

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Little Chefs: Easy Peanut Butter Granola

June 28, 2020 · SPARK

Our friends and neighbors at the Natural Food Store inspired us to make our own granola! (But if you can also stop at their shop […]

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Little Artists: Avocado Boat

June 27, 2020 · SPARK

We’re addicted to Cafe Sol’s avocado toast and BLAT sandwich. And where there’s avocado toast, there’s avocado skins! This little boat is for one-time play, […]

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Little Artists: Paper Pompom

June 25, 2020 · SPARK

We’re continuing to celebrate all the wonderful businesses (our neighbors) in downtown Niantic! These pom poms would be perfect in the window of Azalea! Paper […]

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Little Artists: Egg Carton Turtle

June 24, 2020 · SPARK

We’re working on something special with our friends at the Niantic Public House! The breweries owners, Jenny and Todd, are dedicated to helping protect ocean […]

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Little Artists: Cat Bookmark

June 23, 2020 · SPARK

A fan of our neighbor down the street The Book Barn? We love visiting all our kitty cat friends there. Here’s how to make your […]

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Little Artists: Clothespin Cup Crab

June 22, 2020 · SPARK

Our friends at Coastal Crab opened up their own shop! So we’re celebrating with this super cute clothespin cup crab craft creation! Messy level: 3 […]

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Father’s Day: Monkey Bread

June 20, 2020 · SPARK

Celebrate dad by making him these mini-monkey breads that can be made with the help of even the smallest of chefs! Messy level: 2 (5 […]

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Father’s Day: World’s Best Trophy

June 17, 2020 · SPARK

Show your dad or grandad that they’re #1 in your book with this easy to make trophy. Messy level: 1 (5 = Super messy. 1 […]

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