• Summer Hours Start June 26: Mon.-Sat., 9:30-4:30. Sun, 12-4:30.

Wildlife Encounters of New Hampshire returns! June 26

Get summer to a roaring start with a one-of-a-kind experience! Children will squeal with excitement as they meet animals such as a serval cat, porcupine, and arctic fox, along with interactive animals such as a mini pig, pygmy goat, and giant rabbit.
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Summer Classes are here!

Perfect for those budding little artists, chefs or scientists! Online registration available!
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Become a Member

Buy a membership for your family, or give as a GIFT that keeps giving all year long. With special discounts at the Museum Shop, free guest passes, discounts on parties, and more, you’ll have a full year of fun and excitement!
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Encouraging learning and sparking imagination!

Regular Hours: Tues.-Sat., 9:30-4:30. Sun, 12-4:30.

  • 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

My 1 year olds LOVE this place! There’s plenty of room for them to wander, but it’s not so large that one adult can’t watch two children. The staff are very friendly and helpful. They are adding new exhibits currently. There is a baby room, just for kids under 3. Plenty of things to keep older kids happy, too. Come down to Niantic for the day! While you’re here, check out our beaches and lovely Main Street area. You won’t be disappointed.

— Stephanie G.

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