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Calendar and Events at the Children's Museum of Southeastern CT

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SUMMER HOURS and SUMMER FUN until August 30th!
Our summer hours add Mondays to the fun!
Beginning, Monday, August 31, the Museum will be closed to play as we have our annual shutdown for maintenance and updates.
Reopen Tuesday, September 8, as we return with our Regular Hours!

Link to calendars: AUGUST | SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER
View newsletter: Fall 2015 (PDF)

Monday, Aug. 31 - Sept. 7. Doors open again, Tuesday, Sept. 8!
Museum will be closed for the end-of-summer spruce-up and exhibit updates!

Dollar Nights!
Fridays, Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 6, Dec. 4, from 4:30-8
Just one (1) dollar per person over the age of 1 makes this night affordable fun for all due to the generosity of Electric Boat Employees Community Services Association. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

Saturday ScienceSaturday Science - sponsored by The Xerox Foundation
Saturdays, Sept. 12 - Nov. 21, 10:30 am-2 pm
Join one of our educators each Saturday for science-based explorations! Free with admission thanks to The Xerox Foundation.

3rd Annual "Be a Kid, Again!" Gala
Friday, Oct. 2, 6-10 pm
Niantic Bay Yacht Club, 8 Shore Rd., Niantic CT
Join us for an adults-only evening in support of the Museum! Cocktails, Fine Dining, Auctions, and Whimsical Fun! Space is limited. $125/person.
RSVP by September 15

Water Workshops - on Columbus Day
Monday, Oct. 12, 10-11 am AND 1-2 pm
Classic boat stories, water challenges, and sink-and-float experiments. Make your own spyglass to take home!
$2/person materials fee.

SPOOKY SCIENCE - a Night at the Museum!
Friday, Oct. 30, 5:30-7:30
Spooky ScienceAn evening of SPOOKTACULAR fun! "Crystal Ball" and "Levitating Bubbles"? Come and see what that is all about! There are electrifying science demonstrations, a slime workshop, and potions class. Plus, make a "magic wand" of your own!

PREregister and save: Member family of six = $10. Nonmember family of six: $15. (Parties over six: Additional $1, member; $2, nonmember)

Night of event: Member family of six = $13. Nonmember family of six: $18. (Parties over six: Additional $1, member; $2, nonmember)

Spark imaginations with creative play!
Our educators share ideas, insight, and creative ways to spark imaginations on Pinterest and Spark!

Interested in joining our team? We list employment opportunities here.

Summer Hours until August 30:
Mondays - Saturdays, 9:30-4:30
Sunday, 12-4:30
Closed July 4th
(Please note: last admission is ½ hour before closing.)

Admission fee: $7/person.
Children under 1 and members are free.

409 Main Street, Niantic, CT • Phone: 860-691-1111 • Fax: 860-691-1194

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