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Last admission 30 minutes prior to closing:
Tuesdays – Saturdays: 9:30 – 4:30
Sundays: Noon – 4:30

2015 Holidays:
Thanksgiving Eve and Christmas Eve - Closing at Noon.
Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day
New Year's Eve, closed at 409 Main Street. Join us at East Lyme Community Center (41 Society Rd., Niantic, CT) 10 am-2 pm for "Countdown to Noon"!
New Year's Day: Noon-4:30

Check calendars for special openings and events!
Questions? You can call us at 860-691-1111

OPEN – In addition to our regular hours, the Museum is OPEN:
• Martin Luther King Jr. Day
• Presidents' Day
• Columbus Day
• Christmas Eve (Closing at Noon)
• New Year's Day (Opening at Noon)

CLOSED – Museum is CLOSED on the following Holidays:
• New Year's Eve – Join us for "Countdown to Noon" at East Lyme Community Center!
• Easter
• Memorial Day
• July 4
• Thanksgiving - Closing at noon day before Thanksgiving
• Christmas Day
• Labor Day

Children (from age 1) and adults =
$7 per person

Organized Groups of ten or more children = $5.50 per person (with advance reservation)
Members and children under 1 are free during our regular operating hours. Please visit our calendar pages for current listing of special openings and closings.
Questions? You can call us at 860-691-1111

*Become a member and enjoy special benefits and visit as often as you like during regular hours.

The coat room is to your right as you enter the museum.
Strollers are permitted in the museum's exhibit areas. Stroller parking is also available in the coat room and outside.
Gift Shop – the Museum Store is located adjacent to the admissions desk in the lobby of the building. Lots of creative activities for young curious scientists, travel toys, puppets, umbrellas, kites, and so much more! We have piggy-bank-friendly items for young visitors wanting to make a purchase all their own!
Baby changing table available in both restrooms. If needed, a disposable diaper kit available at the front desk. Also, extra clothing is available should one of those oops moments occurs!
First aid emergencies should be directed to staff members or the front desk.
Birthday Parties at the Children's Museum are a blast! Have a great party your way by choosing a plan to fit your needs. We have a variety of options, call us for more information and to make reservations. 860-691-1111.

DIRECTIONS (Get a map with directions with just a click)
You'll find the Museum at 409 Main Street (Route 156) in Niantic, CT.
From I-95 (North or South) take Exit 74. Turn right (Route 161), then turn right on Main Street (Route 156). Or take Exit 72 off I-95 North. Turn left at light (Route 156) and drive about 2.5 miles.

Map of Children's Museum of SE CT location.

Want to catch a ride on the SEAT bus?
Go to the SEAT website, then click on Schedules/Routes/Fares

Updated: October 23, 2015


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