• Museum Hours: Tues.-Sat., 9:30am-4:30pm. Sun., 12-4:30. Closed Mondays. Last admission at 4pm.
    Open Mondays starting June 25.
    Admission: Children (from 12 months) & adults = $8 per person


Join our Fun and Dedicated Team!

We love working at the Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut and we think you will too.

Find our updated list of available positions here, or if you’re interested, take a look at our volunteer positions.

Weekend Position: Visitor Services Associate - Currently Not Accepting Applications

The Visitor Services Associate is responsible for assisting the Visitor Services Coordinator in attending to visitor needs and all aspects of membership maintenance and growth. The schedule for this position will be Sundays with additional days on a as needed basis.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to —

Front Desk responsibilities including:

  • Greeting and welcoming each guest
  • Answering guest questions
  • Selling items from Museum Store
  • Cashing out drawer at the end of each day

Organizing all aspects of reservation systems including:

  • Holding dates for prospective birthday parties using the form provided
  • Holding dates for prospective group reservations
  • Enrolling children in programs
  • Recording all daily information and coupon use.
  • Daily maintaining exhibit areas, birthday party set-up and clean-up and monitoring weekend volunteers.
  • Other duties or responsibilities as deemed necessary by the Visitor Services Coordinator..

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 1 -3 years in hospitality, retail or museum experience preferred.
  • Computer skills – FileMaker Pro, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
  • Candidates are required to pass a background check.

Must be able to bend and stand for long periods of time and lift up to 40 pounds.

No phone calls, please.

Send cover letter, resume, and application to:


Executive Director
Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut
409 Main Street
Niantic, CT 06357


Please contact Holly Cheeseman, Executive Director for internship application.

Feel free to check out our Volunteers page if you would like to contribute to our community!

Volunteers Info

Part-time Museum Outreach Educator - Currently Not Accepting Applications

Part-time Museum Outreach Educator

CMSECT has an opening for a part-time Museum Outreach Educator. Applicants should have a college degree and teaching experience working with preschool and/or elementary-aged children, preferably in a classroom or museum setting. Training in classroom management and science a plus. This is a part-time position and mainly involves teaching offsite at Preschools, Daycares and Elementary Schools as part of our Outreach Programming. Applicants must have flexible schedules as number of work hours and days of the week vary based on program demand. May include some after school and weekend programming. Must have own transportation, be able to lift 50 pounds, and be able to stand for long periods of time. Candidates are required to pass a background check.

Send cover letter and resumé to:
Donna Dione, Education Coordinator
Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut
409 Main Street
Niantic, CT 06357

or email to: d.dione@cmsect.org

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