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Maine Discovery Museum

74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401-6304
+1 207-262-7200
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Great place for kids!

Three floors of great activities and things to explore for children. The gift shop has lots of... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2017
Great fun. Needs some tlc

Brought my Granddaughter on a rainy day. Tons to see and do but many electrical powered displays... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Kevin M
Bangor, Maine
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Three floors, eight major exhibits, daily educational programs, and Too Much Fun!
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
74 Main St, Bangor, ME 04401-6304
+1 207-262-7200
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

Three floors of great activities and things to explore for children. The gift shop has lots of great items and being downtown means you can make a "day" of it with lunch out!

Thank Mom_to_fiv3
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Brought my Granddaughter on a rainy day. Tons to see and do but many electrical powered displays not working with no apparent plan to repair. Alot of scratched walls that need repair and paint. Fortunately , my Granddaughter is not even 2 and doesn't understand...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect, but it's much bigger than you might expect. Great price and very interesting exhibits.

Thank fortwilliams09
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I love this museum! I've been taking my grand baby here since he was 4 months old! He just adored splashing with the boats in the ever running 'river'! And as he grew we explored more and more! It was fun to watch him enjoy...More

Thank freddapick
Reviewed 8 June 2017

During our stay in Bar Harbor, we knew that our kids needed a change of pace from the national park. So we read the TripAdvisor reviews for this museum and drove up here for a day trip. They loved it, from being able to climb...More

Thank kurokitty
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is a great children's museum. It's not huge and "science-y" like Indianapolis or St Louis, but I like that it is unique and totally geared toward Maine. There's a whole area dedicated to waterways and animals, another dedicated to children's storybooks (ride in Burt...More

Thank SportsMoose
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Good Museum, the kids loved it, and a fair amount to do. Nothing space age, but again something to keep your kids busy for a few hours. Mine were 6 and 7 and they had a good time. They loved the "water works" area and...More

Thank thomassJ1728YJ
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We used to go here when kids were younger. It's not amazing, but the kids always wanted to go back, sop that says something. Parking is a challenge.

Thank nblobstr
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a hands on fun place for kids and adults both. One can spend a whole day here. There is a lunch room where one can eat and relax between enjoying all the exhibits.

Thank spod35
Reviewed 10 January 2017

My family and I didn't get to this Museum this trip to Bangor but have visited twice before. This is an excellent place to take children as it has alot to offer.

Thank Paula O
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Gary F
22 August 2016|
Response from Craig J | Reviewed this property |
Its closed on Mondays