Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine

The Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine inspires discovery and imagination through exploration and play. It has earned several awards including the MetLife Promising Practice Award and was named one of the 12 Best Children's Museums in the US by Forbes. Interactive exhibits include an outdoor sea adventure; exploration of a camera obscura; a play-sized model of a town farmers’s market; an indoor playscape; an exciting study of physics with accelerating balls, ramps, and roller coasters; and much more! The cafe holds a vending machine filled with healthy drink and snack choices or visitors can bring their own. The Theatre & Museum offers diverse educational and cultural programs for Early Childhood and Elementary students and special events with inclusive playtime for children with sensory integration challenges.

contact info

Hrs: Tuesday - Sunday 10AM - 5PM, Monday 9AM - 11AM for members only.

Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine

On a visit to the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine students will learn through play and exploration. Enhance their understanding of the exhibits and the subjects of science, culture, arts and theatre by adding a program to the visit. Programs are revised frequently. Examples of activities include an immersive experience of traditional Vietnamese clothing and food, puppet role-play, manipulating shadows for storytelling, handling animal artifacts, meeting live turtles, and many more. Group discounts are available.

supports classroom learning in:
Science, Performing Arts.

topics covered:
Animals, Biology, Dinosaurs, Geology, Marine Life, Physics, Solar System, Technology, Storytelling, Theater, World Cultures.

contact info
Name: Shana Jaques, Booking & Floor Coordinator.
Phone: 207-828-1234 ext. 232
Email: shana@kitetails.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School Group Size: 10 min., 60 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Performances, Outreach. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 5:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 5:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 5:1. Registration: Online. Food Options: Bring your own, Available for purchase, Snacks, Beverages. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

Children’s Museum Lesson Plan

Children’s museums feature interactive exhibits that are designed to be manipulated by children.

The first children’s museum in the world was the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, founded in 1899. Hundreds of children’s museums have opened in the United States since then. As of 2007, the Association of Children’s Museums estimated that there were approximately 80 children’s museums in development alone.

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Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine

The Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine inspires discovery and imagination through exploration and play. It has earned several awards including the MetLife Promising Practice Award and was named one of the 12 Best Children's Museums in the US by Forbes. Interactive exhibits include an outdoor sea adventure; exploration of a camera obscura; a play-sized model of a town farmers’s market; an indoor playscape; an exciting study of physics with accelerating balls, ramps, and roller coasters; and much more! The cafe holds a vending machine filled with healthy drink and snack choices or visitors can bring their own. The Theatre & Museum offers diverse educational and cultural programs for Early Childhood and Elementary students and special events with inclusive playtime for children with sensory integration challenges.

contact info

Hrs: Tuesday - Sunday 10AM - 5PM, Monday 9AM - 11AM for members only.

Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine

The Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine hosts after-hours workshops and sleepover camp-ins for Scouts and other recreational groups. Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts can earn badges and achievements through special workshops and explore the exhibits while the Museum & Theatre is closed to the public. Educators can work with you to create a custom adventure that's just right for your Scouts. Group overnights consist of a number of activities presented by educators, a late night snack and camping amongst the exhibits. Breakfast is provided in the morning.

supports scout badges in:
Science, Performing Arts.

topics covered:
Animals, Biology, Dinosaurs, Geology, Marine Life, Physics, Solar System, Technology, Storytelling, Theater, World Cultures.

contact info
Name: Shana Jaques, Booking & Floor Coordinator.
Phone: 207-828-1234 ext. 232.
Email: shana@kitetails.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School Group Size: 25 min., 60 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies, 5:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies, 5:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies, 5:1. Registration: Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, Food. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

Children’s Museum Lesson Plan

Children’s museums feature interactive exhibits that are designed to be manipulated by children.

The first children’s museum in the world was the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, founded in 1899. Hundreds of children’s museums have opened in the United States since then. As of 2007, the Association of Children’s Museums estimated that there were approximately 80 children’s museums in development alone.

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Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine

The Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine inspires discovery and imagination through exploration and play. It has earned several awards including the MetLife Promising Practice Award and was named one of the 12 Best Children's Museums in the US by Forbes. Interactive exhibits include an outdoor sea adventure; exploration of a camera obscura; a play-sized model of a town farmers’s market; an indoor playscape; an exciting study of physics with accelerating balls, ramps, and roller coasters; and much more! The cafe holds a vending machine filled with healthy drink and snack choices or visitors can bring their own. The Theatre & Museum offers diverse educational and cultural programs for Early Childhood and Elementary students and special events with inclusive playtime for children with sensory integration challenges.

contact info

Hrs: Tuesday - Sunday 10AM - 5PM, Monday 9AM - 11AM for members only.

Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine

On a visit to the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine your group will learn through play and exploration. Enhance their understanding of the exhibits and the subjects of science, culture, arts and theatre by adding a program to the visit. Programs are revised frequently. Examples of activities include an immersive experience of traditional Vietnamese clothing and food, puppet role-play, manipulating shadows for storytelling, handling animal artifacts, meeting live turtles, and many more. Groups discounts are available.

topics covered:
Animals, Biology, Dinosaurs, Geology, Marine Life, Physics, Solar System, Technology, Storytelling, Theater, World Cultures.

contact info
Name: Shana Jaques, Booking & Floor Coordinator.
Phone: 207-828-1234 ext. 232.
Email: shana@kitetails.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School Group Size: 10 min., 60 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Performances, Outreach. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 5:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 5:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 5:1. Registration: Online. Food Options: Bring your own, Available for purchase, Snacks, Beverages. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

Children’s Museum Lesson Plan

Children’s museums feature interactive exhibits that are designed to be manipulated by children.

The first children’s museum in the world was the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, founded in 1899. Hundreds of children’s museums have opened in the United States since then. As of 2007, the Association of Children’s Museums estimated that there were approximately 80 children’s museums in development alone.

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Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine

The Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine inspires discovery and imagination through exploration and play. It has earned several awards including the MetLife Promising Practice Award and was named one of the 12 Best Children's Museums in the US by Forbes. Interactive exhibits include an outdoor sea adventure; exploration of a camera obscura; a play-sized model of a town farmers’s market; an indoor playscape; an exciting study of physics with accelerating balls, ramps, and roller coasters; and much more! The cafe holds a vending machine filled with healthy drink and snack choices or visitors can bring their own. The Theatre & Museum offers diverse educational and cultural programs for Early Childhood and Elementary students and special events with inclusive playtime for children with sensory integration challenges.

contact info

Hrs: Tuesday - Sunday 10AM - 5PM, Monday 9AM - 11AM for members only.

Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine

On a visit to the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine your group will learn through play and exploration. Enhance their understanding of the exhibits and the subjects of science, culture, arts and theatre by adding a program to the visit. Programs are revised frequently. Examples of activities include an immersive experience of traditional Vietnamese clothing and food, puppet role-play, manipulating shadows for storytelling, handling animal artifacts, meeting live turtles, and many more. Group discounts are available.

supports classroom learning in:
Science, Performing Arts.

topics covered:
Animals, Biology, Dinosaurs, Geology, Marine Life, Physics, Solar System, Technology, Storytelling, Theater, World Cultures.

contact info
Name: Shana Jaques, Booking & Floor Coordinator
Phone: 207-828-1234 ext. 232.
Email: shana@kitetails.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School Group Size: 10 min., 60 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Performances, Outreach. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 5:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 5:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 5:1. Registration: Online. Food Options: Bring your own, Available for purchase, Snacks, Beverages. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

Children’s Museum Lesson Plan

Children’s museums feature interactive exhibits that are designed to be manipulated by children.

The first children’s museum in the world was the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, founded in 1899. Hundreds of children’s museums have opened in the United States since then. As of 2007, the Association of Children’s Museums estimated that there were approximately 80 children’s museums in development alone.

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