Join museum staff and volunteers to make an apple pie to take home and bake for Thanksgiving! Families will work together to create a delicious dessert in a disposable pie-tin; which can easily be taken home and baked for the holiday.  All ages welcome, but best for ages 4-10. $15 per pie 10 spots available…

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You are cordially invited to attend the formal ball of our very own winter princess, prince and friends. Come dressed in your best royal attire and enjoy snacks, dancing, singing lessons, royal arts and crafts, and get a chance to meet your favorite princes and princesses! ​Tickets are $15 per attendee, ages 2 and up.…

Drop the kids off for pizza, playtime, and movies with museum staff and volunteers while you have a night to yourself! They’ll have a blast while you have a relaxing night. Ages 3 to 10 (all children must be fully toilet-trained) $20 for the first child, $10 for each additional sibling 20 spots available –…

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Join us for a great night out at the museum! We will have black lights and glow activities, as well as music and lighting provided by J.R. Davis Entertainment. $10 per person, ages 3 and up. Learn more at: childrensdiscoverymuseum.org

Come by the Children’s Discovery Museum for some open-ended play targeted for ages 1-5! Activities include sensory bins, tactile toys, and our Mobile Museum pieces, as well as dance parties on our stage. ​Drop-in $3 for children, adults are free Learn more at: www.childrensdiscoverymuseum.org

Two new books open on story walk trails in Waterville this fall! Join us on September 9th at the Waterville Public Library for the official opening event! The Children’s Discovery Museum will have mobile museum exhibits and there will be book giveaways from the Waterville Public Library while supplies last! Skywatcher written and illustrated by…

Join us for a Festive Fundraiser to Support Kringleville! The Children’s Discovery Museum is thrilled to invite you and your family to our special fundraising event in July to support the beloved Waterville holiday tradition, Kringleville, as it continues to grow. Together, let’s create magical moments for children and make this year’s Kringleville celebration unforgettable.…

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Exciting news! On May 5th, we officially open a second, BRAND NEW Waterville StoryWalk® location! Come join us at the George J. Mitchell School for the official Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting on Friday, May 5th at 3:30PM and check our this wonderful new way to explore reading and nature! This project has been…

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The First panel of the Spring StoryWalk featuring "Imagine a Wolf" by Lucky Platt

Our once-a-month Family Storytime is special for a host of reasons this month! CORRECTION: Lucky Platt is no longer able to attend, but we’re looking forward to seeing her this summer at future events! The launch event is still happening, with guided walks exploring our newest StoryWalk® book, Imagine a Wolf by Lucky Platt! Come…

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Come play at the Mobile Museum for free this summer! ​Starting in May and running into September, the Mobile Museum will be set up at the Downtown Waterville Market on Thursdays from 2–4pm for free open-ended play. ​We are also at the Augusta Mill Market on Tuesdays 2–4pm at Mill Park. ​*Some July and August…

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Madame Marie Cormier and Michael Pullen at the Children’s Discovery Museum, 7 Eustis Parkway, Waterville. **Recommended for adults** For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again by Michel Tremblay – a funny, affectionate, and triumphantly moving portrait of the abiding bond between mother and son. In a compelling balance of humour and poignancy, Tremblay offers glimpses…

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