In an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Maine Discovery Museum is closed and we look forward to when it will be safe to open again soon.
My Day to Play at MDM – a special program for children on the Autism Spectrum My Day to Play, developed by Lead Volunteer, Rosalyn Fisher, a retired occupational therapist experienced working with children on the spectrum and MDM’s Director of Education, Trudi Plummer, is all about providing a comfortable environment to learn and grow … Read More
Maine Discovery Museum is THE place for growing minds, budding scientists, and future artists. Together, we’ll ignite the spark for life-long learning in your child! Join us for our school year weekly programming for preschool-aged children. These activities are all included in your museum admission and recommended for children ages 2+. These programs happen weekly … Read More
FIELD TRIPS & OUTREACH WHAT WILL YOU DISCOVER? Bring your class to the Maine Discovery Museum and explore three floors of interactive exhibits. Enjoy this fun, self-guided, hands-on experience with your students. Book a program with your field trip for extra discoveries. DETAILS Field trips must be booked at least two weeks in advance. Museum staff will … Read More
Earth Day 2020 Did you know April 22, 2020, marked the 50th anniversary of Earth Day? Since 1970, Earth Day has helped increase awareness of this very special little blue planet we live on. It encouraged people to learn more about the challenges and environmental issues our planet faces and how everyone can work together … Read More
Discover Turtle Alley
Happy Summer! This will be a very different summer for everyone. We will miss welcoming people into our museum space. MDM is not yet allowed to open, given the interactive nature of children’s museums and the physical layout of our exhibits, as well as the fact that we share a building with an assisted living … Read More