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Connecticut Children's Museum

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Should be open during the week

Nice, small museum with a focus on children-led play. Rooms had materials to create and explore... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
Norfolk, Virginia
Best place in Connecticut

This is the best place to go with your young children in the new haven area. If you can make it... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2016
Sean M
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  • Average7%
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1 Sep 2018
“Better for kids 4+”
5 Mar 2017
“Should be open during the week”
Interactive, innovative and inclusive museum with hands-on exhibits, observation bee hive, the Great Green Room from Goodnight Moon, and a post office. Each of the 8 exhibits is inspired by the Theory of Multiple Intelligences, articulated by...more
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22 Wall St, New Haven, CT 06511-6528
+1 203-562-5437
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We went with the 2+ year old and he checked everything out in 20 min. Not to much staff to play with ( we been to multiple kids museumsin NYC), would recomend for older kids.

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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Nice, small museum with a focus on children-led play. Rooms had materials to create and explore with a minimalist feel. FYI - the phone booth downstairs is real and rings - people in the Good Night Moon room can call it!! This fascinated my granddaughter...More

1  Thank kthomasva
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

This is the best place to go with your young children in the new haven area. If you can make it for story time on the weekend you are in for a treat. The rooms are organized around a multiple intelligence theory of child development...More

2  Thank Sean M
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Where else can you go with little ones and actually encourage them to touch and explore the things around them? The multiple intelligences are the focus of this museum.Each room is a treasure trove, especially, the Good Night Moon room!

Thank pwrigley
Reviewed 9 June 2016

the museum is really a nice gem for the city. a number of interactive and dramatic play areas including the bedroom scene from Goodnight Moon. Very cool exhibit of bees. Popular destination for preschool groups with limited availability during the week so be sure to...More

Thank 12kayj
Reviewed 16 September 2015

My kids love the place , a lot a fun they love new haven but the weather its not so good for my anymore

Thank elizabetha r
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Great place for kids! Lots of hands on things for them to do. Love to take my childre, nieces and nephews there. Fun and rewarding time.

Thank Jaylnn M
Reviewed 20 August 2014

Limited hours and It's very crowded on Saturdays. age ranges from little ones to older elementary kids. Some parents just let the kids run wild and my little ones didn't feel comfortable after awhile. Rooms get dirty quickly and I don't think there's enough time...More

Thank buttacup417
Reviewed 20 August 2014

This is a wonderful museum for children, and adults! Lots & lots of hands-on stuff to do. You could spend hours here, thoroughly investigating the items in each room.

1  Thank punchbuggy2717
Reviewed 14 March 2013

A wonderful museum in New Haven but beware because their public hours are limited to Friday and Saturday from 12-5. There is a small snack room where you can take a break and have a snack that you brought from home, but no food is...More

8  Thank Fidler65
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