Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut

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Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut
Established 1992
Location 409 Main Street
Niantic, Connecticut
Type Children's museum
Website www.childrensmuseumsect.org

The Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut is an interactive educational and cultural institution located in Niantic, Connecticut. Founded in 1992, the museum covers 5,000 square feet (460 m2) and is designed to encourage children to study arts, sciences, health, and various cultures.[1]

The museum features 3 major areas: The Discovery Room features a variety of science-based activities. The Imaginative Play area featuring imagination playground building blocks that encourage kids to build various structures using large foam building blocks. Also in this area is a new train exhibit featuring Dreamup Toys of East Lyme, CT. The Global Village with cultural exhibits allowing interactive play and a Toddler Area for the smallest of visitors. The Outdoor Playspaces feature a tree house, chimes, a whale drum, giant sand pit, water area, a performing stage and an authentic two-person research submarine.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bill Ryan (October 9, 1994). "Where Children Are Supposed to Be Heard, Not Simply Seen". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-05-13. [dead link]

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Coordinates: 41°19′21″N 72°11′55″W / 41.3224°N 72.1986°W / 41.3224; -72.1986