142 Free Street
Portland, ME 04101
Phone: 207-828-1234
Fax: 207-828-5726

Tuesday-Sunday: 10am-5pm
Monday: 9am-11am
for members only
visit us

Welcome to the
Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine.

Located in the Arts District of downtown Portland, the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine features a wide variety of interactive exhibits and activities for children and families!

  • Playscape; Opening March 14th!

  • Cinderella: The World's Favorite Fairy Tale This is a special re-telling of the well-known Cinderella along with similar stories from other cultures China, Russia and Mi'kmaq.More info...

  • Ready to get crafty? At American Girls Craft Club, we'll learn about different American Girls through crafts and snacks.To register call 828-1234 x231 or click here.

  • April Vacation Half-Day Camps help the activity and learning continue, even during break. To check out our spring break camps, click here.

  • Auction 2014: Come Play With Us Friday, May 2nd at the Ocean Gateway Terminal. Enjoy a fun-filled night of fundraising, delicious food and sumptuous views, while you bid on hundreds of items ranging from original artwork to sports tickets and cross-country getaways. For tickets, please click here.

  • Member's Monday! Every Monday, the doors are open at the Museum for members-only fun. There's so much to being a member at the Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine... your own playtime is just the start! Interested in becoming a member? Please click here.

  • Earth Day Celebration! We'll have seeds to plant, mud to play with, all kinds of natural materials to make art with and more. We'll have earthy story times, special face painting, and meeting live creatures such as worms, caterpillars, moths, turtles, and sea creatures. Later, visitors can take home a seedling to plant, compliments of Hancock Lumber! Want to see the complete list of events? Please click here.

  • Summer Camps: Spring is here, and summer is around the corner. Please check out our summer camp offerings for this year.More info...


Wondering About the Weather?
If it's a stormy day and you are wondering if we are open, call ahead! Dial 828-1234 and listen to the menu - for holiday and inclement weather closings, press 8.

Parking Tips
Discounted parking is available at the indoor municipal parking garage on Free Street, located one block past the Museum & Theatre. Be sure to bring your ticket in for us to stamp! Visit our Parking Tips page for more info.

Click here to download a printable parking map.

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