A letter from the Museum Director

The Museum has exciting news to share with you. This year, the Museum will be celebrating our 20th birthday. Soon we will announce our birthday party plans-so please keep a lookout! Since opening in 1991, it has been our vision to offer children and families affordable, hands-on learning activities to enhance early learning as well…

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The Museum Serves Special Needs Students

You may not know . . . Since 2005, students from The Education Cooperative (TEC) in Dedham have worked as Museum volunteers. These students, with moderate to intensive disabilities, partner with Museum staff to teach arts and crafts, assist with science programs and offer special activities to Museum visitors. TEC works in partnership with school…

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Hannaford Helps the Museum

February has been full of fantastic family-friendly programming, made possible thanks to Hannaford Supermarkets – this post is to show our gratitude! With winter outside and kids out of school, parents and caregivers are seeking fun, affordable activities for their kids. The Children’s Museum is a favorite choice for families from throughout Southeastern Massachusetts. Sponsored…

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25 things about the Museum

The Museum is a magical place with a long history of FUN stuff! We’ve been open almost 20 years! So we’ve read everyone else’s 25 facts, we thought we would share our fun facts with YOU! 1. Our wood working room is 100% green, all the wood we use is recycled! 2. The C.M.E. is…

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February School Vacation

The Museum has got YOUR plans for February School Vacation week! Be sure to check out all the activities going on all with Ruff Ruffman from PBS kids sensation Fetch and make Chocolate candies and holiday Card’s on Valentine’s day!“In a perfect world, every town and city would have such cultural, educational and social treasures…

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Don’t you hate driving into Boston sometimes? Both of my sisters live in the city and I find it very frustrating, not to mention trying to park. For April vacation week, going anywhere with your kids and trying to find a parking spot can be enraging. Unlike other museums (that won’t be mentioned), The Children’s…

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Hooray. 3 comments on one entry and over 300 hits? I’m glad this blog can be as helpful as possible, even with a dead link. Michelle pointed out to me in her comment that my New England Mamas link wasn’t working. I apologize, and have fixed it so the article about discount museum passes can…

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