My wife Sherry and I brought our boys to Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine when they were little in the 1990s and 2000s. We have happy play memories of shopping in the pretend grocery store, on the pretend fire truck and so much more.
This magical place has been a mecca for educational fun on Free Street in Portland for 3 decades entertaining generations of families.
Now there is a brand new wicked big state of the art Children’s Museum we can take our granddaughter to this summer.
Just before the lockdown, plans for a new facility at Thompson’s Point in Portland were put into place. They had a fundraising goal of $14 million to finance construction of the new location and ending up raising $15 million.
According to their Facebook page,
“The conclusion of the campaign comes as the Museum & Theatre prepares to open their new 30,000 square foot facility at Thompson’s Point, where they…