Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine
142 Free Street, Portland, ME

Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine

142 Free Street
Portland, ME 04101
Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine, Portland — The Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine exists to inspire discovery and imagination through exploration and play. 
The Museum serves as an indispensable resource for families and educators, helping to create a broad community devoted to our children's development and learning.
142 Free Street
Portland, ME 04101

Maximum Capacity: 350 people
Availability
Welcome guests of all ages to a party venue like no other! Available for unforgettable birthday parties as well as corporate events, baby showers and special occasions of all kinds.
Packages
Private Birthday Party
$350
per event
Attendees: 1 - 50 Deposit: $50 Total Price: $350     Show Details
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Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine, Portland — Come celebrate with us! Choose from a Basic or Deluxe Party Plan, and enjoy unlimited play time at the Museum. Would you like the Museum & Theatre all to yourself? We now offer Private Parties!

Photos published with permission of Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine

Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine, Portland — Come celebrate with us! Choose from a Basic or Deluxe Party Plan, and enjoy unlimited play time at the Museum.
Would you like the Museum & Theatre all to yourself? We now offer Private Parties!Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine, Portland — Join us for daily art, science and multicultural programming.Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine, PortlandChildren's Museum & Theatre of Maine, Portland — The Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine features a wide variety of interactive exhibits and activities for children and families!

Imaginations are motivated in Our Town, a kid-sized Maine town complete with grocery store, firetruck, lobster boat and much more. Toddler Park is a soft gated play-and-learn area for toddlers, and our Big Gallery features rotating exhibits. Young explorers love the Explore Floor, where exhibits focus on science and the natural resources of the State of Maine. Exhibits include a Ranger Station, climbing wall, water table, tree house, and tide pool touch tank.

The Museum also offers a dress up theater complete with stage and costumes, miniature planetarium shows, daily art, science and multicultural programs, and the amazing Camera Obscura, which delivers an unbelievable panoramic view of the City of Portland and Casco Bay. The Museum’s outdoor Shipyard is a great place to have lunch while sailing a pirate ship into port!Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine, PortlandChildren's Museum & Theatre of Maine, Portland — From I-295N or I-295S:

Take exit 6-A (Forest Ave. South). Bear right at the lights onto Rt. 77 South and proceed through the park. Continue up the hill (Rt. 77/State Street). At the top of the hill take a left onto Congress Street. Proceed 2/10 mile, cross High Street and immediately bear right onto Free Street. The Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine is on the right, immediately after the Portland Museum of Art.

Discounted parking available at the indoor municipal parking garage on Free Street, one block past the Museum.Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine, PortlandChildren's Museum & Theatre of Maine, PortlandChildren's Museum & Theatre of Maine, PortlandChildren's Museum & Theatre of Maine, Portland — Don't miss visits from your favorite storybook characters, and weekly performances by local and regional artists.
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Event Spaces
"Explore Some More" RoomPhotos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 25 people 285 sq ft 26.5 sq meter

Photos published with permission of Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine

2nd Floor Craft/Classroom Space with small sink.
Links: Website
Supported Layouts and Capacities
Reception
Capacity: 25 People
Features
  • Atmosphere/Decor: Fun, kid-friendly decor.
  • Space Size (Length x Width) in feet: 19 X 15
  • Space Size (Length x Width) in meters: 5.7912 X 4.572
  • Special Features: Sink, plenty of room for projects, access to stairwell.
  • Total Square Feet: 285
  • Total Square Meters: 26.5
Birthday RoomPhotos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 30 people 340 sq ft 31.6 sq meter
CafePhotos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 45 people 504 sq ft 46.8 sq meter
Dress-Up TheatrePhotos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 50 people 650 sq ft 60.4 sq meter
First Floor ExhibitPhotos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 183 people 1834 sq ft 170.4 sq meter
Lower LevelPhotos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 100 people 1154 sq ft 107.2 sq meter
Ranger's StationPhotos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 30 people 432 sq ft 40.1 sq meter
Second Floor ExhibitPhotos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 140 people 1404 sq ft 130.4 sq meter
The ShipyardPhotos Available
Outdoor Venue Max Capacity: 100 people 2500 sq ft 232.3 sq meter
Third Floor Conference Room
General Event Space Max Capacity: 15 people 182 sq ft 16.9 sq meter
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