Frequently Asked Questions


Frequently Asked Questions

What are the Museum hours?

For more information on Museum hours please visit our Hours and Admissions Page.

How much does it cost to get into the Museum?

Admission: $9.00 per person • Members and under one free

Description

The Children’s Museum in Easton is a hands-on children’s museum located in The Old Fire Station in historic North Easton Village. With three floors of themed, interactive exhibits, and The Wild Place, an outdoor learning center, the Museum is the ideal location for visits by children 1-8 years old.

What are your upcoming events?

The Museum is always offering events, particularly during school vacation week. To check out upcoming events, please see our what’s new or calendar page. To stay updated, sign up for our e-news letter.

Do you do birthday parties?

Yes! If you are interested in a hosting a party at the Museum, please see our Parties Page.

Are there any special exhibits?

All of our exhibits are special! For a full list of our exhibits, please visit our Exhibits Page.

How do I get to the Museum?

For detailed directions please see our Location and Parking Page.

Where can I park?

Parking is available in the Town Parking Lot, adjacent to the Museum. There is additional on-street parking. For more information please see our Location and Parking Page.

Can I drop off my child?

The Museum requests that children under 16 are accompanied by an adult at all times.

Is the Museum wheelchair accessible?

Our facility is a 100 year-old, 3 story, wooden frame building. We do not have an elevator, but we do have ramps that access our Main Exhibit Hall and our lower level, the STEM Lab and party room. Our staff will be glad to assist you or members of your group, but please call ahead to inform us.  For more information please go to our Hours and Admissions Page.

What if my child is sensitive to light or sound?

There are a few exhibits at the Museum that make noise and light up. If your child is sensitive we suggest avoiding these exhibits or requesting a pair of noise cancelling headphones at the front desk.

Is there a quiet space my child and I can go to if they get overwhelmed?

The Children’s Museum in Easton is a fun and active place and sometimes it can get pretty noisy. There is a room located downstairs that is usually relatively quiet, but we can’t promise that it will always be available.

Are there any times when the Museum is less busy?

The Museum is usually less busy during weekday afternoon hours.

Can I bring food to the Museum?

Absolutely! We have picnic tables located in The Wild Place that can be used.

Does the Museum have changing tables?

Changing tables are available in both of the Museum bathrooms.

How long does it take to get through the Museum?

The time spent going through the Museum depends on the age of your child and the pace they would like to go at. Typically it takes about an hour and a half to two hours to get through the Museum.

What do I do if I lost something at the Museum?

If you lost something at the Museum during your visit please contact the Museum at 508-230-3789. If you notice you lost something while still at the Museum there is a lost and found box at the front desk.

What are the benefits of being a Museum member?

• Unlimited free admission during regular museum hours for a year
• 10% off gift shop purchases, birthday and private parties
• Advance notice and registration for special events and summer camps
• Discounts on most classes and workshops
• Seasonal newsletters and event schedules
• Reciprocal Membership with the Fuller Craft Museum

For more information on memberships please see our Membership Page.

How can I get involved with the Museum?

Are you looking to volunteer, intern, or work at the Museum? We’d love to have you! Please see our Volunteer, Internship, and Job Opening Pages for more information.

How can I donate to the Museum?

Donations can be mailed to 9 Sullivan Avenue P.O. Box 417 North Easton, MA 02356, dropped off at the front desk during your visit, or can be done online by clicking here. We appreciate your support!

 

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