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Put A Playful Spin On Your Next Special Event

Situated in the heart of downtown Dover, the Children's Museum of New Hampshire offers a spectacular space for your next family-oriented event. Housed in the historic and fully renovated armory building, the Children's Museum of New Hampshire features innovative exhibits designed to entertain and delight guests of all ages. Our unique facility accommodates any type of gathering from holiday parties, family reunions and summer outings to corporate events.

The memorable Children's Museum of New Hampshire setting includes beautiful views of the Cocheco River and surrounding historic mill buildings. The Children's Museum of New Hampshire's central location and easy parking offers added convenience.

Facility Rentals Include:

  • Exclusive use of the Children's Museum of New Hampshire, featuring 16,000 square feet of creative exhibits, an art gallery and meeting rooms
  • Unique space that can easily accommodate up to 300 people
  • Easy access for event set-up including a loading dock, elevator, separate prep space and refrigeration for professional catering needs
  • Convenient parking for attendees
  • Public address system (MP3 compatible) for music and announcements
  • 3 hours, including set-up and breakdown, starting as early as 5:15pm evenings, 8am on Sundays, or anytime on Mondays
  • Access to tables in a variety of shapes and heights that can be positioned as needed throughout the Children's Museum of New Hampshire.
  • An eclectic collection of many child and adult-sized chairs, as well as creative seating options throughout the Children's Museum of New Hampshire
  • Experienced Children's Museum of New Hampshire staff on-hand to support your function and keep the Children's Museum of New Hampshire looking its best during the event
  • Custodial and event planning assistance

Rates:

  • Events for 30-60 people: $500
  • 61-100 people: $600
  • 101-150 people: $800
  • 151-200 people: $1000
  • 201-300 people: $1200

Additional Time Beyond 3 Hours: $150/hour

Family and Business Members, as well as non-profit organizations with 501(c)(3) status receive a 20% discount on facility rentals.

The Children's Museum of New Hampshire is the perfect location for...

  • Holiday Parties
  • Family Reunions
  • Bar and Bat Mitzvahs
  • Themed Parties
  • Baby and Wedding Showers
  • Award Presentations
  • Customer or employee appreciation events
  • Corporate events

To schedule a tour for your customized event or if you have any questions concerning a Children's Museum of New Hampshire rental, contact Bookings Manager, Leila McRae at 603-742-2002 or email bookings@childrens-museum.org.

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