Self-Guided Visits

Self-Guided Visits

Bring a world of hands-on learning and discovery to your students at The Children's Museum of New Hampshire. A Self-Guided Group Visit is perfect for teachers or organizations looking to explore on their own.



Self-Guided Group Visits MUST be scheduled in advance and requires a $50 non-refundable deposit*. Paying the deposit is step one of booking your visit. After you paid your deposit, we will then reach out to you for details about the number of participants, and your balance must be paid 2 weeks prior to your scheduled visit.

Dates to book a visit are coming soon.

*If you are unable to pay the non-refundable $50 deposit online to reserve your visit, please contact to arrange to pay the deposit with a check through the mail.

Group Size:

Self-Guided Group Visits can be scheduled for groups between 12 (minimum) and 60 (maximum) children and their adult chaperones. Please contact the Children's Museum of New Hampshire at for questions about booking a Self-Guided Group Visit.

Program Times:

Self-Guided Group Visits last for two hours, 9:30-11:30am and are offered Tuesdays – Fridays.


The fees for a Self-Guided Group Visit are tiered flat rates based on number of participants, along with a $50 non-refundable deposit. Adults are included in the total number.

10-20: $120
21-30: $180
31-40: $250
41-50: $320
51-60: $390


To ensure an enjoyable experience for all visitors, the museum requires a minimum ratio of one chaperone for every five children. Chaperones must be at least 18 years of age and must supervise their assigned group of children at all times.

Eating Arrangements:

Food and beverages are not permitted within the Children's Museum of New Hampshire at this time. During the warmer weather months, groups are welcome to bring bag lunches to eat at the outdoor picnic tables or amphitheater in Henry Law Park before or after their scheduled time in the museum.


The Children's Museum of New Hampshire is equipped with both an elevator and ramp access between the two floors of exhibits. The Children's Museum of New Hampshire also has accessible bathrooms, parking and a designated drop-off zone for visitors with disabilities. If you have any questions about accessibility, please email


If you need to cancel your Self-Guided Group Visit, please do so at least two weeks in advance. We will make every effort to reschedule Group Visits that are canceled due to poor weather conditions. The Children's Museum of New Hampshire does not provide refunds on the $50 deposit.

Other options

If you can't get your class to the Children's Museum of New Hampshire, we can bring an educator and interactive lesson to your school. Please check out the details of our Traveling Programs.

If your school is school-wide Title I, you may be eligible for a subsidized visit to the Children's Museum. Please see the Museum InReach page for more info.

Orientation Video for Groups Visiting CMNH

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