Soft sandy beach and a historic pier are the shoreside seducers at Old Orchard Beach where paddling sports and charter fishing fill long days, though be sure to venture inland long enough to sample succulent local lobster.
Keep your young ones entertained for hours on end at the Maine Discovery Center, a children's museum packed with educational hands-on exhibits. Learn more about health and anatomy on a Body Journey, explore the properties of gravity in the Mission:Discovery exhibit, encourage your child's inner artist in Artscape and learn more about local ecosystems in Nature Trails as part of your museum visit. Educational programs are offered here throughout the year, including Science Adventures and Meet the Author sessions.
Hours + Fees
9:30am-5pm, Tues-Sat Noon-5pm, Sun Extended summer hours
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