Imagination Station is a creative playspace set up as a child-sized village - there's a diner, a playhouse, a theater with costumes, a fire truck, a grocery store, and more. It's the ideal spot for an afternoon of creative play for the preschool set.
Imagination Station shares space with ARTastic, a walk-in arts and crafts studio that's perfect for older kids. The shop up front sells Melissa & Doug craft kits and other artsy supplies...
Come and meet the Ghosts on the Banke at Strawbery Banke’s famous Halloween celebration. Long-dead sea captains, 17th century shopkeepers and wayward pirates haunt the streets of Portsmouth’s oldest neighborhood as you trick or treat safely from house to historic house.
Trick or Treat safely at the museum's historic houses
The Children's Museum of New Hampshire is a wonderful place for families, with rotating hands-on exhibits throughout and a dedicated room for little ones age 3 and under. Founded in 1983 in Portsmouth, the museum moved to its current Dover location in 2008.
The entire facility is wheelchair-accessible, and service animals are always welcome. Additionally, noise-cancelling headphones are available to borrow at the front desk.