Historical Timeline

August 25 2012 

CCM had it's Grand Opening!!!  What a huge day!  We were all so pleased with the turn out for our big day.  All of the happy faces from children, and positive feedback from parents was wonderful!

August 2012

CCM attended Orchard Hill Breadworks Pizza Night in Alstead.

July 2012

CCM announces it's opening date of August 25th!!  We still have work to do, but are very excited to open our doors! 


We were also thrilled to attend Keene's Street Fair where we were able to get the word out about our Grand Opening!

May 2012

CCM attended the Keene Bike Festival!  Also, things are moving along at CCM! Our exhibits are under construction and looking good! We are still looking for sponsorship for a few more exhibits.

March, 2012

We had our 2nd annual Pizza Palooza! It was wonderful to see the Colony Mill come to life!  We are so grateful for all of the support from the local pizzerias and the community once again!

October 2011

October was a busy and productive month!


We signed the lease for the museum's space at the Colony Mill in Keene.


CCM once again participated in the Keene Pumpkin Festival and raised funds through our food booth.


It was a beautiful day for our First Annual Mountain Goat Scramble at Granite Gorge.  Thank you to all the volunteers, sponsors, and intrepid runners who made it a success!


July 2011

Participated in Orchard Hill Breadworks Pizza Night.  Yummy!


June 2011

Held the 1st Annual Keene's Biggest Pizza Party at The Colony Mill. Thank you to our local pizzerias for their delicious pizzas and to all the people who love to eat pizza!


October 2010

CCM took part in Keene's 20th Annual Pumpkin Festival. Thank you to our volunteers and those who supported us!


July 2010

CCM became a member of the Association for Children's Museums.


June 2010

CCM had a booth at Keene Aviation Day at the airport.  What a blast! 


January 2010

CCM is now officially a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation!!!


October 2009

Completed and submitted filing for Not-For-Profit Status.


May 2009

Articles of Incorporation are filed with the State of New Hampshire.


April 2009

A survey is begun to determine the level of community interest.

Surveys show that our community is very interested!


January 2009

One person had a dream & formed a committee to explore possibilities.

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The Center at Keene

149 Emerald Street  Keene, NH 







Wednesday - Friday 10-12, 1:00-5:00


Saturday: 9:00-12:00, 1:00-4:00

Sunday: Closed to the public

               for private events



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CCM is a member of the Association of Children's Museums
CCM is a member of the Association of Children's Museums




We are very grateful for support from the Putnam Foundation, a donor-advised fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation.