Posted May 13, 2019 RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – To the casual observer, seeing children at play may not look like much at all — a fun and often silly way for kids to pass the time with their friends, neighbors and classmates, but nothing more than that. But make no mistake: while play is often…

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March 11, 2020 at 4:00 PM EDT – Updated March 11 at 4:00 PM A visit to the Children’s Museum is a recipe for fun and learning through play — for both children and their caregivers alike. For parents of children with special needs, that recipe may need some additional ingredients or a little change to match…

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COVID-19 OPERATIONS AND PREPAREDNESS FAQ Updated Friday, March 13, 2020 9:30pm The Children’s Museum of Richmond is closed from March 14-27 in solidarity with our community partners and the effort to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Our community, especially our visitors, staff, volunteers, and their families, are the top priority. While we tentatively plan…

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Throughout the year, all four area locations of the Children’s Museum are focused on its mission of inspiring growth in all children by engaging families in learning through play — or as they are fond of saying at the Children’s Museum, when children play ahead, they get ahead. Some benefits of play are naturally more apparent than…

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The Children’s Museum has built a reputation for engaging experiences that foster creativity in both children and their caregivers. Now, they’re doing so in a way that hasn’t been seen at the Museum in a generation, with the launch of a new Creative in Residence program with artist Nastassja Swift. Encouraging a better understanding of…

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