• I really enjoyed the cave. I liked being a producer. My group made a clock, a frisbee, a hat, and a necklace.

    – Catharine Clamcy
  • The most things I liked was the cave and I liked the news studio.
    It made me feel like I was a real adult.

    – Shajuan MacDonald
  • I would like to tell you thank you for our economics lesson during the field trip at the museum.

    – Anaya Holmes
  • "Unplugged: Coding without Computers" is a wonderful program and I would recommend it to anyone who is looking for a field trip.

    – Charles City Kindergarten Teacher
  • Thank you!! We had a ton of fun!! We had a LOT of great chaperones this year! I think this is the best our kids have been ever! our chaperones were on it! Thank you so much for seeing how great they were! We LOVED the lesson and we can't wait to come back next year!
    – CCPS Kindergarten Teacher
  • We loved the blooming butterflies program and Pamela was terrific!

    – Private School PreK Teacher
Play Ahead


Play ahead at the Children's Museum this fall! 

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CarMax $1 Family Nights

CarMax $1 Family Nights
Every 2nd Friday of the Month  •  5pm - 7:30pm 

Museum admission is only $1 per person every 2nd Friday of the month! 

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Family Time

Family Time!
Various Locations

Join the Children's Museum Family Engagement Team for activities geared towards helping families learn how to play!


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Down on the Farm Day

Hispanic Heritage Day
Saturday, September 21  •  10 am - 2 pm

The Children’s Museum celebrates the incredible history and culture of South American countries. Enjoy cultural performances from the Latin Ballet of Virginia and dive into activities and fun that honor the heritage of an amazing people group! 

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Halloween Hoopla 2019

Halloween Hoopla
Saturday, October 26  •  1 pm - 5 pm 

Spooky fun awaits at the 19th Annual Halloween Hoopla! Dress up in your favorite costume and head down to the museum for an afternoon of trick-or-treating, pumpkin experiments, and MORE!

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