• "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
  • 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
  • We loved the blooming butterflies program and Pamela was terrific!



    – Private School PreK 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
 
Play Ahead

SUMMER EVENTS

Play ahead at the Children's Museum this summer! 

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Summer Service Saturdays

Summer Service Saturdays 
Every Saturday  •  Memorial Day through Labor Day
All Children's Museum locations  

In partnership with Walmart, the Children's Museum of Richmond is pleased to offer FREE ADMISSION for emergency medical technicians, firefighters, law enforcement, military, veterans and their immediate families every Saturday from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 

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Down on the Farm Day

Down on the Farm Day
Saturday, June 8  •  10am - 4pm
Children's Museum Downtown 

Experience the sights, sounds, and smells of the farm at the Children’s Museum Downtown for Down on the Farm Day.

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Let's Go Luna Day

Let's Go Luna! Day
Saturday, June 29  •  10am - 4pm 
Children's Museum Downtown

Meet and greet with Luna herself and play with friends from around the globe thanks to the Latin Ballet of Virginia, Sri Sai Dance Academy, and many more! 

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First Responder's Day

First Responder's Day
Saturday, July 13  •  10am - 2pm
Children's Museum Chesterfield

Join us in Chesterfield for First Responder's Day to meet Chesterfield County police officers, firefighters, and EMT's, get up-close and personal with a real fire truck, hear stories of bravery, and even get your picture taken with Gruff McGruff! 

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Out of This World Day

Out of This World Day
Saturday, July 20  •  10am - 4pm
Children's Museum Downtown

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing with activities in partnership with NASA Space Place! 

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Fairytale Fun Day

Fairytale Fun Day
Saturday, August 10  •  10am - 4pm
Children's Museum Downtown

Discover a world of wonder as your family explores cultures all across the world!

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Ready Jet Go! Day

Ready Jet Go! Day
Saturday, August 17  •  10am - 4pm
Children's Museum Downtown

Jet off into space with PBS's favorite alien, Jet Propulsion of Ready Jet Go! Register your family for PBS Kids Ready To Learn's Summer Challenge for your chance to receive FREE ADMISSION to Ready Jet Go! Day! 

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