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

    – Private School PreK 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
  • "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 would like to tell you thank you for our economics lesson during the field trip at the museum.

    – Anaya Holmes
  • We had a wonderful time visiting the Children’s Museum this year! We would love to include you in our field trips for next year. In order to plan I was wondering when you guys start booking for next school year. THANK YOU !
    – HCPS 1st Grade Teacher
Down on the Farm Day
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Saturday, June 8  •  10am - 4pm 
Children's Museum Downtown  •  2626 West Broad Street

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

The Dairy Alliance will be onsite with activities exploring the importance of dairy farming. Don’t miss your chance to visit with a calf from Eastview Farm, discover how a combine works with the Virginia Soybean Association, dance along to the tunes of the Little Birdies Trio Blue Grass Band, and get to know the animals of the Laughing Place Farm Petting Zoo!

Event is free with museum admission. As usual, Children’s Museum Members play for free all year long!

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Down on the Farm Day is supported by

The Dairy Alliance
Virginia State Dairymen's Association