• 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
  • "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
  • 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
Fairytale Fun Day
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Saturday, August 10  •  10am - 4pm
Children's Museum Downtown  •  2626 West Broad Street

Discover a world of wonder as your family explores fairytales and folklore from cultures all across the world during Fairytale Day at the Children’s Museum Downtown on Saturday, August 10th from 10am-4pm. Meet real princesses and pirates and learn about how classic fairytale stories are woven throughout cultures and time! You’ll even be able to step into your very own fairytale as you build castles, create stories, and dress the part for a magical photo moment. Costumes are encouraged!

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