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

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

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

    – Private School PreK Teacher
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Various Locations

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

Three Little Pigs • Rotating Locations

September's Activity is Three Little Pigs!

How can a childhood classic story be turned into an engineering project? Come see for yourself! Become an engineer and see if your house is strong enough against the wind.

Puzzle Through It! • Rotating Locations

October's Activity is Puzzle Through It!

Puzzles are fun educational tools that offer a variety of benefits. They can be used to relieve stress, and also develop hand- eye, coordination and boost self-esteem; but did you know you puzzles can be used to strengthen math and literacy skills? Join us for a puzzles with a twist!


Family Time has a new schedule! 

Every 1st Thursday of the month, Family Time will be at Children's Museum Fredericksburg

Every 2nd Monday of the month, Family Time will be at Children's Museum Chesterfield

Every 3rd Friday of the month, Family Time will be at Children's Museum Short Pump.

Every 4th Monday of the month, Family Time will be at Children's Museum Downtown

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