Bug Squad

Children's Museum of Richmond, Downtown 2626 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA

A hands-on exhibit exploring the unique abilities of bugs. The touring exhibit features talking animatronic members of the Bug Squad, bugs with their own superhero storyline that describes their super ...

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Curiosity Camp Out

Science Museum of Virginia 2500 W Broad St, Richmond, VA, United States

A night full of exploration and adventure outdoors. Explorers are invited to grab their backpack, roll out their sleeping bag, pitch a tent, and join astronomy-themed STEM experiences. Campers will ...

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Event Series Tutus & Ties on Tuesdays

Tutus & Ties on Tuesdays

Children's Museum of Richmond, Downtown 2626 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA

Movement and play are good for children’s bodies and brains. In fact, movement can help increase memory, perception, language comprehension, attention, emotional understanding, and decision making. Dress up and move, ...

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A Better Life For Their Children: Julius Rosenwald, Booker T. Washington, and the 4,978 Schools that Changed America

Virginia Museum of History and Culture 428 North Boulevard, Richmond, VA

Julius Rosenwald and Booker T. Washington forged one of the earliest collaborations between Jews and African Americans to create schools throughout the nation for Black children who had no access ...

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BODY WORLDS: The Anatomy of Happiness

Science Museum of Virginia 2500 W Broad St, Richmond, VA, United States

Happiness has an impact on our mind and body, influencing our movements, perceptions, sensations, mood and more. Through dozens of human specimens called plastinates, explore how anatomy is involved in ...

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Spring Home School Open House

Virginia Museum of History and Culture 428 North Boulevard, Richmond, VA

Homeschoolers are invited to an open house to view the newest exhibition, "Julia Child: A Recipe for Life" and explore Virginia's food history. Please view the schedule of activities: Young ...

Free

Animal Kingdom Opening Weekend

Science Museum of Virginia 2500 W Broad St, Richmond, VA, United States

The debut of the new giant screen film Animal Kingdom: A Tale of Six Families. On opening weekend the other Dome films are migrating back to the library to let ...

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160th Anniversary of the Battle of Cold Harbor

Explore the 160th Anniversary of the Battle of Cold Harbor, site of the 1864 battle between United States and Confederate armies. This year’s event features living history demonstrations, including Ulysses S. Grant’s encampment, a variety of guided ranger-led tours and hands-on children’s activities for all ages. For a full and detailed list of the weekend’s ...

Free
Event Series Julia Highlight Tour

Julia Highlight Tour

Virginia Museum of History and Culture 428 North Boulevard, Richmond, VA

Julia Child’s insatiable curiosity and tenacious spirit drove her to endlessly try, test, prove and communicate how to make delicious food. Learning to cook empowered Julia and she in turn ...

Free
Event Series Stories at the Museum

Stories at the Museum

Virginia Museum of History and Culture 428 North Boulevard, Richmond, VA

Aimed at early elementary learners, this educator led Stories at the Museum program will feature a read-aloud story time in a related museum gallery, paired with a craft activity. Your ...

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Event Series CultureFest Fridays

CultureFest Fridays

Children's Museum of Richmond, Downtown 2626 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA

Immerse yourself in a cultural celebration through live performances, culinary delights, and arts and crafts. This event is in partnership with Culture Encounters, a local nonprofit organization. May 3: Philippines ...

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First Fridays at VMHC

Virginia Museum of History and Culture 428 North Boulevard, Richmond, VA

On the first Friday of each month, the museum will stay open later for this family-friendly event. Between 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm, the museum will offer free admission to ...

Free

Special Focus Tour: Dining with Shakespeare

Agecroft Hall 4305 Sulgrave Rd., Richmond, VA, United States

In commemoration of the Bard, William Shakespeare, join tour guide Tracy Weldon for a look at culinary customs during Shakespeare’s lifetime in Elizabethan England. A brief talk is followed by ...

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Sensory Friendly Nights

Children's Museum of Richmond, Chesterfield 6629 Lake Harbour Dr., Midlothian, VA, United States

A night for families with children with disabilities on the third Friday of each month from 5:00-7:00 pm. Families can register in advance via the link below or can register ...

Free
Event Series Fossil Hunting Excursions

Fossil Hunting Excursions

Stratford Hall 483 Great House Road, Stratford, VA

Dating from the Miocene Epoch - approximately 17 to 10 million years ago, the Stratford Cliffs are part of a rare geological phenomenon ranking among the most important fossil research ...

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‘Forgotten’ No More: Honoring Virginia’s Korean War Fallen

Virginia War Memorial 621 South Belvidere Street, Richmond, VA

In the years following World War II, turmoil gripped the Southeast Asian nation of Korea. With the fight of communism at its center, North and South Korea were locked in ...

Free

Hands On History Day

Stratford Hall 483 Great House Road, Stratford, VA

Experience Stratford Hall and its people through the lenses of history, science, and culture. Spend the day exploring the historic area while participating in special activities provided by their education ...

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