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Shaun the Sheep at the Children’s Museum of Virginia

Children's Museum of Virginia 221 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

Shaun made his screen debut in the Wallace and Gromit film A Close Shave back in 1995. Fast-forward to now and Shaun has become a global superstar, enjoyed by fans in 170 countries across the world! He’s starred in six TV series’ and enjoyed success on the big screen with two feature films that have […]

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Andalo’s Library

Children's Museum of Virginia 221 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

Explore a story with Andalo and friends! Every third Saturday of the month. Included with museum admission. Programming times: 11:30am and 1:30pm

Second Saturdays – Dog Days of Summer

Children's Museum of Virginia 221 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

Join us to discover the real meaning behind the “Dog Days of Summer.” Explore constellations, play space games, find hot dogs and see real dogs. Activities included with admission.

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Special Needs Sundays

Children's Museum of Virginia 221 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

Join us on select Sundays for children with special needs and their families to visit the museum in a less overwhelming environment. The museum hopes to alleviate any stress by providing a special date and time for them to enjoy the museum through adapted programs and exhibits as well as a reduced number of visitors. […]

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Toddler Days

Children's Museum of Virginia 221 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

School is back in session and it’s a great time for toddlers to play in the museum – explore some exhibits, see a planetarium show, make a craft, and more!

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Homeschool Day

Children's Museum of Virginia 221 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

Join us for a day dedicated to homeschooling families. Activities include workshops, demonstrations, sample classes, educational games, and planetarium shows. Visit https://childrensmuseumvirginia.com/education/homeschool-programs/ for details and ticket information.

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Noon New Year’s Eve

Children's Museum of Virginia 221 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

Grab the kids and join in our festive “Noon Year’s Eve Bash” on the Children’s Museum Mall, complete with party favor decorating, face painting, a juice box toast, a glittery noon ball drop and more. Young partiers can enjoy the countdown and celebrate with fun New Year’s festivities and activities – all with no risk […]

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