We here at the Beazley Planetarium wish you all a very joyous, healthy, and prosperous new year. While almost everyone’s attention will be drawn to the July golden anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, we have some really cool events happening this month.  For starters, the entire continent of North America will experience a […]

1 pm – 5 pm. $5 Admission Per Person – Now until May 29, 2019* *May not be combined with other coupons/offers.

January 26 – May 12, 2019 Step inside the World’s Most Beloved #1 Blue Engine! Welcome to the Island of Sodor! In Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails visitors find themselves surrounded by the island’s iconic locations: Knapford Station, Sodor Steamworks and much more. Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails! was created by Minnesota Children’s […]

I usually end my blog with this: “The sky is full of wonder.”  It is sometimes easy for me to forget that, to take the events of the day out of hand and think it has all been seen before.  I was reminded how wrong that thinking can be last night. As I was taking […]

The Children’s Museum of Virginia is a place where everyone can come and explore the discovery of learning. To ensure that we are accessible to all, we offer a discounted admission to EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer) cardholders and their families. $3 admission can be purchased for up to four visitors per card. Simply show your EBT card […]

Free admission for Bank of America card holders first full weekend of every month…

March 2, 2019 – 10 am to 4pm Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 3rd! Young Audiences Arts for Learning Virginia (YAV) celebrates another year of family-fun and partnership with the Children’s Museum of Virginia. Celebrate the Arts is an interactive day filled with performances by YAV artists, arts activities for all ages, and the […]

  According to the National Climatic Center, the month of October is the least cloudy month of the year in the Southeastern United States making it a perfect time to get out there.  The entire expanse of skies from Maine to Texas offers at least a fifty percent chance of clear skies this month. Clear […]