Family Gingerbread Workshop

Family Gingerbread House Workshops

Families will have the opportunity to make their own gingerbread house. We provide the house and the candy accoutrements. The workshop lasts for an hour and a half. Participants may use as much of that time as they like to complete their house.

To Register: You may register at the front desk or by telephone at 757.393.8983 extension 23.

Costs: Members: $25 / Non-members: $45 (This cost includes admission for 4 to the museum that day)
Additional houses: $15 per additional house

Available Dates & Times:
Saturday, December 16, 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, December 17, 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Purchase Tickets: To access online registration, choose the date and time slot you are interested in below. Seats are limited to register early to make sure you reserve your spot.


Girl Scout Gingerbread House Workshops

Girl Scout Gingerbread House Workshops

The Children’s Museum of Virginia is excited to offer this annual holiday workshop to area scout troops. We welcome troops of all ages to participate in our Gingerbread House Decorating Workshops. We provide the house and candy. The workshops last for an hour and a half. Participants may use as much or as little of that time to decorate their house. This is a fun holiday treat for your troop sure to provide laughs, messy fingers, and plenty of memories.

To Register: Contact Ian Francis at 757-393-8983, ext. 23 or at francisi@portsmouthva.gov

Requirements: A groups must have at least 10 participants in order to book this workshop. Space is limited, so reservations are on a first come, first served basis.

Cost: $15.00 per participant

Available Dates and Times:
Friday, December 1, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Friday, December 8, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Friday, December 15, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.


Homeschool Gingerbread Workshops

Homeschool Gingerbread Workshops

The Children’s Museum of Virginia is offering this annual holiday workshop to homeschool groups. We welcome groups of all ages to participate in our Gingerbread House Decorating Workshops. We provide the house and the candy. The workshops last for an hours and a half. Participants may use as much or as little of that time to decorate their house. This is a fun holiday treat sure to provide laughs, messy fingers and plenty of memories.

To Register: Contact Ian Francis at 757-393-8983, ext. 23 or at francisi@portsmouthva.gov

Requirements: A groups must have at least 10 participants in order to book this workshop. Space is limited, so reservations are on a first come, first served basis.

Cost: $15.00 per participant

Available Dates and Times:
Friday, December 1, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Friday, December 8, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Friday, December 15, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.