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September 2017

Zoo Membership Swap

September 1 @ 9:00 am - September 30 @ 5:00 pm

Date/Time September 1, 2017 – September 30, 2017 Closed Mondays (except Monday holidays) Tues – Sun : 9am to 5pm Sun: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Location Virginia Zoo   The Virginia Zoo and Children’s Museum of Virginia are swapping members for the month of September. Children’s Museum of Virginia members can visit the Virginia Zoo all month long – for free! Likewise, Zoo members can visit the Children’s Museum throughout September as well. Members must present their cards and a…

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Whoopee Wednesday

September 20 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Stop in Wednesday* between 1 and 5 pm and get in for just $5 per person - all ages. (Children under 2-years old free) *May not be combined with other coupons/offers. 

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Homeschool Day

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The museum is dedicating an autumn day to homeschool families. Education activities, demonstrations and special guests will be available for multiple ages throughout the event. MATH ACADEMY The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame presents a “Math Academy” at the Children’s Museum. Grades K-2: 10:00-10:50 am | Grades 3-5: 11:00-11:50 am | Grades 6+: Noon-12:50 OTHER PROGRAMS: Skeeters, Germs and Diseases | 10:15 am Relive the history of the yellow fever epidemic in Portsmouth in 1855. Explore germ theory and discover…

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Smithsonian Museum Day Live!

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Museum Day Live! is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket.

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Whoopee Wednesday

September 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Stop in Wednesday* between 1 and 5 pm and get in for just $5 per person - all ages. (Children under 2-years old free) *May not be combined with other coupons/offers. 

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October 2017

Whoopee Wednesday

October 4 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Stop in Wednesday* between 1 and 5 pm and get in for just $5 per person - all ages. (Children under 2-years old free) *May not be combined with other coupons/offers. 

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Bank of America “Museums on Us”

October 7 @ 9:00 am - October 8 @ 5:00 pm

To qualify for Museums on Us, Bank of America customers simply present their ATM, credit or check card and valid photo ID to gain free general admission to the museum. > Complete details

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Columbus Day – We’re Open!

October 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Monday, October 9th the Children's Museum of Virginia will be open from 9 am - 5 pm! Come join us with your little one for a day full of fun on Columbus Day!

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Whoopee Wednesday

October 11 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Stop in Wednesday* between 1 and 5 pm and get in for just $5 per person - all ages. (Children under 2-years old free) *May not be combined with other coupons/offers. 

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Whoopee Wednesday

October 18 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Stop in Wednesday* between 1 and 5 pm and get in for just $5 per person - all ages. (Children under 2-years old free) *May not be combined with other coupons/offers. 

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Halloweekend at the Portsmouth Museums

October 20 - October 22

The Children’s Museum of Virginia | Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center | Lightship Portsmouth Get ready for a new fall experience at the Portsmouth Museums, as we celebrate October. The museums will be celebrating Halloween and the fall through a series of events lasting a full weekend in Portsmouth. Families, children and adults can all enjoy events that include storytelling, costume contests, horror story readings, trick or treating and more! Ghosts, ghouls, goblins, zombies and a host of other creepy…

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Museum Madness

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join the Portsmouth Museums for a day of spooky fall friendly fun! Visit the Children’s Museum to experience magic, make fall themed crafts, and have a fun treat walk in the afternoon. Other local museums will be joining in the fun as well, so stop by and visit to play games and earn prizes. Costumes are encouraged. Activities are included with admission to the Children’s Museum of Virginia. For more information please call 757-393-5258.

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Whoopee Wednesday

October 25 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Stop in Wednesday* between 1 and 5 pm and get in for just $5 per person - all ages. (Children under 2-years old free) *May not be combined with other coupons/offers. 

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November 2017

Whoopee Wednesday

November 1 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Stop in Wednesday* between 1 and 5 pm and get in for just $5 per person - all ages. (Children under 2-years old free) *May not be combined with other coupons/offers. 

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Bank of America “Museums on Us”

November 4 @ 9:00 am - November 5 @ 5:00 pm

To qualify for Museums on Us, Bank of America customers simply present their ATM, credit or check card and valid photo ID to gain free general admission to the museum. > Complete details

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Whoopee Wednesday

November 8 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Stop in Wednesday* between 1 and 5 pm and get in for just $5 per person - all ages. (Children under 2-years old free) *May not be combined with other coupons/offers. 

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Veteran’s Day – Open for Business

November 11 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Children's Museum will be open for Veteran's Day!    

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Whoopee Wednesday

November 15 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Stop in Wednesday* between 1 and 5 pm and get in for just $5 per person - all ages. (Children under 2-years old free) *May not be combined with other coupons/offers. 

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Whoopee Wednesday

November 22 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Stop in Wednesday* between 1 and 5 pm and get in for just $5 per person - all ages. (Children under 2-years old free) *May not be combined with other coupons/offers. 

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Thanksgiving Day

November 23

All Museums Closed.

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