Gift Shop


A day at the Children’s Museum of Virginia is filled with so many new sensations to spark young imaginations. Visit our gift shop and take the excitement of learning home with you by browsing our broad selection of toys, kits, and books. We have items for the tiniest of tykes, as well as older kids who are eager to explore the world around them. Here are just a few of the items you can discover in our gift shop:

Thomas and Friends: If you have a budding conductor on your hands, we have the perfect train toy for you! Along with Thomas and his friends, we also have train engineer costumes to make playtime even more fun.

Rubbabu: Once little hands grasp these ultra-soft vehicles, they will never want to let go. The entire toy is made of cushy foam – even the wheels!

Magna-Tiles®: What’s more fun than playing with magnets? Building with magnets! Magna-Tiles® are colorful, 3-D magnetic tiles that will take your child’s creativity to all new heights.

Plus-Plus: If your child can imagine it, a Plus-Plus kit will help bring it to life. Each kit contains colorful interlocking pieces that let kids build their imagination in every direction.

SmartLab: Science just got a whole lot cooler. We offer a range of kits sure to excite your little future scientist, including a programmable Rover, no computer required!

Books and Beyond: We carry a wide range of Usborne books to help your child experience the world through up-close, vivid photographs and lots of interesting facts. We also offer Webkinz plush toys, Melissa and Doug products, and an assortment of souvenirs to purchase for family and friends.


Want to save up to 20% on gift shop items? Speak with a Museum staff member and hear all about our exceptional member discounts and programs.

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