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Upcoming Museum Events and Hours of Operation

Sat, July 22, 2017, Museum Open, 10am - 5pm

The for the kids, by George Children’s Museum is a hands-on experience designed to put children in touch with their heritage. As you travel through the immersion galleries, take a bike ride along the Washington Heritage Trail, learn more about young George Washington and the rich railroad history of our area. Get hands-on with the North American Railroad Foundation (NARF) Exhibit Area as you learn about working on the railroad and build your own creations in our LEGO area!

Sat, July 29, 2017, Museum Open, 10am - 5pm

The for the kids, by George Children’s Museum is a hands-on experience designed to put children in touch with their heritage. As you travel through the immersion galleries, take a bike ride along the Washington Heritage Trail, learn more about young George Washington and the rich railroad history of our area. Get hands-on with the North American Railroad Foundation (NARF) Exhibit Area as you learn about working on the railroad and build your own creations in our LEGO area!

Sat, August 05, 2017, Museum Open, 10am - 5pm

The for the kids, by George Children’s Museum is a hands-on experience designed to put children in touch with their heritage. As you travel through the immersion galleries, take a bike ride along the Washington Heritage Trail, learn more about young George Washington and the rich railroad history of our area. Get hands-on with the North American Railroad Foundation (NARF) Exhibit Area as you learn about working on the railroad and build your own creations in our LEGO area!

Sat, August 05, 2017, Special Saturday: Make your own Colonial Game to take home

Shut The Box is a traditional dice game for one or more players that uses a special counting box. Make your own game and then play in a Shut the Box tournament. (ages 6-12)

Thu, August 10, 2017, Grandparents and Seniors Mornings

Join us every 2nd Thursday of the month from 9am-12pm for special Grandparents and Seniors Mornings! Tickets will be $4/person for both children and adults. The Museum is a wonderful place to learn about our rich regional history and to remember the local stories telling about how the Eastern Panhandle played a pivotal role in our nation’s history in so many ways. We look forward to your visit!

Sat, August 12, 2017, Museum Open, 10am - 5pm

The for the kids, by George Children’s Museum is a hands-on experience designed to put children in touch with their heritage. As you travel through the immersion galleries, take a bike ride along the Washington Heritage Trail, learn more about young George Washington and the rich railroad history of our area. Get hands-on with the North American Railroad Foundation (NARF) Exhibit Area as you learn about working on the railroad and build your own creations in our LEGO area!

Sat, August 19, 2017, Museum Open, 10am - 5pm

The for the kids, by George Children’s Museum is a hands-on experience designed to put children in touch with their heritage. As you travel through the immersion galleries, take a bike ride along the Washington Heritage Trail, learn more about young George Washington and the rich railroad history of our area. Get hands-on with the North American Railroad Foundation (NARF) Exhibit Area as you learn about working on the railroad and build your own creations in our LEGO area!

Sat, August 26, 2017, Museum Open, 10am - 5pm

The for the kids, by George Children’s Museum is a hands-on experience designed to put children in touch with their heritage. As you travel through the immersion galleries, take a bike ride along the Washington Heritage Trail, learn more about young George Washington and the rich railroad history of our area. Get hands-on with the North American Railroad Foundation (NARF) Exhibit Area as you learn about working on the railroad and build your own creations in our LEGO area!

Sat, September 02, 2017, Museum Open, 10am - 5pm

The for the kids, by George Children’s Museum is a hands-on experience designed to put children in touch with their heritage. As you travel through the immersion galleries, take a bike ride along the Washington Heritage Trail, learn more about young George Washington and the rich railroad history of our area. Get hands-on with the North American Railroad Foundation (NARF) Exhibit Area as you learn about working on the railroad and build your own creations in our LEGO area!

Sat, September 09, 2017, Museum Open, 10am - 5pm

The for the kids, by George Children’s Museum is a hands-on experience designed to put children in touch with their heritage. As you travel through the immersion galleries, take a bike ride along the Washington Heritage Trail, learn more about young George Washington and the rich railroad history of our area. Get hands-on with the North American Railroad Foundation (NARF) Exhibit Area as you learn about working on the railroad and build your own creations in our LEGO area!

Thu, September 14, 2017, Grandparents and Seniors Mornings

Join us every 2nd Thursday of the month from 9am-12pm for special Grandparents and Seniors Mornings! Tickets will be $4/person for both children and adults. The Museum is a wonderful place to learn about our rich regional history and to remember the local stories telling about how the Eastern Panhandle played a pivotal role in our nation’s history in so many ways. We look forward to your visit!

Sat, September 16, 2017, Museum Open, 10am - 5pm

The for the kids, by George Children’s Museum is a hands-on experience designed to put children in touch with their heritage. As you travel through the immersion galleries, take a bike ride along the Washington Heritage Trail, learn more about young George Washington and the rich railroad history of our area. Get hands-on with the North American Railroad Foundation (NARF) Exhibit Area as you learn about working on the railroad and build your own creations in our LEGO area!

Sat, September 16, 2017, Special Saturday: Learn to cook on a campfire

Watch as a volunteer dons historic clothing and cooks delicious dishes using seasonal foods and 19th century cooking methods. Sample authentic dishes and take the historic recipes to try at home! (all ages)

Sat, September 23, 2017, Museum Open, 10am - 5pm

The for the kids, by George Children’s Museum is a hands-on experience designed to put children in touch with their heritage. As you travel through the immersion galleries, take a bike ride along the Washington Heritage Trail, learn more about young George Washington and the rich railroad history of our area. Get hands-on with the North American Railroad Foundation (NARF) Exhibit Area as you learn about working on the railroad and build your own creations in our LEGO area!

Sat, September 30, 2017, Museum Open, 10am - 5pm

The for the kids, by George Children’s Museum is a hands-on experience designed to put children in touch with their heritage. As you travel through the immersion galleries, take a bike ride along the Washington Heritage Trail, learn more about young George Washington and the rich railroad history of our area. Get hands-on with the North American Railroad Foundation (NARF) Exhibit Area as you learn about working on the railroad and build your own creations in our LEGO area!

Birthday Parties

Looking for a unique venue for your child's next birthday party? Have a child that loves trains? We have a great party spot for you and your child!

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