Children's Museum of Virginia

221 High Street
757-393-5258

Welcome to the all new, totally renovated, Children’s Museum of Virginia! They’ve added 12,000 square feet – total of 72,000 – of brand new exhibit space, to the largest Children’s Museum in Virginia, making it an even better place for fun and learning.

Give them the run of The City!
The Children’s Museum has made everything kid size and theirs to explore from the bank to the market, from the fire engine to the pet area, and more.

Get the inside track on Trains.
Little kids (and big ones, too) love trains, and oh, boy have they got a huge collection of trains! Clanging and puffing and zooming like you knew they could. Thomas and Friends are ready and waiting, too.

Adhesion. Cohesion. And bursts of Laughter.
It’s the new Bubble Room. Make them. Pop them. Stand inside one! Once your child has experienced standing in a bubble, science will never be the same!

Inspire tomorrow’s Stars.
Nothing quite amazes or inspires a child like that first trip to a planetarium. Take that trip with them at the Children’s Museum.

Andalo’s Museum Shop
With entrances from the museum and on High Street, the shop is filled with unique educational toys, games, and books, as well as a large selection of Thomas and Friends trains and accessories.


Recent News

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Gingerbread House Workshop

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