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Immerse yourself in Virginia's history by visiting one of our exhibitions.

 

The Story of Virginia
Two @Commemorate2019 exhibitions steps away from one another! Visit #DeterminedVA when it opens at VMHC on June 22.… t.co/VJ8dtQYuDp

Sensory-Friendly Afternoon

Sunday, March 31, 12:00pm5:00pm
Children Free Adults $5
Location:
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
Part of the Family and youth activities category.
Part of the program.

Join us for a sensory-friendly experience in our exhibit galleries. We will have dimmed lights and audio, a nearby quiet room for anyone feeling overwhelmed, instructional signage, and museum support staff available. We will also have optional hands-on experiences in our galleries for multi-modal learners and our Virginia Voices documentary playing in our Robins Family Forum. Noise reducing headphones, fidget toys, and sunglasses are available for checkout at the Museum Shop desk.

Activities:

From 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

  • Independent Crafts in Bluford Classroom

  • Hands-on Stations in The Story of Virginia exhibition (with replica artifacts for guests to touch)

From 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

View the Pre-Visit Guide.

View the Sensory-Friendly Day Map.

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