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The Story of Virginia

Sensory-Friendly Day

Saturday, January 19, 10:00am4:00pm
Children Free for children, youth, and students Adults $5
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
Part of the Family and youth activities category.
Part of the program.

On Saturday, January 19th, 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.

Admission: Half price admission + free for youth/under five on Saturday, January 19th

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM: Independent Crafts in Bluford Classroom
Designated quiet areas (in classroom and in the galleries upstairs)

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM:
-Hands-on Stations in the Story of Virginia (with replica artifacts for guests to touch)
-Add to the Fresh Paint Mural and puzzles available

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM:
Stories at the Museum: Reading "A Sweet Smell of Roses" & making a craft

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