Welcome to the world of Children’s Museum of Virginia, where children can have fun and sharpen their imagination. The museum drives the forces of energy and spark of creativity. The people could think of themselves as anything and anyone in this world. One can be a farmer, an environmentalist, a banker, and a scientist all in one moment. Welcome to a place in your life where your parents and other big people would think you are having an education tour and experience when all you are having is fun of life. Recently, the Museum added more exhibition spaces of about 12,000 square feet, making it a better place to have fun and a learning experience. Here are some of the things and places found in this great museum;
A working port
This is made of Nortok and Portsmouth ports that are overflown by people all day and night. The visitors are welcome to experience and explore the environment around the port. Role-playing activities are also done on this side of the museum. Visitors are given background information about the port and its functions.
This is one of the four most popular exhibits. This section allows children to make bubbles of different sizes and shapes, sometimes even bigger than they are.
This is not yet opened. However, it is a music store with four families of musical instruments in it. People can go inside and learn how to play the instruments as well as enjoy the music. These instruments are made of ordinary but sturdy materials such as wrenches, hubcaps, and many more.
The market area
The museum has a market area where visitors can access all the groceries, giving them a feeling of being in their grocery stores. This way it becomes possible to switch from the farm to a foodmart. There is also a simulated grocery store area where children could scan items and check out the groceries.
The yard is meant for children aged three years and below. These kids are given a chance to play and explore the area. It is created in such a way that lets the toddlers work and sharpen their curiosity and imagination skills with nature-themed surroundings.
The bank offers services such as withdrawing and depositing money. Even more, visitors can store valuables, and this makes the stay easy and comfortable. Visitors can also learn some banking concepts like savings and international currency.
Train exhibit and Lancaster antique train and toy collection
It looks like a train and serves to guide the visitors to the main Lancaster exhibition point and selection. It has Thomas and friends play area for visitors to enjoy.
The national flag
The flag introduces both children and their families to the history of the USA. This comes along with the teachings of the design and the importance the flag holds. The main objective is to impart the knowledge of the flag and how to treat it because it is a national symbol.