Regular Hours:  Tuesday-Saturday 10 am – 5 pm | Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm    |    Phone:  (540) 953-0103

Find the Wonder

Sometimes wonder is just right around the corner.
Visit the Children's Museum in Blacksburg to see what wonder awaits YOU!

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Our new Train Station Exhibit
is now open!

Stop by and enjoy the fun this holiday season

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At the Blacksburg Children's Museum we take playing seriously because the benefits of playing can last a lifetime. In addition to fun, there is an opportunity to learn.
Playing creates physical, cognitive, and emotional opportunities and experiences that help to shape a child’s personality. 

 

As a learning playground, the Blacksburg Children's Museum is devoted to nurturing the curiosity and creativity of children through the exploration of science, technology, the arts, and regional heritage.

 

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Children learn through play.

If you look closely, behind their looks of wonder or pure expressions of joy, you'll notice that playing helps children make sense of the world around them. Playing enables children to explore spatial relationships, refine motor capabilities, practice communication skills and language, think creatively, and use their senses understand their surroundings. In other words, we encourage learning through playing.

But hold on! There is another important benefit we have not mentioned. Playing is also important because it involves YOU.  As the parent, teacher, friend, or relative, the greatest reward a child experiences and remembers may be the time spent creating, problem solving, and learning with you. 

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PLAY

We help you relax so you can go within and begin your work. This helps you reflect so you can enjoy your life.

 

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LEARN

See the work we do around the world. Be inspired to join us on our mission to make the world a better place.

 

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GROW

Contact us to see what we can do for you. We can help you by giving you free advice or you can join us on a retreat.

 

Recent Tweets

  • We officially launched our new train today at the museum. Come by and check it out for yourself! 🚂💨 #educateamuseinspire
  • Thanks for bearing with us during our renovations! Stay tuned for updates, we can't wait to see you all back at the museum.
  • We're ~WICKED~ excited for our percentage night with @eatwickedtaco from 6-8 p.m. Hope to see you all there! #BCM #wickedkids
  • Illuminating at the Blacksburg Children's Museum! #whysciencewednesday
  • Thanks to the 25 families who came out to the Mellow Mushroom kids night! We had a ton of fun making felt pizzas and face painting!
  • T-minus 2 days until our percentage night with @eatwickedtaco We hope to see you all there! #BCM #staywickedkids