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Upcoming Museum Events and Hours of Operation

Sat, October 21, 2017, Museum Open, 10am - 5pm

The for the kids, by George Children’s Museum is a hands-on experience designed to put children in touch with their heritage. As you travel through the immersion galleries, take a bike ride along the Washington Heritage Trail, learn more about young George Washington and the rich railroad history of our area. Get hands-on with the North American Railroad Foundation (NARF) Exhibit Area as you learn about working on the railroad and build your own creations in our LEGO area!

Sat, October 28, 2017, Museum Open, 10am - 5pm

The for the kids, by George Children’s Museum is a hands-on experience designed to put children in touch with their heritage. As you travel through the immersion galleries, take a bike ride along the Washington Heritage Trail, learn more about young George Washington and the rich railroad history of our area. Get hands-on with the North American Railroad Foundation (NARF) Exhibit Area as you learn about working on the railroad and build your own creations in our LEGO area!

Fri, November 03, 2017, 2017 Building Steam Fundraiser

For The Kids, By George is hosting its biggest fundraiser of the year on November 3.

Guests will be entertained to an evening of fine dining on our rendition of an authentic B&O Railroad dining car. The bridge over the railroad tracks at Caperton train station will be decorated as an elegant dining car with a formal dinner served by our caterers.

Dinner will be preceded by an oyster bar downstairs in the lobby of the train station.

This once a year event is limited to 44 guests on our “dining car.”

Tickets for dinner are $250 (half of which is tax deductible.) All aboard to supporters of For The Kids, By George Children’s Museum!

Contact us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to learn more and purchase your tickets.

Sat, November 04, 2017, Museum Open, 10am - 5pm

The for the kids, by George Children’s Museum is a hands-on experience designed to put children in touch with their heritage. As you travel through the immersion galleries, take a bike ride along the Washington Heritage Trail, learn more about young George Washington and the rich railroad history of our area. Get hands-on with the North American Railroad Foundation (NARF) Exhibit Area as you learn about working on the railroad and build your own creations in our LEGO area!

Thu, November 09, 2017, Grandparents and Seniors Mornings

Join us every 2nd Thursday of the month from 9am-12pm for special Grandparents and Seniors Mornings! Tickets will be $4/person for both children and adults. The Museum is a wonderful place to learn about our rich regional history and to remember the local stories telling about how the Eastern Panhandle played a pivotal role in our nation’s history in so many ways. We look forward to your visit!

Sat, November 11, 2017, Museum Open, 10am - 5pm

The for the kids, by George Children’s Museum is a hands-on experience designed to put children in touch with their heritage. As you travel through the immersion galleries, take a bike ride along the Washington Heritage Trail, learn more about young George Washington and the rich railroad history of our area. Get hands-on with the North American Railroad Foundation (NARF) Exhibit Area as you learn about working on the railroad and build your own creations in our LEGO area!

Sat, November 18, 2017, Museum Open, 10am - 5pm

The for the kids, by George Children’s Museum is a hands-on experience designed to put children in touch with their heritage. As you travel through the immersion galleries, take a bike ride along the Washington Heritage Trail, learn more about young George Washington and the rich railroad history of our area. Get hands-on with the North American Railroad Foundation (NARF) Exhibit Area as you learn about working on the railroad and build your own creations in our LEGO area!

Sat, November 18, 2017, Special Saturday: Museum-wide Scavenger Hunt with prizes

Three different age-appropriate history scavenger hunts will be provided. Successful completion of the hunt will earn the participant a prize. (ages 4 to 15). Register by the previous Wednesday to save your place!

Sat, November 25, 2017, Museum Open, 10am - 5pm

The for the kids, by George Children’s Museum is a hands-on experience designed to put children in touch with their heritage. As you travel through the immersion galleries, take a bike ride along the Washington Heritage Trail, learn more about young George Washington and the rich railroad history of our area. Get hands-on with the North American Railroad Foundation (NARF) Exhibit Area as you learn about working on the railroad and build your own creations in our LEGO area!

Sat, December 02, 2017, Museum Open, 10am - 5pm

The for the kids, by George Children’s Museum is a hands-on experience designed to put children in touch with their heritage. As you travel through the immersion galleries, take a bike ride along the Washington Heritage Trail, learn more about young George Washington and the rich railroad history of our area. Get hands-on with the North American Railroad Foundation (NARF) Exhibit Area as you learn about working on the railroad and build your own creations in our LEGO area!

Sat, December 09, 2017, Museum Open, 10am - 5pm

The for the kids, by George Children’s Museum is a hands-on experience designed to put children in touch with their heritage. As you travel through the immersion galleries, take a bike ride along the Washington Heritage Trail, learn more about young George Washington and the rich railroad history of our area. Get hands-on with the North American Railroad Foundation (NARF) Exhibit Area as you learn about working on the railroad and build your own creations in our LEGO area!

Thu, December 14, 2017, Grandparents and Seniors Mornings

Join us every 2nd Thursday of the month from 9am-12pm for special Grandparents and Seniors Mornings! Tickets will be $4/person for both children and adults. The Museum is a wonderful place to learn about our rich regional history and to remember the local stories telling about how the Eastern Panhandle played a pivotal role in our nation’s history in so many ways. We look forward to your visit!

Sat, December 16, 2017, Museum Open, 10am - 5pm

The for the kids, by George Children’s Museum is a hands-on experience designed to put children in touch with their heritage. As you travel through the immersion galleries, take a bike ride along the Washington Heritage Trail, learn more about young George Washington and the rich railroad history of our area. Get hands-on with the North American Railroad Foundation (NARF) Exhibit Area as you learn about working on the railroad and build your own creations in our LEGO area!

Sat, December 23, 2017, Museum Open, 10am - 5pm

The for the kids, by George Children’s Museum is a hands-on experience designed to put children in touch with their heritage. As you travel through the immersion galleries, take a bike ride along the Washington Heritage Trail, learn more about young George Washington and the rich railroad history of our area. Get hands-on with the North American Railroad Foundation (NARF) Exhibit Area as you learn about working on the railroad and build your own creations in our LEGO area!

Sat, December 30, 2017, Museum Open, 10am - 5pm

The for the kids, by George Children’s Museum is a hands-on experience designed to put children in touch with their heritage. As you travel through the immersion galleries, take a bike ride along the Washington Heritage Trail, learn more about young George Washington and the rich railroad history of our area. Get hands-on with the North American Railroad Foundation (NARF) Exhibit Area as you learn about working on the railroad and build your own creations in our LEGO area!

Birthday Parties

Looking for a unique venue for your child's next birthday party? Have a child that loves trains? We have a great party spot for you and your child!

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Museum Sponsors

We are grateful to our wonderful sponsors and their continued support of the museum.

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