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Upcoming Museum Events and Hours of Operation

Fri, February 21, 2020, Escape the Museum on the Underground Railroad!

The public is invited to attend the latest in our series of Escape Room events at For The Kids, By George, Children’s Museum. This event will be held at the museum on Friday, February 21 starting at 6:30 pm. The museum is located at the Caperton Train Station in downtown Martinsburg.

Test your skills as you solve clues to move along the Underground Railroad from room to room. Bring a friend or come as a group. Your team will compete to see if you can make it through all 3 exhibit areas. There will be a random drawing for a prize to be awarded to one of the teams who complete the escape of all the rooms. There will be games and refreshments available as you organize your group and wait for your turn. It will be a night of fun!

The cost admission is $15 and will include 1 glass of wine or beer or 2 non-alcoholic beverages. Buy tickets online or at the door.

Sat, February 22, 2020, 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, February 29, 2020, 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, March 07, 2020, 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, March 12, 2020, 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, March 14, 2020, 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, March 21, 2020, 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, March 28, 2020, 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, April 04, 2020, 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, April 09, 2020, 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, April 11, 2020, 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, April 18, 2020, 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, April 25, 2020, 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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