Published on October 4th, 2011.
Contrary to what many people believe, Virginia is home to many inspirational and educational family-friendly museums. Here’s a look at the top 10 family-friendly museums in Virginia.
1. Children’s Museum of Richmond.
This popular museum features a little farm, an open art studio, and a living tree house.
2. Friendship Firehouse Museum.
Popular exhibits at this particular museum include the Rogers pumper, the hose reel, and the speaking horn.
3. Matthews Living History Farm Museum.
This family-friendly museum grants visitors the opportunity to tour herb gardens, view farm animals, and enjoy live, local musicians.
4. Harrisonburg Children’s Museum.
Popular exhibits include the science lab, TV studio, super service center, and farmers market.
5. Crewe Railroad Museum.
This museum displays a diesel engine and a caboose.
6. Museum of the Confederacy.
This popular museum features Confederacy artifacts and manuscripts.
7. Pamunkey Indian Museum.
The Pamunkey Indian Museum displays unique artifacts associated with the Pamunkey people.
8. Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum.
This children’s museum features art and natural history exhibits.
9. Virginia Living Museum.
This popular museum boasts an aquarium and a science center.
10. Northern Neck Farm Museum.
This low-key museum focuses on the agricultural life and heritage of north Virginia.More info here: Doraemon museum opens its doors
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