• I really in enjoyed the cave. I liked being a producer. My group made a clock, a frisbee, a hat, and a necklace.
    – Catharine Clamcy
  • I would like to tell you thank you for our economics lesson during the field trip at the museum.
    – Anaya Holmes
  • The most things I liked was the cave and I liked the news studio.
    It made me feel like I was a real adult.
    – Shajuan MacDonald


Check out some of our highlighted events below. For more events, at all CMoR locations, please take a look at our calendar.

A rotating festival hosted at each of the museum’s 3 satellite locations. Activities include character visits from Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Santa’s Reindeer Boot Camp, Santa’s Cookie Workshop (courtesy of Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.), make your own “Reindeer Food”, even make your own flying reindeer (STEM Activity)!

Saturday, December 3, 2016 at CMoR Chesterfield

Saturday, December 10, 2016 at CMoR Short Pump

Saturday, December 17, 2016 at CMoR Fredericksburg

Meet the 2017 Scholarship Snow Queen! The day is sure to be a blizzard of fun with activities about the science of snow, winter art projects, and more! Check out all the Snow Day Festival days below:

Saturday, January 7th - CMoR Central

Saturday, January 14th - CMoR Chesterfield

Saturday, January 21st - CMoR Short Pump

Saturday, January 28th - CMoR Fredericksburg

Ring in the New Year with The Children's Museum of Richmond! We will be counting down to noon with a juice box toast, fun crafts and performers. Free with museum admission!

Remember, for the first time EVER, all museum locations will be open on New Year's Day! Continue the party with us for a New Year's Day Celebration Sunday, January 1, 2017. 


Saturday, December 31, 2016 at All CMoR Locations

Celebrate Lunar New Year and the year of the rooster at CMoR Central! Come experience Chinese Folk dancing, calligraphy, and the traditional Lion Dance. On Sunday, January 29th from 10:00am - 4:00pm.

Free with museum admission.

Sunday, January 29th, 2017 at CMoR Central

Ongoing Events

Please check our calendar for these event's details!