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Family and Homeschool Programs

Go Beyond the Exhibit and participate in one or more of the museum's unique family programs. Children and their grown-ups have the opportunity to get up close and personal by learning from experts, viewing items from our vast collection, and getting the inside story. The Children's Museum also offers engaging programs for homeschool families that relate to museum exhibits and state and national academic standards.

Classes may be cancelled due to low registration. All program participants must register. Program fees do not include nonmember museum admission.

Upcoming Events

Museum Before Midnight: 90 Years of Fun!

Explore The Children's Museum at Night! Come celebrate the museum's 90th birthday by taking a look into the past and dreaming about the future. Details

date Saturday, Sep 12, 2015

date 6:30 PM-9:00 PM

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Beyond the Exhibit: Dig for Treas-arrgh!

Yo ho ho! Prepare to set sail for fun! Details

date Saturday, Sep 19, 2015

date 9:00 AM-10:30 AM

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Homeschool: Digging into Archaeology

Dig into the past and explore the world of archaeology. Details

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Beyond the Exhibit: Turtle Teamwork

Team up with your favorite heroes-in-a-half-shell! Details

date Saturday, Oct 3, 2015

date 9:00 AM-10:30 AM

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Homeschool: The Future of Space Exploration

Learn how scientists explore our solar system. Details

date Thursday, Oct 15, 2015

date 10:00 AM-11:30 AM

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Homeschool: The Future of Space Exploration

Learn how scientists explore our solar system. Details

date Thursday, Oct 15, 2015

date 1:00 PM-2:30 PM

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Pandamania: Family Trip to Zoo Atlanta

This is your chance to get up close and personal with a giant panda! Enjoy a personal tour of Zoo Atlanta, meet and feed a giant panda, and take part in activities all about pandas! Details

date Thursday, Oct 22, 2015

date 8:00 AM-10:00 PM

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Pandamania: Family Trip to Zoo Atlanta

This is your chance to get up close and personal with a giant panda! Enjoy a personal tour of Zoo Atlanta, meet and feed a giant panda, and take part in activities all about pandas! Details

date Friday, Oct 23, 2015

date 8:00 AM-10:00 PM

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Beyond the Exhibit: Gingerbread Houses

Discover the secrets behind creating edible art from a local pastry chef and learn about careers in the culinary arts industry. Details

date Saturday, Nov 14, 2015

date 9:00 AM-10:30 AM

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Homeschool: Learning in the Half Shell

Study renaissance artists, science, and martial arts while learning about your favorite green heroes. Details

date Thursday, Nov 19, 2015

date 10:00 AM-11:30 AM

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Homeschool: Learning in the Half Shell

Study renaissance artists, science, and martial arts while learning about your favorite green heroes. Details

date Thursday, Nov 19, 2015

date 1:00 PM-2:30 PM

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Breakfast with Santa

Families will enjoy breakfast and a visit with Santa! Details

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Holiday Dinner Theater

Experience the holiday theater show The Magic Snowman from the best seats in the house! Details

date Sunday, Dec 6, 2015

date 3:00 PM-6:00 PM

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Homeschool: The Physics Behind Your Favorite Playthings

Learn the inside story on physics and your favorite toys. Details

date Thursday, Dec 10, 2015

date 10:00 AM-11:30 AM

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Homeschool: The Physics Behind Your Favorite Playthings

Learn the inside story on physics and your favorite toys. Details

date Thursday, Dec 10, 2015

date 1:00 PM-2:30 PM

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