Not quite ready for school but looking for something educational and enjoyable? Join us for three different eras of history!

Schedule of Events:

Monday, 08/12: The highs & lows of colonial life – from horse racing to apprenticeships, we give you a taste of colonial living, Virginia style.

Tuesday, 08/13: Investigate the Civil War as history detectives as we explore primary sources, make and taste typical food, and piece together the past.

Wednesday, 08/14: Embrace the Victorian era as we craft popular toys, enjoy Victorian games, and have a puppet show.

Pricing: $12 per child/per day. $30 if you sign up for all three days. Please contact the Weems-Botts for the special pricing.

Parents can join or drop-off during the duration of the program, but an accompanying adult must be present for all under 8. Recommended age: 8-12.

Pre-registration required.


  • Starting Monday, August 12th, 2019, repeated every 3 days until Wednesday, August 14, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm


Weems-Botts Museum Annex

3944 Cameron Street
Dumfries, VA 22026

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