Water|Ways exhibit to begin at Virginia Living Museum

April 20, 2017

In Newport News, Va., the Virginia Living Museum will feature Water|Ways, a Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition, in the VLM’s changing exhibit gallery beginning May 27 through July 9. Water is an essential component of life on […]


Dinosaur Discovery Trail showcases majestic animals

March 27, 2017

In Newport News, Va., the Virginia Living Museum’s permanent outdoor Dinosaur Discovery Trail showcases 16 of the majestic animals that roamed earth for more 150 million years. You’ll see realistic one-third to full-size dinosaurs from […]


Enter to Win: Beach Party Bash tickets

July 21, 2016

This contest has ended. See our latest contest here. Celebrate the end of summer at the B&O with a Beach Party Bash! Discover your end of summer adventure with fun hands-on activities to keep kids […]


‘Big Bugs’ come to Virginia Living Museum

March 22, 2016

Big Bugs, a larger-than-life animatronic exhibit featuring super-sized critters, is on display at the Virginia Living Museum in Newport News through April 17. You’ll see the Madagascan sunset moth, the bombardier beetle, the dragonfly, the […]


Museums just for kids

February 21, 2015

Federal News Radio’s Nicole Ogrysko speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about fun things to do in and near the nation’s capital. This week: Take your kids to one of the many children’s museums […]