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We are the Smithsonian
in Your Neighborhood

The General Locomotive The Southern Museum

Mommy & Me Preschool Programs

Designed for preschool age children ages three to five-years-old and their caregivers, the Museum’s history, themes and exhibits provide a fun and exciting starting point for educational activities.

Free with museum admission. No reservations required.

For more information contact the Education Department at 770.427.2117, ext 3173 or children@southernmuseum.org.

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Mommy & Me Schedule:

December 4, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
No Mommy & Me – Polar Express special event

December 11, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Once Upon A Time –Enter the world of a classic folk tale.

December 18, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Holiday Hoopla! – ‘Tis the season for holiday fun.

December 25, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
No Mommy & Me – December holidays

January 1, 2015 • 10a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
No Mommy & Me- New Year's Day Holiday

January 8, 2015 • 10a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
A Child’s Day at Work and Play
– Explore some old-fashioned toys and games.

January 15, 2015 • 10a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Welcome Winter! – Winter fun with games, songs, and crafts.

January 22, 2015 • 10a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
No Mommy & Me – Preparation for Trains, Trains, Trains special event

January 29, 2015 • 10a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Wild about Winter Animals – What do animals do in the winter?

February 5, 2015 • 10a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Build-A-Train – Find out how steam locomotives were made long ago.

February 12, 2015 • 10a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Be Mine! – Explore Valentine’s Day traditions and participate in special activities.

February 19, 2015 • 10a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
I’ve Been Working on the Railroad – What is your favorite railroad job?

February 26, 2015 • 10a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Building Big! – Learn about buildings and architecture from around the world.

 

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Our Current Exhibits

The GeneralThe Great Locomotive Chase Railroads ExhibitRailroads: Lifelines of the Civil War Glover FactoryGlover Machine Works Family Fun in the Education CenterThe Jolley Education Center Special ExhibitSPECIAL: "1864" (May 3-July 20)