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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:

March 6, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Musical Instruments of the Civil War Era – Explore musical instruments from this period in history.

March 13, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Shamrock Shenanigans – Wear green and have the luck of the Irish for the day!

March 20, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Freight Train – Hop on board a freight train to find out the names of the cars and see what’s inside.

March 27, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Food, Glorious Food! – Celebrate National Nutrition Month by learning about healthy food choices.

April 3, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
 What a Wonderful World – Learn about our incredible planet Earth.

April 10, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Spring Has Sprung! – Rejoice in the return of spring.

April 17, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Easter Extravaganza – Hop on over for some Easter egg-citement!

April 24, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Good Night, Sleep Tight – Put on your PJs and join us as we learn about nighttime!

May 1, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
The Little Red Caboose – Find out what it was like to ride and work in a caboose.

May 8, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Old-Time Fun – Play some favorite outdoor games from long ago.

May 15, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
To Serve and Protect – During National Police Week (May 12–18), pay tribute to the men and women who keep us safe.

May 22, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Pet Party! – Let’s get together to celebrate our favorite animal friends and companions.

May 29, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Creepy Crawlies – Check out the cool world of backyard bugs.

 

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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 ExhibitPortraits in Gray