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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:

September 25, 2014   • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Celebrating Community – Discover the people and places in a community.

October 2, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
The Busy Barnyard –Discover all of the animals down on the farm!

October 9, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Fire Safety –Learn important lessons as we observe Fire Safety Week (October 6 – 12).

October 16, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Under Construction –What happens at a busy construction site?

October 23, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Fall Fun –Let’s welcome back fall with fun leaf and harvest activities!

October 30, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Pumpkin Party –Join us for creative pumpkin activities and projects.

November 6, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
The First Americans –Learn about American Indians and create traditional art.

November 13, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Salute to Soldiers –Celebrate Veterans’ Day and pay tribute to our country’s soldiers.

November 20, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
Thanksgiving Time –Explore Thanksgiving traditions.

November 27, 2014 • 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.
No Mommy & Me – Thanksgiving holiday

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.
Animals Aboard –How many animals can a train hold?

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

 

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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)