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The Virginia Discovery Museum is a resource for all children of our community. Children learn best in an inclusive environment where our differences are celebrated. As it has done for the past three decades, VDM will continue to serve the interests, needs and abilities of children of all backgrounds. We are committed to enabling our community's youngest members to play and learn together in a joyful, safe, and loving environment.

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Baby Buds

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At a Glance
  • When: Wednesdays
  • Time: 10:00-10:30 a.m.
  • Ages: 6-17 Mos, with Adult
  • Where: Creation Station
  • Admission: Free with Museum Admission or Membership

Runs September-May. No registration required.

Baby Buds is a self-guided, open-exploration playtime for infants and their caregivers with activities that encourage physical growth, social-emotional development, and emerging language skills. Each week, visitors can engage with sensory stations that focus on tactile stimulation, sound, light, and art.

Questions? Contact Education Manager Frankie Szynskie by emailing or calling (434) 977-1025 x105.

Photo Policy

By visiting the Museum, you grant permission for any photographs of you and your dependents to be used for educational and promotional purposes. If you do not consent and wish to opt out of this policy, please inquire at the Front Desk or call (434) 977-1025.