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Date Night Drop-Off

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Parents, need a Friday night out? Let the Virginia Discovery Museum watch the kids while you enjoy some much-deserved time to yourselves! On the third Friday each month, VDM offers Date Night Drop-Offs, which include themed activities, a pizza dinner from Uncle Maddio’s Pizza, and plenty of playtime in the Museum galleries.

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Every Third Friday
5:30-8:30 p.m.

Early Pickup: Scheduled Activities Conclude by 8 p.m.


Children 3-10
Low Staff-to-Child Ratio
(1:5 Maximum)

Participants Must Be Fully Independent in the Bathroom


$30 Per Child
Annual Members:
15% Off

Includes Pizza Dinner & All Craft/Activity Supplies

Upcoming Drop-Offs

Fun in the Sun - CANCELED

Friday, May 22, 2020  |  5:30-8:30 p.m.  |  Deadline: May 20

Grab your shades! It’s going to be a bright, bright sunshiny Date Night as we learn about the star at the center of our solar system, the Sun, and craft our own brilliant sun catchers.


Pre-Registration Required. Space Limited to 16 Children.

Contact Us

Can’t find the answer you’re looking for? Contact Education Manager Frankie Szynskie at (434) 977-1025 x105 or to learn more about the Museum’s Date Night Drop-Offs.