Virginia Beach History Museums
Virginia Beach, VA

The Virginia Beach Historic Houses' educational programs directly support teachers' SOL-based instructional needs. Whether in your classroom or onsite at one of our historic houses, students will experience unique, hands-on programming that brings the history of southeastern Virginia to life. Field trips to the Francis Land House or the Lynnhaven House include two 20-minute thematic, hands-on programs, as well as a tour of the historic house.

Hands-on, interactive, SOL-based school programs are offered at the Lynnhaven House (1725) and Francis Land House (circa 1805) for students grades K through 4th throughout the school year, Tuesday through Friday.

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National Trails Day at Virginia State Parks
June 4
Our 36 Virginia State Parks are offering special programming from hikes and related activities to volunteer efforts to improve our Virginia State Park trails. June 4 is also Clean the Bay Day so parks in the Chesapeake Bay watershed will often combine programs that support both events. Click here for a complete list of programs offered in honor of National Trails Day.
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Henricus Discovery Days Program Series: Animals of the Farm and Forest
Chester, June 9
Bring the whole clan out for a day featuring the important animals in the life of both the Virginia Indians and the English Colonists in the 1600s. Stationed activities will include learning about the animals of the Eastern Woodland forests and rivers and feeding and caring for the farm animals of the English Colonists. Indoor activities will include make & take crafts. Activities are ongoing and self-paced.
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World Oceans Day - Virginia Living Museum
Newport News, June 11
Celebrate the world’s oceans with a fun-filled day of family activities designed to raise awareness of the importance of ocean conservation. Enjoy special displays of ocean specimens from our non-live natural history collections, ocean conservation videos, interactive websites, activities and giveaways.
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