Monday at the Museum

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The Augusta Museum of History is offering Monday at the Museum for young children, between 2-6 years old, with a different theme each month.

Sessions begins at 10 am. First come first serve up to 20 children per session. A child must be accompanied by an adult. Cost is $4.00 per child/ $2 for a member's child.

Register by calling Amy Schaffman at 706-722-8454 or e-mail

2017 Dates

January 16, 2017
Say Cheese: Historic Photography
Children will learn about the history of photography through a gallery scavenger hunt and then create photo frames.

February 27, 2017
President's Day: Political Buttons
Children will learn about the history of political buttons and then create their own!

March 13, 2017
Women in War: Celebrating our Hometown Heroes
Children will learn about how the role of women changed from the Civil War until today and create a dog tag necklace.

April 10, 2017
Masters Week: Sweet Tea and Pimento Cheese
Children will learn about the history of the Masters tournament, create and eat pimento cheese and use golf balls to create an abstract picture.

May 29, 2017
Music Party: Celebrating James Brown
Children will learn about James Brown and then create their own musical instruments.

June 19, 2017
Father's Day Fun: Petersburg Boat
Children will visit the Petersburg Boat exhibit, then create a model boat!

July 3, 2017
Independence Day Celebration: 4th of July Visor
Children will hear the story of the American Revolutionary War, play with the Revolutionary War touch cart, than create a 4th of July visor!

August 21, 2017
Lucy Craft Laney: Medical Exhibit
Children will visit our Medical exhibit, then create their own stethoscope!

September 4, 2017
Summer Memories: Historic Holidays
Children will learn about the history of tourism in the Augusta River Region and create a summer memory box!

October 9, 2017
Halloween Special: Haunted Pillar
Children will hear the story of the Haunted Pillar and learn the real history to the myth, then create a tornado in a bottle!

November 20, 2017
Thanksgiving: Weaving a Story
Children will learn about the history of Thanksgiving, play with the Native American Touchcart, and learn the art of weaving!

December 18, 2017
Happy Holidays: Story on the Polar Express
Children will hear a story on the Polar Express and create hot chocolate mugs!

2018 Dates

January 15, 2018
Integration: Barbara Gant
Children will learn about Brown vs the Board of Education and its impact in Augusta, and create chalkboards!

February 5, 2018
Local Legends: Susan Still
Children will visit the Local Legends Exhibit and learn about astronaut, Susan Still. The will create model space shuttles!

March 5, 2018
All Aboard: History of Our Train
Children will visit the train exhibit, learn its history, and then create a train conductor hat!

April 9, 2018
Masters Week: Golf Ball Bugs
Children will learn the history of the Master?s Golf Tournament, and then make golf ball bugs!

May 14, 2018
Mother's Day: History of Southern Cooking
Children will learn the history of Southern Cooking and decorate a recipe book!

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