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Baby Buds

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Learn more about Museum programs by joining our weekly e-blast, following us on Facebook and Instagram, or contacting Education Manager Lara Musser at lara@vadm.org or (434) 977-1025 x106.

At A Glance
  • Program Type: Drop-In
  • Ages: 0-24 Months (with Adult)
  • When: Every First & Third Thursdays (September-May)
  • Time: 10:30-11:00 a.m.
  • Where: Creation Station
  • Access: Included with Admission
Sensory Exploration for Littles

Baby Buds is a new-parent / new-caregiver meetup and open-exploration activity time for newborns, infants, and toddlers that encourages physical growth, social-emotional development, and emerging language skills through structured activities and sensory stations focused on tactile stimulation, sound, light, and art.

Plan Your Visit

Parking: First Hour Free at Market Street Garage and Water Street Garage. Museum Visitors Receive Validation for a Second Hour of Free Parking at Both Garages.


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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, please inquire at the front desk or call (434) 977-1025.