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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. Themes change for each drop-off, so check back regularly to see what’s upcoming!

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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

Fall Frenzy

Friday, Nov. 15, 2019  |  5:30-8:30 p.m.  |  Deadline: Nov. 13

As the leaves change and fall from the trees, we’ll celebrate the season by using found fall materials to construct our own autumn globes.

Register Online

Pre-Registration Required. Space Limited to 15 Children.

Ice Night

Friday, Dec. 20, 2019  |  5:30-8:30 p.m.  |  Deadline: Dec. 18

Brrr! Pack a parka as we explore ice and meet the creatures who live in frigid climates.

Register Online

Pre-Registration Required. Space Limited to 15 Children.

Contact Us

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