The Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum Grand Re-Opening at 19 W. Cork Street will be held on Saturday, May 10, 2014. The Discovery Museum which has more than doubled in size with its expansion at the new Cork Street location invites the public to re-discover the hands-on, interactive Discovery Museum FREE of charge on Saturday, May 10 from 9am – 5pm.
In honor of Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 11, 2014, the Discovery Museum will offer FREE admission to all moms from 1pm – 5pm.
Discover exciting new exhibits such as the 21 foot-long triceratops in Paleontology Park and explore updated favorites such as the Health Works ambulance. Create your own roller coaster or manipulate simple machines in the popular apple packing shed! Paint with the Discovery Studio artist or get creative working on your own project in Leonardo’s Corner. Experiment in the Science Kitchen or explore Native American culture on the Moccasin Trail. Soar to new heights and revel in the breath-taking rooftop view of Winchester and beyond, 70-feet above street level on the Sky Level. Relax a moment in the Shade Pavilion and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the gardens and sun sails. Come see the transformation of the museum from a popular local children’s museum to a world class Discovery Museum.