Vanderbilt Children’s Workshops

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The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum’s Education Department offers fun, creative workshops for pre-kindergarten children and those in grades K-4.

Advance registration is required for all workshops. Please call (631) 854-5539 for more information and to register.

VanderbiltSaturday, February 7: Sailor’s Valentine
Grades K-4
10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., $25 / $22.50 Members
Explore the marvelous world of mollusks, and make a Valentine for someone special.

Wednesday, February 11: Sailor’s Valentine
Preschool child, accompanied by an adult
10 to 11:30 a.m., $20 / $18 Members

Monday, February 16: Self-Portrait
Grades K-4
10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., bring a bag lunch, $30 / $27 Members
Learn about some of the Vanderbilt family members immortalized on the walls of the mansion, and have fun creating your own self-portrait masterpiece.

Tuesday, February 17: Animal Mask
Grades K-4
10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., bring a bag lunch, $30 / $27 Members
Explore the animal dioramas and collection of masks, examine teeth, tusks, claws and horns, and make a unique piece of art.

Wednesday, February 18: Hidden Owl Snow Globe
Preschool child, accompanied by an adult
10-11:30 a.m., $20 / $18 Members
Learn about adaptations that help birds of prey be successful hunters, and make a snow globe of a wintry scene.

Cancellation policy: The Museum reserves the right to cancel any workshop that does not meet minimum enrollment requirements. Refunds will be issued up to seven days before the start of a workshop, for a cancellation made by the registrant.
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Winter Hours – Museum and Mansion
Through April 12: Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays: 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. (Last mansion tour begins at 4:00.) The Museum and Mansion are closed Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. (Planetarium is open Friday nights.)

Winter Hours – Charles and Helen Reichert Planetarium
Through April 12: Daytime shows Tuesday at 2:00 and on Saturday and Sunday at 12:00,1:00,2:00,3:00 and 4:00. Evening shows Friday and Saturday at 8:00 and 9:00. The Planetarium is closed Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Thursday.

Year-round viewing of the night sky (weather permitting), Friday only, 9:00-10:00 (free with show ticket; $3.00 without show ticket).

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