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Looking for fun for the kiddo’s on Friday’s? Experience the FUN for a thrifty price.
On First Fridays admission is only $2.00 from 5pm-8pm

HALF-PRICE FRIDAY NIGHTS at the Greensboro Children’s Museum

This awesome rate is available on the 2nd-4th Friday nights every month.
Looking for exciting kid-friendly fun for a thrifty price? 
Head to the Greensboro Children's Museum for Half -Price Friday nights from 5-8pm.
* $4 admission (plus sales tax) from 5-8pm. No other discounts apply.
*Regular GCM Admission Rates apply before 5pm

First Friday Nights - $2 per person every first Friday
June 3rd
July 1st
August 5th
September 2nd


Adult Cooking Class: Preserving Summer: jam, chutney, & pickles

Thursday, July 14, 2016, 6-8pm
Cost: Members $30, Non-members $35 Pre-registration Required

Summer is overflowing with lovely, fresh fruits and vegetables. Learn how to preserve the harvest with jam, chutney, and pickles. We'll make a simple jam recipe through a hands-on canning tutorial and sample homemade chutney and pickles. Each participant will leave with a jar of jam and all recipes. 

On the menu: tomato jam, cucumber & apple chutney, pickled red onions  



Guest Author Ellen Fischer
Monday, August 1st, 2016, 10:30 AM

After Busy Bees we will have a special story time with Ellen Fischer as she reads her book,  If an Elephant Went to School.  Would an elephant learn the ABCs if she went to school? No way! She would learn to use her trunk as a nose, a straw, a hand, and a hose! Through a series of questions and answers, readers learn about animals and their unique behaviors. And in the end, you might find yourself asking just what would you learn.




Eastern Music Festival Brass Performance
Friday, July 22nd 1-1:30pm. 

Did you know a group of six musicians is called a sextet?  Enjoy songs played by a brass sextet from the Eastern Music Festival’s 55th summer season.



Fairy Tales-Summer Camp

July 18 - July 22, 9am - 1pm
4 years – Rising K’s
Members $100, Non-members $110

Come on a magical journey that will take us to Wonderland, Oz, Neverland, and The Enchanted Forest.  Story times, crafts, and games will revolve around classic stories and characters.  Watch us take to the stage for our own fairy tale performance on the final day.


Puppet Camp-Summer Camp

August 8 - August 12, 9am - 3pm
Rising 1st – 2nd Grade
Members $150, Non-members $160

Bring your imagination to life with puppets!  Explore methods of creating puppets using a variety of media.  We will make up our own characters as well as work together to tell familiar stories.  Our week culminates in a theatrical production you will not want to miss. 


Wild Wild West-Summer Camp

August 15 - August 19, 9am - 1pm
4 years-Rising K’s
Members $100, Non-members $110

Calling all cowboys and cowgirls! Trot on down to the GCM for a giddy-up good time! There will be rodeo games, country crafts, and campfire songs.  Join us on Friday for a special showcase.


GCM Play Group

Connect with other parents and caregivers of young children (Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers) at the Greensboro Children’s Museum each week for a standing playdate!  Meet a Museum educator for a kick-off activity and then go exploring, playing, and learning in the Museum together.  GCM Playgroup meets every Thursday at 3:30pm from September through May.

Member: $5 per child
Nonmembers: $8 per child
*caregivers are free!

Book & Cook (3 – 5 years)

Tuesdays at 3:30pm: Jan 10, Jan 17, Jan 24, Jan 31, Feb 7, Feb 14.
Drop-off program recommended for ages 3-5 years.
Cost: Members $60/6 classes, Non-members $72/6 classes
Instructor: Jennifer, Chef Teacher

Each week, we'll meet in The Edible Schoolyard Kitchen Classroom to combine children’s literature and food. Using the story as inspiration, your kids will use fresh ingredients to create kid-friendly snacks they'll love making and eating.

Class fee includes admission to the Greensboro Children’s Museum for the participant and one adult on the day of the class.

Questions?  Contact us at 336.574.2898 or

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