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Little C'ville Exhibit Opens Friday at VA Discovery Museum

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The Virginia Discovery Museum was showing off a new exhibit designed for little tikes to a bunch of big tikes Thursday night.

The Little C'ville exhibit opens Friday.  It's an interactive display with big people stuff made small for the little ones.

Thursday night, museum VIPs toured the new display.  It includes Play Panera and Play Paramount, sponsored by both Panera Bread Company and the Paramount Theater.

The new exhibit, as well as other renovations, were finished in time for the city's Celebrate!250 events.


Virginia Discovery Museum
Press Release

September 28th, 2012 It is a new day at the Virginia Discovery Museum! Museum staff, volunteers, and exhibits experts have been working around the clock since September 14th and tomorrow is the big day!  "We are so excited to share our new exhibits and programs with our members and the community!  said Amy Wicks-Horn, the Virginia Discovery Museum's Executive Director.  Just in time for Charlottesville's 250th – The Virginia Discovery Museum presents Little C'ville. This new exhibit is designed for children to enjoy the sights and sounds of our city on their own level.  Little C'ville includes a Play Panera, Play Paramount, Pollination Station where you can see more bees than ever before, a Post Office and much more. Come on down and meet us on Main Street in Little C'Ville! Renovations also include work to other areas of the Museum, and follow work completed earlier this year that included many new exhibits as well as new restroom facilities. "The support of donors, both individuals and corporations, has enabled us to make these improvements, and we are extremely grateful to them," said Wicks-Horn, adding, "We are committed to seeking better ways to deliver early childhood experiences that will get children ready for school and bring families together and we invite you to join us!

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