Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Charleston Museum offering free children's admission Sat. April 27

See what you've been missing

Posted by Michael Pham on Tue, Apr 23, 2019 at 11:51 AM

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This Sat. April 27, the Charleston Museum is presenting ReMember the Museum, a special family event celebrating the country's first museum and the thousands of items on display.

The event is free for museum members, and free with paid admission for non-members. In celebration of the event, children ages three to 12 will receive free admission with a paid adult ($12). Free children's admission is limited to one kid per every adult admission.

ReMember the Museum is an all day event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring an array of activities for the family with tours from Museum curators, kids' activities, book readings, and more.

For Pokemon Go! fans, Niantic has created additional Poke-stops and lures for the event, so you can catch and battle more Pokemon with friends and family all day long.

The Hallie Hill Animal Sanctuary will be onsite with adoptable pets, giving you the option to leave the museum with a new family member.

A pop-up shop will be in the Meeting Green Gardens.

New objects from the Historical Archaeology Collection will be on display in the Lowcountry History Hall.

Learn more online at charlestonmuseum.org.

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Full schedule of events:

11 a.m.
You Animal! Book reading and activity with Becca Barnet

11:30 a.m.
Talk with Jennifer McCormick, Chief of Collections for the Lowcountry Image Gallery

12 to 1 p.m.
Curator of Natural History, Matthew Gibson, working in the Bunting Natural History Lab

12 p.m.
Talk with Director Carl P. Borick on Revolutionary War Siege Lines

12:30 p.m.
Talk with Senior Curator Grahame Long in the Loeblein Gallery of Charleston Silver

1 p.m.
Talk with Matthew Gibson in the Bunting Natural History Gallery

1:30 p.m.
Talk with Grahame Long in The Long Armory Exhibit

2 p.m.
Kids' activity with Education Specialist Ryn Hester in the museum's lobby

2:30 p.m.
Talk with Curator of Textiles, Teresa Teixeira in the Historic Textile Gallery

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