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Little Learners

“Little Learners” is the museum’s interactive series of children’s programming that brings fun facts, objects, and activities out of the past to your family today!

The series, targeted at ages 2-5, will be held monthly. Each month will feature a different craft inspired by local history. Past programs have included flying kites, drawing maps, and making your own dinosaur tracks!

There is no admission fee for this program. For more information, contact Christine Wuebker,  Education Coordinator, at [email protected] or call 540-829-1749.

Admission to these programs is FREE thanks to funding from the Rappahannock Electric Cooperative through a Power of Change grant.

Upcoming Dates

August 17
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
11:30 AM – 12:15 PM

What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

This month we will learn all about different jobs. Participants will get to make a hat to take home.

September 21
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
11:30 AM – 12:15 PM


This month we will learn all about dinosaurs in Culpeper. Participants will get to make a dinosaur track to take home.

Past Dates

May 18
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

A Night…err Day at the Museum!

Join the Museum of Culpeper History at 10:30 on May 18 as we learn about all kinds of different museums. Children will get to explore what the museum has to offer and then make their own mini museum exhibit

June 15
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

All about Flags

In honor of flag day, learn about flags past and present, from the local to national level. Then make one of your own to take home!

July 20
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM
11:30 AM – 12:15 PM

Space, The Final Frontier

This month we will learn all about the sun, moon, and stars as we explore space. Participants will get to paint their own celestial object!

February 16
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

Slow down! Stop! Go!

Do you know what the lights at a traffic signal mean? When was the traffic signal invented, and when did we get one in Culpeper? This month, we’ll look at the invention of African-American inventor Garrett Morgan with a game of “Red Light, Green Light.”


March 16
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

It’s madness!

Do you know why basketball was invented? Or why it is called basketball?Come celebrate March Madness at the Museum of Culpeper History by learning about the creation of basketball, Culpeper’s very own basketball superstar Keith “Mister” Jennings and trying your hand at shooting some hoops.


April 20
10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

Earth Day is almost here. Visit the Museum of Culpeper History to learn about how special our planet Earth is and some of the ways you can help protect it by practicing recycling and planting a garden with reusable materials.

Little Learners: Video Series

Episode 1: Dinosaur Balloons

Join us to make some dinosaur balloon decorations, and learn some interesting facts about dinosaurs! For PDF template mentioned in video, click here:…

Episode 2: Apple Bread Pudding

Join us to make a historically inspired recipe using ingredients accurate to the Colonial Period!

Follow the link below for measurements and some examples of Colonial cooking tools:

Apple Bread Pudding Recipe

Episode 3: Natural History Museum

Learn how to design your own Natural History Museum with dinosaur skeletons made of glue!

For skeleton base, please follow this link:Dino Skeletons

Episode 4: Dinosaur Landscape

Want to learn a cool trick for free hand drawing? Try out the grid technique using our pre-made dinosaur landscape!

Episode 5: Clara Barton

Celebrate Women’s History Month by tuning in for a look at Clara Barton, nationally known, and an important figure in Culpeper’s history.

Episode 6: Make Your Own Crazy Quilt

Inspired by our current Crazy in Culpeper Exhibit, here is a video showing kids how to make their own crazy quilt out of paper!

Contact Us

Museum of Culpeper History
113 S. Commerce Street
Culpeper, VA 22701

Phone: (540) 829-1749


10am – 4pm
CLOSED: Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day



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