EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS FOR SCOUTS AND GROUPS
Virginia Museum of Transportation: the best place in town to learn about the science, history, and art of transportation!
The Museum offers lots of opportunites for lifelong learning!
- Programs for Pre-K through adult
- Programs designed for your home school group
- Programs designed for your pre-school group
- Girl Scout and Boy Scout programs
For more information, contact Courtney Plaster or call 540-342-5670 ext 108.
Boy Scout Event: Truck Transportation Merit Badge Day
October 3, 8 am - 3:30 pm
Calling all Scouts in the Great Valley District! Spend the day at the Virginia Museum of Transportation with full access to the rail yard and galleries, earn the Truck Transportation merit badge, ride on a historic bus courtesy of the Commonwealth Coach and Trolley Museum to visit the local Old Dominion Freight Line truck terminal, and learn from truck experts; lunch and a Virginia Museum of Transportation patch are included. Space is limited on a first-come-first-served basis to 30 Scouts. The gift shop will be open. Cost is $15 per Scout. Download the flyer for more information and to register by September 26.
Boy Scout Event: Railroading Merit Badge Day
November 7, 9 am - 3:30 pm
Hands-on opportunity for all Scouts in the Great Valley District to spend the day at VMT with full access to the rail yard and museum activities. Earn the Railroading Merit Badge, tour historic equipment, visit an operating locomotive, and go for a short train ride. Lunch and a VMT patch are included. Space is limited on a first-come-first-served basis to 30 Scouts. Cost: $15 per Scout includes full VMT access, knowledgeable instruction, lunch, patch, and use of individual tablet computer. Download the flyer for more information and to register by October 24.
ANDREW'S FUND FOR CHILDREN
This fund is in memory of young Andrew Hayes McKeever who loved trains and the VMT. Contributions to Andrew's Fund provide free or discounted admission to nonprofit groups serving low-income children. Learn more about Andrew and the Fund, and donate...
The Virginia Museum of Transportation's Education Program is funded in part by the Advance Auto Parts, the Roanoke City Arts Commission, and Wells Fargo.