Special Programs for Families
Enjoy a variety of special programs and events, all designed for families, covering science, music, art and more!
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Teddy Bear Tea
Saturday, January 12, 2019, 11:00AM and 1:00PM seatings
Enjoy a respite from the colder weather with scrumptious treats and a magic performance with circus flair in the Bickford Theatre. Each child will receive a remembrance of the day. Perfect for families with children ages 3 – 8, this event offers a great opportunity for a winter-themed family photo.
Museum Members: $25
Guinness Collection of Mechanical Musical Instruments and Automata
Every Tuesday – Sunday, 2:00PM
Join us in the galleries for a historical overview and live demonstration of some of the mechanical musical instruments and automata from the Museum’s Murtogh D. Guinness Collection.
This custom designed, 4300 sq.ft. permanent exhibit features 150 superb examples of early mechanical musical entertainment. From precious smalls that can fit in the palm of your hand, to the huge 9 foot tall European Dance Hall Orchestrion.