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390 A Summit Road
Exeter, RI, 02822
United States

(401)491-9063

Tomaquag Museum is dedicated to educating the public and promote thoughtful dialogue regarding Indigenous history, culture, arts, Mother Earth and to connect to native issues of today.

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Children’s Day at Tomaquag Museum

Marketing Assistant

Press Release - For Immediate Release

Date:  March 25, 2017

EXETER, RI - Tomaquag Museum welcomes the public to a fun, family event on April 22, 2017 to celebrate the kick off of the museum’s weekly children’s hour.  On Saturday, April 22 from 10-2pm, families are invited to come celebrate Earth Day here at the museum.  There will be storytelling, games, crafts and child friendly museum tours.  We will finish with a nature walk, weather permitting, at 1pm so dress accordingly.  Children’s Day is free with regular museum admission. 

Additionally, beginning Friday April 28, 2017, Children’s Hour at Tomaquag Museum will reconvene. This is a free one hour public program runs every Friday from 10:00am to 11:00am andis targeted to children of all ages.  The educational program features a different interactive lesson each week focused on Indigenous history and culture through music, dance, storytelling, crafts and Narragansett language. There is a materials fee of $3.00 per child. Visit our website for more information or to register your child.  Registration begins April 8, 2017.

The best part was doing lots of things in each class. The projects and learning about the history was the best part of coming. I learned a lot. I always look forward to coming. I love it.”                - Children’s Hour Participant

 Tomaquag Museum is currently seeking sponsors to support this program.  If you are interested in sponsoring, please contact the museum at 401-491-9063 or slarose@tomaquagmuseum.org.