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Isle of Wight County Museum -
TELL ME A STORY AT THE ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY MUSEUM
ISLE OF WIGHT, Va. – Children ages 3 to 5 and their families are invited to visit the Isle of Wight County Museum for Tell Me a Story, a monthly program designed to introduce youngsters to the symbols of Isle of Wight County through books, games and crafts.
The free storytimes are offered from 10 to 10:30 a.m. on the second Monday of each month. The winter/spring schedule ends April 8 with the theme "Steamboats."
Reservations are not required although groups of 10 or more are asked to contact the museum prior to the event.
Interpreting local history, the museum’s exhibits include prehistoric fossils, Native American and Colonial artifacts, a country store and the museum’s most notable artifact - the world’s oldest, edible cured ham. The 1902 pork product exemplifies the patented Smithfield curing process.
Admission to the museum is free.
The Isle of Wight County Museum is located at 103 Main Street in Smithfield. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday. The museum is closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
For more information, contact the Isle of Wight County Museum at (757) 356-1223 or visit www.historicisleofwight.com.
Isle of Wight County Museum
103 Main Street
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