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Museums bring history alive, like a skeleton found underneath your house. Dig up the past with this Groupon. Choose from Three Options $5 for museum admission for two (up to a $10 value) $10 for museum admission for four (up to a $20 value) $16 for a museum family pass for up to eight (up to a $40 value) This Groupon is valid Thursday–Sunday. The museum is open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on weekdays and Saturday and from noon until 5 p.m. on Sunday. Prices vary by age.
Did you know the Sandy Spring Museum began in the basement of the Sandy Spring Bank? It's true, the history behind the museum itself is facinating! It all began when a group of residents noted that the community’s history was being sold off with every passing of a long-time resident. in 1981 a group of volunteers set up shop in the basement of the Sandy Spring Bank and incorporated the Sandy Spring Museum. This was the same group who started the Strawberry Festival, which has become part of the community’s history itself! The museum later set up residence at Tall Timbers in 1986 and celebrated its grand re-opening in 1997 at its permanent location on Bentley Road. The land on which the museum sits was donated by the Bentley Family, whose ancestors moved to Sandy Spring in the late 1700s. In 2007, the museum complex was completed with the addition of a state-of-the-art research library and collections storage facility. The museum now sits on 7 beautifully landscaped acres and is the heart of the Sandy Spring community. Join the Sandy Spring Museum on the second Saturday of the month for themed workshops designed especially for kids and families! Family workshops begin with an interactive tour of an exciting aspect of their collection and are followed by a hands-on craft or activity in the workshop. Future fun workshops include: 3 to 6 Year Olds Legendary Tales Saturday, March 9 10:15 –11 a.m., 3–6 year olds Together we will tell legendary stories that include lots of props and are sure to enrich your child’s imagination. Families will then create their own puppets for unlimited storytelling fun. Garden Art Saturday, April 13 10:15 –11 a.m., 3–6 year olds Search for the garden gnomes and fairies as we discover what flowers the April showers bring. In the workshop we will make nature inspired art that will brighten up every garden for years to come. It’s Game Time! Saturday, May 11 10:15 –11 a.m., 3–6 year olds Before the age of video games, children played with toys like marbles, jacks, paper dolls, hoops, toy planes, and wooden trains and race cars. Now your family can transport back in time to try these timeless games. 7 to 12 year Olds Legendary Tales Saturday, March 9 1–2:30 p.m., 7–12 year olds Which of your family stories are so special, funny, or ridiculous that they are told over and over again? Passing stories down through the generations is an important part of our history. After we explore some rare books and historical diaries from the collection, create a unique keepsake book so then you can record your memorable stories inside. Garden Art Saturday, April 13 1–2:30 p.m., 7–12 year olds Search for the garden gnomes and fairies as we discover what flowers the April showers bring. In the workshop we will make nature inspired art that will brighten up every garden for years to come. It’s Game Time! Saturday, May 11 1–2:30 p.m., 7–12 year olds Before the age of video games, children played with toys like marbles, jacks, paper dolls, hoops, toy planes, and wooden trains and race cars. Together families will recreate these pastimes and challenge each other to real gaming competitions.
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