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Press Releases


06/05/2015 Amazement Square announces $1 Million Dollar gift for Education Center Expansion ProjectFuture Education Center
Amazement Square today announced a major gift from an anonymous supporter in the amount of $1 million to the Museum’s recently launched capital campaign for a new Education Center opening in 2016. With a total of $4.1 Million raised, there is still $2.7 Million left to complete a $6.8 Million Campaign that includes an endowment, to bring this much needed regional resource to the families of central Virginia.


In the News and Featured


03/01/2015 Amazement Square a finalist for National Medal for Museum and Library ServiceNews and Advance
02/24/2015 Amazement Square chosen as finalist for National Medal, WSET-13
02/25/2015 Lynchburg Children’s Museum named finalist for national honor, WDBJ-7



10/14/2014 A fascinating new space for the MuseumNews and Advance
10/07/2014 Historic train tunnel to become interactive exhibit
News and Advance
09/25/2014 Meeting gathers ideas on ways to highlight the Kanawha Canal
News and Advance
09/27/2014 Amazing Mile Children’s Run kicks off Virginia 10 Miler
News and Advance
06/26/2014 Downtown Lynchburg Cheers on USA at viewing parties
, WSET-13
06/16/2014 Amazement Square gets $100K grant from the Timken Co., News and Advance
06/11/2014 Lynchubrg Children’s Museum Plans Party for Adults
, WDBJ-7
06/02/2014 Mommy Monday: Summer Events for the Family at Amazement Square, WSET 13 
05/28/2014 Locals honored at Lynchburg Humanitarian Awards, WSET 13
05/25/2014 Amazement Square’s Building for the Future, News and Advance
05/22/2014 Amazement Square begins fundraising to convert warehouse into museum space, News and Advance

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