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Customs House Museum to hold Children’s Health Fair April 2nd

Ready, Set, KNOW: A Children’s Health Fair

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Healthy habits grow healthy humans. The Customs House Museum & Cultural Center explores more about health and wellness with a new children’s program – Ready, Set, KNOW: A Children’s Health Fair sponsored by Dr. Ramon Aquino & Debbie Aquino.

On April 2nd from 1:00pm–4:00pm, the Museum partners with Austin Peay State University students to host health fair booths with engaging activities covering many topics including fire safety, childhood obesity, and more. The booths are designed for children ages five and up and include fun giveaways for the kids and adults.

Additionally, areas throughout the Museum will offer several other fun and engaging ways to discover health and wellness including:

  • A Kid’s Clinic to pretend play – bring your child’s favorite doll to “examine!”
  • Have a Blast! Move more in a youth cardio blast mini-session to promote fitness. Children must wear closed-toe shoes to participate. Open to children ages five and up.
  • Make a Microbe, an arts & crafts activity that reminds your children to wash their hands.
  • Boogers & Burps, a series of entertaining videos from SciShow Kids that explore amazing things about the human body.

Firelime Offshore Grill food truck will also be set up at the Museum’s Courtyard from 12:00pm–4:00pm the day of the program.

Read, Set, KNOW: A Children’s Health Fair is on April 2nd from 1:00pm–4:00pm at the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center. The program is free with Museum admission or membership. The program is open to all ages, but some activities are more appropriate for children ages five and up.


About the Customs House Museum

Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterLocated in the heart of historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee, the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is the State’s second-largest general museum. The original portion of the building was constructed in 1898 as a U.S. Post Office and Customs House for the flourishing tobacco trade. Incorporating a number of architectural styles, the original structure is one of the most photographed buildings in the region.

With over 35,000 square feet of the region’s best hands-on activities and special events…people of all ages agree – the Customs House Museum is well worth the stop!

The Explorer’s Gallery is packed with fun, learning and fantasy in Aunt Alice’s Attic, McGregor’s Market and kitchen, and of course – the Bubble Cave! Finally, get “all aboard” to see our fantastic model trains. Our volunteer engineers “ride the rails” every Sunday afternoon from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

Regular museum hours are 10:00am to 5:00pm Tuesday through Saturday, and 1:00pm to 5:00pm on Sundays. Adult admission is $7.00, Senior Citizens and College ID $5.00, Ages 6 to 18 $3.00, and under six years and Museum members are free.

The Customs House Museum is located at 200 South Second Street. For more information, call 931.648.5780 or visit their website at www.customshousemuseum.org

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