Children's Museum

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Pieter Bruegel the Elder's painting, titled Children’s Games, shows children in the Middle Ages playing with hoops, barrels, swords, and puppets.

Medieval Games in the Park

Featured Programs & Events

September 10, 2017

Join our guest gamers from the Society for Creative Anachronism to learn about the games children played in the Middle Ages. We'll play with bubbles, hoops, paper crowns and masks! And learn about the game of the goose, a renaissance chutes and ladders, and the walnut game, a medieval bocce style game. Come outside and play!

The BMDL, or Barony Marche of the Debatable Lands, is a local group of the Society for Creative Anachronism, an international organization dedicated to researching and re-creating skills of pre-seventeenth century Europe.