Fun inside Diven’s Den
A workstation is filled with crayons, markers, paper, scissors, pipe cleaners, cubes, and little projects to keep wee hands busy. Many of the suggested projects have little cards explaining how to do XYZ.
Surrounding the table are posters that share nuggets of Laurel’s history. There’s also a cool, potholder weaving project that older kids will enjoy.
Gadgets & More
Tips for Visiting Diven’s Den
Visit on Wed/Fri 10-2, Sun 1-4 as these are the times it’s open.During the colder months, make a morning out of it by checking out Diven’s Den and then heading over to explore the Laurel Library (read why it’s one of our faves, here). During warmer months, plan to spend some time afterwards strolling along the Riverwalk and see the remains of the old Laurel dam (which the kiddos get their extra wiggles out).
Laurel Historical Society
Speaking of the Laurel Historical Society, it’s 2018 exhibit is definitely worth your time and compact enough to explore as your little one tugs at your jacket. “We the People: How Civic Engagement has Shaped Laurel” demonstrates “how engaged average citizens have shaped and continue to shape the history of our town.” The Society also just selected Ann Bennett as its new Executive Director. Excited to learn more about Ann and her plans for the Laurel Historical Society!
Diven’s Den is located at 817 Main Street, Laurel, Maryland. Diven’s Den is open during Museum Open Hours (Wednesdays & Fridays, 10am-2pm, Sunday 1-4pm). On-street parking.
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