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Reston Museum assembles gift-giving guide ahead of holiday season

A brick kit inspired by Reston’s Van Gogh Bridge by William Roehl is available for purchase (courtesy Reston Museum)

For those unsure what to get their loved ones this holiday season, Reston Museum has created a gift-giving guide with niche gift ideas.

The guide includes gifts for kids, collectors, and history lovers. All gift shop proceeds will support Reston Museum’s work.

New items in this year’s collection include pint glasses, Reston-inspired pins, and mugs with new designs.

“Over 70% of the Museum’s gift shop items are custom made or specifically feature Reston,” Reston Museum Executive Director Alexandra Campbell said. “From unique stocking stuffers to our best-selling books such as ‘Community is what it is all about: An Ode to Lake Anne’ by Cheryl Terio-Simon the gift shop has something for everyone that will truly feel special.”

The guide is available online, but museum organizers say the most comprehensive selection is available at the shop itself.

Reston Museum members get 10% off of gift shop items.

“November and December are the perfect time to visit the museum to view the Famous Restonians Exhibit, shop, or join the Puzzle Swap event happening on December 2nd,” Campbell stated.

Visitors who bring a puzzle set to the museum on Dec. 2 will get to swap their item for another puzzle. In addition, all items will be 10% off that day.

Reston Museum is located in Lake Anne Plaza at 1639 Washington Plaza. Admission is free, and the nonprofit museum is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day, except on Saturdays (when operating hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) and Mondays, when it’s closed.

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