Experience a wide variety of bird, mammal and marine animal mounts depicted in elaborate scenes, as well as actual boats and models of ships and other large marine vessels.
The Harvest Foundation of the Piedmont Hall of Ancient Life greets visitors as the first exhibit gallery with a vast assortment of fascinating displays of ancient creatures and modern science.
Experience towering dinosaur skeletons in the Harvest Foundation Hall of Ancient Life.
Science and engineering programs specifically designed for home school students
Join us every 2nd Saturday from May through August 2015 for "Science Saturdays." Meet museum curators, view fascinating collections, and learn about current and upcoming research!
Join us every second Thursday of each month through May 14, 2015 for special presentations delivered by VMNH curators, VMNH researchers, as well as VMNH research associates. Each topic covers a unique field of science from paleontology to archaeology to human health.
After an exhaustive, international search, the Virginia Museum of Natural History announces the hiring of Dr. Alex Hastings as assistant curator of paleontology.
Dr. Dennis A. Casey was elected District VIII Director of the National Science Teachers Association.
The museum is pleased to now offer the Huffmon Trout Notecard series available for purchase at the museum and the museum's online store.
From dinosaur bones to turtles to teepees, "Doodle Bugs!" brings the wonder of natural history to children ages 3 to 5.