Click here
Calendar of Events Donate Rent the Museum Read our Blog

Sunday openings in summer 2016

May 29, 2016 thru September 4, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

SUMMER 2016 SUNDAY HOURS! In addition to the regular Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm hours, VMNH will be open on Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. from Memorial Day weekend (May 29) to Labor Day weekend (Sept. 4). 


2nd Thursday Science Talk

September 8, 2016 thru September 8, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Dr. James S. Beard, Director of Research & Collections, Curator of Earth Sciences, will present "Why so much stuff?"


2nd Thursday Science Talk

October 13, 2016 thru October 13, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Dr. Nancy Moncrief, VMNH Curator of Mammalogy, will present “Not just skin and bones: Lessons learned from collections of birds and mammals”.


VMNH Members' Open House

November 4, 2016 thru November 4, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

VMNH Members and supporters are invited to an open house to meet scientists, educators and other staff while exploring behind-the-scenes. Join us as we open the vaults and highlight a portion of the museum's 10 million+ inventoried specimens and artifacts.


2nd Thursday Science Talk

November 10, 2016 thru November 10, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Dr. Joe B. Keiper, Executive Director of VMNH, will present “Matthew Henson: The first man at ninety degrees north latitude”.