T. rex and Triceratops through Feb. 29

Don't miss complete skeleton casts of T. rex and Triceratops on display through Feb. 29, 2016.

Hall of Ancient Life

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.

Uncovering Virginia

Walk through Virginia's natural history from beginning to present inside the museum's Uncovering Virginia exhibit gallery.

Thursday, February 18
RESCHEDULED TO FEB 18: 2nd Thursday Science Talk: Archaeology: Virginia’s past cultures -

RESCHEDULED TO FEB 18: 2nd Thursday Science Talk: Archaeology: Virginia’s past cultures, presented by Dr. Elizabeth Moore, Curator of Archaeology, VMNH

Thursday, March 10
2nd Thursday Science Talk: Dr. Charles P. Egeland -

2nd Thursday Science Talk: Dr. Charles P. Egeland, Assistant Professor, Biological Anthropology and Paleoanthropology, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Saturday, March 19
Kite Festival -

Piedmont Kite Festival at Jack Dalton Park in Henry County.

Thursday, March 24
Thomas Jefferson Awards -

Tickets are available now at $20 each for the Thomas Jefferson Awards on March 24, 2016 in Waynesboro, Virginia.

T. rex, Triceratops now on display at VMNH

The life-size, cast skeletons will be on display through February 29, 2016.

VMNH Ushers in the "Ice Age"

The Virginia Museum of Natural History has unveiled its latest permanent exhibit, “Ice Age”, giving visitors a glimpse into a time period ruled by giant mammals and some of the most exceptional animals to have ever lived.

VMNH receives gift for school group scholarships

The museum recently received a gift from the Marjorie Sutton Memorial Foundation to provide scholarships for public schools in Martinsville and Henry County, Virginia.

Governor McAuliffe announces appointments to VMNH Board of Trustees

Governor McAuliffe recently announced appointments to the VMNH Board of Trustees.

The mission of the Virginia Museum of Natural History is to interpret Virginia's natural heritage
within a global context in ways that are relevant to all citizens of the Commonwealth.