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.
Walk through Virginia's natural history from beginning to present inside the museum's Uncovering Virginia exhibit gallery.
The Hahn Hall of Biodiversity features spectacular African mammal collections, including antelopes, a lion, a hyena, a leopard and more.
Join us on Tuesday, October 13 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the museum for an open house with behind-the-scenes access to the VMNH Archaeology Lab as part of Virginia Archaeology Month!
Slither your way into the Virginia Museum of Natural History on Saturday, October 24 and spend the day viewing a plethora of snakes, lizards, alligators and even amphibians!
2nd Thursday Science Talk: Our precursors: early faunal and floral evolution, presented by Dr. Dorothybelle Poli, Associate Professor of Biology, Roanoke College
2nd Thursday Science Talk: Dinosaurs and life thereafter, presented by Dr. Alex Hastings, Assistant Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology, VMNH
Governor McAuliffe recently announced appointments to the VMNH Board of Trustees.
The Virginia Museum of Natural History is seeking nominations through December 4, 2015 for the various awards to be presented at the 29th annual VMNH Foundation Thomas Jefferson Awards.
From dinosaur bones to turtles to teepees, "Doodle Bugs!" brings the wonder of natural history to children ages 3 to 5.
After an exhaustive, international search, the Virginia Museum of Natural History announces the hiring of Dr. Alex Hastings as assistant curator of paleontology.