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.
The museum will be closed to the public on Christmas Day.
Dr. Paul Marek of Virginia Tech and VMNH Research Associate to present
Join us for the Dino Day festival on Saturday, January 11, 2014 at VMNH! Enjoy spectacular exhibits, fascinating presentations, and fun hands-on activities. We look forward to seeing you there!
Dr. Alton Dooley, Curator of Paleontology at VMNH to present
The museum will host the 27th Annual Thomas Jefferson Awards ceremony on Thursday, March 20, 2014 from 6 to 7 p.m.
Ryan Barber, deputy director of the Virginia Museum of Natural History, was recently awarded the Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) credential, joining over 5,600 professionals around the world who have been awarded the CFRE designation by CFRE International.
The Virginia Museum of Natural History has an exciting opportunity for middle school students! Teachers are now able to register their classes for one of our upcoming Smithsonian Science Now live, interactive webcasts.
The Virginia Museum of Natural History has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Dominion Foundation for the upcoming "Living on the Water" exhibit and accompanying education programs.