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.
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).
Sign up today for the "Nature Rangers" summer camp (ages 6-8). A limited number of scholarships are available; please call 276-634-4185 for more information.
Sign up by May 23 for the "Flat Stanley: It's a Small World" summer camp (ages 6-8).
Got the right stuff to become a VMNH Junior Naturalist? We think so! Campers will spend the week exploring the environment and earn VMNH Junior Naturalist certification along the way.
Ryan Barber, deputy director of VMNH, has achieved CFRE recertification.
The museum's "Grapes & Grains" event held April 9 drew a record crowd of over 350 attendees.
The 29th annual Thomas Jefferson Awards ceremony was held on Thursday, March 24 at the historic Wayne Theater in Waynesboro, Virginia.
The Virginia Museum of Natural History has been awarded an $8,000 Creativity Garden mini grant from the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) to provide STEM educational programming to children ages 6-14.