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 is partnering with the MHC Chamber of Commerce to host a Teacher Appreciation Event on Thursday, May 5 from 5 to 6:30 at the museum. Please RSVP to 276-634-4162 by April 29.
2nd Thursday Science Talk: The importance of museums in the 21st century, presented by Dr. Joe B. Keiper, Executive Director, VMNH
Please visit www.seavp.org for information, and to register online.
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.
Be sure to visit VMNH in the coming weeks to view the life-size Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops.