Experience towering dinosaur skeletons, a spectacular dinosaur-themed maze, and hands-on activities for all ages.
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.
What’s summer without a little bit of water? We’ll explore water through fun games, activities and watery science experiments! Be warned: you will get wet!
Experiment with some fun basic chemical reactions. Learn to create elephant toothpaste, launch your own mini rocket among other fun projects. You’ll have a blast!
Fly into the fascinating world of bugs! Campers will explore what makes these amazing creatures so special through music, games and crafts.
Do you enjoy being outside and exploring the natural world? Campers will spend the week investigating important topics in nature and the environment, and earn VMNH Junior Naturalist Certification in the process. Dress for the outdoors!
The Virginia Museum of Natural History has been awarded a $66,395 grant from the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission in support of STEM-H (science, technology, engineering, math, health) programming for teachers in southwestern and southern Virginia.
VMNH is teaming-up with six other nationally renowned research and educational institutions to provide a digital database of all the major fossil insect collections in the United States.
VMNH recently received a large collection of dinosaur fossils, including a Triceratops skull.
The Virginia Museum of Natural History is now open to visitors until 7 p.m. on Tuesday evenings.