Hall of Ancient Life

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.

DINOSAURS

Experience towering dinosaur skeletons, a spectacular dinosaur-themed maze, and hands-on activities for all ages.

Uncovering Virginia

Walk through Virginia's natural history from beginning to present inside the museum's Uncovering Virginia exhibit gallery.

Wednesday, January 7
Homeschool Wednesdays -

Science and engineering programs specifically designed for home school students

Thursday, January 8
2nd Thursday Science Talks -

Join us every second Thursday of each month through May 14, 2015 for special presentations delivered by VMNH curators, VMNH researchers, as well as VMNH research associates.  Each topic covers a unique field of science from paleontology to archaeology to human health.

Wednesday, January 21
Homeschool Wednesdays -

Science and engineering programs specifically designed for home school students

Saturday, January 24
Dino Day Festival -

Make tracks to the Virginia Museum of Natural History on Saturday, January 24, 2015 for a festival of Jurrasic proportions!  Dinosaur skeletons, fossils and animatronics, as well as dino-themed games, crafts and presentations will make this an event not to be missed for the dino-lover in your family!

Wildlife of Manhattan finds new home at VMNH

The Virginia Museum of Natural History is the new home to over 230 wildlife mounts that VMNH officials hope to display inside the museum in the coming months.

Reptile Day festival a success

The annual Reptile Day festival was a huge success, drawing over 300 area students on October 10 and over 1,300 visitors on October 11. Thank you to sponsors American Global Logistics and River Community Bank.

VMNH receives $20,000 grant for new exhibit

VMNH has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Patterson Trust for a new saber-toothed cat exhibit.

Nominations sought for 28th annual Thomas Jefferson Awards

Nominations are being sought for the Virginia Museum of Natural History Foundation’s 28th annual Thomas Jefferson Awards honoring individuals and corporations for outstanding contributions to natural science and natural science education

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