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.
J. Christopher Ludwig, Chief Biologist, Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, will present “The Virginia Natural Heritage Program’s inventory of the Commonwealth’s biodiversity conservation needs”.
Youth Curator Camp is an opportunity for children ages 6 to 12 to learn about the museum while participating in fun, hands-on activities and programs.
VMNH offers children ages 3 to 5 the opportunity to experience science and engineering first-hand with the Doodle Bugs! program. The hour-long programs include imaginative stories, fun activities, games and crafts that spark creativity and curiosity.
VMNH offers engaging science and engineering programs for home school students. Programs are held the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 10 to 11:30 a.m. for ages 6-14.
Join us throughout 2017 as we celebrate The Year of Discovery.
Nominations for the 30th annual Thomas Jefferson Awards are open through Dec. 6.
New exhibit to feature giant short-faced bear, dire wolf skeletons.
Paleontologist Dr. Alex Hastings was recently featured in the documentary "Prehistoric Megabeasts: Croc vs Snake", which debuted in the United Kingdom on the British public service television broadcaster, Channel 4.