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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.

Uncovering Virginia

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

Hahn Hall of Biodiversity

The Hahn Hall of Biodiversity features spectacular African mammal collections, including antelopes, a lion, a hyena, a leopard and more.

Sunday, August 20
Open Sundays May 28 - September 3 -

The museum will be open each Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. from May 28 through September 3, 2017.

Sunday, August 27
Open Sundays May 28 - September 3 -

The museum will be open each Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. from May 28 through September 3, 2017.

Wednesday, September 6
Homeschool Science and Engineering Academy -

The Virginia Museum of Natural History is dedicated to providing engaging science and engineering programming to homeschool students. Currently, the museum offers the Homeschool Science and Engineering Academy, a series of bi-monthly programs from September to May designed to supplement students' learning and knowledge of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) based topics.

Sunday, September 10
Closed

Eclipse viewing at VMNH

The Virginia Museum of Natural History is pleased to announce that it will serve as a solar eclipse viewing venue on Monday, August 21 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., with the first 100 visitors receiving free eclipse viewing glasses.

Dinosaurs: Reign of the Giants now open

Dinosaur lovers venturing into the Virginia Museum of Natural History now have a new Mesozoic masterpiece to explore.

STEM Showcase held at VMNH

The 2nd annual STEM Showcase was held at the Virginia Museum of Natural History on Saturday, April 8.

VMNH receives state tourism grant

VMNH, in partnership with Piedmont Arts and the Martinsville-Henry County Tourism Division, received $3,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation for the“The Year of Discovery” partnership.

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