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.
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.
2nd annual STEM Showcase event at VMNH to celebrate exceptional STEM projects of regional students.
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.
Dr. DorothyBelle Poli, Associate Professor of Biology, Roanoke College, will present “Plants orphaned like Annie: The importance and value of adopting and maintaining collections that lost their original home”.
Children and visitors of all ages are invited to take part in hands-on science programs at the Virginia Museum of Natural History on Tuesday, March 21 (9 a.m. to noon) and Friday, March 24 (2 to 5 p.m.).
Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced that the Virginia Museum of Natural History, in partnership with Piedmont Arts and the Martinsville-Henry County Tourism Division, received $3,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation Marketing Leverage Program grant fund for “The Year of Discovery” marketing partnership.
Dr. Alex Hastings, assistant curator of paleontology, part of unprecedented study
The Virginia Museum of Natural History recently lost a long-time friend, supporter and Trustee, Dr. Philip M. Sprinkle.