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VMNH curator featured in UK documentary "Prehistoric Megabeasts: Croc vs Snake"

August 26, 2016

Dr. Alex Hastings, assistant curator of paleontology, 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.

VMNH taking part in Museums for All initiative

August 19, 2016

The museum is taking part in the Museums for All initiative, an IMLS program that provides discounted museum admission to low-income families.

The Great Wyoming Dinosaur Dig

July 8, 2016

VMNH researchers recently completed the "Great Wyoming Dinosaur Dig", a 3-week dinosaur fossil excavation in Wyoming in collaboration with Lynchburg College.

The Geology of Virginia is now available

June 27, 2016

The Geology of Virginia is now available for purchase from the Virginia Museum of Natural History's online store.

VMNH receives extraordinary collection

June 22, 2016

The Virginia Museum of Natural History (VMNH) has received a grand collection of taxidermy mounts and fossils that will play a pivotal role in the first comprehensive update to the museum’s permanent exhibit galleries since the opening of its facility in March of 2007.