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"Grapes & Grains" gala draws record crowd

April 14, 2016

The museum's "Grapes & Grains" event held April 9 drew a record crowd of over 350 attendees.

29th annual Thomas Jefferson Awards held March 24

March 25, 2016

The 29th annual Thomas Jefferson Awards ceremony was held on Thursday, March 24 at the historic Wayne Theater in Waynesboro, Virginia. 

VMNH receives Creativity Garden mini grant

March 4, 2016

The Virginia Museum of Natural History has been awarded an $8,000 Creativity Garden mini grant from the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) to provide STEM educational programming to children ages 6-14.

Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops end VMNH run in March

February 25, 2016

Be sure to visit VMNH in the coming weeks to view the life-size Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops.

VMNH Ushers in the "Ice Age"

December 18, 2015

The Virginia Museum of Natural History has unveiled its latest permanent exhibit, “Ice Age”, giving visitors a glimpse into a time period ruled by giant mammals and some of the most exceptional animals to have ever lived.