Masters of the Night
Masters of the Night: The True Story of Bats brings the mystery surrounding bats out of the dark. The special exhibit opens February 10, 2024.
Hall of Ancient Life
Welcome to the museum! The Harvest Foundation Hall of Ancient Life greets visitors as the first exhibit gallery with a vast assortment of fascinating displays of ...
Stories From Skeleton
Featuring a variety of specimens from the museum's scientific collections, "Stories from Skeletons" highlights the wealth of information scientists can learn from animal an...
Walk through Virginia's natural history from beginning to present inside the museum's Uncovering Virginia exhibit gallery. The exhibit features recreations of six research ...
How Nature Works
The Lee & George W. Lester, II How Nature Works gallery is divided into two distinct sections; How Nature Works: Rocks and How Nature Works: Life. The former demonstrat...
Through the museum’s casting and molding program, VMNH has re-created full-sized, skeleton casts of some of the most iconic creatures of the Pleistocene epoch, which ...
The Hidden Life of Ants
Ants may be small in size, but they are living large at the Virginia Museum of Natural History! "Farmers, Warriors, Builders: The Hidden Life of Ants", donated to the...
Hahn Hall of Biodiversity
The Hahn Hall of Biodiversity features the spectacular African mammal collections of Dr. Thomas Marshall Hahn Jr., President Emeritus of Virginia Tech. Dr. Hahn generously ...
The Fossil Overlook
The museum's Fossil Overlook exhibit, sponsored by the Hermes Family Foundation, highlights fossils unearthed by museum scientists and other researchers, as well as accurat...
The Hooker Furniture Discovery Reef is a hands-on, interactive play and discovery area for children. The target age for the Discover Reef is 8 and under, although the inter...
VMNH Traveling Exhibits
Traveling exhibits are available for rent by other museums and institutions!
Please Visit Us Soon
Tuesday - Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Sunday - Monday: Closed
$10 for ages 18-59
$5 for ages 3-17, seniors 60+, and college students
FREE for children under 3, museum members, and members of ASTC participating institutions
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