Ice Age Festival

Festival Admission
$7 for adults ages 19-59
$5 for children and youth ages 3-18
$5 for seniors ages 60+
FREE for museum members and children under 3

Mark your calendars now for the Ice Age Festival on Saturday, January 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Virginia Museum of Natural History in Martinsville for a day full of incredible displays of the most iconic animals to roam the earth during the last Ice Age! The event also includes actual Ice Age fossils, presentations by Ice Age experts, as well as all of the games, crafts and activities that you'd expect at a museum festival!

Experience the museum's incredible Ice Age exhibit, featuring the cast skelton of Smilodon - commonly known as a saber-toothed cat - giant beavers and more!

Real Ice Age fossils from the museum's collections available to view and touch!

Amazing animal mount displays, including a polar bear, arctic fox, muskox, and more!

Ice Age themed games and activities, including balloon animals and face painting.

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