Ice Age Festival
Festival admission is only $7 for adults ages 19-59, $5 for children and youth ages 3-18, and $5 for seniors ages 60+. FREE for museum members and children under 3.
Bundle up as you make your way to the Virginia Museum of Natural History on Saturday, January 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the Ice Age Festival, featuring mammoth-sized (literally) displays depicting giants of the Ice Age.
- A cast skeleton of a saber-toothed cat will also greet visitors!
- The VMNH Paleontology Department will have a variety of specimens and displays on hand. Meet the VMNH scientists and learn about their work in the field and in the labs!
- Dr. Blaine W. Schubert - East Tennessee State University
- Dr. Steve Fields, Curator of Natural History, Culture & Heritage Museums, York County, SC
Face-painting, balloon animals, crafts
Visiting exhibitors and presenters:
- Museum of York County
- East Tennessee State University
- Appalachian State University
- North Carolina Fossil Club
- Southwestern Piedmont Chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalists
- And more!