Hall of Ancient Life

The Harvest Foundation of the Piedmont Hall of Ancient Life greets visitors as the first exhibit gallery with a vast assortment of fascinating displays of ancient creatures and modern science.

Uncovering Virginia

Walk through Virginia's natural history from beginning to present inside the museum's Uncovering Virginia exhibit gallery.

Hahn Hall of Biodiversity

The Hahn Hall of Biodiversity features spectacular African mammal collections, including antelopes, a lion, a hyena, a leopard and more.

Friday, June 12
Reptile Festival 2020 (Friday) -

Slither your way into the Virginia Museum of Natural History for Reptile Festival 2020 and experience an abundance of live snakes and other reptiles!

Saturday, June 13
Reptile Festival 2020 (Saturday) -

Slither your way into the Virginia Museum of Natural History and experience an abundance of live snakes and other reptiles!

Friday, July 24
Dino Festival 2020 (Friday) -

Take a step back in time to the age of dinosaurs!

Saturday, July 25
Dino Festival 2020 (Saturday) -

Take a step back in time to the age of dinosaurs!

2020-21 Education Program Guide now available

The Virginia Museum of Natural History 2020-21 Education Program Guide is now available as a free download. The guide, which is designed for teachers and parents, includes a wealth of information about the large variety of programs the museum provides for learners of all ages.

Board of Trustees Quarterly Meeting Notice

Date and Time:  Wednesday, January 22 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location:  Four Points by Sheraton, 4700 S Laburnum Ave, Richmond, VA 23235

In memory of Cindy Gray

The museum recently lost a tremendous person, co-worker, and friend with the passing of Cindy Gray, long-time executive assistant at the Virginia Museum of Natural History.

Board of Trustees Quarterly Meeting

Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Virginia Museum of Natural History

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