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.

Tuesday, January 28
The McKenzies: A concert and history of folk instruments all in one -

Join us at the Historic Wayne Theatre in Waynesboro, Virginia for "The McKenzies:  A concert and history of folk instruments all in one.  (Sponsored by Bob & Mary Beirne Nutt).  The presentation is part of the Signature Speaker Series.

Wednesday, February 5
Homeschool Science & Engineering Academy -

Homeschool Science & Engineering Academy
Topic:  Marine Biology
Ages:  6 - 8 yrs; 9 - 11 yrs; and 12 & Up

Tuesday, February 11
Protecting and Restoring the Cowbane Prairie Wetland Reserve -

Join us at the Historic Wayne Theatre in Waynesboro, Virginia for "Protecting and Restoring the Cowbane Prairie Wetland Reserve" presented by Tyler Urgo, Shenandoah Valley Region Steward, VA Department of Conservation & Recreation.  The presentation is part of the Signature Speaker Series.

Wednesday, February 12
Doodle Bugs! -

Topic:  Marvelous Messes
Ages:  3 - 5 years  (with an adult)
Cost:  $7

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

Nominations sought for 33rd Annual Thomas Jefferson Awards

The Virginia Museum of Natural History is seeking nominations through December 13, 2019 for awards to be presented at the 33rd annual VMNH Foundation Thomas Jefferson Awards.

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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