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, July 24
Canceled - Dino Festival 2020 (Friday) -

This event has been canceled due to COVID-19.

Saturday, July 25
Canceled - Dino Festival 2020 (Saturday) -

This event has been canceled due to COVID-19.

Thursday, September 10
2nd Thursday Science Talk -

Presenter:  to be announced

Thursday, October 8
2nd Thursday Science Talk -

Presenter:  to be announced

Board of Trustees Quarterly Meeting Notice

The Virginia Museum of Natural History Board of Trustees Quarterly meetings will take place on Saturday, June 20 at 1:30 p.m. via Zoom videoconferencing.

Virtual Reptile Festival is June 12-13 and Drive-thru Reptile Experience is June 13

Although this year's Reptile Festival had to be canceled due to the health concerns related to COVID-19, the Virginia Museum of Natural History is still planning to bring stories of Virginia's native reptiles to audiences during its first ever "Virtual Reptile Festival."

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

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