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.

Wednesday, March 4
Homeschool Science & Engineering Academy -

Homeschool Science & Engineering Academy
Topic:   Geology  (w/ Lab)
Ages:  6 - 8 yrs; 9 - 11 yrs; and 12 & Up

Wednesday, March 11
Doodle Bugs! -

Topic:  Bugs, Bugs, Everywhere!
Ages:  3 - 5 years (with an adult)
Cost:  $7

Thursday, March 12
2nd Thursday Science Talk -

Presenter:  Dr. Paul Marek, Virginia Tech

Tuesday, March 17
Stream Restoration in the Shenandoah Valley -

Join us at the Historic Wayne Theatre in Waynesboro, Virginia for "Stream Restoration in the Shenandoah Valley" presented by Brock Reggi, Specialist with VA Department of Environmental Quality.  The presentation is part of the Signature Speaker Series.

Awardees Announced for 33rd Annual Thomas Jefferson Awards

The Virginia Museum of Natural History has announced the recipients of the 33rd Annual VMNH Foundation Thomas Jefferson Awards.

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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