Support VMNH

Make an inspiring impression. And make it last.

As a center for lifelong learning and a hub for tourism, the Virginia Museum of Natural History reaches families, schools, visitors and businesses across the Commonwealth and beyond. Your contribution to the Virginia Museum of Natural History Foundation will help educate, invigorate and inspire learners of all ages. Like a fossil finding its way to the surface, or a young mind grasping at something new, the impression you make will tell future generations all about who we are today and about our vision for the future.

Learn about how you can support the Virginia Museum of Natural History and its mission below. For more information, please contact us at 276-634-4163 or

Donate Now
Make your gift today to help ensure that the museum continues to serve as the voice for science literacy across the Commonwealth and beyond.
Annual Discovery Fund
Gifts of all sizes to the VMNH Discovery Fund make possible the museum's ground-breaking scientific research and collections, award-winning exhibits, and innovative educational programs for all ages.
Become a VMNH Member today to support the museum while receiving a variety of benefits, including unlimited free admission, discounts in the Museum Store and PALEO Cafe, reciprocal free admission to hundreds of museums and science centers nationwide, and much more.
Corporate Partnerships
VMNH Corporate Partnerships provide vital support to the museum while also providing a variety of benefits to companies and their employees. 
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