Science Museum of Virginia

Science Museum of Virginia mission: Inspiring Virginians to enrich their lives through science.

Since its founding by the Virginia General Assembly in 1970, the Museum has become the premier center for hands-on science education in Virginia. The Museum has permanent exhibitions on health, energy and natural science and includes hundreds of interactive exhibits, fascinating artifacts, live animals, a theater company and cutting edge technology.

The IMAX®DOME creates the ultimate "you are there" experience with the largest film screen in Virginia wrapped around you. The Museum also features visitng exhibitions, educational programming, overnight adventures, lectures, demonstrations and summer camps.


 Exhibit tickets are $11 with $1 discounts for ages 4-12 and 60 .