Welcome to the Science Museum of Virginia!

From the legacy of our grand historic home inside a 100 year old train station to our quirky Rat Basketball team – we undoubtedly have a rich history and a bright future.  We’ve made a few resources available for you here on this page, but if you are interested in writing a story about us, please contact us today.


Science Museum of Virginia Press Kit

Inspiring Virginians to enrich their lives through science.


Pi Day Infinitely More Fun at Science Museum of Virginia

Super Pi Day (3.1415926...) activities kick off at 9:26 am on Saturday, March 14. 


Wicked Plants are taking over the Science Museum of Virginia

Step into a macabre world where plants hold all the power, beginning January 24.


Rotunda Restoration begins at the Science Museum of Virginia

Restoration begins on the Museum's 10-story Rotunda dome ceiling.


Ring in the Noon Year at the Science Museum of Virginia

Count down to noon during a family-friendly New Year's celebration on December 31.


Celebrate 5 Years of Fruitcake Science at the Science Museum of Virginia

Everyone's least favorite holiday treat, the fruitcake, is put to the test December 26-30.


37th Annual Model Railroad Show at the Science Museum of Virginia

Celebrate an annual holiday tradition Thanksgiving weekend at the Museum.


Overview of the Ebola Epidemic at the Science Museum of Virginia

Dr. Brigette Gleason provides an overview of the Ebola epidemic on November 19.