Become inspired by nature and the mysteries hidden deep in our oceans, on display now through September 10!
Happy Selachimorpha Week! Too technical? Okay, happy Shark Week! We’re celebrating our finned friends July 23 - 29!
Join us July 28 from 5 - 8 pm to unwind from the week and enjoy some food-truck snacks and tasty beverages. Da Vinci Alive - The Experience will be open for special evening hours at a reduced, exhibit-only price.
Explore with us as we investigate the science of ourselves in a week-long summer camp experience from July 31 to August 4!
Dr. Mitchell Merling presents Leonardo and the Science of Human Emotion on August 2!
Discover the innovation and ingenuity of one of the world’s most famous thinkers, Leonardo da Vinci on August 5!
Sandra Sommer presents Immunization: Past Successes, Current Concerns on August 9!
Hans Oppe presents Titan II: The Awesome Power During the Cold War on August 16!
Get hands-on and learn the skills it takes to tackle basic home improvement projects on August 18!
The moon is crashing the sun’s party, and we’re going to celebrate! Join us on August 21 for a viewing party on our front lawn - complete with food trucks and good tunes - to celebrate the wonder of a solar eclipse.
Hank Fincken and Carpenter Science Theatre Company present “Almost, Mr. Edison” on August 23!
Celebrate preparedness during PrepareAthon on August 26 - a free community festival where you will learn how to be more resilient and protect your family during an emergency.
Everett L. Worthington, Jr. presents The Science of Forgiveness on August 30!
John Odenkirk presents Fishzilla Fact or Fiction: Are Snakeheads the Devil’s Seed? on September 6!
Join us for Extreme Event Challenge, a social game that enables people to understand the importance of building a strong, resilient community on September 7!
Bruce MacAlister presents Radios for Emergencies on September 13!
Join us for a free, sensory friendly evening event at the Museum on September 21!
Children ages 3 to 6 and their adult heroes are invited to join us for a night of science superpower on September 29!
Join us for Extreme Event Challenge, a social game that enables people to understand the importance of building a strong, resilient community on October 5!
Celebrate Virginia’s finest craft beers and ciders and tap into the science behind the brew. Grab a bite from a local food truck, groove to live music and soak up the homegrown festival atmosphere on October 21!
James Blow presents Bringing Out the Dead on October 25!
Join us for a free, sensory friendly evening event at the Museum on November 9!
Jamie L. Sajecki presents Bears Just don't Poop in the Woods on November 15!
David Spears presents Virginia Earthquakes on November 29!