Creating a museum experience that’s accessible for all strongly aligns with the Science Museum of Virginia’s mission and values, including “inclusive experience,” which is defined as the commitment to creating relevant and meaningful ways for all guests to interact with the Museum. The Museum is focusing on eliminating obstacles – financial and other – to ensure that the broadest cross section of the community has access to the Museum’s resources.
Please contact the Museum of Virginia’s Community Partner Liaison at 804.864.1543 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns regarding accessibility for guests with disabilities.
The Museum offers reduced admission rates for low-income families.
The Dome theater is equipped with Rear Window Captioning to assist guests who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.
Wheelchairs, including manual or electric single seat chairs and electric mobility seated scooters, and other manually operated mobility devices are available.
The Science Museum of Virginia has partnered with Commonwealth Autism to provide its staff with disability-specific training.
Museum parking is ample and free.
Please contact a Guest Services member at the front desk for any medical and/or emergency assistance.
Memberships are a great option for guests to engage in the Museum at their own pace.
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