Welcome to the Science Museum of Virginia

Sep 6, 2021

About the Science Museum

Welcome to the Science Museum of Virginia! As an esteemed institution dedicated to promoting science education and exploration, we strive to provide a unique and immersive experience for visitors of all ages.

With our hands-on exhibits, interactive displays, and engaging programs, we aim to inspire curiosity, foster a love for learning, and empower individuals to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Explore Our Exhibits

Embark on a journey of discovery as you explore our diverse range of exhibits. From the wonders of space and the depths of the ocean to the complexities of the human body and the marvels of technology, there's something for everyone at the Science Museum.

Space Exploration

Unleash your inner astronaut as you dive into the captivating world of space exploration. Our space exhibit features stunning models of rockets, interactive displays about celestial bodies, and informative presentations on the latest space missions.

Aquatic Adventures

Dive into the depths of the ocean and uncover the mysteries that lie beneath the surface. Discover vibrant coral reefs, learn about marine ecosystems, and get up close and personal with fascinating sea creatures in our aquatic adventures exhibit.

The Human Body

Take a journey through the intricate systems of the human body and gain a deeper understanding of how we function. Our exhibit offers interactive displays that explore anatomy, physiology, and the importance of a healthy lifestyle.

Technological Marvels

Immerse yourself in the world of cutting-edge technology and innovation. From robotics and artificial intelligence to virtual reality and 3D printing, our technological marvels exhibit showcases the latest advancements that shape our future.

Engaging Programs and Activities

In addition to our captivating exhibits, we offer a variety of programs and activities designed to enhance the learning experience. Whether you're attending a science demonstration, participating in a workshop, or exploring our outdoor science park, there's always something exciting happening at the Science Museum of Virginia.

Science Camps

Looking for an educational and fun-filled experience for your children? Our science camps provide a unique opportunity for young minds to engage in hands-on experiments, collaborate with fellow campers, and develop a passion for science.

Workshops and Lectures

Expand your knowledge through our engaging workshops and thought-provoking lectures. Led by renowned scientists and experts in their respective fields, these events offer valuable insights into various scientific disciplines and current research.

Special Events

Join us for special events throughout the year, including science festivals, themed exhibits, and interactive demonstrations. These events provide an immersive experience that combines education and entertainment, making learning a truly enjoyable adventure.

Plan Your Visit

We invite you to plan your visit to the Science Museum of Virginia and embark on an unforgettable journey of exploration and discovery. Here are some key details to help you make the most of your experience:

Location and Hours

The Science Museum is conveniently located at 2500 W Broad St, Richmond, VA. We are open from Tuesday to Saturday, 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM, and Sunday from 11:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Please note that we are closed on Mondays.

Tickets and Pricing

Admission tickets can be purchased online or at the museum. We offer various ticket options, including individual, family, and group rates. Visit our website to view pricing details and purchase your tickets in advance to ensure a seamless entry.


The Science Museum of Virginia is committed to providing a welcoming and accessible environment for all visitors. We offer wheelchair accessibility, accessible parking spaces, and assistive devices upon request. Please contact our friendly staff for any specific accommodation needs.

Safety Measures

Your safety is our top priority. We have implemented enhanced cleaning protocols, social distancing measures, and limited capacity to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all. Please refer to our website for the latest safety guidelines and updates.

Join Us for a Journey of Discovery

At the Science Museum of Virginia, we believe that curiosity is the key to unlocking the wonders of the world. Join us on this extraordinary journey of discovery and ignite your passion for science and learning. Plan your visit now at The Whimsical Wish!

Stefan Harrington-Palmer
Looks like an amazing place to discover new things!
Nov 8, 2023
James Grigsby
👋 Exciting place to explore! 🚀
Oct 7, 2023