Model Railroad Show at the Science Museum of Virginia

Dust off your conductor’s hat and get ready for the 38th Annual Model Railroad Show this Thanksgiving weekend at the Science Museum of Virginia. The Museum invites families and friends to join an annual holiday tradition beginning Friday, November 27 through Sunday, November 29. Guests are encouraged to explore the Museum and enjoy a diverse […]

Alien Worlds and Androids Awaken at the Science Museum of Virginia

Alien Worlds and Androids Awaken at the Science Museum of Virginia TODAY – February 21st, 2016 This fall, C-3P0, Iron Man and a T-800 model Terminator will join forces at the Science Museum of Virginia as part of a new exhibition:Alien Worlds and Androids. Starting Saturday, October 10 guests can join the search for alien life […]

Humpback Whales Splash in The Dome at SMV

Audiences will splash into a new underwater adventure when Humpback Whales arrives in The Dome at the Science Museum of Virginia on Saturday, April 11th. Under the helm of two-time Academy Award® nominated director Greg MacGillivray, MacGillivray Freeman Films brings their legendary giant-screen storytelling to one of the most enormous and fascinating creatures on Earth. Narrated by […]

Wicked Plants at the Science Museum of Virginia

Saturday, January 24 – Sunday, May 17, 2015 Step into a macabre world where plants hold all the power at the Science Museum of Virginia. Wicked Plants, the Museum’s latest featured exhibition, opens Saturday, January 24th. Wicked Plants unearths 75 poisonous, carnivorous and diabolical plants inside of a dilapidated, Victorian home. Guests traverse through each […]

Mindbender is Great Family Fun!

Have you heard about the Mindbender exhibit at the Science Museum of Virginia? This is an event not to be missed!  Family members of almost any age can compete, compare and most importantly, work together to solve all kinds of puzzles, brainteasers and interactive challenges.  The goal:  Membership in the Mindbender Society – which is […]

Science After Dark lights up the Science Museum of Virginia October 17th

Science After Dark lights up the Science Museum of Virginia October 17, 2014; 5 – 9 pm The Science Museum of Virginia is ready to turn down the lights and turn up the science during Science After Dark: Glow!. For one special evening, the Museum will glow with special activities including black light bowling, shadow wall light […]

Have You Heard About The Monsters?

How To Make A Monster is open at the Science Museum of Virginia!  It is a fascinating look into the visual effects of movies.    This exhibit explores the connection between science, engineering, technology and art as they work together to create some of your favorite beasts and bio-mechanical creatures from blockbuster films and TV shows. How To Make […]

Observational Honeybee Hive at the Science Museum of Virginia

Bees are creating quite the buzz at the newly installed Observational Honeybee Hive at the Science Museum of Virginia. Discover the secret life of honeybees all summer long, thanks to the Richmond Beekeepers Association. The Hive is equipped with glass panels and an outdoor tunnel, allowing the bees to forage for nectar and pollen while […]

Monsters are Coming to the Science Museum of Virginia

Monsters are Coming to the Science Museum of Virginia May 17th – September 7th, 2014 Creatures and mechanical monsters come to life as the Science Museum of Virginia opens How to Make A Monster on Saturday, May 17.  How To Make A Monster exposes the art and technology of animatronics behind creatures from the silver screen. This gripping exhibition explores the […]

Spring Break Fun

So, you are home this Spring Break and need to bring the fun for your kiddos?  Here are a bunch of ideas to get you started: Children’s Museum of Richmond – Central Location Click here to view the details on CMOR’s calendar. Monday: Silly Science.  Join CMoR’s Education Department as they experiment with everything from rockets […]