Martini and a Movie

Martini and a Movie Thursday, April 24, 2014 Join members of the Universe society and VCU Graduate Student Association for a ride through Wildest Weather in the Universe on The Dome. Must be 21 or older to attend. Reservations are required. For more information please call 804.864.1548 or email sshands@smv.org. To purchase tickets visit https://support.smv.org/universesocietyevents. $15 for the event; $25 for […]

Earth Day Rain Barrel Workshop

Earth Day Rain Barrel Workshop Friday, April 18, 2014; 6 pm Tuesday, April 22, 2014; 10 am Honor Earth Day by constructing a rain barrel to take home and use. Discover rainwater harvesting and storm water mitigation techniques used at the Science Museum of Virginia. Space is limited; reservations are required. Please call 804.864.1400. $40 or $35 for […]

Earth Day eCycling

Earth Day eCycling Tuesday, April 22, 2014; 9:30 am-5 pm Celebrate Earth Day by recycling electronic items you are no longer using. Bring them to the Science Museum of Virginia loading dock door, which can be accessed from DMV Drive. For more information please call 804.864.1400. Free.

Great White Shark

Great White Shark Now-Friday, April 18, 2014 Dive into the realm of Earth’s most iconic predator – the creature we love to fear – the Great White Shark. Uncover the secret lives of these creatures that pre-date dinosaurs and how they have evolved to remain at the top of the food chain. The Dome showtimes […]

Cosmic Expedition: Wildest Weather in the Solar System

Cosmic Expedition: Wildest Weather in the Solar System Now-Friday, April 18, 2014 Witness the most powerful, mysterious and beautiful weather phenomena in the solar system! Travel the full expanse of the cosmos in this dynamic, new Cosmic Expedition, which incorporates an innovative, live presentation where the audience charts the course. The Dome showtimes and tickets […]

Unearth Your World – The Dome Is Open!

Unearth Your World —The Dome Is Open! Join in the excitement in the most technologically advanced digital dome theater in the world! The Dome has been upgraded with a new state of the art Nanoseam™ screen and projectors capable of high definition ten times the power of your home theater system. For showtimes and tickets […]

March Ratness

Ever wonder what rats do in their spare time?  The Science Museum of Virginia has been concerned about rat recreation for many years – employing classical and operant conditioning techniques to enable our rodent friends the ability to enjoy the game of basketball. Since this is the time of year that college students enjoy competing […]

The Dome Unveiled at the Science Museum of Virginia

The Dome Outside

As Ray Arnold (Samuel L. Jackson) would say “Hold on to your butts…” The Dome at the Science Museum of Virginia makes for an absolutely wild ride into the cosmos! Sitting in a comfy seat, watching the earth, fade back into a small speck and surrounded by planets I’ve never even heard of, I tried […]

Cosmic Expedition: Wildest Weather in the Solar System

Cosmic Expedition: Wildest Weather in the Solar System Saturday, March 15-Friday, April 18, 2014 Witness the most powerful, mysterious and beautiful weather phenomena in the solar system! Travel the full expanse of the cosmos in this dynamic, new Cosmic Expedition, which incorporates an innovative, live presentation where the audience charts the course. The Dome showtimes […]

Unearth Your World when The Dome Opens!

Unearth Your World when The Dome Opens! Saturday, March 15, 2014; 11 am-5 pm Join in the excitement as the Museum unveils the most technologically advanced digital Dome theater in the world! The Dome has been upgraded with a new state of the art Nanoseam screen and projectors capable of high definition ten times the power […]