Explore the Science Behind Transportation at the Science Museum of Virginia

SMV Going PlacesWhere did you go today? And how did you get there? A visit to the Science Museum of Virginia can help you answer these questions and more!

On Friday, February 16, the Science Museum of Virginia will open its newest exhibition, Going Places, where guests can explore the incredible technology that makes the farthest reaches of our Earth accessible.

Going Places is a highly interactive exhibition, with more than 17 different areas for you to explore. Climb aboard a flight simulator, ride on a hovercraft, sail a land yacht across heavy winds, fly a blimp, and more to explore the physics and technology behind transportation. Learn how the Earth’s awesome size and natural processes, like gravity, wind, currents, waves, friction, and changing landscapes are overcome by ingenious transportation design.

You’ll never look at travel the same again!

Science Museum of Virginia Going Places Flight Simulator

Going Places was designed for children ages 5-12, but is an exciting and educational adventure for all ages! Going Places is included with Museum admission which is $14.50 for adults, with a $1 discount for youth and seniors. Children three and under are free and additional discounts for military and EBT card holders are available. Take a wild ride with Going Places, February 16 – August 19, 2018!

To find out more about Going Places, visit smv.org.

About the Science Museum of Virginia:
The mission of the Science Museum of Virginia is to inspire Virginians to enrich their lives through science. Through hundreds of experiential exhibits, awe-inspiring artifacts and interactive technologies, the Museum presents dynamic science programming to hundreds of thousands of guests each year. The Richmond-based museum is home to three floors of interactive exhibits, The Dome theater – the largest movie screen in Virginia – and proudly hosts dynamic traveling exhibitions from around the world. Learn more at www.smv.org.

The article was provided by the Science Museum of Virginia.