MUST SEE: The Polar Express on IMAX

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There is only one place in Richmond where you’ll be able to feel like you’re on a roller coaster ride, see a heart warming story, munch popcorn and be reminded of the magic of Christmas all while sitting comfy cozy and warm… And that is Science Museum of Virginia’s IMAX showing of The Polar Express. […]

Boost! Your Body, Mind & Happiness! At Science Museum of Virginia

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  Boost!  is the Science Museum of Virginia‘s first new permanent exhibit in a decade.  It’s Amazing and it opens this weekend!  If  you’re looking to Boost! your creativity, flexibility, memory, strength…(well, you get the picture) this is the place to be. By using cutting-edge technology, Boost! allows visitors to personalize their experience, track performance […]

FREE Annual Family Palooza is Coming: June 15, 2013


Get ready….get set….have FUN! It’s the annual Family Palooza at the Science Museum of Virginia on June 15, 2013. It’s a day filled with fun and healthy activities for the entire family. Thanks to HCA Virginia for sponsoring this annual event. Wondering what all the hoopla is about? Well here are just some of the […]

This Week: June 3 – 9, 2013

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Please visit websites or call to confirm dates and times of events – they may change after posting here. Have an event to add to our calendar? Email us at! Don’t forget to check your Savvy Saver card for great savings at many local events and activities for kids and adults. Don’t have a card? […]

Real Richmond Review: Flight of the Butterflies at the Museum


Flight of the Butterflies at the Science Museum of Virginia Saturday, May 25-Friday, September 6, 2013 Do you believe in miracles? Do you need to be reminded of the incredible magic of nature? Are you looking for an uplifting, exhilarating, and majestic view of the world? Then head over to The Science Museum of Virginia where you […]

Real Richmond Review: Robots + Us is a Must-See

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If  you haven’t seen the fabulous Robots + Us exhibit at the Science Museum of Virginia, then this weekend is the perfect time to stop by. Get out of the rain, beat the heat, or just have some fun. And be sure to enter our contest and you might win a family 4-pack of tickets […]

Tons of Fun at the Science Museum of Virginia

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The Science Museum of Virginia has tons of events, exhibits, and family fun going on. Lots of events are happening right now so don’t miss them. Mark your calendars to take advantage of all of these fun activities. And be sure to visit our link to register to possibly win a family pack of 5-free […]

Real Richmond Review: Rats Really do Play Basketball at the Science Museum


Have you heard that rats can play basketball? That’s what they were saying down at the Science Museum of Virginia. This was one thing I just had to see for myself. I couldn’t imagine a rat doing anything other than scaring me to death. Basketball and rats are just not two things I usually think […]

New Grant Will Help Science Museum of Virginia Develop New Space to Connect Youth with Friends, Learning and Mentors for Future Success

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Congratulations to the Science Museum of Virginia! Their recent press release is included below with details of a new grant. PRESS RELEASE: Richmond, VA (PRWEB) December 02, 2012 Learning Labs Foster Creativity, Collaboration and Skill-Building Through Creation in STEM and Beyond. “This allows us to knit together two important components of our out-of-school time initiative to […]

Real Cute Kids Contest 2012 Voting Begins 8/20/12

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It’s time for the biggest contest of the year – our Real Cute Kids contest. Thanks to our great sponsors for 2012 – Real Life Studios , Stony Point Surgery Center, and Primrose Schools. We’re proud to partner with the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond (DSAGR) and are making a donation for each […]