The Virginia Living Museum will continue to be the premiere learning laboratory to showcase Virginia’s natural and living resources so that people, of all ages and in future generations, will understand and protect the balance of our natural world.
The purpose of the Virginia Living Museum shall be to stimulate knowledge, awareness and appreciation of the biological and physical world, and to develop an understanding of its relationship to the environment of the planet and the universe beyond. This shall be accomplished by providing a variety of living interpretive exhibits and education programs for the public, students and educators that encourage a commitment to protection and conservation of our natural world and its delicately balanced components.
Schedule:7:30pm: Virginia SkiesExplore the evening skies above Virginia in this classic planetarium presentation. A staff astronomer will discuss seasonal constellations as well as any planets visible. Additional topics may be explored depending on…Read More »
For more than 25 years, dinosaurs have been a popular summer exhibit at the Virginia Living Museum. On October 15, as part of its 50th anniversary celebration, the museum will open a permanent outdoor Dinosaur Discovery Trail.This permanent exhibit…Read More »
Are you ready for a â€œwildâ€ night of spooky animals, trail walks, pumpkin carving, pirates and princesses?Night of the Living Museum returns to the Virginia Living Museum for its 17th year. This is a non-scary Halloween event for families with…Read More »
Four Snowy Egret babies at the Virginia Living Museum are growing up before our eyes and through the lens of the Virginia Living Museumâ€™s streaming Egretcam. The camera stream is being hosted by media partner WVEC-TV.The four babies were born in…Read More »
Explore TOAD-ally cool creatures and get eyeball to eyeball with live frogs from around the world in â€œFrogs: A Chorus of Colorsâ€ at the Virginia Living Museum.Â View more than 70 live frogs from across the globe, complete with their noisy…Read More »
Explore the diversity of life deep in the oceanâ€™s wilderness in â€œBeyond the Edge of the Seaâ€ on exhibit at the Virginia Living Museum.Â The exhibit highlights work by scientific illustrator Karen Jacobsen, who accompanied Dr. Cindy Lee Van…Read More »
The Virginia Living Museum will hold its annual fall plant sale. Native plants are good choices for area gardeners because such plants tolerate Tidewaterâ€™s weather and serve as food and shelter for area wildlife, while also providing a good show…Read More »