Let anatomy amaze you. Observe as an educator dissects a cow eye while explaining its different parts and functions. Can cows see color? Do our eyes change over time? Learn about the eye-brain system by comparing the difference between human eyes and cow eyes.
Born to be Wild is an inspiring story of love, dedication and the remarkable bond between humans and animals. Viewers are transported into the lush forests of Borneo with world-renowned primatologist Dr. Birute Galdikas before being whisked away to the rugged Kenyan savannah as they follow elephant authority, Dame Daphne Sheldrick. This film documents orphaned orangutans and elephants and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them—saving endangered species one life at a time.
Come face-to-face with Corn Snakes, Eastern Box Turtles, and other reptiles and amphibians in Virginia ecosystems. Meet scorpions and arthropods like the Madagascar Hissing Cockroach and Rose Hair Tarantula.
Live Animal Lab presentation times vary daily. Please check our schedule upon arrival.
Dive below the surface and explore an exciting underwater world. Get your hands wet with water samples. Peer at invertebrates and leaf debris through a microscope and learn how to separate them.
EcoLab presentation times vary daily. Please check our schedule upon arrival.
Basketball loving rats, snakes and a variety of insects inhabit the museum. Visit today and uncover the secret lives of our creatures.