The Dome

The Dome features live astronomy presentations, Cosmic Expeditions, and Giant Screen Movies on 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.

Giant Screen Movies

Breathtaking movies that challenge inspire children and adults featuring new perspective on the world in an unforgettable experience.  

Cosmic Expeditions

Travel the full expanse of the universe in these dynamic presentations. These programs combine an astronomy feature with a live presentation and allow you to explore the stars like never before. 

Show times vary, please visit our daily show schedule for the latest information.  


The staff and volunteers of the Science Museum of Virginia look forward to your visit!