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September 30

Dome Debut Day

October 1

Science After Dark: Spooky Science

October 20

Curious Minds of All Ages!

Science is everywhere, but sometimes discovery needs a guide. Check out our exhibitions, films, labs, makerspaces, events and much more. We're your quirky partner that's here to help you explore the most wonderfully random STEM topics.

Today's Dome Shows

Buckle your seatbelt because it's time to explore our incredible Earth and the farthest reaches of the cosmos in The Dome! 

Today's Live Science

Watch and engage with a Museum educator who demonstrates amazing scientific experiments.

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Shrinky Dink Challenge

11 a.m.
Amazing Animals

11:30 a.m.
Science on a Sphere

12 p.m.
Sound Science

1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Shrinky Dink Challenge

1 p.m.
Rat Basketball

1:30 p.m.
Science on a Sphere

2 p.m.
Amazing Animals

3 p.m.
Sound Science

3:30 p.m.
Science on a Sphere

Washed out picture of the main hall at the Science Museum of Virginia
Dome screen showing space images.
Starry Sky

The Dome

Innovation Underway! – The Dome will be closed September 5–29 for an astronomical overhaul!


Biology Health
Posted: Sept. 22, 2023

Question Your World: Does Mozart's Music Reduce Pain?

If music is important for setting the mood, is it also effective at making you hurt a little less?

A graphic showing the profile of a human head. In the brain area, there are music notes.

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