The Science Museum of Virginia features four floors of interactive labs, awesome artifacts, hundreds of hands-on experiences and both permanent exhibitions and touring exhibitions from around the world to amaze and inspire you!
Woman standing close to and looking at a wall of lights

Playing With Light

Now Open

The Dome

Buckle your seatbelt because it's time to explore Earth and the farthest reaches of the cosmos! At 76 feet, our Dome theater is the largest screen in Virginia and provides guests with the ultimate "you are there" experience.
Couple hiking-poster for Into America's Wild
the dome

Into America’s Wild

Showing Daily at 11 a.m.

Image of spirit bear and cub catching fish with mountain and trees behind the bears. The bears are standing in a running river and have a sun peeking behind the mother bear
the dome

Great Bear Rainforest

Showing Daily at 3 p.m.

Black background with planets throughout surrounded by different spheres of color for the Living Worlds Planetarium show.
the dome

Living Worlds

Showing Weekdays at 1 p.m. and Weekends at 2 p.m.

Poster art for the dome show Birth of Planet Earth that features the earth forming from space with the movie name above it.
the dome

Birth of Planet Earth

Weekends at Noon