Exhibitions

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!
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Playing With Light

Opens February 11, 2023

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.
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the dome

Great Bear Rainforest

Showing Daily at 11 a.m.

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

Living Worlds

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

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the dome

Into America’s Wild

Showing Daily at 3 p.m.

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the dome

Big Astronomy

Weekends at 2 p.m.