PLEASE NOTE: tickets should be purchased in advance.

Bring your Classroom Lessons to Life

The Science Museum of Virginia is the perfect place to do just that. From radical reactions and animal encounters to seeing the solar system, we’ve got your group covered!

The Museum offers four floors of interactive exhibits and live science programing suited for all ages. With discounted group rates, groups have the opportunity to schedule exclusive live science demonstrations and labs, and view featured shows in the Dome, Virginia’s largest movie screen.

Right now, the Museum is offering virtual field trips only.

We look forward to hosting groups in the Museum again soon. Until then, check out our Digital Demos!

Group Programming Options

Live Science Demonstrations

Participants watch and engage with a Museum educator who demonstrates amazing scientific experiments to the audience.

Live Science Workshops

Group workshops provide students with an opportunity to investigate a scientific phenomenon facilitated by a Museum educator.

Engineering Challenge Labs

Students work together to investigate scientific phenomena and plan, create, test and improve on solutions to design challenges.

Giant Screen Films

Embark on amazing adventures from the bottom of the sea to the clouds and everything in between.

Planetarium Shows

Explore the moon, stars and beyond in a planetarium show that's out of this world!

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Carpenter Science Theater

Our professional tale tellers deliver intriguing science stories with energy and style.

Science on a Sphere

Students explore the Earth and solar system as never before on this room-sized animated display.

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Digital Demonstrations

If you're looking for a digital field trip experience, we've got you covered. Bring the Museum to you with a digital demo.

Group Visit Policies

Get the details on pricing, lunches, chaperones, bus parking and more. Details are the secret to a great field trip!

Ready to Book your Digital Demo?

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