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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, your squad has the opportunity to schedule exclusive live science demos and labs, and view featured planetarium shows and giant screen films in The Dome.

Group Programming Options

Please note: Live Science Demonstrations will remain unavailable at this time. However, we look forward to bringing them back soon! In the meantime be sure to check out our Giant Screen Films, Planetarium shows and Digital Demos.

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!

Digital Demos

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

Group Visit Policies

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

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Carpenter Science Theater

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

Science on a Sphere

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Students explore the Earth, weather, our solar system, volcanoes, and more as never before on this room-sized animated display.

Live Science Demos

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

Live Science Workshops

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

Engineering Challenge Labs

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

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