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Audio Descriptions Available in the Dome

  • The Science Museum of Virginia has partnered with Virginia Voice to create recorded audio descriptions for select giant screen films and astronomy shows in the Dome theater. Audio description is an additional narration track that verbally describes what is happening on the screen during pauses in dialogue. Audio description is accessible for guests who are blind or low vision through a receiver. If you would like to check out a receiver, notify Guest Services when you purchase your Dome ticket. For a listing of which films offer audio description, please contact us.

Service Animals

  • Service dogs are welcome on all levels at the Science Museum.
  • Science Museum staff may ask that a service dog be removed if it is out of control and the handler does not take effective action to control it or it is not housebroken. If this occurs, the individual will be given the opportunity to remain at the Science Museum without the animal. 

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Pink, purple, orange, and blue colored space image in The Dome.