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Celebrate Noon Year’s Eve at the Science Museum of Virginia

The Science Museum of Virginia invites the community to celebrate Noon Year’s Eve, a unique family-friendly holiday celebration on Dec. 31.


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Fruitcake Science kicks off at the Science Museum of Virginia

The Science Museum of Virginia continues its annual tradition of experimenting on everyone’s least favorite holiday treat – the fruitcake.


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Free community festival delivers life-saving information

PrepareAthon, a free festival encouraging community preparedness, is coming to the Science Museum of Virginia on Saturday, August 27.


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Olympic gold medalist joins museum’s Science After Dark

The Science Museum of Virginia is celebrating the Olympic Games during Science After Dark on Friday, August 19.


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Microbiologist discusses Zika virus at the Science Museum of Virginia

The Science Museum of Virginia welcomes clinical microbiologist Arthur Guruswamy as a special addition to its free Lunch Break Science program.


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Navigate the cosmos at Science After Dark

Take a journey through space and time during Science After Dark at the Science Museum of Virginia on Friday, July 15.


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MessFest at the Science Museum of Virginia

The Science Museum of Virginia is celebrating the messiest (and most fun!) parts of science in a new summer festival, MessFest, on Saturday, June 25.


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Science on Tap returns to the Science Museum of Virginia

Richmond’s most unique craft beer festival, Science on Tap, returns to the Science Museum of Virginia on Saturday, May 7.


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National Parks Adventure at the Science Museum of Virginia

Audiences will soar over red rock canyons and hurtle down steep mountain peaks in National Parks Adventure at the Science Museum of Virginia.


Governor McAuliffe announces Virginia’s Outstanding STEM Awards

Governor Terry McAuliffe and Science Museum of Virginia Chief Wonder Officer Richard C. Conti announced the 2016 Outstanding STEM Awards recipients.


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Celebrate Noon Year’s Eve at the Science Museum of Virginia

The Science Museum of Virginia invites the community to a family-friendly holiday celebration, Noon Year’s Eve, on December 31.


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Science Museum of Virginia hosts Supermoon lunar eclipse viewing

Join the Science Museum of Virginia and the Richmond Astronomical Society on Sunday, September 27 for a special viewing of a Supermoon lunar eclipse.


SR-71 prepares for flight to the Science Museum of Virginia

The world’s fastest and highest flying production aircraft, the SR-71 Blackbird, is preparing to move from the Virginia Aviation Museum to the Science Museum of Virginia.


Gear up for bikes: Science on two wheels

The Science Museum of Virginia opened Bikes: Science on Two Wheels on Saturday. Get into gear with hands-on exhibits as you explore energy, force and motion, aerodynamics and engineering. Put on the brakes to take a closer look at the materials that make a bike – from rubber and alloy to foam and plastic.


Science on tap: Science Museum of Virginia examines craft beer scene

A new type of festival is emerging in Richmond’s craft beer scene on Saturday, May 9. Science on Tap at the Science Museum of Virginia not only fills your cup with your favorite local brews, but adds science hops for a bold, new flavor.


Bestselling author unveils murder, mystery and intrigue at the Science Museum of Virginia

The Science Museum of Virginia welcomes New York Times bestselling author, Amy Stewart, on Saturday, April 18. The renowned writer will share her wicked sense of humor and delve into the book that inspired Wicked Plants, the macabre botanical exhibition currently featured at the Museum.


Humpback Whales splash in The Dome

Audiences will splash into a new underwater adventure when Humpback Whales arrives in The Dome at the Science Museum of Virginia on Saturday, April 11.


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Governor McAuliffe announces Virginia’s outstanding scientists, Governor’s Award for Science Innovation

Governor Terry McAuliffe and Science Museum of Virginia Chief Wonder Officer Richard C. Conti are pleased to announce Virginia’s Outstanding Scientists of 2015 and the recipient of the Governor’s Award for Science Innovation presented by Altria.