Richmond’s Science Museum of Virginia
The Science Museum of Virginia is a catalyst for inspiration, a place that sparks curiosity and generates ideas for kids of all ages. Through hundreds of experiential exhibits, awe-inspiring artifacts, and interactive technologies, the Museum presents dynamic programming to hundreds of thousands of guests each year. The Museum features permanent exhibitions about space, health, electricity, and the earth—to name a few—and they host visiting exhibitions from around the world. The new permanent exhibition Boost! has quickly become a visitor favorite. The SR-71 Blackbird, the fastest and highest-flying production aircraft is sure to awe kids of all ages. The Dome theater, at 76 feet, is the largest screen in Virginia and provides guests with the ultimate immersive experience.
New in 2017, Da Vinci Alive - The Experience. This multi-sensory gallery redefines the traditional approach to da Vinci, combining machine inventions and interactive activities with a cutting-edge immersive walk-through cinema experience that invokes a vibrant symphony of light, color and sound to bring to life masterpieces from the Renaissance master in an educational and enchanting display. The exhibit ends September 5, 2017 so make plans to visit now!