Science Museum of Western Virginia Summer Camps and more

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Science Summer Camps are OPEN for registration. For more information click here. Special Exhibit: Dinosaurs & Fossils! On view until the end of Summer 2015. In collaboration with the International Museum Institute of New York, the Science Museum of Western Virginia debuted on January 31st a new exhibit for our region: Dinosaurs & Fossils! Drawn […]

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“An American Turning Point: The Civil War in Virginia” exhibit opens Friday SLIDESHOW

Thursday, June 6, 2013

The History Museum of Western Virginia is showcasing the “Civil War in Virginia” exhibit in its entirety starting Saturday, June 8. It runs through June 1, 2014. The exhibition, presents paintings, photographs, prints, documents, weapons, uniforms, flags and other objects. There are two parts to the exhibit and the History Museum is the only Virginia […]

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Butterflies will flutter at the Science Museum in May

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Butterflies will flutter at the Science Museum in May

Dark for several years because of a much-needed $27 million renovation, Center in the Square springs back to life in May when it reopens to the public. More room for tenants, a more spacious atrium featuring large fish tanks and a rooftop café are all in the mix. The Church Avenue building also owned and […]

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Science Museum’s Hopkins Planetarium reaches for the stars

Monday, March 18, 2013

Science Museum's Hopkins Planetarium reaches for the stars

Jim Rollings, executive director of the Science Museum of Western Virginia announced that on March 15 they closed their temporary Tanglewood Mall location as they begin the move back to the renovated Center in the Square. A Grand Reopening is scheduled to take place on May 18. What they need now is almost $600,000 to […]

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Science Museum of Western Virginia announces major gift

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Science Museum of Western Virginia announces major gift

Roanoke, VA (October 11, 2010) – The Helen S. and Charles G. Patterson Jr. Charitable Foundation Trust has presented a check for $30,000 to the Science Museum of Western Virginia, allowing the Museum to move forward with plans to develop a career profile installation that will highlight Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)-based careers throughout […]

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Robots Invade Science Museum

Monday, November 3, 2008

Saturday from noon to 3 PM the FIRST Lego League (FLL) Robotics teams comprised of 3rd through 8th grade students and representatives from educational and development organizations demonstrated their robots. They made themselves available to discuss their experiences and lessons learned. F.I.R.S.T. stands for: “For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology.” FLL challenges kids […]

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Great Gifts From The Science Museum of Western Virginia

Friday, October 31, 2008

For the first time ever, the Science Museum is offering a one-time Family Fun Pass-a gift the whole family can enjoy for just $20! The Family Fun Pass provides admission to the Science Museum’s exhibits for up to six family members-a $48 value! In addition, families can upgrade their pass to a new membership for […]

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