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Give the gift of the Science Museum!

Give the gift of the Science Museum!

FINAL DAYS!!!! JANUARY MEMBERSHIP SALE Now through Jan. 31, 2015! SAVE $20 on our family or grandparent membership! AND we’re discounting our Passport Plan* to just $10!  That’s $35 in…

Dr. Vernon Mountcastle

Dr. Vernon Mountcastle

It is with sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Dr. Vernon Mountcastle. Dr. Vernon Mountcastle, formerly of Roanoke and a Roanoke College alumnus, made fundamental discoveries in neuroscience.  He died Sunday…

From Tut to DINOSAURS!

From Tut to DINOSAURS!

DINOSAURS & FOSSILS! start “rocking” Jan. 31 In collaboration with the International Museum Institute of New York, the Science Museum of Western Virginia debuts on January 31 a new exhibit…

Honoring Carole Massart

Honoring Carole Massart

In appreciation of her 44 years of service to the Science Museum of Western Virginia — as founding member, faithful trustee and tireless volunteer —  the Board of Trustees on…

Egyptian Expedition

Egyptian Expedition

King Tut is taking over the Science Museum! Egyptian-themed birthday parties and planetarium programs, showcasing the beauty and mystery of the ancient Egyptians, will be offered for a limited time…

Why Do I Volunteer?

Why Do I Volunteer?

I love it. I grew up in a home that emphasized the importance of giving back to our community, one that we are proud to live in. We are so…