Find your inspiration


Healthy Bodies

Fungi Kingdom

Living River

Touch Tank


Hidden Garden

Toy Joy

How It Works

Maker Lab

The Bubble


To make science and technology accessible to all people by being an outstanding institution and instilling life-long learning.

Our amazing staff are dedicated to developing your science museum and encouraging visitors to use their imagination and creativity to personalize their own learning experience.


The Science Museum of Western Virginia is more than just a science museum. We have a dedicated team of educators that deliver outreach programs in local schools and within the museum’s own classrooms during school excursions.

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vt partnership

We have ground-breaking research happening right on our doorstep. Our partnership with Virginia Tech allows us to provide a platform for this research to be displayed to the public so they can discover the amazing achievements of our local institution.