Science Museum of Western Virginia

Living River Exhibit

The Living River Exhibit represents the relationship between large bodies of water and tiny streams, demonstrating how they are connected. Get up close to remarkable creatures in the ‘river’ and tanks surrounding it. This exhibit links with the Health Earth exhibit by showing visitors the incredible resources the planet has to offer.

Exhibit features

  • Discover a new way for plants to grow with the use of fish at the Aquaponics Cabinet
  • Explore fascinating insects, reptiles and fish in tanks and the impressive Living River tank
  • Get a hands-on experience with prehistoric creatures at a visitor favorite: the Touch Tank