Visit us today!
Holidays: We are closed on national holidays to allow our hard-working staff to celebrate with their families. These include: Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve and New Years Day.
The Hopkins Planetarium: Alas, our beloved planetarium has experienced a technical issue of galactic proportions. It is currently unavailable for museum visitors. But fear not! Plans for an exciting new exhibit to transform the space are underway and – believe us – will absolutely be worth the wait!
Admission gives you access to all our exhibits on the fourth and fifth floors, including our Hidden Garden, until 5pm on the day of purchase.
***Please note when purchasing tickets taxes and fees apply.***
Infant & Toddler (<3yrs)
Senior (60yrs+), Military and Student*
* We love giving people discounts, but please have a valid I.D with you to benefit from these offers!
ASTC Reciprocal Membership
The SMWV is committed to providing an interactive, fun learning experience for all ages. The ASTC passport program offers an excellent chance for this at the discounted rate of the first guest being free, and the following individuals at a 70% discounted rate (Adults: $6.20, Children $3.20).
Please note the following rules:
- Discounts are only applicable to membership holders & their household.
- Memberships with multiple names listed do not qualify for additional free entrances.
- Discounts are not applicable to special exhibits (i.e. parakeet garden), or special events.
- Discounts may not be stacked with any other running discounts, coupons, or special offers.
- You must have your membership card with you.
- The membership card must be in your name.
- You must present a photo ID.
- The expiration date on the membership card must be valid.
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Directions & parking
The Science Museum of Western Virginia is located on the fourth and fifth floors of the Center in the Square Building in Downtown Roanoke.
Our address: 1 Market Square SE, Roanoke VA 24011
Parking & transport
Our closest car park is the Center in the Square garage, located on Cambell Ave. Click here for more rates and parking options.
Roanoke also has a FREE Star Line Trolley to transport individuals around Downtown Roanoke. Click here for more information.
We accommodate those with disabilities and provide assistance in gaining access to the museum. If one or more of your party has a disability and you would like more information, please contact our friendly front desk team at 540.342.5710 or email@example.com.