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Science Museum of Western Virginia

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Whether a wedding, reunion, or corporate retreat, the Science Museum offers your event one of the most unique settings in the Roanoke Valley. Treat your guests to a private evening in the museum. Play the night away among the one-of-a-kind exhibits.

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Tours
Directions
  • Directions: The Science Museum is located in Center in the Square in Downtown Roanoke.
  • Major Access Routes: I-581, US 220
  • Miles from I-81: 5
Things to Do
  • Monday Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday Hours: 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday Hours: 10:00am -5:00pm
  • Sunday Hours: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Holidays Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas, 4th of July
  • Admission Rates: Please call or visit website.
  • Credit Card Types Accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express
  • Handicap Accessible: Yes, elevator, restrooms, ramps & reserved seating
  • Gift Shop:
  • Restrooms:
  • Additional Information: Our reinvented Science Museum features exciting, interactive exhibits in new galleries: "Healthy Bodies," "Healthy Earth," and "How It Works!" We also offer an innovative Open Lab/Maker Lab, Children's Curiosity Corner for preschoolers, the Living River & Touch Tank and a spectacular Butterfly Garden & Bug Zoo.
Tours
  • Bus Parking:
  • Group Rates - Adults: $8 + $4.00 for Butterfly Garden
  • Group Rates - Seniors: $8 + $4.00 for Butterfly Garden
  • Group Rates - Students: $7 + $3 for Butterfly Garden
  • Special Events for Groups:
  • Special Group Programs for Students:
  • Special Tour Package Details: Groups of 15 or more receive discounts on admission. Please call ahead for details: 540-342-5710.