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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, stunning settings in all of western Virginia. Sip champagne in our “Healthy Bodies” and “Healthy Earth” exhibits. Enjoy fabulous views of the Roanoke Valley from our top-floor home in Center in the Square. Please contact us at 540.342.5718 or svanzele@smwv.org. 50% deposit with balance due 30 days prior to event. Alcohol allowed (ABC permit required). Extra security may be needed for multi-floor use, alcohol on premises or for a large number of guests. Caterer of your choice is permitted or references can be provided. Proof of insurance required. 5% member discount on these rates.

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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: Closed
  • 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
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  • 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.