The Virginia Discovery museum, located in the Historic Downtown Mall, is dedicated to children eight-years-old and younger. Here in this small, nonprofit, museum parents can guide their children in gaining knowledge through practical activities and creative discovery. The Virginia Discovery Museum is not only dedicated to providing a diverse learning environment for children in the community but welcomes visitors from all over the world.
The museum strives to cater to the individual interests, abilities and needs of each child, by implementing a variety of educational programs, and dedicated events. This includes exhibitions, activities and activities that are tailored to match the Virginia Standards of Learning and can be adjusted to fit any level of learning.
Families can enjoy all-day entry to the Museum. Pay when you arrive, then come and go as much as you wish until the museum closes at 5:00 pm. Keep your receipt as it serves as your ticket for re-entry. Please note visitors must have one adult for every four children.