Virginia Discovery Museum

524 E. Main St.
Charlottesville, VA 22902- Map It
Phone: (434) 977-1025

AAA Editor Notes

Virginia Discovery Museum is at the e. end of the downtown pedestrian mall. The museum, geared toward children ages 1-8 and their families, invites learning through hands-on exhibits and exploratory and imaginative play. Highlights include a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Lab, Literacy Lounge, Construction Zone, Sensory Studio, Creation Station art studio and Sound & Music studio. Also featured are a reconstructed 18th-century pioneer log cabin, an antique children’s carousel, a live observation honeybee hive and Little C'ville, which includes mini versions of various locations around town.
$8; free (ages 0-11 months).
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 10-5. Closed major holidays.