Danville Science Center

677 Craghead St.
Danville, VA 24541- Map It
Phone: (434) 791-5160

AAA Editor Notes

Danville Science Center is at 677 Craghead St. Housed in two buildings which include an 1899 train station, the science center features interactive exhibits, the Womack Natural History Collection, a seasonal butterfly station and garden, events and touring displays, a computer lab and an early childhood gallery. With its 40-foot screen, the digital dome theater and planetarium showcases giant screen films that educate viewers about the wonders of nature and the universe.
Exhibits $7; $6 (ages 4-12 and 60+); free (ages 0-3 and active military with ID). Digital dome theater $6; $5 (ages 4-12 and 60+). Combination ticket $10; $9 (ages 4-12 and 60+).
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 11:30-5, Memorial Day-Labor Day; Tues.-Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 11:30-5, rest of year. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.