Virginia Museum of Natural History

21 Starling Ave.
Martinsville, VA 24112- Map It
(276) 634-4141

AAA Editor Notes

Virginia Museum of Natural History is at 21 Starling Ave. This state-of-the-art facility offers walk-through exhibits and hands-on experiences relating to the natural world and Virginia’s ancient past. A collection of fossils includes a towering allosaurus skeleton and re-creations of important geologic sites. A behind-the-scenes look at research projects and objects in storage lets visitors see how a natural history museum works. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.
$7; $5 (ages 3-18, ages 60+ and students and military with ID).
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9-5 (also Sun. 1-5, Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day weekend). Last admission 30 minutes before closing. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas.