Art, Children's, Nature Centers, Science
Adventure and entertainment abound as children learn through interactive play - sit in an eagle's nest, explore a cave, tinker in the inventor's lab, and more. SOL based and great family fun.
Planetarium, Science, Specialized
Jefferson Planetarium, Richmond Public Schools in Richmond, VA is operated by the Thomas Jefferson High School staff. Please contact then directly for more information concerning public programs available at the school.
Culture, History, Historic House, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Specialized
Maggie L. Walker was a progressive and talented African American and the first woman to found and be president of a chartered bank. The site includes a visitor center and her home, which is restored to its 1930s appearance with original family pieces.
Mathematics and Science Center Fndn. in Richmond, VA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Aquarium, Arboretum, Botanical Garden, History, Historic House, Nature Centers, Park, Science, Zoo
A Gilded Age Estate in Richmond, Virginia
. Maymont House Museum
. 100-acre Estate & Park
. Italian & Japanese Gardens
. Carriage Collection
. Nature Center
. Wildlife Exhibits
. Children's Farm
Step through the gates of Maymont and enter a world of timeless elegance and natural beauty. From 1893 to 1925, it was the home of railroad magnate James Dooley and his wife Sallie.
Hundreds of unique hands-on exhibits encourage visitors to have fun while exploring science. The museum features demonstrations, traveling exhibitions, events and drama productions, and IMAX films in Virginia's only IMAX dome.
Art, Natural History, Science, University
University of Richmond Museums comprises the Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, the Joel and Lila Harnett Print Study Center, and the Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature. The museums are home to diverse and fascinating collections and exhibitions of art, artifacts, and natural history specimens. Admission to all museums is free and open to the public. The museums regularly present exhibitions, lectures, openings, gallery talks, workshops, concerts, symposia, and other programs.