Virginia Museum of Natural History, Martinsville

4.5
#90 of 163 in Museums in Virginia
Natural History Museum Museum
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4.6
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  • I was truly amazed to find this venue tucked away in Martinsville. Until I purchased a Groupon to visit I didn't know it existed. My GPS took me to their old site so I had to go "vintage" and follow r...  more »
  • This is a beautiful place but I must say that exhibits are few and far between. I honestly expected a little bit more for such a large and amazing area.  more »
  • There were nice displays of dinosaurs and other critters found in Virginia. Plus you could also observe labs for paleontology and archaeology. My favorite displays were in the "Uncovering Virginia" ga...  more »
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  • For years I've wanted to visit this place, so I made a day trip of it. How wonderful! I loved the dinosaur exhibit at the time. The staff was also great and very enthusiastic. I enjoyed being able to navigate the place on my own. I know you'll enjoy it.
  • Absolutely Loved this place! Honestly did not know we had something this nice and fun for all ages close to us! Will return highly recommend anyone to visit 😀
  • The staff and volunteers were so helpful, and the exhibits are incredible! Kids also have things, like interactive displays, to keep then interested and informed.
  • This is a very nice museum. It is small but has a decent set of exhibits. It has interactive portions that can entertain the preschool child, but I would recommend this mostly for children who can read. Some of the exhibits are still being worked on but not too many to make it distracting. There is potential for growth in this museum but the area is economically depressed which seems to hinder that idea. This is a nice half day family outing.
  • Great place! Walked the whole thing in two hours. Very clean, informative, and friendly staff!

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