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Featuring all the bells and whistles, guests will enjoy unique and traditional model train displays from across the state. Meet Clydesdales horses, watch a blacksmith in action, and take a ride on the Teddy Bear Express. Learn how trains work, conduct experiments, check out special demonstrations, and enjoy a holiday weekend filled with fun for the whole family.Find out more »
Pack a lunch and join museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. This week’s presentation is Along the River’s Edge presented by Bob Schamerhorn, Nature Photographer with iPhotbirds.Find out more »
Huge helium balloons, floats, marching bands, and Santa, of course. The parade departs from the Science Museum on West Broad and continues east to 7th Street.Find out more »
Watch Museum educators dissect a cow eye and launch ping-pong balls in the Bernoulli Blower Ping Pong Ball Extravaganza, where one lucky family will win the grand prize to be "Grand Marshal" of Noon Year's Eve. Head to The Dome for special all-live Cosmic Expeditions at 6:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. and stick around for a special showing of A Christmas Story at 8:00 p.m. After the shows, step outside to stargaze through telescopes with the Richmond Astronomical Society.Find out more »
During this quirky, annual holiday event, conduct unconventional experiments on everyone’s least favorite holiday treat, the fruitcake. Watch as educators burn, drop, and freeze fruitcakes – in the name of science, of course. 9:30 am to 5:00 pm. ($, Free for members)Find out more »
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