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Science Museum of Virginia

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2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
804-864-1400 www.smv.org

June 2018

Going Places Exhibition

June 1 - August 19
Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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Where did you go today? And how did you get there? Going Places is an interactive exhibition that explores the technology behind travel that makes the farthest reaches of our planet accessible. By climbing aboard a flight simulator to pilot a plane, riding on a hovercraft, trying to pack a cargo ship without capsizing it, sailing a land yacht across heavy winds and more, guests will observe, understand, and use an incredible range of travel technology to see how it…

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Science After Dark: Animal Antics

June 22 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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Get silly with animal-themed science fun. Ride on scooters and snap up balls with laundry baskets in a giant game of Hungry Hungry Hippos, make bubble snakes out of water bottles, visit live snakes in the Animal Lab, and watch educators make toothpaste fit for an elephant. All-live Cosmic Expeditions will be held in the Dome at 6:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.; space is limited to the first 250 guests at each show, no ticket required. Round out your night…

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Lunch Break Science: Women Spies of World War II

June 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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Women Spies of World War II presented by April Cheek-Messier, President and CEO of the National D-Day Memorial Foundation. Pack a lunch and join museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Please check in at the Guest Services desk upon arrival.

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July 2018

Lunch Break Science: Geology in the News

July 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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Geology in the News: The Latest from Kilauea's Volcanic Eruptions presented by Dr. Karen M. Layou, Professor of Geology, Reynolds Community College. Pack a lunch and join museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Please check in at the Guest Services desk upon arrival.

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Extreme Event Challenge

July 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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A social game that enables people to understand the importance of building a strong resilient community prepared to survive natural disasters. Participants work as a team to overcome simulated emergencies and will leave with a new perspective of resilience and the climate change challenges facing our society. Includes light refreshments and adult beverages. For adults 18 and older. Registration is required. Space is limited, so go to www.smv.org/upcomingevents to register today. Questions? Contact us at 804.864.1400 or info@smv.org.

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Science After Dark: Game Night

July 20 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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Science demonstrations, crafts, activities, live Cosmic Expeditions planetarium shows in the Dome theater at 6:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m., stargazing through telescopes with the Richmond Astronomical Society (weather permitting) and a special showing of a classic film at 8:00 p.m. Food and drinks, including beer, are available for purchase.  

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Working Animals Day

July 28 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
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Learn more about animals with jobs as you meet everything from police dogs to therapy animals. While there, visit Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out to learn more about the inner workings of animals and leave with a new understanding of the amazing beauty of both animals and humans.  

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