The Museum brings summer LIVE animal shows to the main floor. Meet and greet animals that are dinosaur ancestors.

Showing Daily, June 16 - September 3,Times: 12 pm, 1 pm, 2 pm
LIVE Theater - The Rex is Right!
Come on down! Museum's outdoor amphitheater show features interactive game show theme!

Schedules vary, June 16 - September 3
Times: 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm
Spirit of America mixes great patriotic music with inspiring songs that have defined American music.

Dates: Daily in July at 11:30 am
July 4th: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 pm
Grab the family and enjoy these Summer Thursday Evenings at the VLM! Thursdays this summer (July 5 through August 30) enjoy EXTENDED Museum hours.

Dates: July 5 - August 30
Buy Dinosaur Pajama Jam Tickets
Ticket Prices Increase July 2!
Jump into your favorite pair of pajamas for Dinosaur Pajama Jam our after hours pj party! Animal encounters, dancing, activities & more!

Date: July 7
Time: 7-9 pm
Free star gazing begins at sunset on the second Saturday of every month. The evening also includes a planetarium program and laser shows.
Date: July 14
Times: Vary on shows
Swim, paddle, wade, or sail in to this exciting day with sharky crafts including digging for sharks teeth & more!

Date: July 14
Time: 9 am - 5 pm
Count, identify, collect and release butterflies, while enjoying the insects and flowers along the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Date: July 21
Time: 7 am - 9 pm

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