Martinsville, Virginia


The Virginia Museum of Natural History on World Progress Report

The Virginia Museum of Natural History was featured on the PBS show, World Progress Report with Joan Lunden. Museum highlights included award-winning temporary and permanent exhibits, ground-breaking scientific research and collections and the innovative educational programs for visitors of all ages. With over 22 million items in collections, the museum is at the forefront of scientific discovery of the natural world in Virginia. Eight scientists actively engage in research on subjects ranging from dinosaurs to millipedes. The museum shares new discoveries through various types of media to include exhibits, programs, publications, field trips and teacher education. Experience the natural diversity of Virginia!