Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum

October Special Night

Families of children with special needs are invited to enjoy an evening of play in the Discovery Museum! Special activities planned include; lower volume and lighting, a cool-down space, licensed Valley Health OT’s, and more. These accommodations are meant to help children with physical and cognitive disabilities truly enjoy the museum experience with their families. […]

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Celebrate Native American Culture!

Regular museum play is punctuated with presentations and activities from Native American tribes from across the region. Hear traditional stories, experience tribal dances, and create native-inspired artwork. Included with admission. Featuring: Sheila Hansen – Shawnee Storytelling Stuart Hill – Flute Player Laurae Hughes-Cummings & Penny Robb-Stone – Shell Beadwork Emmalene Morris – Jingle Dress Dance […]

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Itty Bitty Mornings

Mornings filled with special programs for toddlers age 4 and under and their adults! Presented on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month! (Pending holiday and weather closures)  These activities are included with regular admission. Upcoming dates Themes September 26, 2017 Batty about Bats October 10, 2017 All about Me October 24, 2017 Un-spooky Halloween November 14, 2017 […]

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Click here for dates!

The Discovery Museum love’s to give back to the community!  One way we are able to do that, is offer Free First Friday.  Admission is free from 5 PM – 7:30 PM on the first Friday of the month.  Explore all four floors of exhibits and we might even have a special program planned.  Bring the […]

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Learn about our birthday parties!

  The Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum is more than just exhibits. We offer birthday parties, overnights, and even after hours events.  Check out more information about birthdays and overnights here and special event rentals here.

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Find out more about visiting us!

Check out the “Plan your Visit” tab for more details! Museum Hours (EST) Tuesday – Saturday  9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Sunday  1:00 PM – 5:00 PM “Free First Friday” each month (times and dates may vary – check the calendar for details) 5:00 PM -7:30 PM The Discovery Museum is CLOSED on  Monday’s (any […]

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Not just exhibits!

Check our Calendar for program dates! The Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum offers more than just exhibits. We have afternoon programs, Artisan-in-Residence activities, and much more!  Many of our programs are free with admission cost.  

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Heart Beat Drum in Health Works Exhibit

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Water, Water, Everywhere!

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Phone: (540) 722-2020
FAX: (540) 722-2189
Mailing and Street Address:
19 West Cork,
Winchester, VA 22601