Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum


We’re more than just exhibits!

We offer daily programs and special, monthly programs at no extra charge for museum guests who pay general admission.  Join us in the afternoons (schedule permitting) for special programs and demonstrations.  These events are led by various educators, industry professionals, and/or museum staff.

 Example Weekly Programming


Art in Leo’s Corner  Our Third Floor takes center stage!  These afternoon programs are created by the artisan and vary from month to month so keep an eye out for the next exciting program.
 Roving Science Join us for a variety of demonstrations about reactions, catalysts, natural sciences, and physics.  These demonstrations are traveling.
 Healthy Fridays Check out cool demonstrations by Shenandoah University Nursing Students or other professionals in the health, nutrition, or fitness industries.

Be sure to check our calendar for specific times and availability.

*All programs are subject to change based on availability and museum attendance.  Please call ahead or ask a member of the museum staff for details.

Monthly Programming




The second weekend of every month features the Visiting Artist Series.  An artist from the region will visit Leonardo’s Corner on the 3rd floor. and present a family friendly project.  Learn to draw a portrait, sketch superheroes, paint your neighborhood, or make a craft. This series is made possible through the Marion Park Lewis Foundation.


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Join us at the Discovery Museum for Stories Alive! every third Saturday of the month.  Each month a different narrator will visit the third floor and present new stories and old favorites.  Be sure to check our calendar for specific stories and storytellers!


Ongoing Programs


LOGO Trout UnlimitedTrout Unlimited – Adopt a Trout and special programming offered at various times. Trout adoption fee is currently $10.00.


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