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Discovery Workshops

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Looking for some STEAM-themed fun after school? Try Discovery Workshops at the Virginia Discovery Museum! These hour-long mini drop-off programs for children 4 and older focus on science, technology, engineering, art, and math enrichment through interactive games, science experiments, and collaborative challenges.

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Select Fridays
4:15-5:15 p.m.
(September to May)

Workshops Meet in Creation Station


Ages 4 & Up
$20 Per Child
Annual Members: 15% Off

Scholarships Available

Upcoming Workshops

Robot Rodeo - CANCELED

Friday, April 24, 2020  |  4:15-5:15 p.m.  |  Deadline: April 23

Meet the Museum’s four different types of robots! Interact with Cubelets, Cubetto, Pro-Bot, and Ozobot as we complete tech challenges and learn about the principles of coding.


Pre-Registration Required. Space Limited to 15 Children.

Dinosaur Dig - CANCELED

Friday, May 8, 2020  |  4:15-5:15 p.m.  |  Deadline: May 7

Travel back in time! Discover the Mesozoic Era as we learn all about the prehistoric creatures known as dinosaurs and make our own fossils.


Pre-Registration Required. Space Limited to 15 Children.

Contact Us

Can’t find the answer you’re looking for? Contact Education Manager Frankie Szynskie at (434) 977-1025 x105 or to learn more about the Museum’s Discovery Workshops. For information about applying for a scholarship, contact Director of Operations Lindsay Jones at (434) 977-1025 x102 or email