The Museum Will Reopen for General Admission on Sep. 7

Open Now for Private Facility Rentals, Pop-Up Visits & Summer Programs

Museums on Us®

Museums on Us® is a special admission event for Bank of America customers and cardholders that takes place once monthly. Space is limited to 35 people total. To reserve admission tickets, contact Director of Operations Lindsay Jones at (434) 977-1025 x102 or

  • Eligibility: Open to Bank of America, Merrill & U.S. Trust Customers
  • Capacity: 35 People Total
  • When: Select Saturdays (Next: July 3)
  • Time: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
  • Where: Virginia Discovery Museum
  • Admission: By Reservation
  • Parking: Map
What Is Museums on Us?

Although the Virginia Discovery Museum is currently closed for regular drop-in visits in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are excited to offer limited-capacity special visitation days throughout the summer. Bank of America’s Museums on Us® program provides admission discounts for BoA, Merrill, and U.S. Trust customers at more than 220 arts, cultural, and educational institutions across the United States, including the Virginia Discovery Museum, on select Saturdays throughout the year. Please note that VDM's Amazing Airways, Flight Lab, and Creation Station areas are currently closed. Check out our Exhibits page to see what areas will be available during upcoming visits.

To Reserve Admission Tickets for July 3:
  1. Confirm Eligibility: Confirm that you are a current BoA, Merrill, or U.S. Trust customer with an eligible and valid credit or debit card.
  2. Contact Us: Call (434) 977-1025 x102 or email by 5:00 p.m. on July 1 to submit your ticket reservation request. Admission tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis and are only reserved once you receive a confirmation email.
  3. Pre-Pay Admission: Visitors receive one free admission ticket per eligible cardholder. Non-cardholders must pay the regular admission fee of $8 per person.

Upon arrival at the Museum on the visitation date, visitors must present their emailed confirmation and valid credit or debit card(s) and finalize any outstanding ticket payments. All adults must sign a waiver before entering the Museum, and all guests over the age of 2 must wear a mask while inside the building.

Parking & Directions

Parking: First hour free at Market Street Garage and Water Street Garage. VDM validates for one additional hour of free parking. Click to learn more about public bus routes, the Free Trolley, and other parking options.

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Photo Policy

By visiting the Museum, you grant permission for any photographs of you and your dependents to be used for educational and promotional purposes. If you do not consent and wish to opt out, please inquire at the front desk or call (434) 977-1025.