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Danville Science Center

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The Danville Science Center is located in the historic tobacco warehouse district in Danville, VA. We are located at 677 Craghead Street in a complex called "The Crossing at the Dan." Use the information on these pages to find out more about the Science Center's activities, mission, locations, people, governance, and history.

Mission of the Science Museum of Virginia

  • to deepen our understanding of man and his environment;
  • to promote a knowledge of the scientific method and thus encourage objectivity in the everyday affairs of man;
  • to engage in instruction and research in the sciences in order to educate citizens of all ages in the concepts and principles of science and how these concepts and principles form the foundation upon which rests our technological society and its economy;
  • to use, subject to the approval of the accredited educational facilities concerned, Museum personnel in educational programs;
  • to motivate and stimulate young people to seek careers in science;
  • to encourage an understanding of the history of scientific endeavor;
  • to provide special facilities and collections for the study of Virginia's natural resources; and,
  • to foster a love of nature and a concern for its preservation.

These purposes are hereby declared to be a matter of legislative determination.

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Hours of Operation: Not Listed
Notes: None Listed
Museum Galleries:Tuesday - Saturday - 9:30am - 5:00pm Sunday - 1:00pm - 5:00pm Open holiday Mondays after Labor Day- 9:30am - 5:00pm Closed Thanksgiving Day, Dec 24 and Dec 25.


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