The Museum of Geosciences is housed in the VT Department of Geosciences and located in 2062 Derring Hall.  Exhibits include the OmniGlobe, gems, minerals, rocks, fossils, and a full-scale cast of an Allosaurus dinosaur skeleton.  The minerals and fossils on display include many specimens from Virginia and famous localities worldwide. The OmniGlobe can project global datasets, such as weather and plate tectonics, on a sphere.  

Public hours are 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday during spring and fall academic semesters. Children should be accompanied by an adult. Please see the Visiting page for reservations, tour leaders, parking, or more information.


Upcoming Programsthe fall schedule includes youth programs, graduate student communicating science seminars, public lectures, alumni events, student exhibits, Earth Science Week, and Women in Geosciences events.

Connecting to Collections Care Webinar group viewing in Museum.
Tuesday, November 27, 2018. 2:00-3:30 pm.
Looking at Plastics: An Introduction to Caring for Plastics