Unlock the secrets of how things work!
Located at the historic Crossing at the Dan, the Danville Science Center delights all ages with its hands-on exhibits and special programs that make science fun for everyone. During butterfly season (April-October), don't miss the beauty of the Butterfly Station and Garden - one of only a few butterfly greenhouses in Virginia. The Science Center includes the 1899 Southern Railway Passenger Station. It is registered with the Virginia Landmarks Commission and listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
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2012-2013 Group Visit Guide (PDF 4.9 MB) Everything you need to know to book a trip to the science center.
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