Science Museum of Virginia

Richmond's largest museum is home to several permanent and traveling exhibits.

IMAX Dome and Planetarium

The Ethyl Corporation IMAX Dome & Planetarium opened in 1983 and seats 250 patrons. The screen is nearly five stories tall and 23 meters in diameter. The dome is offset 27 degrees and has a 40% reflectivity.[1]

The Planetarium is powered by a Sun Microsystems SPARCstation 10 computer and Evans & Sutherland graphics system. Daily shows include the stars, planets and moons of our solar system and galaxy.


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Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 864-1400

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