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Fun Patches

Download Animal or Astronomy worksheet and bring with you during your visit to complete fun patch requirements.

Animal Worksheet Astronomy Worksheet

Purchase Fun Patch at the end of your visit at the Wild Things Museum Store.

Cost: $3.99 each without tax.


(See Scout camp-ins)

Cub Scouts

  • Tigers: Sky is the Limit
  • Bears: Super Science
  • Webelos: Adventures in Science

Boy Scouts

  • Astronomy
  • Space Exploration

Group Admissions


Call 757-595-9135 for information or to register or complete our on-line request form.
A minimum of 10 paid guests is required to receive the group rates that follow.


Adult (13+ years): $19.00
Child (3-12 years): $14.00
Child (2 years & under): Free


Camp out overnight at the Virginia Living Museum to learn about all things astronomy! Visit the Abbitt Observatory for some live stargazing (weather permitting), check out a great planetarium show, make some cool crafts and more. Scouts can earn pins or badges. Plus you get to sleep in the Museum’s exhibits! What could be more fun?

Time: 6:30pm Friday to 9am Saturday

2017 Dates: By request and with Museum availability.
January 6-7 BOOKED
February 17-18 BOOKED
March 3-4 BOOKED
March 31 – April 1 BOOKED

Cost: $30 per child, $20 per adult, minimum fee $1250. $100 deposit required to hold date. Final payment due two weeks prior to event date.

Cancellation: Groups may cancel up to one month prior to the camp-in and receive a full refund of the deposit paid. If the museum cancels, a full refund will be issued.

Maximum participants: 70 kids and adults (may be extended if needed)

Register: 757-595-9135