Museum of Geosciences
The Museum is housed in the Department of Geosciences,
2062 Derring Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia. 540-231-6894.
Please schedule groups and classes in advance to avoid overcrowding.
***DURING SUMMER 2013 we are reorganizing the exhibits.
The Museum will have RESTRICTED HOURS and limited services. We are not able to schedule any programs or tours, and can only accommodate small, self-guided groups. We will try to post closures here, but please call 540-231-6894 to make sure we are open before your visit.***
Public Hours: VARIES SUMMER 2013, see above^ usually Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Free Admission.
We occasionally have Saturday hours. Those will be announced here and in media.
Study tables and wireless connectivity are available.
The Museum serves as the pick-up and drop-off site for materials loaned from the Education Resource Center.
Derring Hall [37°13' 46.6"N, 80°13' 35.6"W] is located on Perry Street near West Campus Drive, close to the Duck Pond on the Virginia Tech campus. See VT Maps--Derring is on the "central campus" map.
Parking passes for weekdays are available from the Visitor Information Center [37.23108° N, 80.43429°W] and at the Perry Street Parking Garage. There are several lots near the Museum. For safety, school busses can drop students off by the door of Derring Hall, then go park.
No pass is needed on evenings or weekends.