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.
The Museum of Geosciences is closed for the VT Thanksgiving Break.
Public Hours: 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 at 1405 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.