(Matt Demlein, WRVA)

Science Museum Unveils Newest Exhibit

Features Items From The Destroyed City of Pompeii

June 06, 2019 - 1:08 pm

Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - The Science Museum of Virginia offered a sneak peak of its newest exhibit, "Pompeii - the immortal city" on Thursday.  The exhibit, which is on its first stop in North America, runs from June 8th through September 3rd.

(Matt Demlein, WRVA)


The exhibit features pieces and replicas from the time period around the Italian city's destruction.  Pompeii famously was encased in lava following a volcano eruption in 79 A.D.

(Matt Demlein, WRVA)

The exhibit also comes at the same time the museum building itseld, the old Broad Street train station, celebrates its 100th anniversary.