West Virginia’s Science Center


T-Rex Science Center is a non-profit educational organization developed and staffed by dedicated volunteers located in Charleston, WV. The science center is bringing educational enrichment through hands-on learning opportunities about dinosaurs, natural history and science to the Kanawha Valley and beyond. Learn More About Us


Museum Hours

  • Monday–closed
  • Tuesday–noon-8pm
  • Wednesday–noon-8pm
  • Thursday–noon-8pm
  • Friday–noon-8pm
  • Saturday–noon-8pm
  • Sunday–noon-8pm
  • *times may change without notice
  • *call ahead to verify

Golf Course Hours

  • Monday–closed
  • Tuesday–2pm-9pm
  • Wednesday–2pm-9pm
  • Thursday–2pm-9pm
  • Friday–2pm-9pm
  • Saturday–noon-9pm
  • Sunday–noon-9pm
  • *times may change without notice
  • *closed on rainy days
  • *call ahead to verify

Visitor Information


The T-Rex Science Center offers permanent and temporary exhibits about dinosaurs and prehistoric life as well as hands-on opportunities for visitors to touch and dig for real fossils. The museum is primarily a self guided tour augmented with hands on touch exhibits and QR codes that make the experience more interactive. Learn more about our exhibits


Your contribution will make a difference in the lives of children and families in the greater Charleston area, helping us provide unique, memorable and educational exhibits, events, programs and outreach that children may not otherwise be able to access. Learn how you can help

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