300 Leon Sullivan Way, Charleston West Virginia 25301
The Avampato Discovery Museum is the successor of the former Sunrise Museum, which enjoyed a rich history of more than 40 years serving Charleston and the surrounding area.
The Museum consists of two floors of Science Galleries with interactive science exhibits, a 9,000 square foot Art Museum, entitled the Juliet Museum of Art and the ElectricSkyTM Theater, which presents planetarium shows, large format films, and laser shows.
Regular hours are 10am to 5pm Tuesday V Saturday, 12 noon to 5pm Sunday and closed Monday. The ElectricSky Theater will also be open Friday and Saturday for films at 7pm and laser shows at 8, 9:30 and 11pm.
Other Art nearby:
(Spencer) Arabia's Art Gallery and Studio
(Charleston) Art By Dianna
(Charleston) Avampato Discovery Museum
(Charleston) Callen McJunkin Gallery
(Huntington) Huntington Museum of Art
(Texarkana) Oaklawn Opry
05/09 Coming to The Charleston area
West Virginia Strawberry Festival Buckhannon WV May15-19 The Festival is a unique, traditional celebration to promote the strawberry harvest. Enthusiastic volunteers provide good, family style entertainment that offers exciting educational and cultural events for everyone.
Mountainfest Morgantown WV July24-28
Appalachian Festival Beckley WV August23-25 The 17th Annual Appalachian Festival is three big days packed with arts, crafts, entertainment, music, food and fun!
Golden Delicious Festival Clay WV August30-September1 The Golden Delicious is the State Fruit of West Virginia. Clay County is the birthplace of the golden delicious. Antique Car Show, Art Auction Baking Contest,
5K Run/Walk, Golf Tournament.
West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival Clarksburg WV August30-September1 A special children's area and stage has been added to entertain the smaller children during the entire Festival, from Happy the Clown to magicians and music.