Plan Your Visit

The Museum of the Earth Sciences is located on the first floor of Curie Hall in room 143 on the campus of Radford University.  Curie Hall is located immediately east of McConnell Library.

Admission is free to all visitors during scheduled hours of operation.  Some special events or exhibits may entail a small fee.  Information about scheduled events can be found through Museum News.


Hours of Operation

The Museum is open from October through November and from January through April while Radford University is in session. It is closed when the University is closed.

From May to August, visits may be scheduled by appointment.

Normal Hours are:

  • Mondays and Wednesdays: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays: 10 a.m. to noon and 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • First and third Saturdays of each month: 10 a.m. to 12 noon


Parking at Radford University is by permit only except for a number of metered parking spaces, some of which are located behind Curie Hall, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday or the University Police Department after 4:30 p.m. and on weekends.

Official visitors and guests of the University must obtain a valid visitor parking permit prior to parking in any University lot.  A visitor's permit is available at Parking Services located in Heth Hall.  After 4:30 p.m. and on weekends, a permit may be obtained from the University Police Department in Allen Hall.

Group Visits

Groups are always welcome at the Museum of the Earth Sciences and arrangements may be made to accommodate  groups outside the museum's hours of operation.  Contact us for more information.