Operated by SEEDS at the Town of Blacksburg's historic Price
House and gardens, the SEEDS - Blacksburg Nature Center
inspires a natural curiosity and love for the environment in
children and the young at heart through discovery learning,
nature education, teacher support, and civic awareness. It's a
museum and more... nature and discovery in the heart of
downtown Blacksburg, Virginia!
With contributing partners:
Town of Blacksburg Dept. of Parks and Recreation
Virginia Tech Dept. of Biological Sciences Outreach Program
In mid to late Spring the famous Price Iris garden comes to full bloom! Come check us out!
...and by appointment for special tours, visits and class field trips. We are also available to host birthday parties and other special events.
We feature a wide range of exhibits, including: live reptiles
and fish, taxidermy specimens, a nature - themed library, a
seasonal observation honeybee hive, chocolate and our global
connections, as well as a host of age - appropriate
games and puzzles.
The SEEDS - Blacksburg Nature Center allows SEEDS teachers, interns, and college service learning students the opportunity to work on independent projects, class projects, and field studies with the organization. A goal is to do inspiring work that benefits the community.
Through the VT
Department of Biological Sciences Outreach Program (VT SOuP),
we offer nature-themed teaching kits, on loan to local
teachers, and work with schools and home schooling groups on
providing supplemental curriculum for your inquisitive