discover the world
you live in
Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery
explore | create | discover STEAM-powered

Welcome to OVMoD!


Watch for our events throughout the community!


STEAM-based (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) exhibits and presentations.

new home!

Stay tuned for updates.

contact us

740.908.6446 (OHIO)

PO Box 70, The Plains 45780

volunteer @ OVMoD

We rely on our volunteers to help us every week! Email us to learn more:

field trips

Contact us for a museum visit to your class! Schedule today!

meet the museum

Experienced staff, a dedicated Board of Directors, caring volunteers, and a supportive community – learn more about us!


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Upcoming Events

Teen Science Café with Dr. Ricky Okello
Nov 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm


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Giving Tuesday
Dec 1 all-day

The Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery is participating in a global day of giving – December 1 is #GivingTuesday! This day of generosity celebrates the good work of nonprofits in our community – and communities all around the world!
Here are some ways that you can participate:

  • Make social media posts that shout out your favorite non-profits
  • Volunteer your time to a cause you believe in
  • Donate (and encourage your friends to join you!)
  • Pledge a monthly donation to help community organizations facing uncertainty

Click below to make a donation for #Discovery!

Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery

To inspire visitors of all ages to explore and discover the world through interactive exhibits and creative experiences.

Help us Grow...

Your donations support our efforts to bring world-class museum exhibits and programming to our community.