Dioramas engage and teach visitors about canines.

Wolf to Woof: The Story of Dogs

Virginia Living Museum
524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23601
United States 524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. Newport News 23601


  • Adults: $$20.00
  • Children (ages 3-12): $$15.00
  • Members: $Free

Today, dogs enhance the lives of millions in countless ways, but they are also some of humans’ oldest friends. Wolf to Woof: The Story of Dogs sniffs out the facts on dogs and explores what makes the human/dog relationship so unique. “Wolf to Woof: The Story of Dogs” is the largest and most comprehensive traveling exhibition ever created on the history, biology and evolution of dogs. It uses the familiarity and love of these four-legged friends to explore science and biological concepts.Recent fossil and genetic evidence has confirmed that all modern day dogs are the descendants of wolves. Ancient clues from cave paintings and burial sites reveal that dogs and people have lived together for thousands of years. Over time humans have transformed, through selective breeding, the wild canids into the first domesticated animal. No other single species in the animal kingdom has their variety of shapes and sizes and their abilities as hunters, herders, guards, and companions.