Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center
Virginia Beach

Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center

Get up close and personal with Virginia Beach’s most beloved residents at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center.

Explore over 800,000 gallons of amazing animals at the Virginia Aquarium. From the harbor seals who greet you at the entrance, to the sea turtles and sharks that await you inside, you’ll be able to make your Virginia Beach visit come alive. Touch a sting ray or horseshoe crab, marvel at the Komodo dragons, and gaze upon the mysterious Tomistoma crocodiles. Sea beyond the surface while enjoying our hands-on exhibits, nature path, and marshlands.

With thousands of animals representing over 250 species, there is something for everyone to see and enjoy. Looking for more? Don’t miss the chance to see a 3D movie on one of the largest screens in Virginia. Get outside with one one of our daily boat trips to see the seasonal wildlife visiting Virginia’s coastal waters, including dolphins! Visit today!

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