Virginia Aquarium

Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center    

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A 300,000-gallon tank with sharks, rays, and other aquatic species, is the main attraction at this popular aquarium, along with a walk through tunnel featuring sharks, rays, and more.

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4.5/5(3,613)
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4.8/5(11,359)

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Apr 5, 2024
Small aquarium for the price Good for kids, but we would have liked to see seals, sea lions, sea horses, crocodiles, or even polar bears. Comodo dragon was cool & lots of stingrays, even that you cou… Full review by insurancegirl1976
Apr 2, 2024
The aquarium was ok when ranked with Camden or Baltimore. The cost to see so little was surprising. Cost of Virtual reality for a 4 minute movie was shocking! The 2nd building was a major disappointm… Full review by Minimola
Jan 10, 2024
The Aquarium is interesting for adults and children with well-presented exhibits of sharks, turtles, many types of fish as well as explanations of volcanoes, the causes of animals becoming extinct, … Full review by Catherine S
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Facts

Opened:1986

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Questions & answers

Q:
How much is the Aquarius tickets for Virginia
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We just did the dolphin boat tour it was $25 per person I believe and separate from aquarium admission think aquarium only tickets $20 I believe
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What is the admissions fee and also are there wheelchairs available ? My daughter is on crutches and would need a …
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What is the admissions fee and also are there wheelchairs available ? My daughter is on crutches and would need a wheelchair.
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The fee was around $25 and they offered a military discount to us. I’m not sure about wheelchair rentals but there were people in wheelchairs there.
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Are child wagons permitted my son refuses to ride in a stroller
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I would check with the aquarium. I am sure if it’s not crowded it wouldn’t be a huge issue(?). A wagon would be fun for the outside portion though.
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Frequently asked questions

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Why are certain exhibits closed for construction?
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From time to time, select exhibits will close for renovation to reinvigorate the guest experience, provide routine maintenance, and ensure a safe space for our animals to inhabit...
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