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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Visiting the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center

The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center is located in beautiful Virginia Beach. The aquarium and science center is open year round. It's located on 707 General Booth Boulevard and is really easy to get to from all surrounding areas.

You can explore all kinds of different exhibits that feature some of the most common and most interesting marine animals on planet earth. You can experience the nature path, hands-on exhibits, marshlands and their famous 3-D theater.

Some of the animals you will see and learn about are:

* Harbor Seals
* Loggerhead Turtles
* Sand Tiger Sharks
* North American River Otters
* Various Species of Tropical Fish
* Cownose Stingrays
* Blue Crabs
* Various Species of Seabirds
* Great Horned Owl
* Plus More!

There are thousands of animals on display representing over 300 different species. Most are aquatic animals but they do have land animals too!

In addition to the animal exhibits they also host a variety of other family-friendly activities too! You can check out the:

* Dinosaur Exhibit
* National Geographic 3D Theater
* The Adventure Park
* Dolphin Discoveries Sea Adventure

The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm, excluding major holidays like Christmas and Thanksgiving.

Admission for Adults is $22.00, Kids ages 3-11 years is $15.00 and children under the age of 3 are free. There are additional admission fees for the National Geographic 3D Theater, Adventure Park and Dolphin Watching.

You can visit the Virginia Aquarium website online for driving directions, hours of operation and schedule of events. Every time we visit Viriginia Beach we make sure we pay a visit. You will love this place!

1 comment:

jopb said...

The Virginia Aquarium definitely sounds like a place I would love to visit. Besides the regular exhibits Inlove the idea of the Natuonal Geographic 3D Theater and visiting the Dolphins.