Explore & Experience
Come explore over 800,000 gallons of one of the best aquariums and animal habitats in the country at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center. Experience our hands-on exhibits, outdoor aviary, nature trail, and marshlands.
The Aquarium is open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Aquarium & 3D Theater are closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center is full of life experiences awaiting your discovery.
Experience Nature From New Heights
The Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium — an eco-friendly zip line and aerial adventure experience in the trees above the scenic Owls Creek. Kids, teens and adults can all enjoy The Adventure Park and it's perfect for families or groups too. Up in the trees of the Owls Creek Path you will see wooden platforms at different heights. They are connected either by zip lines that climbers "zip" across or fun challenge bridges that climbers navigate in order to get from one platform to the next. Learn more »
The Adventure Park Information
April 2015 Park Schedule
April 1st - 12th
- Open Daily: 9 AM - 9 PM
April 13th - April 30th
- Weekdays: Noon - 9 PM
- Weekends: 9 AM - 9 PM
The Adventures of Mr. Potato Head
Mr. Potato Head will lead the way on amazing adventures into outer space, under the sea and more! Ge… Learn More
Deepsea Challenge 3D
Deepsea Challenge 3D chronicles filmmaker James Cameron’s solo dive to the depths of the Maria… Learn More
Turtle Vision 3D
Experience the ups and downs of life on land and sea in this coming of age story starring the cutest… Learn More
Great White Shark
Misrepresented, maligned and misunderstood, the Great White Shark is an iconic predator: the creatur… Learn More