Hours and Admission
The Aquarium is open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Aquarium and IMAX® Theater are closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
Download a map of the Aquarium here.
|DEEP SEA EXPEDITION Combo BEST VALUE!
|1 Aquarium admission
+ 1 IMAX®
|Short Educational Feature
|Child (ages 3-11)
|Senior (ages 62+)
|IMAX only *
* Non-feature length pricing.
- Children under 3 are free. Guests 12 and older are considered adults.
- Active duty military personnel only are offered $1 off Aquarium admission with a valid DoD ID. Discounted tickets are also available at most MWR offices.
- Wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Group Tickets and School Visits
For ticket information for groups of 15 or more, please call Guest Services office at (757) 385-0300, Sunday – Saturday, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance to receive group rate.
Guests can catch a trolley to the Aquarium, during summer operations, wherever they see a VB Wave sign. Trolleys regularly make stops at the Bay & Ocean Pavilion and Marsh Pavilion. Trolley schedules and stops are subject to change.