Turtle Vision 3D

12:45 am - 1:15 pm, 3:30 - 4:00 pm

Location: National Geographic 3D Theater

Cost: $5.00 per person

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: (757) 385-0300

Experience the ups and downs of life on land and sea in this coming of age story starring the cutest sea turtle on the big screen.

From the warm waters of the tropics to the icy Antarctic, join Sammy and his friends on an exciting journey through truly immersive environments. Swim through colorful coral reefs and enjoy a dazzling ride on a fun-loving octopus. Dive into icy polar waters to meet a friendly whale.

Are you ready to face the dangers you may encounter with humans?

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The Adventures of Mr. Potato Head

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Changing Exhibit Gallery , Bay & Ocean Pavilion

Cost: Included with Aquarium admission

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: (757) 385-0300

Mr. Potato Head will lead the way on amazing adventures into outer space, under the sea and more! Get ready to have a spudtacular time!

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Deepsea Challenge 3D

10:15 - 11:00 am, 11:30 am - 12:15 pm

Location: National Geographic 3D Theater

Cost: Members - $5.00; Non-Members: Adults - $9.00; Children ages 3-11 - $8.00; Seniors - $8.50

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: (757) 385-0300

Deepsea Challenge 3D chronicles filmmaker James Cameron’s solo dive to the depths of the Mariana Trench—nearly seven miles beneath the ocean’s surface—piloting a submersible he designed himself. The risks were astounding. The footage is breathtaking.

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Toddler Trek

11:00 - 11:30 am

Location: Marsh Pavilion

Cost: Free with Aquarium admission

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: (757) 385-3474

If you enjoy Toddler Tuesdays, then you won’t want to miss our new Toddler Trek Thursdays, an outdoor exploration session for early learners and their parents. Join us every Thursday at 11 a.m. for an easy 30-minute stroll along the Nature Trail. Each week we’ll discover a new animal, color, or shape through fun outdoor activities. This program meets in the Marsh Pavilion and will take place inside on rainy days.

Great White Shark

1:30 - 2:15 pm, 2:30 - 3:15 pm

Location: National Geographic 3D Theater

Cost: Members - $5.00; Non-Members: Adults - $9.00, Children ages 3-11 - $8.00, Seniors - $8.50

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: (757) 385-0300

Misrepresented, maligned and misunderstood, the Great White Shark is an iconic predator: the creature we love to fear… GWS will explore the Great White’s place in our imaginations, in our fears, and in the reality of its role at the top of the oceanic food chain.

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Discovery Days – Bug N’ Out

2:00 - 3:15 pm

Location: Marsh Pavilion

Cost: $7 members, $10 non-members (reservations recommended)

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: (757) 385-0300

Get ready to go on a hunt for insects as we travel our nature trail in search of these incredible creatures. Learn about their body structure and roles in nature. Be prepared to touch some live bugs!

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Seals Behind-the-Scenes

2:30 - 3:15 pm

Location: Bay & Ocean Pavilion

Cost: $45 Members; $55 Non-members (Reservations must be booked by 12:30 p.m.)

Contact: Virginia Aquarium

Phone: (757) 385-0300

Visit the seal holding area and meet our harbor seals, learn about their care from the mammal care specialists, and observe a behavioral training session. (45 minutes)

Restrictions: Participants must be at least 3 years old, and all children under age 13 must be accompanied by a paying participating adult.