(Virginia Beach, VA) - The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center and its E-cycling partners have never been happier to get people’s trash. During its frigid cold January 25 E-cycling event, the response yielded the highest numbers in its history. In four hours nearly 700 vehicles and their patrons were processed with these results... Read More
(Virginia Beach, VA) Mermaids at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center? Yes! But just for one magical day, February 22, as the Aquarium partners with The Hurrah Players to celebrate their upcoming performance of Disney's The Little Mermaid.
On Mermaid Day guests will be treated to performances by The Hurrah Players in thei... Read More
(Virginia Beach, VA) - The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center in partnership with City of Virginia Beach Public Works, TFC Recycling, and Goodwill Industries of Central Virginia will offer its semi-annual Ecycling event Saturday, January 25, 2014, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Virginia Aquarium East Parking Lot. With the additio... Read More
(Virginia Beach, VA) The Virginia Aquarium Winter Wildlife Boat Trip season kicked off last Friday to a"FINomenal" start! The first trip passengers saw four humpback whales and one fin whale within 30 minutes of departing from Rudee Inlet. Later that day, two individual humpbacks were also seen paired together. Saturday's Winter... Read More
Countdown to 2014: Tuesday, December 31, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Children and adults get ready for games, activities, and sparkling beverages (non-alcoholic) in the Aquarium's Marsh Pavilion! Free with Aquarium admission.
IMAX® 3D Theater
The newest film showing at the Virginia Aquarium IMAX 3D Theater is Pen... Read More
The first Virginia Green Conference & Green Travel Star Awards Celebration was held at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center December 3-4. Over 75 guests attended and had the opportunity to participate in educational workshops, listen to knowledgeable "green" speakers, visit a Virginia Green Market Expo, attend a... Read More
(Virginia Beach, VA) Yesterday, the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center aquatics staff welcomed its newest charges, four loggerhead sea turtle hatchlings, to the Sea Turtle Nursery exhibit. And today, the nurturing staff says farewell to the four that they raised to yearling status in the past year.
The "baby" sea ... Read More
(Virginia Beach, VA) The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center will feature Stranding Response Research Coordinator Susan G. Barco for the November 17 Watts Conservation Speaker Series. Barco will present, "Dolphin Die-Off: Unraveling the Mystery" at 2 p.m. in the IMAX 3D Theater. The session is free and refreshments wil... Read More
(Virginia Beach, VA) "Grover," a 13-foot, 28-year-old tomistoma, was found dead in the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center's crocodile enclosure early today. The cause of the sudden death is unknown and a necropsy (animal autopsy) will be performed this afternoon. One of only seven pairs of the rare crocodilian in the ... Read More
(Virginia Beach, VA) When guests visit the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center and see everything from fish to reptiles, they rarely think about the attention and care that these animals require. Many staff, mostly behind the scenes, are involved with the daily care of the Aquarium's collection of over 12,000 animals. Beginning ... Read More