Welcome to the Virginia Aquarium

Explore one of the best aquariums in the country with amazing animals representing hundreds of species and beautiful displays of natural habitats. Please purchase tickets online.

Daily Schedule

Sunday, January 16

 Hours: 9 AM - 5 PM

Osprey Café Coffee Service9:30 AM
Whale Watching10:00 AM
Osprey Café Lunch Service11:00 AM
Whale Watching2:00 PM
Osprey Café Closes2:30 PM
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Spend a day off of school with us!

Winter Wildlife Day Camp

February 1 | ages 6-8
Almost sold out! Register today for this chance to learn about our native winter animals and those who visit.

Students! YOU are the future!

Youth Ocean Conservation Summit

March 5 | 8:30am
Middle & High School students: Come learn how you can start your own conservation project.!

 Featured Events

Family Night

Family Night

Jan 25 | 5:00 PM

Special extended hours for working families to enjoy an Aquarium visit together!

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Red Cross Together we can save a life

Blood Drive

Jan 27 | 9:00 AM

Save lives with the Virginia Aquarium and schedule your appointment today!

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Sharks After Dark

Sharks After Dark

Feb 10 | 6:00 PM

Spend a quiet evening for adults at the Aquarium after the doors close to the daytime crowds.

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Featured Blog Story

Whales, Wildlife & Wonder!

Have you experienced one of our Whale Watching Boat Tours?


 Things to Do

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The Adventure Park

Looking for something new and unique to do that will get your heart racing with excitement? Come to our aerial adventure park in Virginia Beach for the best ropes course climbing and tree-to-tree ziplining adventure around!

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Boat Trips

Boat Tours

As leaders in coastal and marine environmental conservation, research, and preservation, the Virginia Aquarium boat tours bring the ocean to you.