Meet just a sampling of the animals! Visit the Aquarium to encounter them all!
Regular early hours, exclusively for those wanting a quieter Aquarium experience.
Find adventure and learn more about our local marine life!
Experience our animals and exhibits from a new perspective!
Bring our exhibits and animals right to your (virtual) classroom.
Our educators bring engaging marine science activities to your classroom.
Learn about our Sensible Seafood Program and learn why making wise sustainable seafood choices is vital to marine conservation.
The Stranding Response Program is responsible for rendering aid to all marine mammals and sea turtles that come ashore in Virginia.
The Aquarium is an amazing place to work with an incredible team!
See what part-time, full-time, and internship opportunities are available.
A resident ambassador for a vulnerable species.
A year filled with successes and celebrations!
How do we track the hundreds of rehabilitated sea turtles released by our Stranding Team?
Staying on mission with severely reduced revenue and tightened budgets.
Wish lists are being made and people are trying to think of just the right gift for their loved one…
Much of what we learn happens in informal environments in places like the Aquarium.
Satellite telemetry is a technique that allows researchers to track the movement of an animal by us…
We are partnering with educators to reach the next generation of conservationists.
We have all heard the saying, “Membership has its perks.” And this certainly is true at the Aquari…
All new Darden Marine Animal Conservation Center will open doors for important work!
People love to visit the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center for many different reasons.
We met Seaweed last year under sad conditions almost a year ago.
“Giving is not just about making a donation. It’s about making a difference.”
It has been a busy summer for the Stranding Response Program.
Sea turtles-one of the most amazing, and most endangered, species in the world.
More than playtime, it's a vital part of our animal care.
Our Stranding Response Program is led by a group of trained staff and volunteers!
The negative effects of marine debris on sea turtles have been well-documented globally.
Each year, four loggerhead hatchlings are selected from nests at Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge …
Observing marine mammals and sea turtles in the wild is one of the great experiences a person can h…