Why Donate?

When you give a gift to the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, you support the future of our world's oceans. Find out what else you support ​here.

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​Make a Gift

Whether you would like to honor a loved one, make a planned gift, or symbolically adopt one of our animals, you can help support our mission here.

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Donation Honor Roll

See all of the wonderful donors who are helping the Aquarium continue to make a difference by supporting our mission-based programming here.

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Protect Sea Life License Plate​

Take part in the Virginia Aquarium's mission by helping us make this striking new license plate a reality. Funding generated from the sale of the plate helps support the Virginia Aquarium's conservation and research programs, including our state-wide marine animal Stranding Response Program.​
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