​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Explore over 800,000 gallons at one of the best aquariums and animal habitats in the country​. Experience our hands-on exhibits, nature path, and marshlands.

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The Virginia Aquarium is open to the public at a limited capacity with new safety procedures in place for our guests, staff, and volunteers. Timed tickets with online reservations will be required, and guests age 5 and over are required to wear face coverings. Please visit our Welcome Back page to learn more and follow us on our social channels to stay up-to-date with the latest information. Can't wait to see you soon!



With animals representing hundreds of species, the Virginia Aquarium offers fun for anyone. Find information you need to plan your visit at the link below.

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Featured Events

Looking for something special during your visit? Check out what's coming up in our featured events.

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Daily Events

Pick a date and see what's happening at the Aquarium! From feedings to keeper talks, there is surely something to make your next visit memorable.

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Animals and Exhibits

Discover the amazing underwater world of the Aquarium and meet some of our most recognizable residents.

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Boat Trips

The Aquarium's boat trips have been bringing the ocean to you since 1989 with whale and dolphin watching to specialty boat trips. 

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Adventure Park

The Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium, an eco-friendly zip line and aerial adventure experience, is something kids, teens, and adults can enjoy. Learn more about your time in the trees at the link below.

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Aquarium Blog

You can learn more about our animals, our programs, our people, and all kinds of other interesting Aquarium-related news on our blog.

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Private Events

Whatever event you are planning, the Virginia Aquarium brings your private event to life! From weddings to children's birthday parties, you can find what you need.

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Become a Member

Membership is an incredible way to enjoy everything the Virginia Aquarium has to offer, and it pays for itself in only a few visits! 

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