(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA) The New Year has begun, and the Virginia Aquarium is celebrating Hampton Roads locals with the Locals’ Only Special.
Hampton Roads residents receive 50% off of each Aquarium-only admission ticket when they provide proof of residency. Proof may be a valid Hampton Roads driver’s license or valid photo ID with matching... Read More
(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA) As air and water temperatures drop for the winter, the Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Program is preparing to respond to cold-stunned sea turtles. We have already taken in four patients this season, but Virginia has seen up to ten in a single season. The patients currently being rehabilitated are:
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(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA) It's time to look forward to the holidays, and the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center has something for everyone to enjoy this season!
Kicking off the season is Veterans Day, and the Aquarium is once again offering our Veterans Day Special. All veterans are invited to join us through November 12, 2017 for... Read More
Public release scheduled for Saturday, October 28
(Virginia Beach, Va.)- The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center’s Stranding Response Team will release three rehabilitated sea turtles on Saturday, October 28 at 3 p.m. along the shore behind Neptune’s Park at 31st Street. The three turtles to be released include two of the most ... Read More
Collected electronic waste is diverted from landfills
(Virginia Beach, VA) The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center's semi-annual e-cycling event was an overwhelming success, breaking one of its own records, and coming close to a second!
During this three hour event, Aquarium staff and volunteers serviced over 650 individual ve... Read More
(Virginia Beach, VA) In celebration of our greatest generation, the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center is offering a discount to seniors! Seniors age 62 and older will receive a 50% discount off of the already reduced senior admission rate to the Virginia Aquarium Monday through Friday during the entire month of October. Ticket... Read More
(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA) – The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center is proud to announce Chip Harshaw as the new Director of Husbandry.
Harshaw was previously the Interim Director of Husbandry for the Aquarium. Prior to that, Harshaw has served as an Exhibits Specialist, Curator of Mammals, Birds, Herpetology, and Behavioral Training... Read More
(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA) Fall means a return to cooler weather and spooky happenings all across the Virginia Aquarium, but it also means that it’s time for the biggest Aquarium fundraiser of the year: Commotion in the Ocean presented by Capital Group!
Commotion in the Ocean makes its return to the Aquarium this year on October 7 from 8 t... Read More
Virginia Aquarium Foundation Receives Highest Possible Rating for Third Consecutive Year
The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center Foundation has earned a third consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. Only a quarter of charities evaluated by Charity Navigator receive the d... Read More
(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA) The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center held its annual E-cycling event in partnership with Goodwill Industries, the City of Virginia Beach Public Works, and TFC Recycling, on January 28. The event was a sweeping success, and helped divert 48,388 pounds, or over 24 tons, of material from local landfills.
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