Thompson New Marketing and Public Relations Director

March 24, 2015 | 1:00 pm |  View Release

(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA) – Last month, Caryl Thompson joined the City of Virginia Beach Department of Museums as the marketing and public relations director. As such she will serve both the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center and the History Museums.
Thompson has over 20 years of experience as a City of Virginia Beac... Read More

“Lucky Dozen” Sea Turtles Released

March 18, 2015 | 12:00 pm |  View Release

(Virginia Beach, VA) – Yesterday, the Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team released 12 lucky sea turtles off the coast of North Carolina into warmer waters. They were fortunate because they were rescued by concerned citizens, cared for by dedicated aquarium staff and volunteers, and released after a full recovery. Here are their stor... Read More

Virginia Aquarium Sea Adventures Spring into Action

March 9, 2015 | 12:00 pm |  View Release

(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA) – The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center is ready for its first full season of Virginia Aquarium Sea Adventures with their new boat operator, Rover Cruises. Their newly outfitted 65-foot catamaran-style vessel, the Atlantic Explorer, is located at its new home - the Virginia Aquarium expanded dock alo... Read More

Virginia Aquarium Aviary Residents Safely Relocated

March 5, 2015 | 12:00 pm |  View Release

(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA) – As last week’s snow and ice melted around the collapsed Virginia Aquarium Aviary netting, it became apparent that the structure had incurred severe damage during the storm. In this regard, the structure was deemed unsafe by City of Virginia Beach engineers.
Fortunately, no birds nor employees were inju... Read More