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“Good Experience” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center

Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center
717 General Booth Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 385-3474
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Type: Science Museums, Zoos & Aquariums
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Whale watching
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Owner description: A 300,000-gallon tank with sharks, barracuda and other aquatic species, is the main attaction at this popular aquarium.
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13 reviews 13 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Good Experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012 via mobile

Very busy as a result of the holiday. Overall it was a good trip, met our expectations.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
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“Enjoyed the aquarium”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

Our family enjoyed the aquarium, including the Imax Theater and the outdoor nature walk.

Visited June 2012
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Gainesville, Virginia
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“Dolphin Watch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

They provide a boat/cruise to see the dolphins. I believe it was 5th and Atlantic and they provide free parking!!! The tour was an hour and a half and snack and souvineers were available, at cost, restrooms and a covered A/C section were aboard as well. Best of all plenty dolphins were in viewing distance. Purchase tickets from your hotel...it is a few $$ cheaper.

Visited June 2012
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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“Average”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

I thought it was small and I've seen better aquariums. There was also a omnimax theatre for additional money.

Visited June 2012
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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“Well Designed Aquarium”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

This aquarium is designed so that you get a good view of the various sea creatures featured. Explanations and information about the exhibits were well written and easy to understand. There is a nice walk between the two buildings that house the exhibits.

Visited June 2012
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