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Address: 717 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-4811
Phone Number: +1 757-385-3474
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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A 300,000-gallon tank with sharks, rays, and other aquatic species, is the...

A 300,000-gallon tank with sharks, rays, and other aquatic species, is the main atrtaction at this popular aquarium.

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A Great Place to Visit!

This is a great place to learn about marine life. They have excellent hands-on exhibits and very skilled speakers. There are 2 buildings with a nature walkway between them. My... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Beachgoer53
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great place to learn about marine life. They have excellent hands-on exhibits and very skilled speakers. There are 2 buildings with a nature walkway between them. My daughter loved the touch tanks. We have been here before but each time is a great experience. It is a great family place to learn and have fun. They also... More 

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a great time visiting here. Lots of fun fish to see, and, fun stuff to do. It was just my adult daughter and I, but, I would highly recommend this place to family's with children of all ages.

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UK
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Because it is a fair walk (yes we walked there) from the beach itself we didn't know what to expect but glad we went there. Very good aquarium with plenty to see. Good for all the family. Recommended if you visit Virginia Beach. Worth the effort.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Walking through these incredible and informative exhibits left my 15 year old daughter in awe as it did us. we spent hours there and time just flew by. A must see attraction and not expensive.

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New Milford, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

great stop. Restaurant was closed get there early. hotdog stand was open. check out the walking trail thru the zipline course

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The Villages, Florida
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Indoor and outdoor exhibits; Boat available for ocean going experience. Plenty of parking; handicap access.

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Thank James M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The aquarium was okay I guess. If you have little kids, I definitely recommend going there. If you don't, you won't miss much by not going. I was rather disappointed to see so few animals. Thankfully it wasn't at all expensive.

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Thank Edgar H
Roanoke, Virginia
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went here to check out the new exhibits, we had not been in at least twenty years. It was a nice trip, which got us out of the heat of the day. The exhibits could have had a little more information, for instance why was there a Komodo dragon in a Virginia Aquarium and Marine science venue. It was not... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Did not realize there was as much activity offered for the whole family. Would go again, only knowing what to be prepared for. Had a great time, staff was helpful and polite.

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Holtsville, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A surprisingly rich collection of artifacts. A wonderful family outing. Exhibits for all ages. Something for everyone. Although we didn't partake, we walked through the Adventure Park and planned to try it next time.

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