Welcome to the Virginia Aquarium

Purchase tickets in advance to experience one of the best aquariums in the country, with incredible exhibits and amazing animals representing hundreds of species.

Daily Schedule

Wednesday, April 06

 Hours: 9AM - 5 PM

Osprey Café Coffee Service9:30 AM
Osprey Café Lunch Service11:00 AM
Dolphin Watching2:00 PM
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Employment Opportunities

Work With Us!

We have part-time and full-time positions available in Education, Veterinary Services, Guest Services, Animal Care, and more!

Toddler Program Alert!

Discovery Garden

April 20 | 9:00am

Playtime fun with nature returns this month for early learners! Included with admission.

 Featured Events

Sharks After Dark

Sharks After Dark

Apr 07 | 6:00 PM

Spend a quiet evening for adults at the Aquarium after the doors close to the daytime crowds.

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FantaSea Evenings

Apr 08 | 6:00 PM

Mermaids, Pirates, and Fairies . . . Oh My! Don't miss our magical evening of imagination & family fun

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SF Morning

Sensory Friendly Morning

Apr 09 | 7:30 AM

​We will open early exclusively for individuals and families wanting a quieter Aquarium experience.

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Learn more about Mena and amazing her team!


 Things to Do

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The Adventure Park

Looking for something new and unique to do that will get your heart racing with excitement? Come to our aerial adventure park in Virginia Beach for the best ropes course climbing and tree-to-tree ziplining adventure around!

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Dolphin Watching

Boat Tours

As leaders in coastal and marine environmental conservation, research, and preservation, the Virginia Aquarium boat tours bring the ocean to you.