Virginia Aquarium

  • The Virginia Aquarium

    Whether you’re an avid marine lover or just enjoy exploring, there’s something for everyone at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center. Come by and explore over 800,000 gallons of one of the best aquariums in the country. From hundreds of hands on exhibits to their National Geographic 3D Theater, it’s hard to fit all that the Virginia Aquarium has to offer into just one trip.

    Contact & Hours

    717 General Booth Blvd.
    Virginia Beach, VA 23451
    757-385-FISH (3474)

    The Aquarium is open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    The Aquarium and 3D theater are closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.


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    The Virginia Aquarium is located in Virginia Beach, VA, just one mile south of the resort area.

    From Interstate 64, take I-264 East towards the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, exiting on the Birdneck Road exit (Exit Number 22). Bear right off the exit ramp, merging with Birdneck Rd.

    Continue South until you reach General Booth Blvd.

    Turn left onto General Booth Blvd.

    The Marsh Pavilion is approximately 1/2 mile on your left and the Bay & Ocean Pavilion is 1/2 mile further north. You may start your adventure at either building.

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