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Virginia Living Museum

#2 of 33 things to do in Newport News Features Animals
524 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601-1999
+1 757-595-1900
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love this place

This is like a little zoo and museum all in one. All native species, frequently active. very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Brooke B
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
via mobile
we will definitely be back!

Thanks to my cousin we discovered the Living museum. We will definitely be back for more visits... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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524 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601-1999
+1 757-595-1900
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is like a little zoo and museum all in one. All native species, frequently active. very friendly, knowledgeable staff!

Thank Brooke B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks to my cousin we discovered the Living museum. We will definitely be back for more visits. Live animals, aquarium, play ground, all great. Unfortunately, we did not have enough time to explore the whole museum but we were very impressed with the exhibits, live...More

Thank Eve_in_the_World
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was really, really cool! Tons of animals to check out, both indoors and outdoors. The Museum had a really good balance of all the types of wildlife and habitats you can find in the area. The dinosaur trail outside was really amazing! Any...More

Thank supapfunk
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here today with our 10 yr old daughter. the place has many animals and many hands on exhibits for the kids. The dinosaur exhibit was great too. Very nice place for kids to see animals in their natural habitat. We had lunch at...More

Thank EZinn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was a wonderful experience and would recommend this to anyone. Definitely a great place take family.

Thank Bamboo708
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I go to the Virginia Living Museum often and it never disappoints. Great way to spend a day with your family. The planetarium show is a great way to relax in the middle. Then we grab a bite to eat and stop by the gift...More

Thank TripMember05222017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you have little ones and you are planning a trip to the area you should definite stop in here! The outdoor area is beautiful. Do it first while it is cool and all the animals are out. The dinosaur area is really great with...More

Thank Liza215
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time visiting the Virginia Living Museum. Excellent exhibits, lots of animals, fish, and birds to see inside and out. Especially enjoyed the walking trails outside, perfect for an early Spring day. The dinosaur area was well designed and fun. We spent several...More

Thank PastorLin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the exhibits were very informational. LOved the live animals and the outdooor portion. It was a little pricy, tho..

Thank 66mustangcollector
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent several hours here exploring all the exhibits. My daughter loved the aquarium exhibits, while my son enjoyed the animal exhibits. Half of the exhibits are inside, and half are outside, so if you are visiting, make sure it is a warmer day so...More

Thank JeffCindy B
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I was trying to answer others questions. Sorry, my computer skills have not developed. I still use my own head to do computations!
1 May 2017|
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Is there a sea turtle that lives there ???
29 April 2017|
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Response from crossmail16 | Reviewed this property |
There is a tank that houses a wonderful sea turtle. He was as big as my eight month old grandson. Awesome turtle!
How long is the visit to see most/ all of museum? Half-day, few hours, all-day?
21 April 2017|
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Response from Rodney B | Reviewed this property |
A few hours to a half day