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“Very nice acquarium”

Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center
Ranked #13 of 142 things to do in Virginia Beach
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: A 300,000-gallon tank with sharks, rays, and other aquatic species, is the main atrtaction at this popular aquarium.
Reviewed 24 April 2012

My family and I really enjoyed this acquarium, loved seeing all the sea creatures and really enjoyed our walk to the sea otters and birds

Thank mblake
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Reviewed 23 April 2012

This is a pretty good aquarium. There are a lot of good exhibits and an Imax theatre as well as a hiking trail. It is a litle pricey though - $21 admission for adults. Suitable for young children and teens.

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Reviewed 23 April 2012

We have a membership and go about once a month. Great little exhibits and the staff are very friendly. We especially love the large sea turtle tank, shark tank and aviary. You can get up close and touch a few of the exhibits and we hear the toddler programs are great. Our only complaint is that if you aren't familiar and haven't been a few times, it can get confusing on how to get through and if no one is there to guide you, you can get a little lost.

1  Thank surfmonkey21
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Reviewed 21 April 2012

A good place for kids who like to touch and experience nature -- not a stand-behind-the-line-and-stare museum. Always worth the trip

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Reviewed 20 April 2012

Pros: Clean (sanitizing stations), large tanks w/sharks, stingray touchtank, they allow strollers inside

Cons: Strollers block traffic, can be busy.

Thank Leon1977
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