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“good for young children”

Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center
Ranked #13 of 138 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 8 May 2012

pricey. no live shows. more of a science center. good IMAX show.

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Reviewed 7 May 2012

We never miss this...check your hotel for coupons and the sunny day books too. Kids of all ages will love this museum.

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Reviewed 1 May 2012

Very hands on and the kids and adults really enjoy it.

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Reviewed 30 April 2012

Every time I go here, I am amazed with the improvements. They are always coming up with something new and exciting that keeps me coming back. The walk through tunnel is great. It's like being underwater without having any scuba gear on. The touch tanks are always fun. My favorite exhibit has always been the otters though. They are so playful and fun. I love this place!

The only negatives can be parking and crowds. Go off season during the week.

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Reviewed 29 April 2012

Little ones love the aquarium - lots of sensory experiences. Fish, sharks, submarine room, ray tank, otters just to name a few. Definitely worth it -

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