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Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center
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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 23 May 2018

Great place to visit with children. We took the dolphin boat ride before entering the Aquarium. We saw pods of about 25-30 dolphins. The only downside was that the cafeteria was closed for revenovations as well as the inside restrooms.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Beautiful place, never crowded, great displays and the dolphin tours are wonderful. I highly recommend this to all ages when you are visiting Va Beach

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

It's very educational for the whole family you can pet the stingrays, crabs. The sea turtles are awesome. They also have the dolphin watch boat, this is the second time i went there very nice

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ricardo R
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

We enjoyed our time at the Aquarium but were a little disappointed to make the long walk to the Otter exhibit and only see two in the tank. However, one waved goodbye to us as we left and that made it extra special.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Linda S
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Aquariums and enclosures were very clean and all looked well cared for. Just felt like their wasn’t a whole lot there compared to others I’ve been to. Not much to see.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Morgan N
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