Special Needs Under the Sea

Date/TimeVenue/Location
Apr 14
7:30am - 9:00am
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Ticketing Information:

Free for Members
$24.95 Non-member adults
$19.95 Non-member children
Please note: One caretaker is admitted at no charge if they are working with a guest who is visiting the Aquarium. A caretaker is defined as a required attendant without whom the guest could not tour the Aquarium. The disabled guest may request an additional caretaker be admitted at 50% of the regular admission.

Special Needs Under the Sea!

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THIS EVENT HAS ALREADY OCCURRED.
IT ENDED ON April 14, 2019 9:00 am
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EVENT DESCRIPTION

​Join us as we invite families with children or adults with special needs to visit the Aquarium before we open to the general public. See all of our animals and exhibits in a calm, comfortable, sensory-friendly environment and explore at your own pace. The event begins at 7:30am and continues until 9:00 am, but guests may stay as long as they like after the doors open to the public. Advanced registration is suggested.



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Alright, Facebook friends, you need to know: while we love each of you, our BFF spot is officially taken by The Virginia Zoo.
Why is this ray smiling? Because on this, the most glorious day of Prime, he wanted to remind you to use smile.amazon.com and select the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center Foundation, Inc. as your charity*! You win with Prime Day discounts and we win with a donation from Amazon!  *He is also smiling because that's just how he looks all of the time- adorable.
Love Swedish Fish? How about the Virginia Aquarium? If the answer is yes to both, don't miss your chance to hang out with our friends from Swedish Fish on July 12, 19, and 26 from 10am to 3pm at the Aquarium! We'll have Swedish Fish activities and photo ops, and some sweet samples! Take the quiz below and you could even win a Family Membership to the Virginia Aquarium!  https://bit.ly/2XBeEVa
Looking for a break from the heat? We’re open from 9am to 6pm today!
Based on the interest that yesterday's post generated, we developed a handy map showing the location of sharks in Virginia Beach. 😂😂😂
When your outfit is on point and bae sees you.  #getonaboat www.vaqboats.com
Happy #hellbenderFriday from the world’s most adorable salamander!*  *This has not been scientifically proven, but don’t @ me.
Join the Aquarium for Plastic Free July! This fun competition helps participants learn by taking part in exciting daily challenges and reducing their impact on the environment! You can participate on the Virginia Aquarium Fans team by clicking on the link below. Have fun keeping up with our efforts, reading what others are doing, eliminating waste, and sharing tips with your team members!  Join here: https://plasticfree.ecochallenge.org/users/join
The Virginia Aquarium is proud to celebrate the diversity of all our guests. Join us on July 11, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., for an evening of exciting family fun and special activities as we celebrate the kaleidoscope of families and people that make our community so beautiful. Learn more at the link in the comments.
LICENSE PLATE UPDATE: Thanks to everyone who purchased our Protect Sea Life license plate!! 🐢❤️ We gathered enough pre-sales and the bill was signed by the Governor. We recently submitted all of our completed presale forms and payment. Next, the DMV will send a metal plate prototype for approval and, upon approval, will begin production. DMV has taken over processing applications & plate mailing. Thanks again for all your support!
Tomorrow you can meet a real superpower dog! VBPD K9, Chewie, will be visiting us tomorrow starting at 10am. Be sure to catch the Superpower Dogs movie to see just how incredible these canines are in action 🐶
See a mermaid. Take a boat trip. See a mermaid. Learn about the ocean. SEE. A. MERMAID. 🧜‍♀️ Join us tomorrow for our Mermaid Seafari boat trip!
Marine debris is no laughing matter, just ask our scorpion fish. Protect marine life by picking up all your trash after visiting the beach!
Who remembers us as the Virginia Marine Science Museum? On this day 33 years ago, we officially opened! We're so thankful to have grown along side such a great city & region.
Join us on Monday, June 17 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., for a blood drive benefiting the American Red Cross. Donors at this event will be given a single-admission Aquarium pass! Sign up on the Red Cross website and use the code VBMayor to book an appointment.
📢 ATTENTION Aquarium Members📢  Don’t miss the first Member Appreciation Night on June 20 from 6pm to 8pm. Learn more here: https://www.virginiaaquarium.com/visit/pages/event-detail.aspx?item=448&date=6/20/2019
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Alright, Facebook friends, you need to know: while we love each of you, our BFF spot is officially taken by The Virginia Zoo. ... See MoreSee Less

Alright, Facebook friends, you need to know: while we love each of you, our BFF spot is officially taken by The Virginia Zoo.

Comment on Facebook

My family & I went to both last week for vacation while we were staying @ Virginia Beach!

Visited both of you last week on vacation!!

This is me trying to explain my very first trip to the Norfolk Zoo on adult night last week to peeps!! 🤣🤣🤣🤣

Well done 👏😂

Taylor Jacobson Peyton Lohaus i for one am here for a meme based platform for our community educators lol

And yet no member swap this year 🤔

When is the member swap??

When you're members of both Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center and The Virginia Zoo

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Why is this ray smiling? Because on this, the most glorious day of Prime, he wanted to remind you to use smile.amazon.com and select the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center Foundation, Inc. as your charity*! You win with Prime Day discounts and we win with a donation from Amazon!

*He is also smiling because that's just how he looks all of the time- adorable.
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Why is this ray smiling? Because on this, the most glorious day of Prime, he wanted to remind you to use smile.amazon.com and select the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center Foundation, Inc. as your charity*! You win with Prime Day discounts and we win with a donation from Amazon!  *He is also smiling because thats just how he looks all of the time- adorable.

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He's just a... RAY... of sunshine.

Sunday July 14th, 2019

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Love Swedish Fish? How about the Virginia Aquarium? If the answer is yes to both, don't miss your chance to hang out with our friends from Swedish Fish on July 12, 19, and 26 from 10am to 3pm at the Aquarium! We'll have Swedish Fish activities and photo ops, and some sweet samples! Take the quiz below and you could even win a Family Membership to the Virginia Aquarium!

bit.ly/2XBeEVa
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Love Swedish Fish? How about the Virginia Aquarium? If the answer is yes to both, dont miss your chance to hang out with our friends from Swedish Fish on July 12, 19, and 26 from 10am to 3pm at the Aquarium! Well have Swedish Fish activities and photo ops, and some sweet samples! Take the quiz below and you could even win a Family Membership to the Virginia Aquarium!  https://bit.ly/2XBeEVa

Comment on Facebook

I use to have the family pass but since you raised prices I haven't been able to afford to go back. Disappointing me and my family haven't been able to go in nearly 2 years.

Love Swedish fish!

Any fish is sweeeeett

Very cool

Love cow nosed rays and swedish fish

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