Virginia Beach is the home of many museums for fun-filled days and nights with the family. Besides outdoor activities, Virginia Beach offers amazing indoor opportunities to learn and be amazed.
The Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center features animals and opportunities to learn about sea life firsthand, including petting stingrays in an interactive tank. With over 700,000 gallons of aquarium and animal habitats, you can expect to be amazed by the different animals and fish they have swimming around. There are Loggerhead Turtles, Sand Tiger Sharks, rays and even Otters. Over 50 different species of fish occupy the aquariums.
If sea animals aren’t your thing, or your kids’ favorite, then you can also visit the Atlantic Waterfowl Heritage Museum. The main exhibits are located at 1113 Atlantic Avenue inside the historic de Witt Cottage right on the boardwalk. Inside the museum, you will find many displays and artifacts all about the wildfowl that passed through Virginia on their migration paths. These displays include wild birds such as ducks, loons, swans and geese. Lifelike carvings and decoys are all on display, as well as an art gallery featuring the beauty of the feathered flocks. You will also find a pictorial history of the area of Virginia Beach on the second floor. Before you go, make sure you take a look around the Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum garden area. This seaside paradise has more than 50 varieties of flowers, trees and other plants that enjoy the local salty sea air.
Virginia Beach is well-known for its seafood. Everyday boats go out and bring back fr… Read More
The historic Cavalier Hotel Reopens! The historic Cavalier Hotel reclaimed its well-deserved reputation as a luxury destination in Virginia Beach w… Read More
If you’re looking forward to visiting Virginia Beach, but you’re worried about what to do with your lovely furry friend, you don’… Read More
What is special in Virginia Beach? The Virginia Beaches are a great place to visit if you are looking for some fun in the sun. There are many diffe… Read More
What You Need To Know About Virginia Beaches Virginia Beach history dates back to a time when Native Americans lived in the region for thousands o… Read More