Things to Do: Virginia Living Museum

During your stay in Virginia you’ll want to explore Virginia’s natural heritage by visiting the Virginia Living Museum. This Virginia museum, located in Newport News, Virginia, gives visitors the opportunity to visit a cypress swamp teaming with alligators and turtles, explore an underground limestone cave, enjoy stunning observatory views, and enjoy a .75-mile hike on an elevated boardwalk with a lake view. Besides that, visitors to the Virginia Living Museum also get to see native animals in Newport News Virginia in their natural habitats and explore native plant gardens. Sign the whole family up, because you can spend an entire day exploring this Virginia Museum.

The natural heritage of the state of Virginia is on display at this fascinating museum, and both children and adults are sure to love the opportunity to see an array of creatures, including endangered red wolves, moon jellies, loggerhead turtles, and spider crabs. You can also see fish with no eyes and frogs that change colors, as well as fossilized dinosaur tracks. The marine life of the Chesapeake Bay is also on display here, and the touch tank allows visitors to see and learn about sea stars and horseshoe crabs hands-on.

From possums to crabs, to Egrets and Herons, as well as many other types of animals in Newport News Virginia, as well as insects, this indoor/outdoor museum maintains a great variety of exhibits to entrance visitors. The Virginia Living Museum has both summer and winter hours: Winter (Labor Day to Memorial Day) Monday – Saturday, 9am to 5pm. Sunday, 12 noon to 5pm. Summer (Memorial Day through Labor Day) Daily, 9am to 5pm. Admission prices for this Virginia Museum are reasonable, with discounts available to children and museum members.

Virginia Living Museum 524 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News, VA 23601 (757) 595-1900


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