Virginia Living Museum in Newport News, VA
Welcome to the Virginia Living Museum, located in Newport News, VA! Since 1966, we have been providing our guests with fun, interactive, and educational exhibits and events that explore the amazing natural world of Virginia. From the iconic Blue Ridge Mountains to the seaside shores of the Atlantic Ocean, the museum has something for everyone. Whether you’re a fan of animals, plants, ecology, history, or technology, you’ll be sure to find something of interest at the Virginia Living Museum. Learn more here.
Step into the museum, and you’ll immediately be taken in by the awe-inspiring natural exhibits that make you feel like you’ve stepped into a world of its own. With over 200 different animals and an impressive array of plants, the museum is a perfect way to learn about the animals and plants of Virginia. Guests can explore the aquariums, wetlands exhibit, butterfly garden, and more. Whether you’re checking out the majestic bald eagles or playing with the river otters, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about the wild and wonderful creatures of Virginia. For those who like to explore their own surroundings, the museum also offers a variety of field trips and hikes. Guests can take a behind-the-scenes tour of the museum to learn about the animals, or they can venture out into the nearby park to experience the natural beauty of Virginia. In addition to its live exhibits, the museum also features several exciting events throughout the year. Learn more about The Mariners' Museum and Park in Newport News, VA.