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The Nature Zone

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Fun place for younger children who love nature!

Took our 8 year old daughter to The Nature Zone while we were in Lynchburg for a swim meet. She... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2018
Nichole B
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Great for kids and the whole family. Love the opportunity to see local creatures while learning... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2016
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29 Mar 2018
“Fun place for younger children who love nature!”
9 Jun 2016
“Hands on experience”
Educational nature center with live animals and free admission. We are located in the Miller Center on the lower level.
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301 Grove St, Lynchburg, VA 24501-2740
+1 434-455-5828
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Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Took our 8 year old daughter to The Nature Zone while we were in Lynchburg for a swim meet. She loved it! It's very small but that made it nice to be able to see all of the animals/reptials/insects and learn about each one. She...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Nichole B
Reviewed June 9, 2016

Great for kids and the whole family. Love the opportunity to see local creatures while learning about conservation and protection. Always fun to see what critters will be skittering around the room during a visit.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank 12kayj
Reviewed January 28, 2016

My four-year old grandson really enjoyed seeing the live animals. Kind of small- took less than half an hour and that was stretching it. I'm in a powerchair- the facility and displays were very accessible.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank MaaikeBradenton
Reviewed March 21, 2015

Admission was free, the only place to take kids to see live animals in Lynchburg. Combined with a trip to the market, makes for a nice Saturday afternoon!

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank Katie S
Reviewed March 25, 2014

Seeing all the animals that they have here are great. I LOVED the flying squirrel. I had never seen one before.

Date of experience: April 2013
Thank Ginnyprince
Reviewed December 5, 2012

As this is a free exhibit don't expect over the top stuff, but they definitely have plenty of cool and educational things. I had my son's birthday party there in march and everyone loved it and it was very well done. They even provide the...More

Date of experience: March 2012
1  Thank staceyf895
Reviewed August 26, 2012

I liked taking my toddler there for a free exibit on bee keeping. We liked the iguana which was pretty much the largest animal there. The staff person spent a good bit of time answering my questions and allowing my child to touch things. The...More

Date of experience: September 2011
1  Thank Amanda V
Reviewed July 21, 2012

Very small, few creatures, didn't get to see the bigger ones...fine for young kids, 3-4, thankfully was only $1-$2. But not really too special.

Date of experience: July 2012
Thank JM0330
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