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Mermaid Factory

Open Now: 12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Unique and fun for the entire family

The studio is based around create-your-own art souvenier for Virginia Beach. You begin with a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Steve H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Teens loved it!

Great place to take kids on a rainy day. Our nieces love to go here when they come to visit... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2018
Norfolk, Virginia
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Now offering complimentary wine with painting session! Have you admired the mermaid and dolphin statues around Hampton Roads? Mermaid Factory offers handmade miniature Norfolk mermaid and Virginia Beach dolphins that you can paint-your-own in our...more
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510 Laskin Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23451-3902
+1 757-963-7700
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The studio is based around create-your-own art souvenier for Virginia Beach. You begin with a blank Mermaid or dolphin sculpture and use materials, paints and decorations, to make a piece of art. This was activity was very engaging for the entire family (kids from 4...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Great place to take kids on a rainy day. Our nieces love to go here when they come to visit, especially if it's raining and they can't go to the beach. They are able to design their own mermaid magnet or ornament and they always...More

1  Thank bubbleheadout
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I went for the first time when visiting family and we loved it so much we want to go back again tomorrow. We both are big fans of painting pottery so this was up our alley but painting the mermaids is even...More

Thank Kelly K
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

This place allows you to create your own version of Virginia’s iconic beachside monuments to take home. I loved the one in Norfolk so much, I just had to come to this one too. Parking is free and easy to find. The staff is friendly,...More

Thank Devon B
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

I went in 3 hours before closing time on Sunday . It was only me. I was told "we are all booked, can you come back Tuesday?" By a very young female who never looked up from her phone to make eye contact with me....More

Thank theresas854
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

I booked a reservation for two other friends and I and we had such a nice relaxing time. We were actually late, but called ahead to let them know and they were more than accommodating for us. The shop has plenty of fun ideas for...More

Thank sierrascrapper
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

If you like to do paint nights you will love this! Something great for all ages and all occasions. So many options on what you can do. Deciding how to paint and the accessories were the hardest part. Make sure to ASK for your complimentary...More

Thank StarryWv1125
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful birthday party for my eight year old daughter. The inside is nicely appointed and has a great atmosphere for small groups.

Thank johnbX7685EV
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

Recommended to do a call ahead to ensure a seat. Staff are very helpful and polite. Pieces are reasonable priced which includes paint, art piece and time to paint. Wish there were more of a selection of pieces to paint besides dolphin and mermaids. Recommend...More

1  Thank Brian D
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

We participated with our two granddaughters and painted ceramic mermaids (in the style of the big sculptures on the streets of nearby Norfolk). The last time we came, we did Dolphins. Be sure to make reservations. I heard one of the staff on the phone...More

1  Thank lonscof
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