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Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center Questions & Answers

Carmel, New York

How long should I plan to spend here?

9 months ago Answer

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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For the aquarium only with small children, up to 2 hours. If you plan on walking the nature trails and seeing the connecting building, allow yourself 4 hours. Then there is the IMAX and 3D shows you can catch along with checking out the Adventure Park. That would be a full day right there. Such a fun place!

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Elizabethton, Tennessee
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I would plan a full day. There are 2 buildings connected by a nature trail. They also have several behind the scenes tours for extra. Look on the website. My daughter loves turtles and we did the turtle feeding tour.

9 months ago
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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I would plan on spending at least half a day there. If you have very young children, break up the inside with outside activities. Plus, you will need snacks.

You could spend all day with the two buildings, movie, and all the activities. If you have older children or teens, do yourself a favor and try the Adventure Park. While it's expensive, it's definitely worth it.

9 months ago
Verona, VA
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Honestly I would highly recommend 3-4 hours. You can rush through in 1-2 hours; but take your time and enjoy the experience. If you do the adventure course; I would plan on a whole day.

9 months ago
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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Several hours. The place is extensive and if you want to see most of it, you will have to spend quite a bit of time there.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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2 hours, maybe a bit more if you’re seeing an IMAX film.

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Took us 2-2.5 hours

9 months ago
Lenoir, North Carolina
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I would plan to spend anywhere from 2 hours to a full day.

9 months ago
Chesterfield, Virginia
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Just the aquarium, to see it all a good 3-4 hours. If your going to do the dolphin tour or any other boat ride activites, the whole day!

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