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Dinosaur Trail

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250 Species

of ANIMALS

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Virginia
from the MOUNTAINS to the SEA
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Welcome to the Virginia Living Museum

Virginia’s Animal Attraction & Dino Destination

View endangered red wolves. Get up close to a moray eel and moon jellies. See fish with no eyes and frogs that change colors. Touch live horseshoe crabs. Relive the age of the dinosaurs. It’s all at the Virginia Living Museum, Newport News, where living exhibits depict Virginia’s natural heritage from the mountains to the sea. Visitors experience animals native to Virginia in habitats, discovery centers and interactive exhibits. The Virginia Living Museum showcases Virginia’s natural and living resources to encourage understanding and protection of our natural world. Explore the outdoor Dinosaur Discovery Trail with 16 life-like dinosaurs, paleo camp, dig pits & dinosaur fossils. SHARK ZONE, a summer 2019 exhibit is open daily through September 2, 2019. Come enjoy a Shark Summer!

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Animals in Action

The Virginia Living Museum is home to more than 250 species of animals found in Virginia including reptiles, mammals, birds and fish. We provide a sanctuary for orphaned,  non-releasable or injured animals.

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Trout Feeding – 11:00 am - 11:15 am
Snapping Turtle Enrichment – 1:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Aviary Feeding – 1:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Horseshoe Crab Feeding – 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Every Animal has a Story – 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm

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Meet our Fox Kits this Saturday! Join our keepers at 11am, noon and 1pm for a special fox kit enrichment! Come meet the newest additions to the VLM family 🦊

Meet our Fox Kits this Saturday! Join our keepers at 11am, noon and 1pm for a special fox kit enrichment! Come meet the newest additions to the VLM family 🦊 ... See MoreSee Less

SPECIAL FOX TOUR Sat. Sept. 21: Be one of only 8 people to secure this one hour, exclusive behind the scenes tour with our red fox kits.  Venture behind the exhibit to see how the kits are fed, housed, enriched and cared for.  Tour will cater to your personal questions and interests while seeing what the public does not. This unique opportunity is a one time only event. Price is $25.00 members, $30.00 non-members. Ages 4 and up.
Hurry and purchase ticket at: https://thevlm.org/events/museum-events/

SPECIAL FOX TOUR Sat. Sept. 21: Be one of only 8 people to secure this one hour, exclusive behind the scenes tour with our red fox kits. Venture behind the exhibit to see how the kits are fed, housed, enriched and cared for. Tour will cater to your personal questions and interests while seeing what the public does not. This unique opportunity is a one time only event. Price is $25.00 members, $30.00 non-members. Ages 4 and up.
Hurry and purchase ticket at: thevlm.org/events/museum-events/
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