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Group Admissions


Call 757-595-9135 for information or to register or complete our on-line request form.
A minimum of 10 paid guests is required to receive the group rates that follow.


Adult (13+ years): $19.00
Child (3-12 years): $14.00
Child (2 years & under): Free


Camp out overnight at the Virginia Living Museum! Visit the Abbitt Observatory for some live stargazing (weather permitting), check out a great planetarium show, meet some live animals, take a nature hike (weather permitting), and more.  Some elements of the evening may be applied towards earning scouting badges or pins.  Plus you get to sleep in the Museum’s exhibits! What could be more fun?

Time: 6:30pm Friday to 9am Saturday

Dates: Dates are reserved on a first-paid basis.

Cost: $35 per child, $25 per adult, minimum fee $1250. $100 deposit required to hold date. Final payment due two weeks prior to event date.

Age: 5 and older

Cancellation: Groups may cancel up to one month prior to the camp-in and receive a full refund of the deposit paid. If the museum cancels, a full refund will be issued.

Maximum participants: 140 kids and adults

Register: 757-595-9135

Fun Patches

Download Animal or Astronomy worksheet and bring with you during your visit to complete fun patch requirements.

Animal Worksheet Astronomy Worksheet

Purchase Fun Patch at the end of your visit at the Wild Things Museum Store.

Cost: $3.99 each without tax.


Cub Scouts

  • Tigers: Sky is the Limit
  • Bears: Super Science
  • Webelos: Adventures in Science

Boy Scouts

  • Astronomy
  • Space Exploration