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Spirit of America – July 4th

Celebrate Independence Day at the VLM Get into the Spirit of America with a laser show in the Abbitt Planetarium Newport News, VA (June 24, 2019) –Beat the heat and take in an amazing 4th of July laser show in the Virginia Living Museum’s air conditioned Abbitt…

Naturally Speaking Series David Gruber

  Naturally Speaking Series Welcomes National Geographic Emerging Explorer May 16 Talk by Speaker David Gruber presents ‘Glow in the Dark Sharks’     Newport News, VA (May 10, 2019) – Virginia Living Museum’s May Naturally Speaking Series welcomes David Gruber, National Geographic Emerging Explorer….

Shark Zone and Naming

Virginia Living Museum to open SHARK ZONE May 11 Voting underway to name resident Sandbar Shark Newport News, VA (May 2, 2019) – The Virginia Living Museum is asking the community to vote to name a resident Sandbar Shark and will announce the name at the May 11th grand opening…

Brave the Maze at the Virginia Living Museum

Newport News, VA (December 26, 2018)–American Adventure opens at the Virginia Living Museum January 19, 2019 through April 21, 2019. The exhibit challenges the visitor to Brave the Maze and journey through an experience much like the early colonists.  The exhibit that dares to ask, “Will You Survive?” …

Virginia Living Museum Names New Lead Veterinarian

Newport News, VA (December 4, 2018) – The Virginia Living Museum is pleased to announce Dr. Sarah Childers as Lead Veterinarian. Dr. Childers is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville where she received her B.S. in Animal Science and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the…

Virginia Living Museum Receives Donation

Newport News, VA (November 12, 2018) – The 18th Annual James River Striped Bass Tournament was held on Saturday, November 10, 2018. A total of $20,000 was donated to the Virginia Living Museum. The donation was presented to the Virginia Living Museum at the Captains Party held at…

Virginia Living Museum recognizes 2017-18 Volunteers

Newport News, VA (August 31, 2018) – On August 17, 2018 the Virginia Living Museum held its annual Volunteer Recognition Banquet and recognized valued volunteers for special recognition including hours of service, years of service, departmental awards and the Gloria Lombardi Award. The Gloria Lombardi award acknowledges…