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Student Tours

Student Tour Groups

student-tours-1View red wolves, the most endangered mammal in North America. Get up close to a loggerhead sea turtle and jellyfish. See fish with no eyes and frogs that change colors. Explore living replicas of a cypress swamp, Appalachian mountain cove and limestone cave. Touch live spider crabs and fossilized dinosaur tracks.

The Virginia Living Museum introduces students to more than 250 living species native to Virginia through exhibits, discovery centers and interactive hands-on exhibits. All exhibits correlate with and reinforce national science standards.

General Information

Summer Rates: Groups of 10 or more receive $2.00 off for each admission ticket.
See Teacher section for school-year rates.
Complimentary admission to one adult chaperone per ten students.

Performance Venue

The Virginia Living Museum is the perfect place for your performing group! The Museum’s 100-seat outdoor amphitheater and its entrance courtyard are the perfect places for your group to perform. There is plenty of room, the acoustics are great (the animals won’t be disturbed!) and there are places for your audience to sit and enjoy the show. At the conclusion of the performance, your group can spend a few hours relaxing and learning about the wildlife of Virginia and the Chesapeake Bay.

Available Performance Times:
Weekdays – 11am to 5pm
Saturday – 9am to 5pm
Sunday – Noon to 5pm

Fee: no additional fee to perform


Reservations: call 757-534-7410 or email.

Advance deposit with signed contract is required.
Cash, check or credit card (American Express, Discover, MasterCard or VISA) are accepted.
Cancellation without penalty is 30 days prior to visit.