With thousands of animals and amazing hands-on exhibits, we have gallons of fun for everyone on your self-guided tour through our North Building, South Building, and the Nature Trail. Online ticket reservations are strongly recommended. You may also call Guest Services at (757) 385-3474 to reserve your tickets.

Ticket Prices

Member and Discounted Admissions

Member Admissions

Member admission and parking are always FREE, but reservations are recommended in advance.

Military Admissions

We offer $2 off Adult and Youth admissions for military families with a valid military ID.

Group Admissions

Special rates are available for groups of 15+ with reservations made at least 24 hours in advance.

About Group Tours

Some Exhibits May Be Under Renovation

Check our Renovation Progress page to keep up to date!

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