Nature Watching at the Virginia Living Museum

Coastal Plain Aviary
Viewing Stations
Basking Turtles
Migrating Birds
Virginia Garden
Conservation Garden
Butterfly Garden
Lakeside Boardwalk
Coastal Plain Aviary
524 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard
Newport News, VA 23601
Region Hampton Roads
Locality Newport News City
Phone: (757) 595-1900
program registration: (757) 595-9135
Fax: (757) 599-4897

The Virginia Living Museum is home to more than 250 different species of wildlife native to Virginia. Visitors can get up close to photograph and view wildlife in the wild or in the museum’s exhibits. Indoor living exhibits explore the nature of Virginia, including habitats of a cypress swamp and mountain cove. See the unusual - wood turtles, paddlefish, venomous snakes, and the more common - frogs, mice and songbirds. Outdoor boardwalk provides close-up views of bald eagle, bobcat, otters, beavers, coastal birds and more. The Museum’s natural habitat attracts warblers, woodland birds, waterfowl, osprey and more according to the season. See one of the most extensive displays of native plants in Virginia and learn eco-friendly gardening and building. The museum is part of the Virginia Birding Trail and the Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network.

Admission Fee: $17adult/$13child (ages 3-12), ages 2 and under free

Last Updated: 5/10/2012 3:46 PM
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