See animals native to Virginia and the Chesapeake Bay swim, slither, roam and fly in the
all-new, three times larger Virginia Living Museum. Transport yourself
to the steamy world of a cypress swamp, complete with alligators and
snapping turtles. Find songbirds nestled in the trees around a cascading
mountain waterfall and view trout in a cool mountain stream.
underwater world of the Chesapeake Bay and the underground realm of a
limestone cave. See flying squirrels, stingrays and other creatures of
the night. Touch some famous Bay creatures, plus enjoy four hands-on
discovery centers. See spectacular views of the sun from the new
observatory and travel the universe in the planetarium theater.
Outdoors, stroll the 3/4-mile elevated boardwalk to view coastal birds,
bald eagles, beavers, bobcats, river otters, endangered red wolves and
other animals in natural habitats.
All of these experiences are possible in parts of the Chesapeake Bay region, and now in the new Virginia Living Museum.