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Virginia Living Museum Military Family Appreciation Weekend May 6-7, 2023

15 April 2023 by

Virginia Living Museum Military Family Appreciation Weekend 2023

In honor of our Military Families, the Virginia Living Museum will offer these special discounts for the weekend of May 6-7.

  • 50% off Military Child Admission; 50% off Military Adult Admission
  • $20 off all membership levels
  • 20% off Wild Things Museum Store for all military who are VLM Members
  • 10% off Wild Things Museum Store for all military who are not VLM Members
    Valid military ID required.

These are HUGE savings. If you are not a member of the VLM, this is a great opportunity to save on membership. The VLM is one of our families most favorite places to visit. The VLM has great events for members, changing exhibits, and is just a beautiful place to walk and explore. 

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Sponsored by: Mason and Associates


Virginia’s Animal Attraction

Virginia’s natural heritage is the star at the Virginia Living Museum in Newport News. See endangered red wolves, bald eagles and moray eels. Touch live spider crabs and fossilized dinosaur tracks. Living exhibits depict Virginia’s natural heritage from the mountains to the sea. Hands-on activities, an observatory, state-of-the-art digital planetarium, outdoor boardwalk, green living demonstration house, native plant and conservation gardens add to the experience.

Step back millions of years on the outdoor Dinosaur Discovery Trail, which features 16 life-like dinosaurs, a paleo camp, dig pits and displays of dinosaur and ice age fossils.

Kids can get active at the Nature Playground with its climbing spider web, hop on mushroom shapes and talking tubes, and play Hobbit House. Indoors, future animal keepers and vets can play, learn and dream in the permanent exhibit, “Wild & Well.” Designed primarily for preK to 3rd grade children, the exhibit offers hands-on exploration and learning about animal health with a secondary message about human health.

The VLM offers amazing programs and camps for kids during the school year and camps during spring break and summer.  They do book up fast so register today!

What You'll Find at The VLM

Open daily 9am-5pm. 


YEAR-ROUND MILITARY DISCOUNT OFFER: Visit the Virginia Living Museum Admissions Desk with a MILITARY PHOTO ID and receive a $15 savings on any level of membership for active duty and retired military.  

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