How to Visit as a Member*
Online Assured Admissions for Members
We set aside a select number of entry slots just for our members! Reserve yours online in advance for assured entry on the day and time you wish to visit.
Call-Ahead Admissions for Members
We welcome Members to visit even if Online Assured Admissions slots have sold out for the day and time you wanted. Call Guest Services to reserve your preferred date and time to visit. Members who call ahead will receive an email confirmation with their tickets after completing their reservation with us, which can be scanned via smart phone at the Exhibits Gallery entry OR printed out by our team upon arrival.
Walk-In Admissions for Members
We welcome Members to visit even if Online Assured Admissions slots have sold out for the day and time you wanted. Stop by the Admissions Desk for the next available walk-in time (Note: members who visit as walk-ins may need to wait before they are granted entry).
*Does not apply to Special Events.
Following the regional resort parking schedule, the City of Virginia Beach will charge a modest fee to park in Virginia Aquarium parking lots from April 1 through October 31. Member parking is FREE. To activate your free parking, please call Membership Services at 757-385-0279. Additional information:
The last entry for general admission is at 3:30pm daily. Member admission is available until 4:00p.m.
***If you receive an error message while checking out, please call (757) 385-3474 and use option 3 to connect with our Guest Services team and confirm your ticket purchase. Ticket purchases generally go through despite the error, all you need to do is call to confirm.***