All nature & natural history museums and attractions to visit in Virginia

Virginia (United States) has a lot to offer for people that like animals, plants and anything else related to nature and its history. Below we list all 17 nature and natural history museums that are located in Virginia.

Is nature and the natural world something that interests you and are you looking for the best nature museums to visit in Virginia? These are the ones:

  1. Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Centers1

    Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Centers

    Virginia Beach, VA
  2. Mariners' Museum and Park2

    Mariners' Museum and Park

    Newport News, VA
    The Mariners' Museum and Park, situated in Newport News, Virginia, holds the prestigious title of America’s National Maritime Museum, as designated by Congress. This recognition underscores the museum's significance in the realm of maritime history and culture, making it a noteworthy destination for those interested in exploring America's rich maritime heritage.
  3. Virginia Living Museum3

    Virginia Living Museum

    Newport News, VA
    The Virginia Living Museum, located in Newport News, Virginia, is an open-air museum that showcases a variety of living exhibits of indigenous species from Virginia. These exhibits provide a unique opportunity for visitors to learn about and interact with the local wildlife in a safe and controlled environment.
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    Natural Bridge Zoo

    Natural Bridge, VA
  5. Virginia Zoological Park5

    Virginia Zoological Park

    Norfolk, VA
    The Virginia Zoological Park, located adjacent to Lafayette Park in Norfolk, Virginia, spans across 53 acres. This expansive area provides ample space for a variety of animal exhibits and attractions.
  6. The Hermitage Museum & Gardens6

    The Hermitage Museum & Gardens

    Norfolk, VA
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    Leesburg animal park

    Leesburg, VA
  8. Mill Mountain Zoo8

    Mill Mountain Zoo

    Roanoke, VA
    The Mill Mountain Zoo is a diverse habitat for 85 animals across 35 species. Notably, it provides a safe haven for two endangered species, the red panda and the snow leopard. The zoo is committed to the conservation of these species and offers visitors a unique opportunity to observe these rare animals in a controlled environment.
  9. Metro Richmond Zoo9

    Metro Richmond Zoo

    Winterpock, VA
    The Metro Richmond Zoo is a privately owned zoo located in Chesterfield County, Virginia. It is situated approximately 20 miles southwest of Richmond, making it a convenient destination for both locals and tourists. The zoo is home to a diverse range of animals and offers a variety of experiences for visitors of all ages.
  10. Glen Burnie Historic House and Gardens10

    Glen Burnie Historic House and Gardens

    Winchester, VA
    Interesting historical mansion and beautiful gardens, all nice and neat in one area. Go see it if you like history.
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    SeaQuest Lynchburg

    Lynchburg, VA
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    Maymont Farm

    Richmond, VA
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    Peninsula Spca Petting Zoo

    Newport News, VA
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    Oatlands Historic House & garden

    Leesburg, VA
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    Virginia Safari Park

    Natural Bridge, VA
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    Winkler Botanical Preserve

    Alexandria, VA
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    Newport News Park Discovery Center

    Newport News, VA

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