Visitors Center and Aquarium

Located in Watermen's Hall, VIMS' Visitors Center features aquaria, audiovisual displays, computer presentations, and life-sized models to help you better understand and appreciate the marine ecosystems of Chesapeake Bay. You'll also learn how VIMS research, education, and advisory service activities help sustain and enhance estuarine and coastal resources for current and future generations, both in Virginia and around the world.

The Visitors Center is open year round Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM.

For additional information, call (804) 684-7000.