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1 October 2014 by

Exciting News From The Virginia Zoo and Virginia Aquarium~  Member Partner Swap For The Month Of October! 

Below is the Press Release and Details:

The Virginia Zoo, in Norfolk, Va., and the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center, in Virginia Beach, Va., are participating in a member swap during the month of October.

“We are excited to be involved in this partnership that really shows how dynamic the world of wildlife is and demonstrates a shared interest of the two cities, its wildlife conservation institutions and its members. And what a great deal for all,” said Greg Bockheim the Zoo’s Executive Director.

Members of the Zoo and the Aquarium simply need to show their membership card and valid photo ID at either attraction October 1 – October 31 and they will receive free admission for up to four people. 

In addition to special offers like this, Zoo members receive free admission, a quarterly newsletter, discounts at the gift shop and restaurants, discounts on programs like summer camps and birthday parties, reciprocal admission to over 125 other zoos and aquariums nationwide, and more. Memberships also make great gifts – something to keep in mind with the holiday season right around the corner! 

This offers a great opportunity to check out potential membership at either The Virignia Zoo or Virginia Aquarium if you only have a membership at one.  Both offer fantastic Military Discounts off membership and admission:

Virginia Zoo:

Membership has its privileges. Members receive unlimited admission to the Zoo, discounts at our gift shop and restaurant, invitations to exclusive members-only events and more.

The Virginia Zoo is proud to offer a MILITARY DISCOUNT off membership!

Military Family is $75/year ($10 savings).  The military family rate offers the same benefits as family category (Two adults and members' children or grandchildren, 18 years and younger) with a military id.

Become a Zoo Member It’s easy and economical to become a Zoo member.

Reciprocal Zoos Your Virginia Zoo membership card can open the doors to other zoos and aquariums with discounted and even free admission.

Military Appreciation Day with The USO of HRCV October 12th!

Free Admission and Fun for the Whole Family~  Visit the MB Blog to learn more about this Upcoming Event and Please SPREAD THE WORD.

Virginia Aquarium:

Active duty military dependents are now eligible for admission discounts on a routine basis.

The new discount also extends to retired military and their dependents. Active duty military member discounts remain in effect. All discounts are honored by showing the appropriate military ID card to Aquarium admissions staff.

A military discount offers active duty and retired members, their spouses and dependents, a $2 discount on each ticket: adults (ages 12-61) $20; children (ages 3-11) $13. Retired military seniors (age 62 and up) and their spouses receive an additional discount and their costs is $18 per admission. Combination tickets for Aquarium and movie admission is also reduced by $2 per admission.


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