at the Virginia Living Museum
TOURS AVAILABLE Thursdays at 3pm:
June 6 - Aug. 29, 2013
Did you know that the Virginia Living Museum has twelve state or federal endangered or threatened species?
This is your chance to meet up close and personal the museum's federal and state endangered and threatened species. From Sturgeon to Sea Turtle to Red Wolf to the comeback story of the majestic Bald Eagle, this special tour explores the status of these fragile creatures and their future survival.
After this tour you will have seen many of these animals and you will learn about what makes a threatened and endangered species.
Led by Curatorial Director, George Mathews, you will tour throughout the museum and behind the scenes to see how these at risk animals live, and why they are protected.
Your tour will bring you to see many of the following protected animals:
Join a small group of visitors (no more than 12) for a truly unique encounter.
- Loggerhead sea turtle
- Wood turtle
- Bald Eagle
- Red Wolf
- Blackbanded sunfish
- Roanoke logperch
- Shortnose sturgeon
- Barking treefrog
- Eastern tiger salamander
- Eastern glass lizard
- Eastern chicken turtle
tour begins promptly at 3pm. Wear comfortable shoes. Be prepared for extended walking.
Have your individual questions answered during this personal and unique experience.
Tours last 45 minutes. Advanced tickets must be purchased.
Cost: $10 VLM members, $12 non-members (in addition to museum admission).
Purchase tickets now
tickets not available on Museumtix. Members please call
757-595-1900 for tickets. Tickets must be purchased by 5 p.m. the evening before the tour.)