Shark Space at The Science Museum of Virginia
The Shark Exhibit is from June 27 – Nov 1, 2009. Shark feeding from 1010:30 a.m. Shark petting at noon12:30 and 33:30 p.m.Note: The June 30 shark pettings are sold out.
Be amazed by a sand shark and a marine food web made entirely of 100 tons of sand. See a sand sculpture’s creation by Guinness World Record-holding and award-winning artist Ted Siebert of The Sand Sculpture Company.
Get your hands wet as you meet living sharks and other marine creatures. What should you be more afraid of: a shark or a pig? Did you know that sharks have a “sixth” sense? The shark tank demonstration is free, but tickets are required and available at guest services. For safety reasons, children must be 40 inches or taller to experience the touch tanks.