Virginia Aquarium Offers Free Admission for “Superheroes”

Thursday, July 12, 2012

​The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center will offer free admission between 9 and 10 a.m. only on July 16th for kids and adults in superhero costumes (no masks, please). The event kicks off the Aquarium’s showing of The Dark Knight Rises, which opens at midnight (Thursday/Friday) on July 20th. Costume participants will be eligible for a drawing which offers four admission tickets to the movie.

The Dark Knight Rises is rated PG13, so the Aquarium will have afternoon and evening shows on its six-story IMAX® screen. For showtimes and ticket purchases, visit

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The Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center is located at 717 General Booth Boulevard, just south of Rudee Inlet in Virginia Beach.  For more information on exhibits, movies, boat rides and special events call (757) 385-FISH (3474), (TDD 711) or visit