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Humpback Whales

​Discover the hidden world of nature’s most awe-inspiring mammal.

Showing Daily at 11 a.m.

The Dome
Additional Ticket Required
All Ages
45 minutes
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Explore the Hidden World of Nature’s Most Awe-Inspiring Marine Mammal.

Join a team of researchers and dive into the waters surrounding Alaska, Hawaii, and Tonga. Learn how humpback whales communicate, work together to secure a tasty meal, play, and take care of their young. Find out how humans have impacted the lives of humpback whales, watch new discoveries bubble to the surface, and discover surprises that will take your breath away.

*Please Note: Due to group booking, Humpback Whales will be unavailable January 20, 25 and 28.

Book your group adventure today and see humpback whales up close and personal like never before on our 76-foot Dome screen!

With discounted group rates, groups have the opportunity to schedule exclusive featured shows on Virginia’s largest movie screen.

This feature corresponds with the following SOLs:

  • Kindergarten: 7
  • 1st Grade: 5
  • 2nd Grade: 4 and 5
  • 3rd Grade: 8
  • 4th Grade: 7
  • Life Science: 6

Looking to connect Humpback Whales to your curriculum? Check out this educator's guide for some ideas!

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