Herbert H. Bateman Education Center

8231 Beach Rd.
Chincoteague, VA 23336- Map It
(757) 336-6122

AAA Editor Notes

Herbert H. Bateman Education Center, 8231 Beach Rd., houses a variety of exhibits relating to the history of Assateague Island and to the flora and fauna protected by Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Visitors can view mounted animals and walk through re-creations of the island's various habitats. Opened in 2003, the visitor center building uses sustainable and energy-efficient technology as well as recycled materials. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Visitor center free. Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, valid for 7 days, $20 (per private vehicle); free (for persons arriving on foot or bicycle).
Hours: Daily 9-4. Closed Jan. 1 and Christmas.