Robins Nature & Visitor Center

2201 Shields Lake Dr.
Richmond, VA 23220- Map It
Phone: (804) 358-7166

AAA Editor Notes

Robins Nature & Visitor Center is at Maymont, 2201 Shields Lake Dr. Dedicated to native Virginia wildlife, the center offers a glimpse into life on the James River. Thirteen giant, linked aquariums are filled with turtles, fish and river otters. Reptiles take center stage in two galleries, the American Alligators Exhibit and the Venomous Snakes Exhibit. Interactive displays also help educate visitors about the local ecosystem. Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted. Food is available.
$4; $3 (ages 4-12 and 60+).
Hours: Tues.-Sun. 10-5; last admission 15 minutes before closing. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.