The Virginia Museum of Natural History is hosting “Reptile Day,” Saturday, September 21st from 9am-4pm. Visitors will have the chance to see many species of reptiles native to Virginia and North Carolina as well as reptiles from all around the world.

Patrons will have the chance to handle some of the reptiles on display including various species of snakes, lizards and turtles. Educational presentations from reptile experts will explain the importance of reptiles in the environment.

Admission to the festival is $5 for adults, $4 for senior citizens and college students, $3 for children 3-18, and free for children under 3 and museum members.

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