We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Three Lakes Nature Center and Aquarium

#41 of 171 things to do in Richmond Features Animals
400 Sausiluta Dr, Richmond, VA 23227-2139
+1 804-652-1470
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Killing time before a gymnastics meet

This is a beautiful natural reserve so close to the city yet feel miles away. This was a great way... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2016
Heidi G
via mobile
One word, WOW.

One of the finest, and most comprehensive, nature centers we've visited. Visitors are first... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2015
Thomas C
,
Akron, Ohio
Read all 73 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
400 Sausiluta Dr, Richmond, VA 23227-2139
CONTACT
Website
+1 804-652-1470
Write a Review
Reviews (73)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

21 - 30 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful natural reserve so close to the city yet feel miles away. This was a great way to spend time with the kids

1  Thank Heidi G
Reviewed 18 November 2015

One of the finest, and most comprehensive, nature centers we've visited. Visitors are first greeted by a simple sign which states that admission is free (this is one we would have gladly paid for). There was so much to see: An underwater view of a...More

1  Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Went there mid week so not many people. Has a very nice playground for all age children. Wildlife museum very small, but lots of turtles to see in the pond. Has picnic table and a large field for children to run.

1  Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This is not the best place I can suggest but good place to spend time with kids. They have few reptiles like various snakes, turtles. They have lot of turtles in the lake too. And a aquarium too. So if you have time you can...More

1  Thank Rajesh K
Reviewed 29 August 2015

I was very good experience with my children and they enjoyed much. The fishes , turtle, snakes and the park are really good..

1  Thank simon s
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Nice and quiet, lots of turtles. Some trails were stroller friendly, some weren't. The decks by the visitor center were neat to be close the the aquatic wildlife.

1  Thank CyndiLynnS
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Fantastic park & free nature center museum, great place to spend an afternoon- plenty of nice play equipment & the nature center has something for everyone. It does get busy during the summer with various camps and day cares having field trips but if you...More

Thank RoamingRae
Reviewed 11 August 2015

This nature center is off the beaten path and should be better publicized. It is free and has several things to see. I liked the varied types of live turtles in aquariums inside the building best. We also saw many turtles swimming in the lake...More

1  Thank Floellen
Reviewed 25 July 2015

It's a small place, but it's free. Check out the nature center to see fish, reptiles, and amphibians. The facilities are clean and well kept. The auditorium style seating to see the larger aquarium is a cool place to chill out and let the kids...More

2  Thank JCCJHiggins
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Spent the morning here recently and really enjoyed the park. The nature center is small, but there are a lot of live animals to see, and the small aquarium is nice as well. The trails around the park are well-maintained, and there are many great...More

2  Thank rdavid74
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Phoenix Garden Vegetarian Restaurant
35 reviews
2.34 km away
Pop's Dogs & Ma's Burgers
7 reviews
2.40 km away
Starbucks
13 reviews
2.87 km away
LA Casita
32 reviews
2.71 km away
Nearby Attractions
Governor's Antiques & Architectural Materials Ltd.
11 reviews
5.39 km away
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1,233 reviews
3.59 km away
Richmond International Raceway
188 reviews
3.15 km away
Jumpology
6 reviews
6.54 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Three Lakes Nature Center and Aquarium staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit