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Virginia Air & Space Center
Virginia Air & Space Center
600 Settlers Landing Rd, Hampton, Virginia, 23669 | 757-727-0900
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Virginia Air & Space Center: Hands-on Exhibits and IMAX Theater

The visitor center for NASA Langley Research Center, the Virginia Air & Space Center is an exciting attraction that showcases the birthplace of America's space program. Discover over 100 fascinating "hands-on" exhibits honoring America's air and space exploration endeavors. See a three-billion-year-old moon rock, a Mars meteorite, the Apollo 12 Command Module and more than 30 historic aircraft. With artifacts, traveling exhibitions and an advanced 3D IMAX® Theater, this family-friendly attraction offers hours of education and insight into our exploration of the the universe.
 

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Prices -

$18.00 for adults, $14.50 for child/student
 

Hours -

Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.; Closed Mondays
 

Events

  • STEM Camps
  • Sigma Series
  • Birthday Parties
 
 

Activities

  • Aircraft
  • Spacecraft
  • Adventures in Flight Gallery
  • Solarium
  • IMAX 3D
  • Nano World
 

FAQs

  • Is there an iMAX theater and what type of Films do they show?

    The Virginia Air & Space Center features a state-of-the-art IMAX theater, which plays a number of educational 3D films, including "Journey to Space," "Robots" and "Mysteries of the Unseen World." IMAX presentations are free with a general admission ticket. You can also purchase stand-alone IMAX tickets at a cost of $8.00 per adult and $6.00 for kids.
  • What types of exhibits can I walk through?

    The facility features a number of unique exhibits, including advanced flight simulators, historical aircraft, spacecraft, HAM radio demonstrations, nanotechnology, a solarium and Space Racers, a new interactive exhibit for children ages 3 to 6. There's also a playground equipment system called Engineer It! that offers kids a chance to learn and build using their imaginations.
 

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