Huge things have been happening behind the scenes! Come check out our new Space Explorer Gallery! The new gallery offers dozens of interactive displays, showcases artifacts in innovative and exciting ways, and brings cutting edge exhibits to Hampton Roads. The IMAX Theatre is newly renovated too! Let us ‘wow’ you from the new floors up to the new comfier seats, new screen, and new projection; all for an even better viewing experience at the LARGEST screen in Hampton Roads!

Purchase tickets in advance here and check here for important information before your visit.  

What are YOU doing this summer?! 

Summer will be here before you know it, give the kids in your life something to look forward to by signing them up for our out-of-this-world summer camp! Our week-long camps are open to rising K-8th graders and will run weekly from June 21st through August 20th. With multiple themes to choose from, there’s bound to be something for everyone.

Synchronous Online Programs

Our educators sure miss bringing our programs to the classroom, but did you know that some of our programs have been adapted for online learning? Using Zoom with Nearpod, our most requested SOL-focused programs can be booked for your virtual classroom! 

IMAX Theatre

Into America’s Wild

Join us for a cross-country journey to some of the most beautiful, but little-known landscapes of North America.  

A Beautiful Planet

Viewers will experience an awe-inspiring glimpse of Earth and a hopeful look into the future of humanity.

Sigma Series Lectures

Although in-person talks were cancelled from April through November of 2020, Sigma Series lectures resumed in December via the wonder of live-streaming! Click ‘Learn More’ to see what exciting topics are coming up for discussion. 


The First Step… Celebrating the 50 Year history of the Apollo missions and NASA Langley Research Center’s significant impact on that legacy.

Home to the Apollo 12 Command Module and the Orion PA-1 Test Vehicle, the Center offers over 150 exhibits. The Center features interactive aviation exhibits spanning 100 years of flight, more than 30 historic aircraft, a hands-on space exploration gallery, unique space flight artifacts, and more!

Please Note: Masks are required to be worn in the Center in accordance with Governor/CDC guidelines.

Hours of Operation 

Monday Closed*
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

10:00 am – 5:00 pm


12:00 pm- 5:00 pm

 *The Center is closed Mondays during the off-season with the exception of the following dates: Dec. 21, Dec. 28, MLK Day, and Presidents’ Day.

Ticket Prices

Children (0-2) FREE
Children (3-18) $16.50
Adults (19-64) $20.00
Seniors (65+) $18.00
Members are Free

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