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.  

The Reviews Are In!

And WOW are people excited about what’s been happening at the Virginia Air & Space Science Center! Check out these images of the new Space Explorer Gallery and renovated IMAX (right) to see what visitors are saying about these amazing new spaces! Even better, come visit us and see for yourself what everyone is raving about!

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.  

Backyard Wilderness

Viewers will be surprised and entertained with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses – in our own backyards. 

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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