Huge things are happening behind the scenes! We will be closed for renovations beginning Monday, August 31st. We are excited to announce our new Space Explorer Gallery and renovated IMAX Theater! Check out the press release here.

New Sigma Series Lecture!

In the 1950s and 1960s, traveling was a big “thing,” with jet travel becoming an even a bigger “thing.”  All this travel can be made complicated by increased traffic. Take-off and Landing: It Is Important by Frank Quinto will explore this topic in a live-stream Sigma Series lecture.

Center Gift Store

The Virginia Air & Space Science Center’s Gift Store is now online. Shop for NASA merchandise, unique science gifts and more! 


Into America’s Wild

Join us for a cross-country journey to some of the most beautiful but little-known landscapes of North America. Now Playing at Virginia Air & Space Science Center’s IMAX Theater- the LARGEST Screen in Hampton Roads!

Tuesday – Saturday: 11 a.m., 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Also Playing: Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses – in our own backyards. 
Showing at Noon every day. 


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 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
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 President’s Day.

Ticket Prices

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