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!

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Exciting News For The Virginia Air & Space Science Center!

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Space Explorer Gallery and More!

The new Space Explorer Gallery invites you to celebrate the spirit of exploration through state-of-the-art, interactive exhibits that explore our solar system!

Also check out unique space flight artifacts such as the Apollo 12 Command Module and tons of historic aircraft!

IMAX Theatre – Newly Renovated!

Great Bear Rainforest 3D

From the underwater ocean world, through the salmon river valleys to the ice-capped peaks of the Coast Mountains, journey into a land of grizzlies, coastal wolves, sea otters and humpback whales–and discover the secret world of the Spirit Bear.

The Story of Earth

Born from dying stars, it was sculpted by violent collisions in space. Yet, in an epic journey, this hostile ball of molten rock transformed itself into a nurturing environment.  From it emerged forms of life, none of which have been found anywhere else in the universe.

Asteroid Hunters 3D

Venture into deep space for a fascinating look at asteroids, their cosmic origins and the potential threat they pose to our world with this IMAX original film, narrated by Daisy Ridley.

Become a Member TODAY!

Membership includes unlimited exhibit and IMAX admission for one year & free Admission to 300+ reciprocal science/natural history centers around the world through the ASTC Passport Program.

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! 

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. 

Hours of Operation

Monday 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 5:30 pm

10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Sunday 11:00 am- 5:30 pm

Ticket Prices

Children (0-2) FREE
Children (3-18) $19.00
Adults (19-64) $22.50
Seniors (65+) $20.50
Active Duty Military/NASA $19.50
Members are Free

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