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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.  

Take a Look! 

The Robot Zoo – This traveling exhibit gives visitors an up-close look at the biomechanics of complex animal robots to discover how real animals work! The larger-than-life-size display of animated robots will find a home in our Flight Gallery from June 5, 2021 – September 6, 2021. Purchase tickets in advance to make sure you don’t miss this fascinating exhibit! 

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.

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!

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.

Dinosaurs of Antarctica 3D

The first original large format dinosaur film in over a decade, Dinosaurs of Antarctica introduces the amazing and bizarre prehistoric creatures that inhabited Antarctic forests and swamps hundreds of millions of years ago.

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. 

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

Hours of Operation 

Monday* 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
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
Saturday

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sunday 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, Presidents’ Day, and Memorial 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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