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Plan an Event

Plan an event that will create lasting memories! The official visitor center for NASA Langley Research Center, the Virginia Air & Space Center features a dynamic atmosphere for any special occasion. Housing a dazzling array of treasures from full-sized aircraft to historic NASA artifacts, this unique venue is the perfect backdrop for your next event, and an experience unlike any other! From luncheons and seminars to seated dinners and wedding receptions, both large and small events can be facilitated in this unique setting. Rent the Main Gallery, Observation Deck, Aero-Space Library, or even the IMAX Theater. (Tables and chairs are provided with each rental; WiFi is also available. The Virginia Air & Space Center uses preferred caterers only.)

For information on pricing, availability, and more please call 727-0900 ext. 718 or email facilityrentals@vasc.org.

Our Venues

Main Gallery

Enjoy the atmosphere of NASA artifacts like the Apollo 12, which took astronauts to the moon, and full-sized aircraft that appear to float from our 94-foot atrium. The Main Gallery provides an elegant setting for seated dinners, wedding receptions, bar/bat mitzvahs, proms, corporate affairs, holiday parties, reunions, cocktail parties, standing receptions, and more.

Capacity
Standing Reception – up to 1,500 people
Seated Banquet – up to 500 people

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IMAX Theater

With a five-story screen and explosive digital sound, this theater is just the place for exciting presentations or viewing films from our extensive library. This well-equipped theater is a functional place for lectures, seminars, presentations, or the ultimate gaming experience.

Capacity 
Stadium Seating – up to 283 people

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Observation Deck

Begin your evening with a cocktail reception on this covered deck or exchange your vows in this intimate setting. The Observation Deck offers breathtaking views of Hampton’s beautiful harbor, marinas, and the waterway leading to the Chesapeake Bay.

Capacity
Standing Reception – up to 200 people
Theater-style – up to 150 people

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Aerospace Library

The Library, overlooking Hampton’s Historic Carousel, and marina provides the perfect setting for private luncheons, small formal dinners, business meetings, team-building events, or smaller receptions.

Capacity
Standing Reception – up to 100 people
Seated Banquet – up to 80 people
Theater-style – up to 80 people

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