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Address: 606 Settlers Landing Road, Hampton, VA 23669
Phone Number: 804-727-0900
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Aerospace museum that holds more than 100 exhibits, including the Apollo...
Aerospace museum that holds more than 100 exhibits, including the Apollo 12 command module and several IMAX films.
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Large, fun and interactive (Psst - educational but don't tell the kids)

20 years on, the building is still in good shape. Free easy access garage parking diagonaly across the street. Free parking may end with summer season. Street parking limited to 2... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
Allen S
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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Hampton, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Plan on a LONG time there, there is so much to see. There are exhibits on the entire history of flight, not just a single era. Early planes hang from the ceiling over one of the Mercury space capsules. There are interactive displays geared to all age (and education) groups where one can become more familiar with the science behind... More 

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Randleman, North Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We came in just in time to grab the movie and the exhibits. The new imax movie was good, but we would have preferred more scenery and flying in it rather than a dissertation on how flowers get from one place to another. The planes that were there were ones that we had not seen before. Some of the hands... More 

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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77 reviews 77 reviews
37 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This museum was a great place to take children as there are many interactive and hands on exhibits. It is an educational place where you can take lots of time and learn about Air and Space. We had children with ages ranging two to ten, and they all enjoyed the variety of hand-on activities. Their favorite was the large plane... More 

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Virginia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
36 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

We had no choice but to pay for the imax movie with the new pricing. So what if a customer doesnt want to watch the movie? While the movie was good i would rather the choice be the customer's.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

20 years on, the building is still in good shape. Free easy access garage parking diagonaly across the street. Free parking may end with summer season. Street parking limited to 2 hrs M-F 8am-6pm Easy on / off I-64, decent signage. Less than a mile down Settlers Landing. Airplanes, space ships, Write brothers, space flight, Aircraft carriers, and physics. Large... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Save your money and spend it on the udvar-hazy center in northern virginia! Spent 50$ for 2 adults and one teen for 3 floors ( 3rd being a observation deck of the bay).at least half of the exhibits didnt work and with going 2 times on the half that did it took about a hour and half.worse so called space... More 

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Great Bridge, Virginia, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Okay, the museum is without a doubt a little dated and past it's prime. A renovation of some sort would do it much good. There are some interesting things to see admittedly, especially if you're a "air and space" buff. Just overall it looks like the museum is stuck somewhere in the early 2000s. The Imax however is the best... More 

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Uxbridge, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This was a great museum. My boys are nine and eleven and there were many hands-on activities that kept them busy. The exhibits are excellent and there are many informative, interactive displays. Some of the displays are showing signs of age and need to be updated but overall this was a very good museum for the adults and kids in... More 

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Hampton, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This is a large kid-friendly and adult-friendly museum. There are interactive stations as well as lots to see. There is also an IMAX theatre which we enjoy.

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Suffolk, Virginia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
12 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We used our recycle points again to get a couple free tickets (cause full admission is expensive). The kids were super excited as soon as the walked in; they were on sensory overload! The IMAX movie was spectacular! (We saw the one about the history of the space program including some sneak peaks at current and future projects). The kids... More 

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