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Address: 155 Observatory, Green Bank, WV 24944
Phone Number: +1 304-456-2150
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An incredible place to Visit

You will not be disappointed if you stop by! Take the tour, go to the discovery center. The tours are done just about every hour. Very informative and interesting.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Charleston, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

You will not be disappointed if you stop by! Take the tour, go to the discovery center. The tours are done just about every hour. Very informative and interesting.

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Location is a little out of the way, but it was well worth the trip. Guide provided excellent commentary on the purpose of the radio telescopes. Very educational and fun. Something you have probably never seen before.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The science/educational value is excellent. My daughter, 7, loved it. Unique exhibit hall is free. Tour has a small fee, about $7 for adults and $3 for kids. The tour is well worth it. You sit for a 20 minute informational segment then ride in bus to get up close to radio telescope. The whole thing is in the middle... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Super cool views of many, many radio telescopes. We had driven by this site numerous times on our way to Snowshoe, and finally made a several hour visit in July 2015. Most people seemed to skip the museum inside, but that is a mistake. LOTS of hands on exhibits to bring the information down to a level of understanding for... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The science museum and tour were very educational and interesting for the grandkids and the rest of us. Yes, the Radio Telescopes were so massive that they got oohs and awes from everyone. There is a fee for the bus tour but it is worth it. They also have a great restaurant and the gift shop has lots of science... More 

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Lockport, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We stopped here after other tourists told us it was something to see. It was very interesting and it offers so much for people in the area. A good place to learn science and everyone here welcomes you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Only need a couple of hours for a brief presentation and the a bus tour of the huge telescopes. My 15 yr old son and I aren't "science geeks" but found this fascinating and they related the info so everyday types of people can understand. Tour is cheap and takes off on the hour. There is a sandwich cafe that... More 

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Canaan Valley, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Because of the location, technology of many sorts can't be used. It's a fascinating area and facility that I highly recommend. I take tour groups here regularly, and they all leave fascinated and with new knowledge! This "Space Place" is a must see if traveling through!

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Athens, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We enjoyed going through the interactive exhibits. The kids were a little young (3 and 5), but they had fun while some of us adults spent time learning about the science that surrounded us. We didn't do the tour, that would be a must for a school trip or someone who is really studying the subject.

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Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Great tour and got to see all of the different telescopes pretty up close. Very impressive to see first hand. The visitor center was pretty good. Lots of hands on stuff for the kids.

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Address: 155 Observatory, Green Bank, WV 24944
Phone Number: +1 304-456-2150
Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Green Bank

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