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Virginia Air & Space Center

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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I had the pleasure of chaperone for my son's 5 grade trip. The staff were ready when the bus... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Science can be fun!

We have annual membership for here. We take our grandson at least once a month. He loves... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Glory G
Hampton, United States
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Aerospace museum that holds more than 100 exhibits, including the Apollo 12 command module and several IMAX films.
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600 Settlers Landing Rd, Hampton, VA 23669-4033
+1 757-727-0900
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had the pleasure of chaperone for my son's 5 grade trip. The staff were ready when the bus pulled up. They were organized to assist with the large class. However, they did not offer the parents that came with their children any type of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RJones369
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing the aerospace history available in downtown Hampton...great place DF or whole family and out of town guest

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have annual membership for here. We take our grandson at least once a month. He loves building things with the "blocks" on first floor. We have also gone to the members events, this one recently for holidays. The kids made ornaments, reindeer food, made...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Glory G
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

My parents and I went while they were in town visiting. It was nice and we really liked the imax movie. Definitely geared more towards younger kids!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank marab301
Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

One of the best small museums I’ve been to. We happen to be their with two special exhibitions but they ended now. Their glass collection is beautiful. Definitely worth going.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank karl r
Reviewed November 19, 2018

Really enjoyed our visit here. A lot of great information packed into a smaller space. Great area for kids too - very hands on and interactive. The IMAX movie was super cool too, of course. There are several different shows you can see. Most of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank supapfunk
Reviewed November 12, 2018

This museum is richer than the Smithsonian Air and Space museum - it has FOUR capsules, a Mars rock - as well as an IMAX theater, extensive gift shop etc!!! The original beat up Apollo 12 capsule, the Gemini, Mercury and an Orion test vehicle!!!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Muffarah M
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

For the price of $20 a person I was hoping for more displays... honestly there isn’t much to it.... That being said... the IMAX Aircraft Carrier movie was pretty neat... takes the sting out of the entrance fee a little.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank W2429JObillm
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Upon arrival finding a parking place was tricky because it’s not really clear where to park. After we parked far behind the building because across the street was only two hr parking we discovered across the street on another corner was parking. Nice visit. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank shirlp2016
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

I have mixed feelings about the Virginia Air & Space Center. There are definitely some planes and space craft to see. We enjoyed the IMAX movie about the Hubble telescope. However, many of the interactive exhibits were broken and tickets aren’t exactly cheap. For example,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MizM
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October 10, 2018|
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Response from engineerpat5290 | Reviewed this property |
I WOULD SAY SO !!! Children are always interested in science.
September 7, 2018|
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Response from gwebb765 | Reviewed this property |
2 or hours, buy the combo ticket and you get to ride the carousel and see the local museum as well
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May 25, 2018|
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Response from Robert77096 | Reviewed this property |
The previous answer is wrong. This is not the Smithsonian in Washington. Tickets are $19 for adults. I’d suggest you consult their website for the most accurate information.