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Virginia Air & Space Center

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Lots to see

There are a lot of cool and interesting things to see here. If you like space and aviation you’ll... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joey M
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Hampton, Virginia
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Nice museum

There are a lot of interesting aircraft here. A lot of history through the ages of air and space... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2019
easiwin1948
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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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
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Most of the "experience" exhibits and videos were closed or broken. Looks like NASA needs more budget. No docents to guide or explain anything. Apollo 11 Imax was great. Had a scary experience with Hampton PD Officer who was directing traffic- went into a screaming...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Edward D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this place! So many examples of air and space craft throughout the ages, interactive exhibits to engage the visitors, and a really cool solarium! They even have a B-24, a replica Wright flyer, a DC-9 that you can board, and so...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are a lot of cool and interesting things to see here. If you like space and aviation you’ll like it.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Joey M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took our grandsons there for a day. We spent the better part of the day there and they didn't want to leave!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank John Z
Reviewed May 15, 2019

There are a lot of interesting aircraft here. A lot of history through the ages of air and space travel. It's a nice place to spend a couple of hours.

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank easiwin1948
Reviewed May 7, 2019

We used to live in the Hampton Roads area and loved this museum! We attended a retirement dinner here and were blown away by the atmosphere and knowledge of the staff!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Sean M
Reviewed April 30, 2019

Educational displays of space travel and military aircraft are featured in this museum. There are several hands-on activities for young people to learn more about the science behind flight. The museum is a little pricey for the size and you'll pay an additional fee to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank kimstamps
Reviewed April 29, 2019

The Virginia Air & Space Center is also the visitor center of the NASA Langley Research Center. The museum has many planes on display several which highlighted advancements in aviation owing to the research carried out at Langley. Among the artifacts on display is the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Phil G
Reviewed April 27, 2019

We were in Virginia Beach this week since my office was closed. John and I decided to go beyond the beach to nearby Hampton. After reviewing a brochure at the hotel for things to do. The day before we came out for a boat ride...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Dianna M
Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

Very educative for anyone interested in space science. Nice displays with a lot of hands on activities. Check the observation deck, which has a nice view. Highly recommend the IMAX movie (Hidden Universe) which was excellent.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Sightseer59087795407
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Response from engineerpat5290 | Reviewed this property |
I would make a call and speak with a representative.
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Response from engineerpat5290 | Reviewed this property |
I WOULD SAY SO !!! Children are always interested in science.
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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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