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Virginia Air & Space Center

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Address: 606 Settlers Landing Road, Hampton, VA 23669
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+1 804-727-0900
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12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Aerospace museum that holds more than 100 exhibits, including the Apollo 12...

Aerospace museum that holds more than 100 exhibits, including the Apollo 12 command module and several IMAX films.

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Salute to National Pride

This venue is based on actual participation of the area''s citizens and history in support of our nation; it is most authentic and truly educational; well worth the visit.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Larry S
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hampton, United States
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hampton, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This venue is based on actual participation of the area''s citizens and history in support of our nation; it is most authentic and truly educational; well worth the visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tons of hands on displays and real planes and space craft. They also had people demoing some small robotic toys, which the kids enjoyed. Lovely observation deck on top of the building. Enjoyed an imax movie--one is free with admission. There was also a cool virtual reality thing, for an extra $4, which was worthwhile.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Great place to interact with science and family. Family had a blast. We wish we had more time but we had no idea there was so much to see. Plan on heading back with more time. STEM friendly.

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Thank Michael M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

If you are into planes, space and their history, this place is super great! My husband and I enjoy coming here. The location is great too, with restaurants across the street. We also thoroughly enjoy the movie theatre here. They don't play a large array of movies but do have popular ones often. Their theatre is an IMAX and the... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

Great overview of the space program...interesting displays and IMAX was WONDERFUL -- wish we could have stayed for all the offerings!!

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Archdale, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Prepare to experience the history of air travel at its best. Tons of hands-on exhibits. Hours of exhibits to explore. So much to see and do it staggers the imagination. Staff are extremely nice and helpful. (These folks understand the meaning of customer service.) The Math Alive exhibit was an interactive demonstration of STEM concepts as related to real life... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

A wonderful exhibit of aerospace, past and present. Fantastic static display of military and commercial aircraft. Great labs for children and adults alike.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

The museum has phenomenal aircraft on display along with all kinds of interactive fun things to do. Not just for kids either. The two men in our group were having a lot of fun with the simulators and other interactive stations. There is a gorgeous observation deck overlooking the bay too. You also can pick from several iMAX movies depending... More 

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Penetanguishene, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Friendly and informative staff. Lots of interesting exhibits, although hard to get good photos of some. Some areas closed off due to re-configuring and set-up. Imax 3-D was good (US National Forest Service).

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Providence Forge, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We took our teen-aged grand kids for "something to do" and all four of us enjoyed it very much. The place has a great combination of education, information, displays, and hands-on devices, so there is always something of interest for everyone. The IMAX shows are really good, too, and the entrance price includes theater tickets.

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