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Nice and small but informative visitor center for those with interest in Space!

Decided to visit the visitor center with my buddy who lives in Rockville, MD. The research... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Toronto, Canada
Small but informative!

Small NASA center but visitor center is informative with displays relating to work Goddard has... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Forked River, New Jersey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to visit the visitor center with my buddy who lives in Rockville, MD. The research complex seems pretty huge but visitors are only allowed into the visitor center which is fairly small. Found many interesting exhibits within the premise which we found to be...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small NASA center but visitor center is informative with displays relating to work Goddard has done. There's an outdoor rocket garden. No cafeteria, just soda and beverage vending machines and a gift shop. NASA Passport stamp available here.

1  Thank gostartraveler
Reviewed August 19, 2018

We love space stuff. The visitor's center here is pretty small, and you could see everything in less than an hour, but it is very interesting. Small gift shop, no food.

2  Thank H P
Reviewed July 22, 2018

A eye opener of the universe, do not miss the movies ( many of them ) in the theatre all are free !! in a quiet day ( In winter ) You can even request any movies in their library to play for you as...More

1  Thank Mandy832
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I worked at GSFC for a year and a quarter. I visited GSFC on multiple occasions and is a great place if you're into space flight and science. The atmosphere at GSFC is outstanding.

3  Thank Robert K
Reviewed May 18, 2018

You can't just wander in, but there is a nice visito's center and giftshop, with inside and outside displays. Popular with school visits. Large parking lot. Lots of rockets, spacecraft, and equipment to see. Try to catch the "Science on a Sphere" presentation. Knowledgable staff.

2  Thank Patrick S
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Very informative. No time to take in the four hour movie which is broadcast in short segments. The visitor’s center closed at three so skipped the film.

1  Thank mjcarrgo
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a small museum away from the crowds -Goddard Space Museum is a great choice. The displays are interesting and interactive for both adults and children. You can easily spend an hour walking through indoor and outdoor spaces. A leisurely drive...More

Thank Karen T
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Worth the stop considering it's free! Some cool plaques and whatnots. Mostly everything is a copy or simulation of the real stuff. Lots of interactive displays. Good for kids. Wouldn't want to have paid for it, but it kills an hour.

1  Thank EFW2014
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

We stopped by here, on Labor Day weekend and could not have been happier. This place is very interactive. It's not a "no no, don't touch that!" Kind of place. There are lots of displays and touch screens for kids to touch and learn. When...More

1  Thank Lee R
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