Virginia Air & Space Center

600 Settlers Landing Rd.
Hampton, VA 23669- Map It
(757) 727-0900

AAA Editor Notes

Virginia Air & Space Center is off I-64 exit 267, then 1 mi. w. to 600 Settlers Landing Rd. The center features aircraft and spacecraft suspended from a 94-foot ceiling. Adventures in Flight presents interactive exhibits about the Wright Brothers and regional contributions to aviation history. A NASA display includes an Orion spacecraft, the Apollo 12 command module, Solarium (a lunar lander), moon rocks and a Mars meteorite. Also on-site are Space Quest: Exploring the Moon, Mars & Beyond, a gallery featuring hands-on displays; an IMAX theater; and a seven-story observation deck providing panoramic views. Guided tours are available. Food is available. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.
(includes space center and 45-minute IMAX film) $19; $17 (ages 65+); $16 (military with ID); $15.50 (ages 3-18 and students with ID). IMAX only (45-minute film) $9; $8 (ages 65+ and military with ID); $7 (ages 3-18 and students with ID). Special feature IMAX $13.50; $13 (ages 65+ and military with ID); $10.50 (ages 3-18 and students with ID).
Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. noon-5. Closed Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.