Green Bank Observatory

155 Observatory Rd.
Green Bank, WV 24944- Map It
(304) 456-2150

AAA Editor Notes

Green Bank Observatory is on SR 92 at 155 Observatory Rd. Guided tours of the radio astronomy research center include a 15-minute slide show followed by a narrated bus ride to see the radio telescopes. The science center also includes exhibits and educational demonstrations. Guided tours are available. Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Free. Guided tours $6; $5 (ages 65+); $3.50 (ages 7-12).
Hours: Open daily 8:30-7, Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day; Thurs.-Mon. 8:30-7, day after Labor Day-Oct. 31; Thurs.-Mon. 10-6, rest of year. Tours are given on the hour 9-6, Memorial Day weekend-Oct. 31; at 11, 1 and 3, rest of year. Closed major winter holidays.