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NASA Wallops Visitor Center

Visitor Center Hours

The NASA Wallops Visitor Center and Gift Shop is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., DAILY. The Visitors Center will always be open during launch operations, regardless of the day of the week.

Admission is always FREE - stop by today! For more information, call 757-824-1344.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, July 30th:

1:30 p.m. - Family Workshop: Wild Ponies

Saturday, August 2nd:

11 a.m. - Toddler Time

1 p.m. - Model Rocket Launch

Sunday, August 3rd:

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Make and Take Craft: Paper Airplanes

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Welcome to the NASA Wallops Visitor Center!

The NASA Wallops Visitor Center is the place to explore the past, present, and future of NASA's Wallops Flight Facility. The Visitor Center offers many great exhibits as testimony to the amazing things done at Wallops in addition to serving as a prime viewing location for rocket launches! The Visitor Center is located on VA RT 175 near Chincoteague Island, Virginia and is the perfect stop for your next Eastern Shore trip. Admission is free - stop by today!

Explore the Visitor Center

Public Programs This Weekend

The Visitor Center offers fun, educational public programs on the weekends and holidays for guests of all ages to enjoy.

On Saturday, July 26th,  we will have the following public programs:

11 a.m. Toddler Time

Saturday mornings starting at 11 a.m.. is our Toddler Time. During this program our young visitors 2-4 years old learn about a variety of topics that change from week to week. These programs include either story time, cartoons, puppet shows, crafts and more! Approximately 30 minutes.

1 p.m. +Solar System

Want to learn more about the eight planets around the sun?… How do they differ? Some are made of rock, others of gas. Some have rings, some do not. Do they all have moons? Take a journey through the solar system with us! Approximately 1 hour.

On Sunday, July 27th, we will have a "make and take craft" booth set up for children of all ages to enjoy. Young visitors are welcome to make an easy to assemble, themed craft to take home with them!

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. +Make and Take Craft Ponies

In honor of Pony Penny, a historic event held on Chincoteague Island when the wild ponies of Assateague are rounded up and swam to shore, our craft today will be pony themed!

For more information about our public programs, please call us at 757.824.1344

Upcoming Launches

For the latest information on the Wallops launch schedule, please visit the Wallops Center Home page.
 

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Page Last Updated: July 24th, 2014
Page Editor: Rebecca Powell