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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., Tuesday - Saturday. 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

November 1:

11:00 a.m. - Story Time

1:00 p.m. - Model Rocket Launch

November 8:

11:00 a.m. - Space Racers Activity

1:00 p.m. - Family Workshop *

*Registration Required

 

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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!

Launch Viewing Information

The NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center and grounds will be OPEN to support the Antares ORB-3 launch.  The hours of operation for the Visitor Center during the Antares launch will be posted at a later date.

The Visitor Center is located approximately 4 miles from the launch pads with a perfect view of every launch from ground to sky. Parking is available on a first come, first served basis so please plan to arrive at least 30-60 min before launch time. Please keep in mind pets are NOT allowed on Visitor Center grounds during a launch. All pets must be kept in the vehicle during a launch unless they are a service animal. RV's will NOT be allowed to park in the Visitor Center parking lot and groups arriving in large vehicles (vans, busses, etc) need to give 1 day advance notice. If groups in large vehicles arrive without giving advance notice, they will NOT be allowed to park in the Visitor Center parking lot. Please call 757.824.2298 to let us know if you will be bringing a group in a large vehicle. Thank you!

For any questions about viewing the launch from the Visitor Center, please call 757.824.1344.  For updates on the launch, please call 757.824.2050.

 

 

Explore the Visitor Center

Upcoming Launches

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

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Alyssa Carson

Alyssa Carson, 13, also known as the NASA Blueberry, often visits Wallops. See her amazing journey to become an astronaut and the first person to step foot on Mars. 

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Page Last Updated: October 23rd, 2014
Page Editor: Rebecca Powell