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NASA Wallops Visitor Center - Location
FINDING THE VISITOR CENTER Return to Visitor Center Site

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The Visitor Center is located on Route 175, six miles east of US-13 and five miles west of Chincoteague Island. It is a 60-minute drive south from Salisbury and Ocean City, MD and a 90-minute drive north from the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.

Since the Visitor Center has no physical address, you might find it easier to locate us using the GPS coordinates and/or driving directions listed below.

If you still need help finding us call: 757.824.1344 or 757.824.2298 for information!

GPS COORDINATES:

N 37°56.359'
W 75
°27.398'

 

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

From the Virginia Beach / Norfolk area:
Cross the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel and drive approximately 90 miles north on US-13.  At the T's-Corner stoplight turn right (east) on VA Rt. 175.  Continue on Rt. 175 for approximately 6 miles.  The Visitor Center will be on your right (south) across from the main base.  Landmarks include a road sign for the Visitor Center and large rocket exhibits on the grounds.  Turn right into the parking lot.

From the Dover / Wilmington / Philadelphia area:
Drive south to Salisbury, MD.  Take the bypass around Salisbury and continue south on US-13 for approximately 45 miles.  A few miles after crossing into Virginia, turn left (east) on VA Rt. 175 at the T's corner stoplight.  Continue on Rt. 175 for approximately 6 miles.  The Visitor Center will be on your right (south) across from the main base.  Landmarks include a road sign for the Visitor Center and large rocket exhibits on the grounds.  Turn right into the parking lot.

From the Washington DC / Baltimore / Annapolis area:
Drive east and then south on US-50 E across the Bay Bridge to Salisbury, MD.  Take the US-50 E bypass around Salisbury.  The bypass will merge with US-13 S.  Drive south on US-13 for approximately 45 miles.  A few miles after crossing into Virginia, turn left (east) on VA Rt. 175 at the T's corner stoplight.  Continue on Rt. 175 for approximately 6 miles.  The Visitor Center will be on your right (south) across from the main base.  Landmarks include a road sign for the Visitor Center and large rocket exhibits on the grounds.  Turn right into the parking lot.

From Ocean City, MD:
Drive west on US-50 W and then turn left (south) on US-113 S around Berlin, MD to Pocomoke City, MD.  Turn left (south) on US-13 S and drive south for approximately 12 miles.  A few miles after crossing into Virginia, turn left (east) on VA Rt. 175 at the T's corner stoplight.  Continue on Rt. 175 for approximately 6 miles.  The Visitor Center will be on your right (south) across from the main base.  Landmarks include a road sign for the Visitor Center and large rocket exhibits on the grounds.  Turn right into the parking lot.
 

Return to the Visitor Center Site

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A map of the Wallops-area region off Rt. 13 showing the location of the Visitor Center. Click to enlarge.
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Page Last Updated: November 7th, 2014
Page Editor: Rebecca Powell