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Visiting NASA

Discover how to get to NASA Headquarters, where to eat, and other helpful information to make your visit to Headquarters a success.

Exploring Headquarters

Welcome to NASA Headquarters, located at 300 Hidden Figures Way SW, Washington, D.C.

Metro Information

Orange Line or Blue Line: To Federal Center SW – Take the escalator to the 3rd Street exit, turn right, walk under the small overpass (1 1/2 blocks) to the intersection of3rd and E Street. NASA HQ is on the right. All visitors must enter through the visitor’s entrance which is located on the West side of the NASA HQ building. 
Yellow Line or Green Line: To L’Enfant Plaza – Follow signs to the 7th & D St exit. Once on D Street, turn right and walk ½ block to 6th Street. Turn right and walk 1 block to E. Street. Turn left and walk 1 1/2 blocks to 4th Street. NASA Headquarters is across the street on the right. 
For station or fare information, visit the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. 

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The NASA Worm Logo sign is unveiled before the ribbon cutting ceremony to open NASA’s Earth Information Center, Wednesday, June 21, 2023, at the Mary W. Jackson NASA Headquarters building in Washington. The Earth Information Center is new immersive experience that combines live data sets with cutting-edge data visualization and storytelling to allow visitors to see how our planet is changing. Photo Credit: (NASA/Joel Kowsky)

NASA Exchange

Headquarters Gift Shop

Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 9 AM – 4:30 PM

The Headquarters Gift Shop is part of the NASA Exchange Council, and is open Tuesday to Friday from 9 AM – 4:30 PM. When you shop at the NASA Exchange Store, you can bring home a toddler’s astronaut suit, indulge in a candy bar or purchase NASA memorabilia. Please note the hours may change periodically. A schedule is posted in the Exchange Store window. 

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Headquarters Exchange Store Outside
Headquarters Exchange Store exterior.

Building Services & Amenities

NASA Federal Credit Union  

The schedule is posted on the door. 

The Credit Union is located in the West Lobby. This location is a full-service credit union with an ATM.

Phone: (888) 627-2328 ext. 270
POC: Floyd Crisp, Support Services Division, Director 

Headquarters west lobby
Security desk at Headquarters West Lobby Entrance