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Virginia Air & Space Center

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Larger than expected, but half of interactive displays broken

A lot of airplanes/ aircrafts but a shame that so many displays weren’t functional. Informative... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Ann W
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Bellefonte
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Nice place

Upon arrival finding a parking place was tricky because it’s not really clear where to park. After... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shirl P
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Cape Carteret, North Carolina, United States
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Aerospace museum that holds more than 100 exhibits, including the Apollo 12 command module and several IMAX films.
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600 Settlers Landing Rd, Hampton, VA 23669-4033
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Upon arrival finding a parking place was tricky because it’s not really clear where to park. After we parked far behind the building because across the street was only two hr parking we discovered across the street on another corner was parking. Nice visit. I...More

Thank Shirl P
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

I have mixed feelings about the Virginia Air & Space Center. There are definitely some planes and space craft to see. We enjoyed the IMAX movie about the Hubble telescope. However, many of the interactive exhibits were broken and tickets aren’t exactly cheap. For example,...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

I loved going to the Air and Space Center. We happened to have a guy tell us SO many amazing facts. He was a director at Langley at one point. My goodness did he make our experience just lovely. However, I was disappointed that many...More

Thank Becky S
Reviewed 5 September 2018

You can have both at Virginia Air and Space Center. You can learn about the Tuskegee Airmen and sit in an actual plane cockpit. There are interactive exhibits as well as watch an imax movie.

Thank DAWDST
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Great museum for young children!! Been to this place since I was a kid and always have a trill to see the interactive and static displays. They offer summer camps for young children during the summer months. This place is highly recommended.

Thank engineerpat5290
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

I thought we would spend just an hour or two but we were there for hours! Make sure to see the Hubble Imax movie which was excellent. Many of the exhibits are interactive and it's a great place for children of all ages as well...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

A lot of airplanes/ aircrafts but a shame that so many displays weren’t functional. Informative guides very helpful & much appreciated. IMAX was good but not the best I’ve seen.

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Enough hands on activities to keep my kids busy for couple of hours. Then we watched a film about aircraft which to me was kind of boring however my hubby and brother in law like it 🤔 Overall, it’s a good place to go in...More

Thank LadyAng
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Parking is available 2 blocks away so you will need to hold little ones tight to cross the street. They have a carousel outside and hands on exhibits inside. Lots to learn and see while having fun doing so.

Thank cherries24
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

The museum is very interactive. Lots of fun things for both adults and kids to enjoy. The entry is $19 but includes an I MAX movie. We saw Aircraft and it was awesome. Definetly worth the visit.

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ninny747
11 October 2018|
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Response from J4030FZlaurar | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so
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ritachain
8 September 2018|
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Response from gwebb765 | Reviewed this property |
2 or hours, buy the combo ticket and you get to ride the carousel and see the local museum as well
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A Hameed K
26 May 2018|
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Response from Robert77096 | Reviewed this property |
The previous answer is wrong. This is not the Smithsonian in Washington. Tickets are $19 for adults. I’d suggest you consult their website for the most accurate information.
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