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Virginia Air & Space Center

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Address: 606 Settlers Landing Rd, Hampton, VA 23669-4033
Phone Number: +1 804-727-0900
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
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Aerospace museum that holds more than 100 exhibits, including the Apollo 12...

Aerospace museum that holds more than 100 exhibits, including the Apollo 12 command module and several IMAX films.

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Virginia 2016

Friendly and informative staff. Lots of interesting exhibits, although hard to get good photos of some. Some areas closed off due to re-configuring and set-up. Imax 3-D was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2016
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Penetanguishene, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are into planes, space and their history, this place is super great! My husband and I enjoy coming here. The location is great too, with restaurants across the street. We also thoroughly enjoy the movie theatre here. They don't play a large array of movies but do have popular ones often. Their theatre is an IMAX and the... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great overview of the space program...interesting displays and IMAX was WONDERFUL -- wish we could have stayed for all the offerings!!

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Archdale, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Prepare to experience the history of air travel at its best. Tons of hands-on exhibits. Hours of exhibits to explore. So much to see and do it staggers the imagination. Staff are extremely nice and helpful. (These folks understand the meaning of customer service.) The Math Alive exhibit was an interactive demonstration of STEM concepts as related to real life... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful exhibit of aerospace, past and present. Fantastic static display of military and commercial aircraft. Great labs for children and adults alike.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum has phenomenal aircraft on display along with all kinds of interactive fun things to do. Not just for kids either. The two men in our group were having a lot of fun with the simulators and other interactive stations. There is a gorgeous observation deck overlooking the bay too. You also can pick from several iMAX movies depending... More 

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Penetanguishene, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Friendly and informative staff. Lots of interesting exhibits, although hard to get good photos of some. Some areas closed off due to re-configuring and set-up. Imax 3-D was good (US National Forest Service).

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Providence Forge, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We took our teen-aged grand kids for "something to do" and all four of us enjoyed it very much. The place has a great combination of education, information, displays, and hands-on devices, so there is always something of interest for everyone. The IMAX shows are really good, too, and the entrance price includes theater tickets.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Just chanced to see this place on an impulse. Closes early but we were just in time for a hurried visit and we did not regret it. It was awesome with exhibits of all aeroplanes even from the world wars. There was a space centre vehicle named Discovery and they explained all the details about this. There was a stealth... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Our family decided to check this out today and my boys loved the displays and exhibits! I loved reading the history of flight as well as many of the other displays. We were disappointed because the IMAX was not included with our membership pass. We decided to buy the tickets because the movie on National Parks sounded great! But when... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

This attraction offers IMAX film along with the Museum. The museum is more than double the cost of the IMAX; however, because there are not separate entrances or anyone checking what was paid for, we noticed most people paying only for the IMAX, but also touring the museum! The museum is not staffed and most of the attractions were not... More 

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