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NASA GSFC Visitor Center

8800 Greenbelt Rd, Greenbelt, MD 20771-0001
+1 301-286-9041
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DR

free yet small, could be larger other NASA facilities are larger and more attractions. Parking is... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2014
1DR
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Brooklyn Park, Maryland
Nothing like Kennedy Center

The place is small. Not too much to see.... only has a few exhibits. There's a handful spacecraft... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2014
exnoc76
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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A great rainy-day attraction near Wallops Island, the center conducts launches of its model rockets.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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8800 Greenbelt Rd, Greenbelt, MD 20771-0001
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Reviewed 5 December 2014

free yet small, could be larger other NASA facilities are larger and more attractions. Parking is free and right off 295

2  Thank 1DR
Reviewed 11 November 2014

The place is small. Not too much to see.... only has a few exhibits. There's a handful spacecraft static displays, but mostly rockets. Seems like the place is designed more for school kids on field trips, as the exhibits dictate. The souvenir store is interesting...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2014 via mobile

This place is realy worth going .The shows ,display all i formation about moon projects are really interesting.We should must go if we are at orlando.Simulations are very good here.

Thank Prachi K
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Well, the visitor center is OK, the surroundigs looks kind of old but the real gem is the shop! So many great items and clothing. If you are from Europe (or Africa, Asia ...) you can buy perfect gifts here and you will impress everyone!

2  Thank RadimKlimek
Reviewed 14 August 2014

We added this on to our trip and upgraded to lunch with an astronaut. It was a truly informative day with lots to do. You can break this day in to 2 halves keep as one complete day as we did. The meal was absolutely...More

1  Thank Kimberly H
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Stop take a look and ponder the stars and planets. Good place for the family. Plenty of displays, and staff to answer questions. group tours can be arranged.

1  Thank mugglesmom
Reviewed 26 April 2014

A wonderful overview of the past present and future work of NASA. Staff very accommodating and helpful...

2  Thank Betty33958
Reviewed 8 April 2014

I was just here for a rocket launch the first Sunday of every month, and am always impressed by the quality and breadth of the displays that have been packed into a very small space. As noted by others, this only takes about 2 hours...More

4  Thank Tom H
Reviewed 28 November 2013

The NASA Visitor Center is a small place of wonderful exhibits. It's good place to educate children and adults about astronomy and space travel and exploration. It's just the right museum for an hour or two educational trip. It's not overwhelming to look at the...More

3  Thank Manuel1753
Reviewed 26 September 2013

A lot of nice and unique gifts to purchase for yourself, children, or others. T-shirts, toys, astronaut food, children's space flight suits, jewelry, accessories.

2  Thank Kaia05
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lenaberrie
Are they open on Sundays?
28 June 2015|
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Response from Rhonda411 | Reviewed this property |
Their hours vary by season so I would check before going.
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