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“Nice Small but Informative NASA facility”

NASA GSFC Visitor Center
Ranked #1 of 10 things to do in Greenbelt
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A great rainy-day attraction near Wallops Island, the center conducts launches of its model rockets.
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 to go through, but as a side trip or just to say you've been to Goddard, this is very nice. A nice gift shop, friendly staff and you can fly your own (small) rockets with the local rocket club every month!

4  Thank Tom H
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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 exhibits unlike the huge museums where you need to go for several days just to study all the displays. I highly recommend this place for aspiring scientists and interested learners.

3  Thank Manuel1753
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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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Reviewed 22 August 2013

although it is quite small,nicely arranged everything.you can know a lot of unknown things about space within a very short time and they are interesting too!the videos shown there are quite beneficial learning for kids.their gift shop is nice and things are cheaper than any other gift shop although their behavior is not friendly at all!!

2  Thank sadia_roti
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Reviewed 22 August 2013

Nice, compact, educational center. Learn a lot in a short time
about the great work NASA has done. Space exploration is one of the most important endeavors of the USA. Nifty little gift shop next door. Buy the kids a NASA t-shirt!

1  Thank Dr J W S
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