NASA Goddard Visitor Center

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E_LowAngle_304_cropThe NASA Goddard Visitor Center offers unique and interactive exhibits, programs, and special events that highlight Goddard's contributions to America's space program and provide inspiring and captivating experiences for all ages. Goddard Space Flight Center contributes to the knowledge of the Earth and the universe through scientific discovery from space to enhance life on Earth. The visitor center demonstrates Goddard's innovative and exciting work in Earth science, astrophysics, heliophysics, planetary science, engineering, communications and technology development.

Join us for model rocket launches on the first Sunday of every month and Sunday Experiment on the third Sunday of the month during the school year. See the events page of our website for more programs and information. 

The Goddard Visitor Center is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 12 – 4 p.m. Weekday hours are extended until 5 p.m. during July and August. The visitor center is closed Mondays, except for some federal holidays, as well as New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, July Fourth, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.


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