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VA Astrotourism

Astrotourism in Virginia

Enjoy astronomy in the state of Virginia. Go visit a planetarium, space museum, observatory, space tech factory, space port, dark sky park, or attend a star party!

Notable planetariums in VA

These are largest and most notable - also see all planetariums in Virginia.

      1. Venue
      2. Site/City
      1. Chesapeake Planetarium
      2. Chesapeake
      1. NSU Planetarium
      2. Norfolk


    Space museums in VA

        1. Name
        2. Location
        1. Virginia Air and Space Center
        2. Hampton


      Notable observatories in VA

      These are largest and most notable - also see all observatories in Virginia.

          1. Name
          2. Location
          1. Leander McCormick Observatory
          2. Charlottesville


        Research centers in VA

            1. Name
            2. Location
            1. Langley Research Center
            2. Hampton
            1. Wallops Flight Facility
            2. Wallops Island


          Dark sky sites in VA

          Also see all dark sky sanctuaries and parks.

              1. Name
              2. Location
              1. Staunton River State Park
              2. Scottsburg
              1. James River State Park
              2. Gladstone
              1. Rappahannock County Park
              2. Washington


            Spaceports in VA

            Also see all spaceports & launch sites.

                1. Name
                2. Location
                1. Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport
                2. Wallops Island
                1. Wallops Flight Facility
                2. Wallops Island


              Meteor craters in VA

              These are the major meteor impact crater sites you can visit. Also see all meteor crates.

                  1. Crater name
                  2. Diameter
                  1. Chesapeake Bay crater
                  2. 40