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The Green Bank Science Center is now open to vaccinated visitors! Tickets for entry and tours can be purchased in advance or stop by and use our outdoor kiosk. Tours are every hour on the hour 10-5 PM. Space is limited!

View our online Science Center Schedule (constantly updating)

Download a copy of our 2022 Science Center Brochure (some operational changes have been made since publishing).

Masks are required to be worn by those two years and older over nose and mouth while inside Science Center, buses, and participating in any of our activities. THIS IS STRICTLY ENFORCED FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR STAFF AND ALL VISITORS.

See dates, times, and tickets available.

The Starlight Cafe is now offering a limited menu for takeout! Available Thursday-Monday, 11:00-6:00 (last hot food order taken at 5:30). Call 304-456-2361 to place your pickup order.

Need help buying your ticket online? Watch a video.

Visitors at Science Center

Tour Green Bank Observatory

We are now offering Guided Bus Tours for vaccinated visitors! Browse ticket options and learn more at shop.greenbankobservatory.org.

It’s always free to take an outdoor self guided tour of our site. Download a map.

Learn more about biking onsite to explore our instruments and trails.


Expand your universe at the Green Bank Science Center!

We are now open to vaccinated visitors!
View our Science Center schedule here.

2022 Closed Dates

17 April for Spring Holiday

22 November – 25 November for Thanksgiving Holidays

24 December – 28 December for Winter Holidays

2 January, 2023 for New Years