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Tickets for tours or exhibit hall admission may be purchased onsite the day of your visit.

Tours may also be booked in advance. Learn more and pre-register here.

Tours are offered on open days at 10:00, 12:00, 2:00, and 4:00.

Open Hours

Monday - Sunday9:30 AM — 6:00 PM

View our online Science Center Schedule (constantly updating)

Download a copy of our 2023 Science Center Brochure.

Tour Green Bank Observatory

We offer Guided Bus Tours at regular intervals throughout the day. Browse ticket options and learn more at shop.greenbankobservatory.org. Tickets may also be purchased onsite the day of your visit.

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!

View our Science Center Schedule Here

The Starlight Cafe is now offering a limited menu for takeout! Available Thursday-Monday, 10:30-5:30 (last hot food order taken at 5:00). Call 304-456-2361 to place your pickup order.

Need help buying your ticket online? Watch a video.

2023 Holiday Closures

7 April, Spring Holiday

21 November – 24 November, Thanksgiving Holidays

24 December – 27 December, Winter Holidays

1 January, 2024, New Year’s

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