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Chincoteague Wallops Flight Facility
Wallops Flight Facility
Wallops Island, Virginia, 23337 | 757-824-2298
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Wallops Flight Facility

Located on Virginia's Eastern Shore, Wallops Flight Facility is NASA's principal home base for the implementation and management of suborbital research programs. From a visitor's point of view, this role makes the facility a prime attraction, thanks to a rich offering of fascinating exhibits, educational tours and mesmerizing rocket launches. An ideal stop for your next Eastern Shore trip, Wallops Flight Facility caters to individuals and tour groups, making it a great attraction for students, children and adults.


Prices -

Free admission

Hours -

Usual operating hours are 6 a.m. to 6 p.m, Monday through Friday; Visitor center open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday - Saturday


  • Launches
  • Demonstrations
  • Celebrations


  • Exhibits
  • Tours
  • Launch viewing


  • Where can I find a launch schedule?

    You can visit nasa.gov to find information related to current, future and past missions, along with specific launch dates at Wallops. This informative resource also features an impressive collection of fascinating videos and images.
  • Where on the island can I find more information about the center?

    The NASA Wallops Visitor Center provides several educational exhibits dedicated to the past, present, and future of NASA's Wallops Flight Facility. Located on Route 175, six miles east of US-13, the visitor center offers free admission to all guests.

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