Green Bank Science Center

155 Observatory Road
Green Bank, WV 24944


The Green Bank Science Center is open year-round, and serves 40,000 visitors a year. Our 25,000 square foot facility contains the Catching the Wave Exhibit Hall, 150-seat auditorium, classrooms, a gift shop, and even a cafe.

We offer hands-on activities and StarLab planetarium sessions in addition to guided bus tours of the telescopes, including the world's largest moving telescope, the Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope.

We also create field trip experiences that meet the National Science Education Standards and state-based science learning goals.

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