Welcome to the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank West Virginia!

The Observatory is home to the Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope, the largest fully steerable dish in the world.

Winter Hours: the Science Center is open Thurs-Mon 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

The Starlight Cafe is open Thurs-Mon 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Cameras are welcome, but please note that DIGITAL cameras are not allowed in areas near the telescopes.

Use the menu above to learn more or call the Science Center at Green Bank (304) 456-2150.

Download our 2013 Brochure (pdf)!

Directions To The Observatory