• The Very Large Array is CLOSED to the public until further notice.
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Visiting the Very Large Array

Tours and Events

Sylvia Kowalski, VLA Operator

Open House

NOTE: All on-site Open Houses are currently cancelled.

First and Third Saturday Guided Tours

NOTE: All on-site First and Third Saturday guided tours are currently cancelled. We are instead offering periodic one hour-long VLA tours virtually via Zoom.

Please see our event calendar for details and registration.

Group Tours

NOTE: All on-site guided tours are currently cancelled. For educational groups, we are instead offering virtual VLA tours and classroom visits via Zoom.

To request a virtual tour or classroom visit for your education group, please fill out our tour reservation form:

VLA Tour Reservation Form

Feel free to contact our Education and Public Outreach office at visitVLA@nrao.edu or 505-515-5780 if you have any additional questions.