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For any information inquiry please call 787-878-2612, ext. 346 or 312.
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What are the days and visiting hours?
The Science and Visitors Center new schedule is from Wednesdays to Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
What is the admission fee?
Adults $12.00, Children (5-12 years) and Seniors $8.00
Is it necessary to make reservations?
Reservations are required for school groups, college campuses or summer camp groups. For this type of groups special price is offered. No reservation is required for family visits.
Why Puerto Rico?
From the beginning there were certain requirements for the site. It had to be located in a US territory, since the Department of Defense gave the financial support. Also, it had to be near the equator line, since there, radar capable of studying the ionosphere could also be used to study nearby planets which pass overhead. The Arecibo site offered the advantage of being located in