The Very Large Array hosts FREE, 30 minute, Guided Tours on the first Saturday of
each month at 11:00a.m., 1:00p.m., and 3:00p.m. No reservations
required, simply show up at the VLA Visitor Center 15 or so minutes
before the desired tour time.
These FREE tours last 30 minutes and take the Visitor to areas behind
the scenes at the VLA. Staff and VLA Volunteers are on hand to answer
The First Saturday Tour event culminates in an evening of FREE Guided
Night Sky Telescope Viewing at the Etscorn Observatory on the Campus of
NM Tech located in Socorro. The night time event begins at dark and
lasts two hours, despite weather conditions, no reservations required.