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U.S. Space and Rocket Center

Address: 1 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL 35805
Phone Number: 800-637-7223
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Ranked #4 of 34 Attractions in Huntsville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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Owner description: Home to Space Camp, Aviation Challenge and NASA's Official Visitor Information Center for Marshall Space Flight Center; The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is recognized as one of the most comprehensive U.S. manned space flight hardware museums in the world.

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Atlanta
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11 reviews 11 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

There is a lot to do for everyone of all ages. It is also reasonably priced as well. Just FYI, the Space Shot & G-Force are not always open when it is cold outside. The temp has to be at least 45 degrees in order for these rides to open.

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Madison, Alabama
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

This is where we take our out of town guests. So far we have been to this Center 3 times. It is NOT TO BE MISSED. Excellent, memorable and breathtaking - if you have not gone to this beautiful Center - please go - the experience will make you proud of the accomplishments of those that made this possible.

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NH
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285 helpful votes 285 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

If you find this helpful please click helpful below. This is indeed a fill blown space center. Turns out this was part of Nasa, a critical part! Huntsville has the highest IQ in the US... Who would have known. This place is where the concepts, trials, experiments were done and continue to be done. Wonderful education for all ages. They... More

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Khartoum, Sudan
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5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We visited the U.S. Space & Rocket Center during our visit to Huntsville Alabama, wonderful center, full of wonders of human dreams that came true. nice display, experience, gift shop, and the amazing IMAX Spacedome Theater. a life time visit. suitable for Space and Science fans as well as educating children.

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Houston, Texas
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5 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We had to stop and visit. Nice museum, 2 buildings + space camp. Although it was confusing to know where to go and how to follow, the content was impressive and interesting. We enjoyed the Davidson building the most. The artifacts are impressive and the displays were very educational. Perfect for rocket lovers. Glad we stopped by.

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Blue Ridge, Georgia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Whenever I have visitors coming that haven't been there (or want to revisit) I take them to be awed by the technology up-close. It gets me every time!

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Vine Grove, Kentucky
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I have lots of memories going here growing up so I wanted to share with my daughter. It was not as fun as I remember. It was 36 degrees outside so walking around outside exhibits were quick. Many of the hands on exhibits were closed or not working. This left lots of reading at each exhibit. That is fine for... More

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Irvine
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This was one of the places I wanted to visit while on vacation and it did not disappoint. The bus ride to NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Bus Tour is a must. Be aware your mobile phone may not work while on the base for security reasons and due to heavy interference.

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Dandridge, Tennessee
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6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We enjoyed our visit. It's almost overwhelming to see all of the artifacts and memorabilia. The rockets on display are impressive. We hope to bring our kids back sometime. It's a lot of walking though!

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Dublin, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Went here w my son's school group for space camp. Our guide, Chad was amazing! Enthusiastic and full of fun facts and knowledge. Made learning a great game for kids. We could have spent more time here. Loved our mission. Only disappointment was that a few rides/simulators had limited operation. Food wasn't too bad, just don't expect a gourmet meal.... More

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