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U.S. Space and Rocket Center

1 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL 35805
800-637-7223
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Ranked #3 of 47 attractions in Huntsville
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Museums
Fee: Yes
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... more » 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. « less
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Huntsville, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Great stop while driving near Huntsville, or if visiting. make sure to check out the Imax movies and the special exhibits.

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Greer, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

this museum is as good as the one in DC. the Saturn 5 building is amazing. Plan on a whole day. for preteens and above.

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Huntsville, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Wonderful review of our space program. See the actual hardware. Excellent displays. Worth spending a full day seeing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

We went to visit with adult friends who had grown up during the Space Race, but had no idea about Huntsville's major role in America's space program. We all enjoyed the exhibits, the Davidson Center's Saturn V (actual rocket - not a mock up) and the outdoor activities that simulate weightlessness, G force, etc. We also were able to witness... More

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

The Alabama Space and Rocket Center is a very unique and exciting place to learn about space and space travel

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Huntsville, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

The Space & Rocket Center helps to put our wonderful city into prospective for our guests. You don't have to be a science person to come away with a great experience. There is something for nearly every age.

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Madison, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

This is a great day of fun and education for people of all ages. Exhibits are both inside and out. A must stop in Huntsville which is reasionably priced

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Huntsville, Alabama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

There is something for everyone at the Rocket Center. If you plan ahead and want to take part in the camp experience there is a family camp on weekends. Younger children, 5 and under, may need a shorter day planned. Traveling exhibits seem to change every few months. A lunch facility is also available on site. A behind the scenes... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

If Space and NASA are your thing, this is the place to go see! In addition, there is an IMAX theather there that is a great experience to see movies like "Gravity" and others that will give an immersed feeling in the movie experience. Space camp. Many interactive displays in the museum. They rent out an area of the facility... More

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Stopped during our spring break getaway and the 10 year old loved it, but the 3 year old not as much (but they did have covered play area for younger ones outside). Hands on activities geared towards 10 and up crowd. Even had rides that simulate space experience. Expensive, and if you like this would recommend NASA Port Canaveral FL... More

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