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U.S. Space and Rocket Center

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Address: 1 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL 35805
Phone Number: 800-637-7223
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Description: Home to Space Camp, Aviation Challenge and NASA's Official Visitor...
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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A learning experience for all ages.

We came for the space camp festival that they have each year. We were there for 2 days and still feel we could have stayed longer. Many outdoor things to do and see, and inside... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We came for the space camp festival that they have each year. We were there for 2 days and still feel we could have stayed longer. Many outdoor things to do and see, and inside had interactive things and many programs and sights to see. We had 3 of our grandchildren along and we all enjoyed it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Came to Huntsville and spent all afternoon here. It was free with our ASTC membership! My kids, ages 4 and 7, loved the Robot Zoo (special exhibit), and all of the replicas they could climb in. The outdoor kids area was also a hit. I would have loved to spend longer reading some of the educational info, but with two... More 

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Auburn, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Wonderful collection on space artifacts but with plenty of hands on things for the kids to do. Space Camp is located here and is something every kid and adult should try.

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Hernando, Fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Had a,great day from opening at 9am to closing at 5pm. Lots of interesting exhibits, many interactive things to do and programs geared to children, but we enjoyed them Spend the extra and see one of the films. We enjoyed the IMAX Journey movie. Do sign up for the two hour bus,tour to the military area. Both our guide and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Took my seven and nine year old here for the first time. I had wanted to go for a while with them. Honestly, I hadn't researched it, so I wasn't sure exactly what all to expect. I did not expect the amusement park rides that were their for sure!! The exhibits were excellent and interesting, the meals in the restaurant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

With such a storied background and so many interesting personalities involved, the US space program unfolds before your eyes and at your fingertips with the wonderful exhibits telling the story amazingly. I visited it as a child and then recently with my family--and my children loved it as much as I recall enjoying it at their age. I love how... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This is a definite YES. A big must see. People are very helpful and informative. This is a place where young and old can run wild. The place is so interesting and a lot of care is taken to grab the attention of old and young. Something to do for everyone in your family. A person can not say in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This was not on our itinerary until a friend mentioned it. We actually postponed our trip south to come back and see more of it. Fantastic place and a wonderful education of the Space Race of the sixties through the eighties. Highly recommend if you get the chance!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I visited the Center as part of my International Space Camp experience and found it to be packed full of space and rocket history, great rides and activities for those a bit more daring, and having excellent docents, mostly comprised of individuals directly related to NASA or the space program in one aspect or another.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This isn't a super price friendly attraction, but it will keep you there most of the day and your kids (I would say 3-4 and up) will really enjoy it! There's always new exhibits which is nice when you live near the area. Clean facilities. Nice staff!

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Additional Information about U.S. Space and Rocket Center

Address: 1 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL 35805
Phone Number: 800-637-7223
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Huntsville
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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