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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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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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This IS Rocket City after all.

This is a great place for kids interested in space and science. A person could spend hours just looking at the spacecraft and well-done exhibits. Recommend a cooler day and plan... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
dmh60
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great place for kids interested in space and science. A person could spend hours just looking at the spacecraft and well-done exhibits. Recommend a cooler day and plan on several hours.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You can't come to Rocket City without visiting the Space and Rocket Center! It is well worth it. The center contains the Saturn V and many other famous artifacts. Plenty of kid friendly hands-on exhibits makes it fun for kids and adults of all ages. *Allow about 2 hours or more to see the whole thing.

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Thank elflady05
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed our trip to the US Space and Rocket Center, but it was way too expensive even with our coupon. Admittedly we were there on a cool, rainy day in November but none of the outdoor activities were available and many of the indoor exhibits weren't really functional. And, even though they shared a lot of... More 

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Kansas
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253 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a space “junkie” and enjoyed my visit to Huntsville. I was worried at first because the building you start in doesn’t really have anything good to look at. There was a section on Vernon Von Braun that was interesting. The good part of the museum is the outside rocket park and the Saturn V building. In the rocket... More 

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Thank ben17a
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent museum for all ages! Truly something for every interest, so plan to spend the day. The IMAX and 3D movies were educational and fun. All exhibits were professionally done and informative - many with multimedia enhancements. Activities to be part of space exploration - such as a tour through the space station, or the g-force ride outside. The... More 

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USSRC, Public Relations Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this review

Hi Tiffany! Thank you so much for your great feedback. We are glad you enjoyed the day with us. More 

Woodside
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to take your family or just to go with friends if you're into the space program. There are so many different exhibits and things to interact with I don't think anyone would have a bad time with it.

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USSRC, Public Relations Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great feedback. We are glad you enjoyed the day with us. We hope you can visit again soon! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our daughter and son-in-law came to visit at Christmas. Our son-in-law is really excited about all things space. He could not wait to go to the space and rocket center. First, we went to see the new star wars movie in the IMAX theater at the center, then we took a tour of the center. The place is awesome! Our... More 

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USSRC, Public Relations Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great feedback. We are glad you enjoyed the day with us and we hope you can visit again in the future. More 

Solihull, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

THIS CENTRE is amazing.!!!!! I have never seen anything like it in my life, The staff were so friendly and informative. The Saturn Moon rocket was the highlight of our day, to experience that in my lifetime was unimaginable. I will never forget my trip there and hopefully will come back again. Thank you soooooo much.

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USSRC, Public Relations Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. We hope you return soon! More 

Madison, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is why Huntsville is called "Rocket City"! Great place to visit even if you are not a huge fan of science and rockets. Many interesting things to see and do. A must stop if you are visiting Huntsville.

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USSRC, Public Relations Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your day with us! Thanks for the great review. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

seeing Star Wars in the large IMAX dome was an amazing experience. The space history museum is always great. This is truly a must see attraction

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USSRC, Public Relations Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us for Star Wars. We hope you return soon! More 

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