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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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So much to do

I think there was so much to do that the price was very reasonable. I have 7 and 10 year boys. My 10 year is special needs. We were there for 6 hours and didn't get to do and see... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I think there was so much to do that the price was very reasonable. I have 7 and 10 year boys. My 10 year is special needs. We were there for 6 hours and didn't get to do and see everything. I was disappointed in the Imax as were my kids; we saw journey into space and it wasn't very... More 

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Mount Sterling, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The Robot Zoo exhibit was there, which the kids absolutely loved. Lots of interactive experiences. Wonderful tour. Two IMAX theaters. Nice staff. Would go again.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

If you are a space nut, or just interested in space exploration, then this is the place to visit. Your breath is taken away around every corner, from the full-sized shuttle stack to the enormous size of the Saturn V rocket! A visit to the Saturn V Hall is the highlight. Seek out one of the retired rocket scientists and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Many people do not know that Huntsville is second to the Houston Space Center during the Moon launches. You may also be able to see the Marshall Space Center with the command control.

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

Guests can take tours of the Marshall facility including the Payload Operations Center, which is the science command post for the International Space Station (ISS). We certainly hope you can return for a visit very soon. Thank you for your review. More 

Winchester, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Went with my 13 year old grandson. We both enjoyed displays and simulations. Saw a 3-d movie about robots that we enjoyed. Also, watch A journey into space at attached IMAX theater. My grandson was thoroughly in awe by theater and content. Cost was very reasonable.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Something for everyone, interactive fun, NASA pride of our nation, inspiring for young ones! Best gift shop around- plan a day and plan to enjoy Imax theater. Truly special-thursday evening German meal and Biergarden is a fun meeting spot for dinner...

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Fayetteville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Several years ago, it had gone down to just a bunch of junk from when the Space program began. On this visit, I was pleasantly surprised at how up to date and new things they had even the G-Force Ride was fun. If you are into Space Exploration or have a child in science and technology, it is a great... More 

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

We have taken great steps to improve our facilities in the past several years. We are still in the process of adding many new features. Thanks for your feedback and for your visit. We hope you come back! More 

Dalton, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

The people were very friendly and helpful. The people make the difference at this site. The volunteers seemed to have worked there at some point and had retired and come back as volunteers to share their vast knowledge with the visitor. The bus tour was worth the extra price. They were having Space Camp graduation the day we visited and... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We visited during Armed Forces Week so admission was waved for my wife and I. We enjoyed all of the exhibits but particularly one concerning patents that originated in Huntsville. The exhibits are well-done. Many do seem aimed at children and we saw lots of children that seemed to really enjoy themselves. All-in-all, an enjoyable 2-3 hours that could easily... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

This was our first time to Huntsville and the morning started out rainy. So on a whim we decided to check out the Space & Rocket Center. I think it was a great way to spend the morning. It took about 4 hours to see everything. It was a fair price for the combo pack. There is a lot of... More 

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Address: 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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