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California Science Center

Address: 700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037
Phone Number: +1 323-724-3623
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Ranked #5 of 316 Attractions in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Science Museums, Museums
Fee: No
Owner description: Space Shuttle Endeavour on display in the California Science Center's...
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Type: Science Museums, Museums
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Space Shuttle Endeavour on display in the California Science Center's Samuel Oschin Pavilion. Please reserve your passes online or by phone. Explore over 100 permanent interactive science exhibits spanning several galleries. Admission to permanent exhibit galleries is Free! (excludes IMAX and special paid exhibits) Visit Ecosystems -- a hands-on exhibit home to nearly 400 plant and animal species. Come discover amazing environments from the familiar to the fantastic, and find out how the physical and living worlds affect each other.
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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

The major show should be paid such as Endeavour Space Shuttle and some Space stuff They have easy and quick food in side. Yes, Hamburger :)

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Austin, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Lots of stuff to do but having the Space shuttle Endeavour there was wonderful. Definitely something to see. Not every day you can get a chance at a close up view of something of this magnitude. They have the shuttle displayed very nicely. Can't say enough about this display. The whole museum was great though. The staff were very friendly... More 

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Santa Barbara, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

What a great museum and it's free! I do suggest going on a Sunday and as soon as it opens to avoid traffic and parking is wide open at that time. Parking is $10.00 but located right there in front of the museum. We had tickets to see the space Endeavour for 11 am but if there is no line... More 

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Deerfield, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We went to see the Space Shuttle Endeavour, and this was a great stop! The space nuts in my family loved it! It was also very affordable. Parking was $10, and if you are not seeing any IMAX movies, it is only $2 a person to see the Space Shuttle! They also have a nice touch-tide pool area. Great afternoon... More 

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Long Beach/Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

A full fun filled day for the family or even kids and or parents. Very hands-on and interactive exhibits of just about everything you could imagine. I has changed quite a bit over the years and keeps being a very fun informative place to both entertain and most importantly, to inform. Constantly expanding they offer the best IMAX theatre there... More 

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Incheon, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

There is so much to do and so many amazing things to experience, it could easily take 2 days to explore everything this museum has to offer. All this and (aside from parking) the admission is FREE!!! This truly is the best value experience that Los Angeles has to offer.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

The California Science Center is truly a world class museum located in the center of Los Angeles. Their exhibits are well thought out, inventive, and most are interactive. This museum makes all kinds of science F-U-N! If you've got one day (3-6 hours) and can only go to one museum-- Go to the Science Center. They added an aquarium with... More 

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This is the best deal around as much of the center is free and there is a whole day's worth of activities and exhibits to explore. In addition, it is accompanied by an IMAX Theater ((which is not free) which is full size and awesome. The parking is sort of expensive but considering you don't have to pay for admission... More 

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Concepcion, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Well I visited almost everything, were a guest in a guided tour, as a man of sciences, this is a dream come true, all what you have in your mind, ammounts of data very difficult to share, here is shown in a easy way to grasp, like the infinite concept, special relative theory are displayed on those fantastic IMAX..if nearby... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

The Space Shuttle is awesome, of course. So it's definitely worth going. There are a number of other exhibits as well, so you won't be bored. It's a bit of a maze, so take your time. Go when it's quiet. We went on a Sunday afternoon in January. No crowds. Parking is $10, but you can go to other museums... More 

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