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California Science Center

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Address: 700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037
Phone Number: +1 323-724-3623
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Description: Space Shuttle Endeavour on display in the California Science Center's...
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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Scheduled time for entry,that way there is never to many people. The first impression AWE. Still thinking of it brings tears to the eyes. I was able to see a part of living... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

A free museum aimed at families with younger kids. All the exhibits and concepts were explained well and there were also educational games for the kids. We enjoyed it as a group of four adults but didn't stick around very long as an hour was long enough. Our favourite sections were the kelp forest and fish tanks. Some of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Scheduled time for entry,that way there is never to many people. The first impression AWE. Still thinking of it brings tears to the eyes. I was able to see a part of living history.absolutely a must see if you plan on coming to Los Angeles.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

My wife and I have wanted to see the Endeavour Space Shuttle and we had never been to it's home at the California Science Center. We were expecting to get into line and simply see the space craft - and had we done that we would have been happy because it's awesome. However, in order to get into the Endeavour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Came here for the Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibition. The Exhibition was great, really neat to see. Other than that they had a lot of really cool areas to go through. Highly recommend coming here if you have kids.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful museum with exhibits that do change from time to time. Take a few hours to experience it....I like the space exhibition.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I visited the center mainly for the space exhibition. I'm very impressed and excited to see the Endeavor and all the space ships/shuttles exhibition and films. It's a place that can't be missed when visit LA.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Wonderful!!! We alotted almost 2 hours for exhibit before our imax show. We rushed through the scrolls and surrounding exhibits in the room to make our movie on time. Another 20-30 minutes would have been perfect. Highly advise seeing movie first and then exhibit so you don't have to rush. Or show up early for exhibit before it gets crowded... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Recently attended the California State Science Fair here and visited the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit. As always the Science Center didn't let me down. While some of the permanent exhibits are getting worn out the full scope of the whole center is worth the time. With the space shuttle there now it's really something.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This was well-done, and had room for self-paced experience. Very popular, so plan for some crowding, but overall well displayed. Bias in presentation was not to heavy, although some theologian archiologists might argue some of the points made. The rest of the center is beautiful, sleek and a comfortable way to spend the day feeding the mind. Food service available,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We visited the center largely to see the Endeavor. The exhibits surrounding the shuttle were great, particularly the timeline exhibit that included all missions for all the shuttles (we learned, for example, that most of the Atlantis' missions were military missions). The best photo shot of the Endeavor is actually in the gift shop space in the hangar. There were... More 

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Additional Information about California Science Center

Address: 700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037
Phone Number: +1 323-724-3623
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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