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Space Center Houston

Address: 1601 NASA Road One, Houston, TX 77058
Phone Number: (281) 244-2100
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Ranked #23 of 126 Attractions in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Government Buildings, Science Museums, Museums
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Houston's top attraction is the official visitor's center for NASA...
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Type: Government Buildings, Science Museums, Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: Houston's top attraction is the official visitor's center for NASA, where simulations allow you to experience what it's like to walk in space or land on the moon. Visitors can also tour the NASA control center.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Llucmajor, Spain
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Very interesting and learfull. Incredible what has been archieved. Something for all ages, big or small, child or adult.

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

This has to be one of my favourite tours or attractions I have ever visited. We paid a little extra and got the audio device ($6 extra), which I would recommend. Lots of exhibits on the tram tour and inside the main building. We were there for at least four hours and could have seen more, but got too tired.

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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW via mobile

Learn and enjoy the trip! I really want to go there again with really space shuttle exhibition, not like the faked one as they have now! Also, they need to improve the outlook!

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Houston, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

This is one of my favorite places to go. i dreamed of being an astronaut when i was younger and i almost feel like i am there. The building where you watch the testing and equipment development intrigued me and if i did not have to leave with the tour, i would have stayed all day watching.

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Austin, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

A space museum with lots of wonderful exhibits. Interesting place for adults as well as kids. Can learn a lot. We got the tickets at the counter and the prices were okay. There is a cafeteria inside the museum but not that great food. Do not miss to see the massive full scale replica of the space shuttle parked outside... More 

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Haren, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

The Space Center provides a comprehensive view into space history. To a lesser extend the future is covered. But that is only logical. As an adult I liked the exhibitions, as a kid I would probably have been mesmerized by the shere sight of the Saturn 5 rocket. To be recommended!

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Natalia, TX
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

Our family had a great time and my son got a photo like an astronaut! So much fun! It has actual simulators family loved it!

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Houston, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

Space Lovers will enjoy this...For all ages. If you are in Houston, it is a must Visit. Better book online to get good discount. Otherwise the ticket price will be higher at the counter

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 NEW

Great Price. Great Tours. Great displays of space stuff. Make sure to bring your camera and post loads of pics on social media.

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Herentals, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

If you want to get close to Space and Astronauts you must come here! We all new rockets were big...and complicated.... but when you see your own eyes.... Take your Kids, plan all day. Consider lunch in there.

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