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“great science museum” 4 of 5 stars
Review of California Science Center

California Science Center
700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037
+1 323-724-3623
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Ranked #7 of 382 attractions in Los Angeles
Type: Science Museums
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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.
Los Angeles, California
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“great science museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

A great science museum, especially for elementary age kids. Many of the same things you'll see at other science museums, but also many unique exhibits. We've been to many science museums and this is definitely one of the best.

Visited January 2013
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“Please help if you can!!!!!!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

I went here in october to see the shuttle-it is an awesome,But While I Was There My entire camera bag was stolen/misplaced.Im hoping whover found it has aheart as i do and could at least return the irreplaceable sd photo cards to me--no questions asked!! The camera gear totalled aprox 5000.00-but i can replace that not the photos.my name John Genova 312 623 2783 5706 n. manton ave Chicago,Ill 60646 If i found something like this i would certainly make sure it got to its rightfull owner-hopind u can do the same. Nothing against the space center it was outstanding--please post this review-maybe it will help-im out of options,

Visited October 2013
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“Thanksgiving in LA”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Went here to see the Endeavor. Wonderful Science museum and mostly all free. Costs $2 to see the space ship. Lots of hands on things to do for kids. Excellent experience.

Visited November 2013
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“Worth the price of admission (donation only during the week)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

If money is tight but you want to see the space shuttle Endeavor I would recommend going on a Monday, when it is quiet and admission is free (although donations are appreciated). The Center is clean and inviting. The staff are friendly and informative. And the space shuttle Endeavor is worth the price of admission.

Visited November 2013
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“Saw the imax and Endeavor”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

We did not have time to see the whole museum and only saw the iMax movie and Endeavor which was our primary interest. It was a long long wait to get in to see the Endeavor and I am so glad I bought the tickets in advance as it got sold out later that day. It is a total inspiring moment to see the space shuttle in its enormity. The iMax movie we saw was Spacestation in 3d and it felt like you are actually in that space shuttle. The effects are so real. Totally recommend it to everyone.

Visited November 2013
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