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U.S. Space and Rocket Center

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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...more
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1 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL 35805-3371
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Reviewed today

For an adult, this place is not bad. The history and exhibits are interesting and the detail is great. But for a child, especially a young child, this place comes off as dated and boring. I think this place could use more interactive exhibits. Also,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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RocketCenterUSA, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you so much for visiting us, and for your feedback. We will pass this along to our museum management team. We have updated the IMAX Theater to our state-of-the-art, all-new INTUITIVE Planetarium. We also offer workshops for children, including the Spark!Lab, which features daily...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We got to see the Apollo Moon exhibit, visiting for a short time. We had to coax some others over for the Moon Shot. For the Lunar Rover, we joined a group of kids who added to the fun of that ride. We explored most...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Marty D
RocketCenterUSA, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Marty! Thank you so much for visiting us! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We hope you'll visit us again and stay an entire day!

Reviewed 1 week ago

my son just got a job in the area as an aerospace engineer so we came here to check it out. I found it fascinating even though I am not a big spaced person. The history of Huntsville was very interesting to read.

Date of experience: August 2019
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RocketCenterUSA, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you so much for visiting us! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW!!!!! lots of fun things to see and do at the Huntsville Center. it's great for kids or adults and the staff is knowledgeable and friendly. it's a trip worth taking TAKE a good digital camera with lots of storage

Date of experience: April 2019
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RocketCenterUSA, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Thomas! Thank you so much for your kind words. We'll pass your great comments along to our staff. Thank you for visiting us, and for the five-star review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was everything I imagined and more. You will not be disappointed in this visit if you like space exploration

Date of experience: August 2019
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RocketCenterUSA, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded today

We're glad you visited us! Thank you for your five-star review.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Just wow, so well designed, wonderful glimpse of history and what we can achieve by working together, we saw the Apollo movie, we were able to see the movie and all the exhibits in one day, but ran out of time for the planetarium.

Date of experience: September 2019
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RocketCenterUSA, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you so much for visiting us! We're glad you had a great experience at our museum.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being an aerospace professional and total STEM geek I was like a kid in a candy store!!! All the exhibits, placards were great. Staff was super friendly, entertaining, knowledgeable and willing ness to help was above and beyond. The planetarium was amazing. A must visit...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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RocketCenterUSA, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you so much for your kind words! We hope you'll visit us again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a surprisingly detailed historical account of the USA's space industry. I expected mostly science, but they did a great job placing the various events into the historical context of the era and what was happening in the world at the time. There's plenty...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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RocketCenterUSA, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded today

We strive to have activities for all ages, so we are thrilled to hear that your entire family enjoyed the museum. We hope you'll visit us again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a family with kids from 7 to 11. And several adults. We spent the entire day there and learned so much. There was something for everyone. Took the bus tour, good for the adults and a break for the kids. The rides were...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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RocketCenterUSA, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you so much for your five-star reviews! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the museum. We hope you will visit us again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

The space center has excellent displays of all kinds of rockets, space station systems and with the new building that houses so much more so even on a rainy day you get to see rockets and spaceships close up. This is a must do when...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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RocketCenterUSA, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Tory! Thank you so much for your five-star review. We will pass your kind comments along to our team.

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brittathan
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Response from RocketCenterUSA | Property representative |
Hi! You can visit the gift shop without paying admission.
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Response from Stay546548 | Reviewed this property |
You do not need to purchase in advance, but there is a slight decrease in cost if you purchase a combo admission/movie. Enjoy!
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