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California Science Center

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Address: 700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037-1254
Phone Number: +1 323-724-3623
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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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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Who couldn't resist the chance to see a real space shuttle ! me thats who. Entry is free apart from when you have to reserve your entry to the shuttle which is weekends and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Who couldn't resist the chance to see a real space shuttle ! me thats who. Entry is free apart from when you have to reserve your entry to the shuttle which is weekends and holidays, paid parking as well. Other than that a great break from the stars ...loads to see and do more biased towards children really other than... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

General Admission to the California Science Center is FREE and what a fun way to spend an afternoon! I went with two other adults and we all agreed this isn't just for kids. Very easy to get to via Metro. It's free to see the space shuttle exhibit but reservations are required on weekends and holidays, and reserving online is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Brought parents here during their last visit and really enjoyed the Space Shuttle Exhibit. As someone who grew up watching many launches and returns of the Shuttles, the CSC gives you a great experience to learn about it and then view it in all it's awesomeness. They're in the process of a multi-year move to an adjacent building where it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The science center is always a fun spot to visit on a weekend when your bored and looking to do something free. Admission is free as you only need pay parking which I believe is $10 unless they changed it. Lots to do and learn and gotten even better with the addition of the shuttle. That part isn't free but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has a wow factor and well worth a visit in all aspects. The shuttle is a wonderful aircraft and it's shear size,shape...is overwhelming. A history was made and being next to such a momentous amalgamation of science. ..is worth every cent. Must visit and admire this human creation and sucess.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Endeavour is the star undoubtedly, but there is much more to see. The ecosystems is nice. It's the first time I saw an ants nest under the ground. Good display for kids

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here to see the space shuttle Endeavor and it didn't disappoint. You can walk around the entire shuttle and read all about it. Best of all it's FREE!! All the ask is a donation. The cafeteria is above average

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the science center to see a film showing there. Great place.remined of the exploratorium in SF

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great free facility - but one to avoid if the LA Rams are playing - the traffic was chaotic even by LA standards! Worth paying the extra to view the imax cinema and to see Endeavour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow you can even touch something that was in space. Very educational . And very well organized. We will take friends that come to visit us all the time.

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