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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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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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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Wish I had more time and my best friend

I went to see the space shuttle endeavor and found so much more. The aquarium was cool the hands-on displays were top notch. The spacecraft and satellite exhibits were wonderful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I went to see the space shuttle endeavor and found so much more. The aquarium was cool the hands-on displays were top notch. The spacecraft and satellite exhibits were wonderful. The food was even pretty good. Take time to catch one of their IMAX movies. The space shuttle was amazing and watching the videos and exhibit displays were out of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I wanted to go here to see the space shuttle and maybe an Imax movie. When I left I remembered the aquarium the most. Enjoyed the food. Easy parking but had to pay. Football stadium was a letdown, to many gates and trucks to even get a photo. I know they have a lot of events this time of year... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited here on the way to the airport, to kill sime time before our flight. We are glad we stopped in! The museum has different sections on the environment, and a massive aquarium. There are also a number of NASA artifacts, including the Endeavour Space Shuttle! While this was a paid attraction to see (and the IMAX), the rest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Do the endeavour tour! My kids didn't know of The Endeavour Shuttle but they loved it, closest thing you'll get to nasa without going to nasa. Lots of other things to keep kids entertained, some of the interactive exhibits were broken but overall a good day out

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Have been here many times. Great place for a day with my baby. Exhibits are very well done and the IMAX movie selection is usually great. Fantastic place to take a walk around the area as well.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My kids loved this museum! We were only there for 2 hours and saw about half of the museum. It's very hands-on and the shuttle Endeavor is amazing to see in real-life. The museum is free. We didn't go to the IMAX which does have a fee. Parking is $12. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

There is a lot to see and do for kids, especially if they like space aviation. Highlight is certainly the Endeavour! Also nice that there is no entrance fee, donations wanted..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is great! It's all free to visit except for the Space Shuttle, which is well worth the few bucks to go see as well! It's located in Exposition Park, where there are several other very worthwhile museums right next door to stop by and visit as well. The Space Shuttle is incredible! It always looks small in pictures,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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