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California Science Center

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Address: 700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037-1254
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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)

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Visited the CSC, really good museum. Lots of school children on our visit who all seemed to be really enjoying themselves. The Pixar exhibition is worth paying to see, incredible... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited the CSC, really good museum. Lots of school children on our visit who all seemed to be really enjoying themselves. The Pixar exhibition is worth paying to see, incredible what goes into making a film. The Endeavour is a truly spectacular sight to behold.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved it! We spent quite a bit of time looking around & reading all the information inside the display. Spent some time talking to one of the guides, very nice and informed gentleman. If you have the slightest interest in this.......DON'T MISS IT! The Imax 3D space movie was just awsome, felt like we could reach out and touch the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I took a group of high schoolers here. we LOVED the PIXAR exhibit. It was so informative about the process of creating movies as well as describing jobs and lots of hands on. Seeing the Endeavor was mind boggling as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Free admission, but you can pay for special exhibits as interest demands. Can't believe you can literally walk under the NASA Space Shuttle Endeavor! WOW. Inside you can see space capsules from Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo. Pretty incredible this is all in LA and not in FL or Houston. You can only see all 4 manned spacecraft here in LA... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to bring children. The space shuttle alone is worth the visit. And he's right beside the Expo line so you do not have to worry about parking or traffic. There are many interesting exhibits and some are interactive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My students watched the launch of this vehicle;,I went to Edwards AFB to watch it come home. A full circle!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good exhibition, children were staying whole day and asked to go back next day. A lot of good information.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended this Center/Museum as a chaperone/volunteer for my son's 4th grade field trip. Although we had a limited time there, it is a great place. The facility is clean and staff are friendly and knowledgeable. They have an outside area to touch sealife and indoor exhibits with hands on educational purposes. The best part was seeing the Space Shuttle... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seeing space shuttles up close along with other former space capsules was very intereatingband educational for young and old. I saw this shuttle make its last flight in route to this final location and it was amazing to see it up close in this museum.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The NASA Space Shuttle Endeavour: that was *cool*. I'd not seen one in person. We enjoyed watching the brief movie about how it arrived. The external tank that is also there was not accessible. It wasn't clear why they didn't allow visitors to see it up close. Much of the museum feels a bit, well, tired and in desperate need... More 

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