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The Space Station Museum

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Hands on Space Travel

Great place for adults and children. Extremely knowledgeable staff and you never know who you will... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2017
Bob C
Novato, California
Amazing collection of space stuff

This privately owned museum is one of six little museums in the city of Novato. Take time to see... read more

Reviewed April 9, 2017
San Francisco, California
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The Space Station Museum is a privately funded, volunteered staffed space exploration museum that is operated by the 501c3 non-profit corporation, "The W Foundation" (TWF). TWF owns one of the largest private collections of U.S., Russian and Soviet...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
464 Ignacio Blvd, Pacheco Plaza, Novato, CA 94949-6086
+1 415-524-3940
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Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

The museum itself is tiny, though there is some interesting stuff. It's a place you visit if you happen to be there to eat lunch or go shopping. I visited the place when they had the Novato Space Festival. They put up tents out in...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2017

Great place for adults and children. Extremely knowledgeable staff and you never know who you will meet here. Not an overly large facility but not short on passion.

Thank Bob C
Reviewed April 9, 2017

This privately owned museum is one of six little museums in the city of Novato. Take time to see them all! This one is privately owned by someone who has serious connections with people in the space business and has an amazing collection of memorabilia....More

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Reviewed March 1, 2017

We hung our while waiting for a table at Boca. It was a very pleasant surprise. The best part was the docent, former astronaut.

1  Thank mjmbkk
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Excellent place to learn about our past in the space program!!! And is is free :) Don't miss this valuable source of SPACE TRAVELS!!!

Thank Rita P
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

We drove an hour and a half from Santa Clara just to go here based on the good reviews from Trip Advisor! You can go through this little itty bitty museum in about 20 minutes! While there are a few real artifacts there, it is...More

Thank Kristi W
Reviewed July 8, 2016

It's a bit of a stretch to call this place a museum; but, for those who find the space program fascinating (I hope that's everyone), this is an unexpected prize. Many of the displays are facsimiles, but interesting, nonetheless. For being just a double store-front...More

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Reviewed June 27, 2016

This out of the way location and its dedication to Space is a refreshing place to bring your kids for history thats hard to see up close. Call and check their hours but great for kids of all ages.

1  Thank wpaapw
Reviewed March 12, 2016

An intimate look at space program memorabilia and a great place for kids. Visit after dinner at Boca pizzeria! Good gifts for kids and christmas too, and fairly educational.

1  Thank Angewaa
Reviewed August 27, 2015

Absolutely loved the preservation of real life NASA artifacts and education of this important STEM history. What a gem!

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