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The Space Station Museum

Closes in 29 min: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Outstanding Space Memorabilia and Learning Opportunities

This is an amazing museum! It has lots of actual space travel memorabilia for up close... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Novato, California
Really good for free

It had surprising items pertaining to space and I loved it! Doesn't take too long to see. I... read more

Reviewed March 15, 2019
Mountain View, California
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1 week ago
“Outstanding Space Memorabilia and Learning Opportunities”
Mar 15, 2019
“Really good for free”
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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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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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 1 week ago

This is an amazing museum! It has lots of actual space travel memorabilia for up close examination. There are lots of items to purchase that you can take home to learn even more. Frequently, they hold on-site presentations with actual astronauts and other professionals. Even...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 15, 2019

It had surprising items pertaining to space and I loved it! Doesn't take too long to see. I spent almost one hour there, but they were chatty about people in the area and it was over all really wonderful.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed January 8, 2019

This is a pretty small museum but it is packed full of information that kids are interested in. Want to see a full size space suit? This is your place. Easy parking too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RFW1943
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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Shuweb-com
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.

Date of experience: July 2017
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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank ProfCB
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.

Date of experience: February 2017
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!!!

Date of experience: February 2017
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

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank kristiw936
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

Date of experience: July 2016
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