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U.S. Space and Rocket Center
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$24.00*
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US Space and Rocket Center Admission
Ranked #1 of 68 things to do in Huntsville
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Owner description: Home to Space Camp, Aviation Challenge and NASA's Official Visitor Information Center for Marshall Space Flight Center; The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is recognized as one of the most comprehensive U.S. manned space flight hardware museums in the world.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Stairs / elevator, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Food available for purchase
iowa city, ia
Level 6 Contributor
407 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
“Enjoyed our visit.”
Reviewed March 24, 2014

We visited on the afternoon of Monday, March 17th. It was easy to find. And once you got close you could see the tallest Rockets guiding you to the area. It was not terribly busy and we were able to park in the closest parking lot. Entry fee for an adult (13 and up) is $20. This seems a bit too expensive to me. The inside exhibits were interesting and I think I most enjoyed the Saturn V Rocket, the Apollo 16 Capsule and the Lunar Excursion Module. The Mobile Quarantine Facility Trailer was also very fascinating. Especially with the indoor exhibits, you may have to navigate your way through many, many groups of kids from the Space Camp. It was fun seeing so many youngsters having a great time. The outdoor exhibits were for the most part also very fascinating. Some of the exhibits look very worn and it seems like you are walking through a junk yard. But at the same time I will probably never see anything like this again. We were too late to make it on the Bus tour of the Marshall Space Flight Center. This sounds like a nice tour and if I make it back to Huntsville, I will make sure I do this bus tour. All in all it was a very nice visit and would have liked it even more if it were not quite so expensive.

Visited March 2014
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Hampton, Virginia
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“Awe-inspiring Experience”
Reviewed March 22, 2014

Wonderful display of so many incredible achievements by mankind over the last half-century and more! Awesome cafeteria, though a bit pricey, has excellent selection and good quality food! Plenty of entertainment for families, friends, and anyone else looking for a new, fun, and eye-opening learning experience!

Visited March 2014
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Thorsby, Alabama, United States
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“Girl Scout Trip”
Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

We had an awesome visit to the space center. The girls favorite part was the rides and rock climbing wall. Plan om staying at least 4 or 5 hours. Our package included lunch which was very yummy. Enjoyed a fun fill adventurous day.

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USSRC, Public Relations Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this review, March 19, 2014
Thank you for your feedback on your recent trip. We hope you and the Girl Scout group will come back and visit us again soon.
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Decent place to stop”
Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

We were excited to stop at the space center. It looked really neat lit up at night. Id say it is very over priced. Interesting facts and replicas but it is alot of the same thing in dofferent forms. You see one rocket you have seen them all. Great areas for children and id say we enjoyed it over all.

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tampa
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“Space History”
Reviewed March 17, 2014

Wow, what a great place. It`s much better then Kennedy Space Center, more exhibits. \it is a great learning oppurtunity. A must see for space and rocket buffs.

Visited April 2013
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USSRC, Public Relations Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this review, March 19, 2014
We are so glad you enjoyed your time here. Thanks for taking the time to let us know and we hope to see you back in the future.
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