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“Great value, Excellent place to visit on a Saturday afternoon.”

California Science Center
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Private Half-Day Los Angeles City Tour
Ranked #6 of 560 things to do in Los Angeles
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Crestline, California
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“Great value, Excellent place to visit on a Saturday afternoon.”
Reviewed March 16, 2013

This is an excellent place to visit, on a Saturday afternoon. The admission is free, and there many exhibits inside to see, read about, interactive, etc. Bring your camera too. The Space exhibits is very cool, as well as the aquarium. See the Space shuttle was very cool too, make sure you make advance reservations ahead of time. Just outside is the Rose garden, you can take great photos there too. There are some good eating places across the street, to grab a quick bite. Parking is $10 for your car, better yet, take the Blue line Metro train. It takes you right there!

Visited December 2012
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west australia
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“Earthquake video- Amazing”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

This place is fantastic, we had no intentions of going as it was not on our list of to-dos. Met a couple who just came from there and raved about it, so off we went! The 360deg dome showed how earthquakes affect the world and they stop the video half way to let you know how many earthquakes are happening that given moment and in the past week to month- fascinating. Not only that you feel like you are flying as they lift you up to view the world from above and then down deep into the earth's crust. Very educational and informative. Something that has real life value and knowledge. GO!

Visited January 2013
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Waco, Texas
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“Fun for family”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

We visited to see the Space Shuttle. WOW!!! It was amazing. We also took some time to look around the center. It was very large and great place for the family.

Visited March 2013
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Melvindale, Michigan
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“Great”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

it was AWESOME to see the space shuttle!! The displays they have here are entertaining as well as learning.

Visited January 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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“Always fun and fascinating!”
Reviewed March 15, 2013

CA Science center has risen to LA! Amazing exhibits and now that the space shuttle Endeavor is there is it incredible! Whether you are with family visiting or your own family or a date, it is worth your time and effort to go. Tons of fun things to do outside as well--walk around USC, see a movie, etc. Great to live in LA!

Visited February 2013
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