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U.S. Space and Rocket Center

1 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL 35805-3371
+1 800-637-7223
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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.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL 35805-3371
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had the opportunity to go to the U.S. Space & Rocket Center with my 4th grader’s class. I had never been, so I was excited to go as well. There are a number of exhibits in the main hall that are awesome. Even if...More

Thank MBradleyBran
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USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you so much for visiting us! We are delighted that you had the opportunity to attend with your child's class. Visit us again soon!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are even remotely interested/fascinated by aviation or the space program, then this is the place for you. The layout is great, the exhibits are modern and well upkept, and the staff are wonderful. I would recommend visiting here just to see the Saturn...More

Thank chinook773
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We spent almost 8 hours here and didn't see one building. I've read the reviews about it's too expensive, I guess these people didn't tour the complete facility. Anyone who loves the history of US space program, will like this place. We went on the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The US Space and Rocket Center is a Smithsonian and NASA affiliate. It is well known for Space Camp (and they now have Space Camp for adults!) as well as many exhibits from the space programs. There are exhibits about Mars, the ISS (Space Station)...More

Thank Chris S
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USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Chris! Thank you so much for visiting us and for your review. Your feedback is highly appreciated and will help us to improve. We are currently in the process of preserving our outdoor exhibits, starting with Rocket Park. We are happy to hear that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for the Biergarten (a March- October event) and we were disappointed in the food but the part of the museum we saw was great.

Thank MilHistory_Traveller
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You cannot get any closer to where America developed our spacecraft, and the rockets needed to boost them. An Outdoor display of the missiles developed at The Marshall Space Flight center, on Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. Inside the displays may very in one center. But in...More

Thank d0uglas2018
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USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for visiting us! We're happy you had a chance to talk to our NASA Emeritus Docents. They are truly an asset to our museum. Visit us again soon!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had been here a couple of times as a younger child and to the Kennedy Space Center in the last 5 years. What made this trip special and excellent was being given the VIP treatment by Rich, one of the guides working when we...More

Thank halebs
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Huntsville rocket center is a great place to learn about the history of several different NASA programs that brought the USA to space. You’ll definitely want to get the Stars Combo ticket which includes an IMAX movie for just 5$ more than a regular...More

Thank Nick V
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day trip from Nashville! We left early and arrived just after it opened. We watched the imax movie immediately and then enjoyed the museum. We had a 4 year old and 6 year old and they enjoyed about 3 hours before they were ready...More

Thank les5376
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USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for visiting and for your five-star review. We are happy to hear that your children enjoyed the museum! Visit us again soon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I like it. This is my kind of thing (Science Museums). Lots of displays under construction. Rocket garden is in somewhat rough shape. It has an Imax (round like an observatory) that is amongst the least nice that I have experienced. The SATURN V building...More

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USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you so much for your review and feedback. We are currently in the process of preserving our Rocket Park area, starting with signage throughout the park. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the Saturn V Hall! We also offer Adult and Family...More

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I would call them, as I think I remember something for visitors from other countries. There is only English on displays.
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