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California Science Center

700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037-1254
+1 323-724-3623
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USD 94.49*
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Hollywood, California Science Center, and the Griffith Observatory from Anaheim
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USD 72.00*
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Private Half-Day Los Angeles City Tour
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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.
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037-1254
+1 323-724-3623
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Reviewed yesterday

Entry by donation! A lot of space exhibits including a Shuttle. There are particularly activities for children including inside a hurricane and climbing wall. A balance bike challenges adults as it is many feet from the ground. The interactive nature of this excellent museum is...More

Thank Tonyisleham
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Such a hit with us and the kids. The Endeavour was incredible to see. There are a lot of things to look at and to interact with. Can get busy with local school groups.

Thank MrsMorgan77
Reviewed 4 days ago

I spent about 3 hours here, this place is great. Very neat place, the shuttle was worth the visit. In a few years when they add the new building this place will be busy.

Thank firebear1961
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We planned stopping by for 1 night in Los Angeles to see the Body World's exhibit, it is amazing and if you are into learning about anatomy this is a must see place. You can see human body preserved in motion poses. Muscles have been...More

Thank Arnold G
Reviewed 6 days ago

A very impressive collection of space exploration history. Before my visit I had no idea that the collection would be as expansive as it was. From the tires to the shuttle itself. The whole series of Mercury and Gemini capsules on display. Southern California had...More

Thank johnb9291
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Walking in to see Endeavor was so incredible. Touching the wheels, seeing the gouges from debris, and all of the missions in the room was incredible. Big 10 year old son and I were in awe. We also really enjoyed the river display, kelp beds...More

Thank amber1127
Reviewed 6 days ago

One of LA's treasures. I first went for the IMAX movies, which are breathtaking. The state of the art theater puts you right in the heart of it. I actually prefer the regular films over the 3-D movies, but they are all so well produced....More

Thank soulart99
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be warned: This is a heavily populated place for school field trips. There are a lot of kids throughout the day so it's probably best to call ahead and find out what times are the most quiet if you're looking to get a relaxing and...More

Thank NeoNorth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time it’s a wonderful experience!!! My 6 and 7 year olds enjoy and never want to leave when it’s about that time!!!

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an entertaining and comprehensive Museum with something for everyone. The day we went there were lots of School groups and it was also free to enter. We came to see the Space Shuttle Endeavour but were equally impressed by the rest of the...More

Thank CassandraHolly
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17 November 2017|
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Response from amber1127 | Reviewed this property |
They said they only do reservations during peak times. If you are planning on going this week they considered it a peak time so yes. It was amazing though so call and make sure.
Silvia N
18 July 2017|
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Response from Alice C | Reviewed this property |
And I had forgotten but they do give you two free parking passes that are worth about eight to $10 each and some free tickets to the IMAX theater along with some free tickets to the bicycle that is suspended above the main... More
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18 July 2017|
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Response from traveling_man0904 | Reviewed this property |
You can do it in person while at the center, or go on-line to their website....,