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California Science Center

700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037-1254
+1 323-724-3623
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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 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037-1254
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The California Science Center has become my favorite attraction to take visiting friends and family. The IMAX movies are always a treat - my favorite is the Hubble Telescope movie (mind and heart altering). But my very favorite exhibit is her ladyship- The Endeavor. I...More

Thank JandCRTravelers
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went primarily to see the space shuttle Endeavour. It was amazing to see this in person as well as some of the other bits like the Apollo shuttle and other related items. Our experience was made better by the staff one of which came...More

Thank FioHu
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There are several museums at the CSS. Worth visiting are the science center and the body world expo. The American history museum is only worth it if you have extra time on the day. Parking costs 12 dollars a day. The body world's expo is...More

1  Thank Bart L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I basically went here to see the Space Shuttle Endeavor - was not disappointed. Be sure you take a look at the external fuel tank too. It's the last of its kind. Overall, I had a good experience here, but a majority of the place...More

1  Thank USMEagleFan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The shuttle is bigger than life in person.I loved this place. Plenty of parking but it not free. It had lots to see and do. Great interesting place for all ages. Plenty of restrooms.

Thank MSReviewer007
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to see the Human Body show with a visit to the Endeavour as a bonus. The space and lay-out are conducive to allow you to stop and really experience the exhibits. Videos, great explanations on cards, good flow. Lots to see and learn...More

Thank Globaljoan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again, for me to get about to see the wonders of LA & nearby areas I need out of town to visitors. The California Science Center was no exception. This is a wonderful place to loose yourself for a few hours. I grew up...More

1  Thank Morfynn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for families, and something for every age (Very young children will enjoy also). I have been to many science centers around the country. LA's ranks at the top. The exhibits are always really well thought out and worth seeing. If you are visiting LA,...More

Thank Greta P
Reviewed 1 week ago

you need lots of time so much to do and see. Beautiful area amazing seeing the size of the space shuttle.

Thank wendoveravenue
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for the space shuttle, which was amazing, but there were lots of other cool exhibits here- all free! Great place to spend a hot day.

Thank Wendy B
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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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Silvia N
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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....,
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dracula318
26 June 2017|
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Response from Buckmode | Reviewed this property |
Entry to the Science Center is free. You only have to make reservations for the Endeavour exhibit if you go on the weekend. if you are close enough to take the Red Line Metro do it, as it stops right at the Science Center.
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