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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
700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037-1254
+1 323-724-3623
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Reviewed 2 days ago

So special. Much to see; many spaces in which to linger! Beautiful grounds surrounding. Nice way to spend an afternoon

Thank seniormrs
Reviewed 2 days ago

In addition to the "normal" exhibits (a lot of hands-on science stuff), the main attraction here is the space shuttle Endeavor. I was lucky enough to watch it fly overhead (attached to a plane) before it was then taken through the streets of LA on...More

Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited here with my wife and young child. As a free attraction, this is one of, if not the, best in LA. There are various science sections which look great fun for the kids. But the accompanying attractions, such as the Mercury capsule, space suits...More

Thank TonyWIreland
Reviewed 4 days ago

The space shuttle was amazing to see. Then all the exhibits were great and interactive for both adults and children. Something of interest for everyone. Wish we would have had more time there. Staff was helpful and informative. Will go again. Parking is easy cost...More

Thank Tim J
Reviewed 4 days ago

We only have half a day, so we spent most of our time at the Space Shuttle Endeavors. We paid and reserves ticket ahead of time. We took a campus tour of USC in the morning, and then we walk over to the Science Center....More

Thank LIKEITIS1000
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Boss & I have been there a while back. I can say it is well worth the effort. As it is well set up and organized, The price of admission is pretty reasonable. Now for some hints Its in a bad neighborhood. So do...More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not only is the California Science Center located in Exposition Park (home of the LA Memorial Coliseum) but it has a Blackbird (A-12 version) in the front. Then after walking around the Museum filled with great exhibits you get to see the Endeavor Space Shuttle....More

Thank JPDucks
Reviewed 4 days ago

There is lots to see and do, some of it hands-on for kids. However, you might want to check about reservations/tickets ahead of time for shows/events/experiences. The times can fill up quickly.

Thank JR125
Reviewed 5 days ago

You can see the Endeavour, just remember to book your place in advance. Only $2.00 USD per person. Grate part of space history and worth the visit. The entrance to the museum is free. The museum is very well kept and set up. they have...More

Thank Hoyos H
Reviewed 6 days ago

We absolutely enjoyed seeing the shuttle up close! So incredible! The docents were also very helpful. We spoke at length to one older guy who worked for NASA. He was FULL of great information.

Thank LIsaMarie_112
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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
Silvia N
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....,
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.