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Unique, and informative

This is a truly unique place to visit. With part history, part knowledge and of course many parts... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Burbank, California
Space History in the making

Lots of walking to see the most interesting story of the next trip to Mars. Construction, testing... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2019
Pauline K
Yorktown Heights, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a truly unique place to visit. With part history, part knowledge and of course many parts of coolness, there is much to learn and see here. If you have any curiosity of space, this will quench that curiosity and then some. I am...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Batdog62
Reviewed 10 February 2019

Lots of walking to see the most interesting story of the next trip to Mars. Construction, testing, history of space travel all on one site. Make plans early.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Pauline K
Reviewed 13 January 2019

JPL open house was such a success with its long lines to get in, lack of parking and overcrowding that they now provide public tours outside of the open house event. The only draw back is the lack of informative public outreach tents and kid...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Donald F
Reviewed 13 December 2018

A must place to visit,for all astronomy enthusiasts when you are around Los Angeles. But a very advanced planning is required. It’s better to arrive at the venue well in advance,since the parking is limited for visitors!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Enappen
Reviewed 17 November 2018

We received a guided tour of JPL from a friend who works there, and it was amazing. We saw the Mission Control Room, as well as the clean room where they are assembling the next spacecraft bound for Mars in 2020. JPL must have more...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RebelVirginia
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Extremely interesting tour of the facilities & presentation about the history & future of space exploration. So glad we were able to reserve a spot on the free tour. They open up a tour date months & months in advance & it fills up instantly!...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank nellatenaj
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Just went there for a visit but didn’t do tour because needing to book something or else to go inside but I was there just for visit. finding parking wasn’t easy.To see all the NASA has to offer that’s it till next time the tour.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank HidalgoKlein
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Parking is terrible at JPL, but the tours are worth the pain. The museum and static displays are great for all ages. Getting to see the landers and satellites in person gives a much better scale of size than what you see on television or...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank timg742
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

When you book a tour and see hoe fast sits are gone you have the impression that this is a must see and hope you are going on a life changing event. Reality is completely different. They show you a home made quality movie, some...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank David P
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Fantastic experience touring NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory with my son who was doing an internship. For those without inside connections, one can book a public tour but beware these spots fill up quickly and should be requested months in advance. I'd recommend first heading to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank sazoram
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8 January 2019|
Response from nellatenaj | Reviewed this property |
Die Touren füllen sich fast sofort, wenn sie verfügbar sind. Sie öffnen in der Regel am 1. des Monats MEHRERE Monate im Voraus. Zum Beispiel könnten die Touren für Juli am 1. Januar eröffnet worden sein. Ihre Website... More
23 December 2018|
Response from Enappen | Reviewed this property |
Kindly visit JPL website,to know more details about Jet Propulsion Laboratory visits. Looks like in January 2019,they open tour reservations for June 2019. So please the website, for any updates.
Paz A
24 August 2018|
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Response from Enappen | Reviewed this property |
Regarding guest rooms, you should have entered in their visitor’s book kept at the arrival hall/ reception of JPL. One should understand it’s a place visited by public of all walks of life. It’s also the duty of visitors to... More