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Jet Propulsion Laboratory

4800 Oak Grove Dr, Pasadena, CA 91109
+1 818-354-4321
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A Must See for old and young alike (and together)

I have attended a couple of the Open House events over the past 6 years and I am simply amazed at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PAC626
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Sierra Madre, California
From Earth to Mars in our backyard

Great visit. Our guide was superb. If fact all the staff at JPL was more than cordial. Made for a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RPVWilly
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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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4800 Oak Grove Dr, Pasadena, CA 91109
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have attended a couple of the Open House events over the past 6 years and I am simply amazed at how many people show up to learn about the facility and their involvement in the Space Program. The effort and attention paid by the...More

Thank PAC626
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great visit. Our guide was superb. If fact all the staff at JPL was more than cordial. Made for a wonderful afternoon

Thank RPVWilly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was cool. I went as a b-day present. We spent the nite in Pasadena because we didn't want to hassle with L A traffic commute. You come out OF THE TOUR understanding the different NASA specialty locations and this one is for building robots...More

1  Thank Bridget B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is something I've wanted to do for years. Almost everything you read or hear about in terms of our space exploration program happens here. It has a marvelous history (which the tour doesn't emphasize as much as it should), and its current programs are...More

Thank DonaldYokum
Reviewed 11 July 2017

They are open to the public once in May. Sign up online early as all available spaces are rapidly filled. Great for the entire family. Meet and talk to the actual people working on the various projects.

Thank stephencK6534IO
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We booked months ago...and went with friends. It was very informative and exciting. Parking was a bit of a challenge. Come a bit early, or you'll have to catch up with the tour in progress. Since the JPL is funded by NASA, who knows what...More

Thank agraves26
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Promised 2,5-hour walking tour around the facility was spent first 20 minutes checking in the late-arriving guests. Then a dash to watch a film, a visit to the clean room viewing terrace, a dash to see either two short films OR study the exhibits in...More

Thank NewExperience2014
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Went to the open house today and had a blast! We had tickets for entry at 9am and I'm so glad we went early! Beat alot of the crowds and the heat! It was super hot by the time we left there. Everyone was really...More

1  Thank cheryl l
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I think not enough people in Southern California know about this tour, but schools certainly do. The tour itself is fantastic and the JPL staff do a really good job explaining the history and the current activities of JPL. As many have pointed out, you...More

1  Thank mohsenmd
Reviewed 2 June 2017

You must register on-line and make a reservation way in advance, but it's well worth it. You can spend two and a half or nearly three hours learning the history of JPL, which is probably overdue for a more descriptive name change, view the super...More

1  Thank mongoose1950
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MelitaAnn
21 February 2017|
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Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
Unless you will literally be in the area, not sure you would find the gift shop worth going out of your way for. It is rather small.Since it is a closed facility, you cannot walk around and I am not sure if the gift center... More
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dalevanstratten
25 January 2017|
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Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
The web site says that tours need to be scheduled 3 weeks in advance so not why you believe it to be 6 months unless it is because they usually get reserved about 6 months in advance. However, to answer your question about... More
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