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Managed to get a tour with a group

Apparently it's become quite popular as of the writing of this review it's 2019 before you can find... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Paz A
Tour of a lifetime!

Fantastic experience touring NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory with my son who was doing an... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Rochester, NY
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

1  Thank David P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Apparently it's become quite popular as of the writing of this review it's 2019 before you can find any available slots. The tour is good and informative, you visit 4 or 5 venues on the 'campus' you are free to take pics anywhere (it's not...More

Thank Paz A
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

1  Thank sazoram
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Impressive history, phenomenal scientific and engineering feats. Inspiring personnel and facilities. Highly recommend!

Thank Alyssa D
Reviewed 18 May 2018

It’s a great tour. Other reviews cover all the details. If you love space exploration then this is for you. Get online and follow directions. It took us a few tries to secure spots on a tour and they’re booked months ahead but it’s well...More

6  Thank pekotime
Reviewed 5 March 2018

From time to time JPL scientists provide lectures for free about their work. The Von Karman series is excellent - generally every other month on Thursday evenings. The mueseum section is outstanding. Want to see a life size replica of one of their Space Missions?...More

3  Thank Katrina1222
Reviewed 1 March 2018

JPL has been involved in the development of our space technology. The campus is massive with over 30 buildings. You see some of the actual space modules. The tour is very insightful and is an excellent tour for all ages. Note - you need to...More

2  Thank DMUH
Reviewed 16 February 2018

One the to-go places in the world, let alone California. Can't miss this. Unless you can't stand science!

Thank Salvatore F
Reviewed 14 February 2018

All of the United States' robotic space exploration funnels through JPL. The spacecraft are conceived of, designed, and assembled here. The mission control teams are all here. The Deep Space Network of radio dishes in the US, Spain, and Australia are all controlled from here....More

1  Thank Steven L
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Great place to tour inside and out. The gardens around the area are lovely with roaig deer. FUn tour.

Thank Jane S
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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