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U.S. Space and Rocket Center

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Address: 1 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL 35805
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Home to Space Camp, Aviation Challenge and NASA's Official Visitor...

Home to Space Camp, Aviation Challenge and NASA's Official Visitor Information Center for Marshall Space Flight Center; The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is recognized as one of the most comprehensive U.S. manned space flight hardware museums in the world.

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Outstanding hands on space exhibits

This is an amazing place. You could spend all day here. Rockets, lunar module, hands on science stuff. Even if you are not a space geek, you will enjoy this place and learn tons!

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Tamara T
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Clayton, California
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Clayton, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is an amazing place. You could spend all day here. Rockets, lunar module, hands on science stuff. Even if you are not a space geek, you will enjoy this place and learn tons!

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Thank Tamara T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My son is a space fanatic so we wanted to check this out. It's a lot smaller than the Houston and Cape Canaveral space centers but still a great visit! Clean and well layed out, it gave a great history to the space program and more.

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2 Thank Amanda H
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were in Huntsville for a soccer tournament in Decatur, AL. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the space center. The private tour and the iMax movie are well worth the money. I would highly recommend the quick trip to the Space Center.

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Newport, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You need about 6 hours to walk around and see all the sights and take the bus tour. It is set up for kids more than adults as many of these places are now. The space camp brings a lot of kids in and that's fine but beware it can be noisy. The I max film was not that great.

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1 Thank surfgermany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This retired physicist had a ball reliving much of the history of the US Space Program. Plan a full day here.

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Columbia, SC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've been here at least 4 times over the last 6 years. They are continually adding and changing exhibits so much so that our most recent visit we were a 2.5 hrs in before we came across something we had seen before. They have many hands on activities for kids and adults and have added a lot of technology and... More 

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3 Thank SouthernSavers
USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the kind words! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is fantastic! It does show its age somewhat, but you must put it on your to-do list. The Atlas V Hall is the best, modern, and packed with information including local history. We spent quite a bit of time in there but still didn't see it all. The cafeteria (Mars Grille?) is outstanding. Time for us was short... More 

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USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this review

Thanks so much for visiting! We're glad you had a chance to see our National Historic Landmark Saturn V Moon Rocket! More 

Huntsville, Alabama
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

sad actually to have so MUCH available and NO ONE knowledgeable to actually WALK YOU THRU the entire facility explaining things. took my niece there today, shes 12 and was VERY interested in learning about Space Camp (what all they actually DO , what type activity the kids in it experience, etc) and wanted to learn about the different missions,... More 

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USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this review

Hi Lucy. Thank you so much for your feedback and comments. We truly apologize that our museum and programs did not adhere to standards we've set for ourselves as an organization. We would like to follow up with specific details regarding your visit so that our management team can address these issues. Please send an email to social(at)spacecamp(dot)com, and we... More 

Greenbelt, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Is this a museum with and attached theme park, or a theme park with a museum included in the admission price? Not sure of the answer, but since it houses one of the only three surviving Saturn V rockets, it is a must see for anyone who grew up with the space age, or just likes rocketry. For those who... More 

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USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting! We're so glad that you enjoyed our museum. More 

Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed my stay .Staff was very nice. Very friendly. Clean room. Location close to most everything. Breakfast good.

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USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this review

Hi Jean, thank you for your kinds words. Did you attend Space Camp? Visit again soon! More 

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