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California Science Center

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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...more
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700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037-1254
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Visited the King Tut exhibit which was a wonderful collection of artifacts and historical displays. The final viewing is January 6, 2019 and will be moved to the Cairo museum and may not be available in the U.S. again. While there we visited the Endeavor...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joseph W C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We spent half a day exploring the Science Centre. There is so much to see and apart from the special exhibitions (eg King Tut), it’s all free. It makes education fun and our kids loved it. The Endeavour Space Shuttle is also a highlight. It’s...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ExplorerGabor
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I went down to see the King Tut exhibit with a group of honor roll students. It was a cool collection to see. One could feel the history in the air. Videos explained how the tomb was discovered and items found. Great trip for middle...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Hylianknight
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited the King Tut exhibit and the IMAX Theatre. the King Tut exhibit is truly amazing. The artifacts and gold items from 3000 years ago have to be seen to be believed. Well laid out and very informative display. Followed up with amazing IMAX...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank david h
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited the King Tut exhibit, it was really grand. A few years back (40years ago) when we visited Cairo we spend quite a long time at the Cairo Museum mainly on what available in the King Tut exhibit at that time we found it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ColR06
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lots of exhibits to explore and very kid friendly. Lots to do and explore. Would love to go back and visit. Food court was also adequate. Basic food court. Lots of choices.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank samanthao520
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been to the California Science Center about 4 separate times as different exhibits have visited. This is such a great place for children and adults. The permanent interactive exhibits that are free are wondeful (ecosystems, kelp tank, engineering)! The permanent exhibit for Endeavour...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Emily C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many exhibits, some permanent some changing. Check to see what's going on so you know what kind of lines there will be. Lots of field trips. Great place to bring kids.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank OakSpringFarm
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great memory this is. Took over 4 hours just to see the King Tut part. The rest of the place is huge and everyone was so nice and helpful. Take your time and enjoy this wonderful place. The Rose gardens are there and...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Randa H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped over for a sightseeing visit especially to see the Tut exhibit. It was wonderfully displayed, pretty convenient to get to with stairs, escalators and elevators. It was wonderful to see so many items on display. The Space Capsules were a special treat as I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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hfdad
December 2, 2018|
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Response from MarioCanedo | Reviewed this property |
Try to book ahead, and plan what movie/hour do you want to see, because each session is a different one.
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August 6, 2018|
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Response from Linda C | Reviewed this property |
A minimum of two hours for King Tut and an additional two hours for the shuttle would be my suggestion. It varies, of course, depending upon the individual. Have fun!
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August 5, 2018|
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Response from divagreta2016 | Reviewed this property |
When TUT first visited the US the mask was in the mix of all things tomb. But now--not in the display. If you are intent on seeing the mask--wait a while. A new museum is being built to hold all things Tut and when it opens... More
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