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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037-1254
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had time to kill before our flight so we went to the CSC. It was pretty good for a free venue and we managed to spend about three hours there. My kids are teenagers and can be pretty hard to please but they really...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kathryn D
Reviewed 6 days ago

So much to see with both traveling and permanent shows along with the space shuttle Endeavor makes this an educational must see for all ages. The 'Tut' exhibit was crowed with long lines but considering it leaves in two days, back to Egypt, never to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank annmariefow
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We felt like were stepping back into the 80’s or 90’s. Unfortunately a lot of the interactive displays weren’t working, much to the frustration of our 5 year old. It was an okay way to spend a few hours, but I wouldn’t say it’s a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 973sharynw
Reviewed 6 days ago

I've always wanted to see the space shuttle up close and have been meaning to swing by since it had moved to Los Angeles. It didn't disappoint. We had to reserve our time online which was easily done, but they weren't limiting entrance based on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BeachsideMartinis
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here mostly to see the space shuttle Endeavor. This coast $3 and was well worth it. The King Tut exhibit was $30 per person and there were lines, so we skipped it. Lots for kids to touch and do in these exhibits but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MilwaukeeMom35
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved seeing the king tut exhibit and the space shuttle. It is a great muesum expecially because its mostly free. The king tut is leaving but the shutt;e itself is worth the visit. Highly recommend a visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank melfred_20
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time exploring everything to see at the California Science Center including the retired Space Shuttle Endeavour.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Vincent A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent the whole day here! The Endeavour Space Shuttle Was the highlight. My teenage boys enjoyed the interactive exhibits, particularly the Ecosystem section. We didn’t visit the King Tutt exhibit but it seemed very popular. The food at the grill was great. Easy to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BridgetE56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must for everybody! You see around 150 objects from Valley of the Death in Egypt, and specifically items from king Tutanchamon tomb discovered in 1922. Some of them are exhibited the first time out from Egypt. You can appreciate arts and crafts...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 786malgorzatac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a whole day in the museum trying out all sorts of experiments and learning about nature and man. We did not watch any of the imax movies nor did we see the Endevour. Some of the exhibits costs extra.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Nicole L
January 8, 2019|
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Response from lupita1868 | Reviewed this property |
If I remember correctly, it is open later for the special exhibit portions only.
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!