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California Science Center

700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037-1254
+1 323-724-3623
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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 exhibit galleries is Free! (excludes IMAX and special paid exhibits) Visit Ecosystems -- a hands-on exhibit home to nearly 400 plant and animal species. Come discover amazing environments from the familiar to the fantastic, and find out how the physical and living worlds affect each other.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037-1254
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Many interesting scientific things to see and experience. Including the shuttle Endeavor. Fascinating to think of the number of trips it made to the space shuttle. Throughout the museum there are many interactive displays for both adults and children. This is a musuem you can...More

Thank berniek1949
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We arrived at about 10am. There were some local high school students on the tour for the exhibition-Body Worlds. If the students were not here, I think there is hardly any crowd at all. We took good time to explore the Body Worlds exhibition both...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Trip the light fantastic! Space shuttle ENDEAVOR is housed here, and the history of space exploration is mapped out with many interactive experiences [extra $$s] e.g. flight simulators, riding a bicycle above the atrium. This is the tip of the iceberg - the whole museum...More

Thank Suzan C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many interesting things to see and try. The space shuttle is without a doubt the best thing there. But the other exhibits were also good, especially for kids. At the space shuttle there were guides that were very engaging and knew just about everything about...More

Thank MortenJ741
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the Science Center to see the Body Worlds exhibit which is an anatomy as well as health and wellness lesson through a process called plastination that preserves human bodies and anatomical parts for educational purposes. It was a fun way to get an...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 4 hours walking, looking at the Space Shuttle and watching IMAX movies at this nice Science Museum. Well laid out, nice live exhibits (animals and aquarium) and lots of "hands on".

Thank Stanton M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was recommended by a bus driver and we weren't disappointed! It's a great way to spend an afternoon and we had fun exploring the various levels of this museum. The main reason was to see the space shuttle which had been taken through the...More

Thank AliG7127
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A rare and well done museum. Great new dinosaur exhibit. Classic displays of animals (movie Night at the Museum). Never disappointing. IMAX movies.

Thank Reiserhof
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You could tell this museum was great in the 80s.....it really needs an update, could use more interactive areas, better sections for the little ones.

Thank souseyeh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with our family of 5. We have one done who is not interested in science at all and one with enormous interest. This was a fun experience for both - although much more exciting for the scientist in the family. Excellent gift shop...More

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16 November 2017|
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Response from Brian C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response. I didn’t know there was a question pending for me. I think you do need a reservation but I’d check on line with them. Probably you can get in the same day. Not a long lead time I’d think.
Silvia N
17 July 2017|
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Response from Alice C | Reviewed this property |
And I had forgotten but they do give you two free parking passes that are worth about eight to $10 each and some free tickets to the IMAX theater along with some free tickets to the bicycle that is suspended above the main... More
Silvia N
17 July 2017|
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Response from traveling_man0904 | Reviewed this property |
You can do it in person while at the center, or go on-line to their website....,