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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037-1254
+1 323-724-3623
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I basically went here to see the Space Shuttle Endeavor - was not disappointed. Be sure you take a look at the external fuel tank too. It's the last of its kind. Overall, I had a good experience here, but a majority of the place...More

Thank USMEagleFan
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The shuttle is bigger than life in person.I loved this place. Plenty of parking but it not free. It had lots to see and do. Great interesting place for all ages. Plenty of restrooms.

Thank MSReviewer007
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to see the Human Body show with a visit to the Endeavour as a bonus. The space and lay-out are conducive to allow you to stop and really experience the exhibits. Videos, great explanations on cards, good flow. Lots to see and learn...More

Thank Globaljoan
Reviewed 5 days ago

Once again, for me to get about to see the wonders of LA & nearby areas I need out of town to visitors. The California Science Center was no exception. This is a wonderful place to loose yourself for a few hours. I grew up...More

Thank Morfynn
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great for families, and something for every age (Very young children will enjoy also). I have been to many science centers around the country. LA's ranks at the top. The exhibits are always really well thought out and worth seeing. If you are visiting LA,...More

Thank Greta P
Reviewed 1 week ago

you need lots of time so much to do and see. Beautiful area amazing seeing the size of the space shuttle.

Thank wendoveravenue
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came for the space shuttle, which was amazing, but there were lots of other cool exhibits here- all free! Great place to spend a hot day.

Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place had lots of really interesting exhibits though I think my favourite was seeing the Space Shuttle. Super friendly staff and very good food as well as a nice outdoor seating area. Well worth a visit.

Thank DoonhamerScotland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sorry to say, this was a dissapointed visit. You also pay for parking. Some of the things did not work inside. The imax movie was great, pay some extra for this, you will enjoy it.

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely aimed more at kids/youth. There are many things for kids to do and see here. I enjoyed it as well. My one nit was that since we went on a Holiday (Labor Day), we had to purchase tickets to see the Endeavour, which is...More

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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....,
25 June 2017|
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Response from Buckmode | Reviewed this property |
Entry to the Science Center is free. You only have to make reservations for the Endeavour exhibit if you go on the weekend. if you are close enough to take the Red Line Metro do it, as it stops right at the Science Center.