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Jet Propulsion Laboratory

4800 Oak Grove Dr, Pasadena, CA 91109
+1 818-354-4321
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All our work with robotics off planet

They are open to the public once in May. Sign up online early as all available spaces are rapidly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
stephencK6534IO
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Pasadena, United States
Great Tour

We booked months ago...and went with friends. It was very informative and exciting. Parking was a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
agraves26
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San Diego, California
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4800 Oak Grove Dr, Pasadena, CA 91109
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They are open to the public once in May. Sign up online early as all available spaces are rapidly filled. Great for the entire family. Meet and talk to the actual people working on the various projects.

Thank stephencK6534IO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked months ago...and went with friends. It was very informative and exciting. Parking was a bit of a challenge. Come a bit early, or you'll have to catch up with the tour in progress. Since the JPL is funded by NASA, who knows what...More

Thank agraves26
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Promised 2,5-hour walking tour around the facility was spent first 20 minutes checking in the late-arriving guests. Then a dash to watch a film, a visit to the clean room viewing terrace, a dash to see either two short films OR study the exhibits in...More

Thank NewExperience2014
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Went to the open house today and had a blast! We had tickets for entry at 9am and I'm so glad we went early! Beat alot of the crowds and the heat! It was super hot by the time we left there. Everyone was really...More

Thank cheryl l
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I think not enough people in Southern California know about this tour, but schools certainly do. The tour itself is fantastic and the JPL staff do a really good job explaining the history and the current activities of JPL. As many have pointed out, you...More

Thank mohsenmd
Reviewed 1 June 2017

You must register on-line and make a reservation way in advance, but it's well worth it. You can spend two and a half or nearly three hours learning the history of JPL, which is probably overdue for a more descriptive name change, view the super...More

Thank mongoose1950
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This is a fabulous event. So many JPP people to explain and demonstrate all that makes NASA work. The only problem is, there are just too many people. When an event is only held for two days a year, it is very crowded. We would...More

Thank travelG5
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We attended the annual open house at JPL and were entranced by all of the offerings. It is a great experience, very well organized, and very informative. It is crowded, but worth it. You need to make reservations to go, so plan ahead.

Thank JamesBondLosAngeles
Reviewed 23 May 2017

If you live in the area or visiting Southern California, this place is well worth the visit. Having said that, there is nothing that will absolutely blow you away. What you see is very interesting and especially if you are scientifically minded. You can also...More

Thank vincemc
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Totally cool behind the scenes look at what the JPL does for NASA. A day after their open house, I was able to see things the public can't. Check out their next open house! Cool stuff.

Thank Dhavekost
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MelitaAnn
20 February 2017|
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Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
Unless you will literally be in the area, not sure you would find the gift shop worth going out of your way for. It is rather small.Since it is a closed facility, you cannot walk around and I am not sure if the gift center... More
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dalevanstratten
25 January 2017|
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Response from Mark H | Reviewed this property |
The web site says that tours need to be scheduled 3 weeks in advance so not why you believe it to be 6 months unless it is because they usually get reserved about 6 months in advance. However, to answer your question about... More
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