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Space Center Houston

1601 NASA Parkway, Houston, TX 77058-3145
+1 281-244-2100
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Space Center Houston is one of Houston’s top attractions, the Official Visitor Center of NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston’s first and only Smithsonian Affiliate and a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence awardee. The center features more than 400 space artifacts as well as numerous permanent and traveling exhibits, attractions and theaters related to the exciting future and remarkable past of America’s human space-flight program – all for one admission price. The experience is designed to engage adults and children alike. Known around the world as the home of NASA Mission Control, International Space Station Mission Control and astronaut training, guests are taken behind the scenes to see NASA Johnson Space Center. Space Center Houston is open every day except Christmas day.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“mission control” (778 reviews)
“rocket park” (325 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1601 NASA Parkway, Houston, TX 77058-3145
+1 281-244-2100
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Saturn 5 might be free to visit. Check it out. It's a great place to spend the day. New Orion mockup, and having a view of the real NASA lab was fun (for me).

Thank Shreyansh182
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Admission Get the City Pass and save some money. Facility This place is amazing. There are so many interactive displays that it is fun for kids and adults. We spend 5 hours here and that includes the Independence tour, a tram tour, all the inside...More

Thank Jill L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Did the level 9 tour and it was certainly good value - getting a personal guided tour in a small group with no queuing and no waiting was excellent. My advice though is to make sure you have a day and a half available -...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Loved this space centre! It was very educational with lots of interactive activities for kids and adults to play and learn!

Thank Heather K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place has something for everyone. If you enjoy history, the tour is memorable, there are plenty of things for kids to do and learn. The experience was worth the trip.

Thank Travelbuddy81
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took the VIP tour and was not dissapointed. Extremely interesting; the staff was wonderful. Probably the best day plan in or immediately around Houston.

Thank José A
Reviewed 2 days ago

An interesting insight into the progress of space exploration over the past 30 years. We went on the Nasa Space Centre & Houston Sightseeing Tour which was excellent. As a foreigner you get a perspective of Houston and get to visit Nasa on an accompanied...More

Thank BevTonyAuckland
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I'll start by saying this is an excellent place to visit for all the obvious reasons. There are so many things to see and do. It caters for a lot of visitors each day well and you can plan how you want to spend your...More

Thank AnselmColom
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The museum part of it was a little bit underwhelming, it was cool and we learned a lot but it was fairly small. They had best little interactive activities to do, as well as a children's area. The best part of the visit was getting...More

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

NASA space center is really cool to visit. It shows all of the major NASA space tracvel gear, and gives a good history of our efforts to explore the galaxy. The tram tour is definitely a +!! Must see!

Thank JorritLevels
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16 August 2017|
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Response from Bob S | Reviewed this property |
Be a tight squeeze mainly because of traffic in Houston ! I wouldn't try it
Ron F
5 August 2017|
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Response from Space_Center_Houston | Property representative |
Thank you for including Space Center Houston in your travel plans, Ron! A normal general admission ticket is only valid for one day. It does include the NASA Tram Tour, but you could not reenter the center on a second day... More
6 July 2017|
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Response from M G | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to say but l dont think that you can see anything at mission control centre..aThere are desks and computers only... lt was sunday when l visited and all was deserted..You need great luck to see something... Anyway lf... More
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