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U.S. Space and Rocket Center

1 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL 35805-3371
+1 800-637-7223
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Home to Space Camp, Aviation Challenge and NASA's Official Visitor Information Center for Marshall Space Flight Center; The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is recognized as one of the most comprehensive U.S. manned space flight hardware museums in the world.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL 35805-3371
+1 800-637-7223
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a great visit here. The exhibits were interesting and provided a detailed overview of the history of the space program. One tip: The bus tour only runs once a day and seems to sell out quickly, so if you think you want to...More

Thank LCF22974
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Its not everyday you get to see a space rocket! :) The Imax screen was good.... worth upgrading your ticket to include. Parts were a little run down. Food was nice and worth the money!

Thank Jess2712
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This modern museum covers the history of space travel and contains many interactive exhibits. It includes an IMAX theater and outside "rides" related to space (e.g., zero gravity seesaw). Based in the city of space, Huntsville, AL (home of Werner vonBraun, NASA, and lots of...More

Thank ExpatLulu
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I went to the family space camp with my two daughters (10 and 11) and we all loved it. The camp was non stop learning and adventurous fun. It is a great time for anyone age group 7 to 77.... the camp starts on Friday...More

Thank Rob5006
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great location with 2 buildings worth of exhibits, several simulators and movie theaters as well as rockets, planes and a space shuttle replica out in the courtyards. I spent several hours wondering around here. I did find the military additions to be a little odd.

Thank euphio
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As someone who grew up on Star Wars and Star Trek, coming here was great. Reading and seeing the history of Space flight was worthwhile. Unfortunately for me, time and weather weren't on my side so I wasn't able to see the grounds. The Davidson...More

Thank juice_22
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was an impromptu stop on a mother daughter road trip. You see the massive rockets as you pull into the parking lot (about a 20 minute ride off Interstate 65). That day the lot was filled with families dropping children off for space camp...More

Thank MWK51
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed learning and having fun at the US Space Center. You get to see a glimpse of the astronaut's life in space. They also offer good souvenirs! A must try is probably the food the astronaut's eat. Enjoy the G-force ride and get to...More

1  Thank nicathetraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic place to visit. The displays are great and the rides are excellent. It gets really busy here during the summer months. Great for all ages.

1  Thank Ebazinam
USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for visiting!

Reviewed 1 week ago

As the title says, we felt a bit deceived when we learned that a large portion of the exhibit floor was under construction, which severely limited the selection of space history we came to learn. Word to the wise - check that there aren't any...More

1  Thank ndawson55
USSRC, Manager at U.S. Space and Rocket Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi! We greatly apologize for the construction, as we were installing our spring and summer exhibit, Neighborhood Earth. We hope you had a chance to visit the Davidson Center for Space Exploration, which houses our the majority of our space artifact collection, including the National...More

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Are they open on Memorial Day?
28 May 2017|
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Response from Cheryl H | Reviewed this property |
Should I buy any tickets in advance? We are going Memorial Day weekend and will have 3 children with us ages 2-7. Thanks!
16 May 2017|
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Response from LowDragAL | Reviewed this property |
Not a bad idea to purchase online given this is going to be one of their busier weekends, The line flows quickly, but if you know you are definitely visiting the museum, purchasing online will save you some time. Also... More
Are the kennels good?
13 May 2017|
Response from TimTraveller14 |
Hey guys, Outdoor kennels are available and located to the east of the museum. You can obtain a lock and key to the kennel from the guest services information desk. Photo ID is required. We didn't personally use the... More